Warren Community Thanksgiving Service held at First Assembly of God

Warren Community Thanksgiving Service held at First Assembly of God

The annual Community Thanksgiving Service was held at First Assembly of God in Warren Sunday night. The event is a fundraiser for Bradley County Ministerial Alliance which serves emergency needs in the community. An Easter event is also held each year. Funds are generated through love offerings taken at each event. Top photo: From left,…

36th annual Buck Fever Festival held in Banks over the weekend

36th annual Buck Fever Festival held in Banks over the weekend

The famous Buck Fever Festival, the annual event put on in the town of Banks in Bradley County, held its 36th consecutive festival this past weekend, November 11-12 during the customary start of Arkansas’s modern-gun deer season. In these parts, Buck Fever is the unofficial kickoff to the holiday season, and 2022’s festival didn’t disappoint.…

Eight students from Bradley County inducted into honor society as South Arkansas Community College

Eight students from Bradley County inducted into honor society as South Arkansas Community College

A record number of students will be inducted into the South Arkansas Community College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa academic honor society at 6 p.m. Thursday (Nov 11) at the Mahony Family Library Auditorium. The Alpha Gamma Iota Chapter fall 2022 inductees are, from Hamburg, Callie Martin and Courtney Adams; from Strong, Petrinia Bankston,…

Community and Economic Development Committee discusses deteriorating buildings, recruitment of industry, and more

Community and Economic Development Committee discusses deteriorating buildings, recruitment of industry, and more

The Warren Community and Economic Development Committee met for the first time in several months to consider some long-standing problems but didn’t come away with any immediate answers. Committee members included Chairwoman Angela Marshall and Alderwomen Memory Frazer and Dorothy Henderson. Top photo: Warren Community and Economic Development Committee members met Tuesday. Shown, from left,…

Warren Lions Club provides free eye exams for ABC Preschool students

Warren Lions Club provides free eye exams for ABC Preschool students

Warren Lions Club conducted vision tests for students at ABC Preschool in Warren Tuesday, October 11.  Students whose tests show potential problems are referred to an eye care specialist for a more intensive exam and corrective action as needed. A special Spot camera has been used for about 15 years to screen all preschool students in the…

HHS Invests Nearly $60 Million to Strengthen Health Care Workforce and Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities

HHS Invests Nearly $60 Million to Strengthen Health Care Workforce and Improve Access to Care in Rural Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced investments of nearly $60 million to grow the health workforce and increase access to quality health care in rural communities, including nearly $46 million in funding from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. The Biden-Harris Administration is…

Free meal served to community members at Immanuel Baptist Church event “The Table”

Free meal served to community members at Immanuel Baptist Church event “The Table”

Immanuel Baptist Church of Warren recently held a new event called “The Table” April 9. The event included a free fish meal and chicken dinner for anyone in the community. Church volunteers cooked and helped serve the food at the come and go affair. Families in need were also able to receive some groceries to…

Planning session held for Make Warren Shine ahead of spring

Planning session held for Make Warren Shine ahead of spring

WARREN, Ark. – Make Warren Shine held a planning session at the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA Tuesday morning. Attending were Chairwoman Sharon Balentine, Terrie White, Mallory Forrest, Leah St. John, Steve Mahanes, Ricky Rodriguez, Denell Powell and Tamara Johnson. “We’re trying to go along with the Chamber (of Commerce)” on events and decorating, Balentine said.…

Community Action continuing efforts to reorganize

Community Action continuing efforts to reorganize

For the past several years the Southeast Arkansas Community Action Agency has struggled with keeping the agency in line with State and federal regulators, maintaining a functioning board, and keeping its important programs working. The agency has lost Head Start, which was its largest, and a vital, program for the region. Southeast Community Action serves…