Central Missionary Baptist Church hosts lunch banquet for graduating seniors

Central Missionary Baptist Church hosts lunch banquet for graduating seniors

Central Missionary Baptist Church of Warren, located on Seminary Street, held a celebratory banquet Sunday, May 16, 2022, in honor of graduating seniors Savannah Brown and Isaac Richey. Brown is a member of the Star City High School Class of 2022, and Richey is a member of the Warren High School Class of 2022. Friends,…

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…

Mainline Health receives $30K from Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to improve oral health in Lincoln County

Mainline Health receives $30K from Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to improve oral health in Lincoln County

STAR CITY, Ark. – Mainline Health Systems, Inc. recently received $30,000.00 from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to help purchase supplies and equipment to establish a fully functional dental clinic in the Star City School District. Mainline Health Systems, Inc. currently operates three dental clinics throughout Southeast Arkansas. These dental clinics are located in…

Rison woman killed and a Star City woman injured in accident near the Lincoln and Cleveland County line

Rison woman killed and a Star City woman injured in accident near the Lincoln and Cleveland County line

STAR CITY, Ark. – A Rison woman was killed and another woman from Star City injured in a two vehicle accident in rural Lincoln County south of the Lincoln and Cleveland County Line Wednesday evening, February 16, 2022 according to the . Around 7:10 p.m. 43-year old Kelly Leann Ashcraft of Rison was driving in…

Star City Lady Pups earn regular season 8-4A Conference Championship

Star City Lady Pups earn regular season 8-4A Conference Championship

HAMBURG, Ark. – The Star City Lady Pup basketball team finished their season Wednesday evening, February 16, 2022 as this season’s regular season Conference Champions. Star City’s Jr. girls came up just short against Monticello in the District Tournament finals, but completed a terrific season. The Lady Pups finished 13-4 overall. They went undefeated, 8-0…

JB’s Speedy Burger named Star City Chamber of Commerce February Business of the Month

JB’s Speedy Burger named Star City Chamber of Commerce February Business of the Month

The Star City Area Chamber of Commerce named JB’s Speedy Burger in Star City its February “Business of the Month,” February 14, 2022. Pictured are Devonte “Bunny” Darrough, Cheyenne Alvis, Holly McCool, Shannon Pickens, Kristi Sherrill, Christina Thomas, Tristian Lawson, and Chamber VP Jonathan Baugh. Not pictured: Patricia Lewis, Sherita Buckner, Pillar Harris, Jessica “Poola”…

Warren’s Ladies lose Friday night game to Star City

Warren’s Ladies lose Friday night game to Star City

Warren, Arkansas – Friday night, February 4, 2022, the Warren Lady Jack basketball team fell to the Star City Lady Bulldogs by the final of 49-17 at host Warren’s Seminary Street Gym. For Warren’s women, it was their fourth game in five days. The grueling schedule was forced due to rescheduled games from COVID postponements…

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

2020 Census numbers show loss in population for most of South Arkansas

A recent copy of “City and Town” magazine, a publication of the Arkansas Municipal League has listed the 2020 populations of the 500 municipalities of Arkansas, showing Warren’s recorded population as 5,453. This information is provided by the United States Census Bureau. The numbers show the total population of Arkansas at 3,011,534, with 66.5 percent…

Warren win streak over Star City extended to 11 years as Jacks defeat Bulldogs 40-15

Warren win streak over Star City extended to 11 years as Jacks defeat Bulldogs 40-15

Coming off a hard fought win last Friday evening against Crossett, the Warren Lumberjacks made the short trip north to Star City Friday, October 1, 2021, defeating their second 8-4A conference opponent of the year by the final of 40-15 in a game that was essentially decided by the halftime whistle. Warren’s win Friday night…

Treylon Jackson earns AHF Products Lumberjack Player of the Game honors in Warren’s win over Star City

Treylon Jackson earns AHF Products Lumberjack Player of the Game honors in Warren’s win over Star City

Warren tailback and defensive back Treylon Jackson was named the AHF Products Lumberjack Player of the Game after his outstanding performance in Warren’s 40-15 win over the Star City Bulldogs Friday night, October 1, 2021. Jackson not only played an solid game defensively, but he came in after an injury to Cedric Calbert at running…

Star City art teacher named 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Star City art teacher named 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Star City’s Jimmy Brown Elementary School art teacher Suzi Davis has been selected as the 2021 Arkansas Elementary Art Educator of the Year. Davis will be presented with this award at the Arkansas Art Educators annual fall conference held at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock on November 4. Friends and family are welcome…