Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

Woman found guilty of abuse of power while serving on the Jersey Rural Fire Department

A Bradley County woman, Sheila Norrell Loomis, age 60 of Banks, was recently handed down a sentence of three years supervised probation, $5,211 restitution, and a fine of $2,000 from a single charge stemming from a felony case filed in September 2020 for abuse of office during her time with the Jersey Rural Fire Department.…

Arkansas Department of Agriculture announces scholarship opportunity for students majoring in Agriculture

Arkansas Department of Agriculture announces scholarship opportunity for students majoring in Agriculture

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is now accepting scholarship applications from students majoring in agriculture or an agriculture-related field at one of the following universities: Arkansas State University, Southern Arkansas University, the University of Arkansas System, and Arkansas Tech University. Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2022 and can be found…

Shaun Henderson named Warren Firefighter of the Year at Annual WFD Ball

Shaun Henderson named Warren Firefighter of the Year at Annual WFD Ball

WARREN, Ark. – The annual Warren Fire Department Firemen’s Ball was held Saturday at Warren Country Club. The fundraiser helps raise money for equipment. A steak dinner was served and an auction conducted by Mike Nichols raised about $10,000 by itself. A DJ provided music. Awards were highlighted by presentation of the Firefighter of the…

Warren PD warns residents to be vigilant in wake of recent thefts and break-ins

Warren PD warns residents to be vigilant in wake of recent thefts and break-ins

Over the last couple of weeks the members of the Warren Police Department have responded to an increased number of thefts / breaking or entering cases. A large majority (if not all) of the cases have been against those who have left their property unsecured. We have attempted to increase our patrols and use various…

WFD conducts controlled burn of dilapidated property in downtown Tuesday-Exclusive video included

WFD conducts controlled burn of dilapidated property in downtown Tuesday-Exclusive video included

Warren, Arkansas – The Warren Fire Department conducted a controlled structure burn Tuesday evening, November 9, 2021 at an already damaged old home structure at the north end of Main Street in Warren for the purposes of demolition of the damaged house as well as firefighter training. The old home which had been previously damaged…

Kendall Rawls sworn in as new investigator for the Arkansas Department of Agriculture

Kendall Rawls sworn in as new investigator for the Arkansas Department of Agriculture

Local law enforcement officer Kendell Rawls, formerly with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Department, was sworn in recently as a new investigator for the Arkansas Department of Agriculture. Billy Black, Law Enforcement Chief of the Arkansas Department of Agriculture, swore in Rawls. Rawls is a Warren native, a 2005 graduate of Warren High School, and has…

Warren PD tells local churches to keep an eye on church vehicles

Warren PD tells local churches to keep an eye on church vehicles

The Warren Police Department released a statement Tuesday, October 26, 2021 asking citizens, church members and pastors in particular, to keep a close eye on their church vehicles after reports of parts being stolen locally. Warren Police Officer B. Johnston recently took a report at a local church in reference to catalytic converters being stolen…

Modernization of Warren’s Fire Station complete

Modernization of Warren’s Fire Station complete

For some time Warren’s Central Fire Station, located in the western portion of the City’s Emergency Services Center, has been under construction for modernization and improvements. Recently, acting Fire Chief Larry Hayes provided Saline River Chronicle with a tour. He showed the new washing system for firefighter turnout equipment that has been purchased and installed,…