Pastime: McGehee’s Chief of Police, Warren Native, Jim White, 68, passes on Christmas Day

Pastime: McGehee’s Chief of Police, Warren Native, Jim White, 68, passes on Christmas Day

This Christmas Day, one of the shortest and saddest messages of this very unusual year, was “pinged’ into my electronic phone device in the lazy, ultra-warm afternoon of this holiday. Jim White, you see, was a friend, a real friend across the last nearly six decades, had suddenly passed away at his home in McGehee.…

Pastime: When Santa had a little house in downtown Warren

Pastime: When Santa had a little house in downtown Warren

Here is a Pastime when there was a Santa House in downtown Warren. The week after Thanksgiving, the Warren Chamber of Commerce, under the tutelage of James Ernest, who would later be the Bradley County Judge (1965-68 and again, 1975-76) quickly constructed a small white-frame building on the corner of Cypress and Main in Warren.…