Jacks win Saline River Derby over Monticello on Senior Night

Jacks win Saline River Derby over Monticello on Senior Night

WARREN, Ark. – Warren’s Lumberjack Soccer Club defeated Monticello 7-1 Tuesday night, April 26, 2022 to win the Saline River Derby, the annual rivalry match between the neighboring school’s soccer programs, on what was also senior night for Warren, and their final home match of the season. This River Region Sports Report is brought to…

Kingwood Forestry Services invests $30K for UAM grad student fellowship

Kingwood Forestry Services invests $30K for UAM grad student fellowship

MONTICELLO, Ark. — Kingwood Forestry Services is again giving back to the University of Arkansas at Monticello, establishing a $30,000 endowment to help University of Arkansas at Monticello graduate students with their forestry studies. Kingwood, based in Monticello, provides consultancy to private landowners, including investment, appraisal, site preparation, planting and economic advice. The owners, John…

Two UAM Nursing Faculty nominated for Arkansas’s 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award

Two UAM Nursing Faculty nominated for Arkansas’s 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award

MONTICELLO, Ark.—UAM School of Nursing faculty members Anita Shaw, MSN, RN, and Joy Stringfellow, MS, RN, have been nominated as two of twenty-five nurse educators statewide for the 2022 Outstanding Nurse Educator Award. The winner of the award will be announced in May 2022. For the past eight years, Publishing Concepts, Inc., the nation’s largest…

Arkansas Press Association confirms The Eagle Democrat is in the process of being sold to Alabama company

Arkansas Press Association confirms The Eagle Democrat is in the process of being sold to Alabama company

WARREN, Ark. – The Arkansas Press Association has confirmed salineriverchronicle.com’s earlier reporting that Warren’s hard-copy newspaper, The Eagle Democrat, is in the process of completing a deal to be sold to Smith Newspapers, Inc., the company which owns the Advance-Monticellonian. In a Facebook post, the Arkansas Press Association says that a “verbal agreement has been…

Jackson to serve as UAM Director of Athletics

Jackson to serve as UAM Director of Athletics

MONTICELLO, Ark.—The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has suspended the search committee to fill the institution’s director of athletics position. William “Hud” Jackson will serve as the director of athletics and continue in his role as the head football coach at UAM. Jackson has served as the UAM interim director of athletics since July…

Five South Arkansas communities earn Tree City USA status

Five South Arkansas communities earn Tree City USA status

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that 49 Arkansas entities achieved recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of their commitments to effective urban forest management in 2021. Forty-six Arkansas communities were recognized through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA® program. Two Arkansas colleges achieved recognition through…

Weevils close out Oklahoma trip with low-scoring, heartbreaking loss to SNU

Weevils close out Oklahoma trip with low-scoring, heartbreaking loss to SNU

BETHANY, Okla. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team took the court again this afternoon, eventually falling to Southern Nazarene University in a Great American Conference match up to close out their Oklahoma trip. The Weevils would compete with the Crimson Storm to the very end of the match, eventually losing, 52-39.…

Johnson ties GAC home run record as Weevils split day one of SWOSU series

Johnson ties GAC home run record as Weevils split day one of SWOSU series

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The Weevils Baseball team splits the day with Southwestern Oklahoma State University on Saturday. UAM would get shut out the first game 11-0 in nine innings, and win the second match 12-4 with an incredible display of power. UAM Baseball is no stranger to hitting for power. Although they struggled to find…

Junior Lady Billies win 8-4A District Tournament

Junior Lady Billies win 8-4A District Tournament

HAMBURG, Ark. – The Monticello Junior Lady Billies won the 8-4A District basketball tournament Wednesday, February 16, 2022 after defeating the Star City Lady Pups at the Hamburg tournament. Pictured below(not in order) Lillian Fletcher(3) Genesis Freeman(5) Alaina Lyle(20) Ryan Ridgell(4) Abri Scott(15 Mykesha Allen(35) Eddy Grace Birch(22) Ny’Jalia Brown(1) Zariyah Gaston(21) Kiley Lane(33) JaKaylah…

Cut-Off Creek and Seven Devils WMAs closed February 20-26 for feral hog population reductions

Cut-Off Creek and Seven Devils WMAs closed February 20-26 for feral hog population reductions

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Cut-Off Creek WMA and Seven Devils WMA will be closed to daytime public access Feb. 20-26. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, in cooperation with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be conducting aerial operations aimed at reducing feral hog populations in the areas.…

Jr. Jacks crowned 2022 District Tournament Champions

Jr. Jacks crowned 2022 District Tournament Champions

HAMBURG, Ark. – The Warren Junior Jack basketball team defeated Monticello 49-47 to win the 8-4A Junior High District Tournament Wednesday evening, February 16, 2022. The Jr. Jacks also were the Conference regular season Champions. Head Coach Joseph Anders’s team overcame a six point half-time deficit to secure the District Tournament victory. Photo: Warren poses…

Lady Jacks post impressive 17-point win in final road game of the season at Monticello

Lady Jacks post impressive 17-point win in final road game of the season at Monticello

MONTICELLO, Ark. – In their final road game of the 2021/2022 campaign, the Warren Lady Jack basketball team put on a clinic in attacking play, besting the Monticello Lady Billies for the second time this year, Tuesday evening, February 15, 2022 by the final of 46-29 at Monticello. A fast start propelled the orange and…