Thursday, June 17, 2021
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Four members of the Warren School Board were present June 14, 2021 for the monthly meeting of the Board. Minutes and financial reports were submitted and reviewed by the board. The meeting was the last one for District Treasurer Debbie Hargraves. She concluded a lengthy career with the District and was wished a fond farewell by members of the Board and Superintendent Cornish. Each member thanked her for her excellent and dedicated service. The new Treasurer is Denecia Sellers.
- High School Principal Tiffany Gathen reported on the success of the High School Cheerleaders and ROTC.
- Middle School Principal Kathy Cornish reported on the success of the Jr. High Cheerleaders.
- Eastside Principal Sara Weaver reported on current activities.
- Brunson Principal Regina Scroggins reported on Summer School and stated she needed a literacy teacher for next school year.
- SEACBEC Director Devin McDiarmid gave a report on the various programs and accomplishments of students and the program associated with AHFP Flooring. She indicated four students have been hired for full time jobs.
- Aalexus Marche Jones as Middle School Coding instructor, PE Instructor and 7th grade Girls Head Basketball coach
- DarShauna Shepherd as Middle School Assistant Principal
- Eugene Tate as Jr High Head Girls Basketball coach and Assistant Girls Senior HIgh Basketball coach and Assistant Track Coach.
- Fielder DuFrene as Head Softball Coach
- Tiffani Harton as Assistant Softball Coach
- Billy Reed as Yearbook Sponsor for the 2021-2022 school year
According to a UAMS article published June 6 on COVID-19, Bradley County has the highest COVID vaccination rate in the entire State of Arkansas by percentage of the population with 40% of Bradley County citizens fully vaccinated.
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McDaniel said an industrial prospect would need access to the crossing if the project came to fruition so she said it needed to be stressed to UP that “time is of the essence.”
Team Natural Disaster members Craig Wardlaw, Josh York, Brandon Carter, and Clint Horn won the 2021 Bowfishing Association of American World Championship which was held June 5-6 in Brookings, South Dakota. There were 152 competing teams, making this the largest World Championship ever held.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at approximately 11:25 p.m. members of the Warren Police Department and Bradley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at Sonic in reference to an armed robbery.
The Warren Westside Swimming Pool is now open to the public. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Kids under the age of nine must be accompanied by someone age 18 or older. The daily entrance fee is $1.00 per swimmer. Fully accredited lifeguards are on duty.
Monday, June 14, 2021
Press release from the Warren Police Department:
On the on morning of June 12, 2021 it was reported to the Warren Police Department that an atv had been stolen from within the Warren Fire Department over night. After reviewing video footage the suspect was identified and a search for the suspect and atv were conducted. Richard Montgomery (24) of Warren was apprehended and interviewed by Sgt. Tim Nichols. After a formal interview the atv was recovered at a residence off of Ashely County Rd. 4 in Crossett, AR. with the assistance of the Ashley County Sheriff's Office. Montgomery is being charged with Breaking or Entering and Theft of Property. He is currently in custody and awaiting a First Appearance.
The following is a direct re-print of the Warren Arrest & Confinement Record from the Warren, Arkansas Police Department. All people listed are innocent until proven guilty.
Press release from the Warren Police Department:
On the date of June 10, 2021 Sgt. Tim Nichols conducted a traffic stop on a 1976 Ford F100 pickup for fictitious tags. The occupants of the vehicle were identified as being Tony McCoy (43) and Terry Adams (38) both of Warren. During the course of the stop Officer Alexandra Meeks noticed Adams put something into the front of his pants while sitting in the vehicle. The item in which he was attempting to hide was a small amount of a crystal like substance believed to be Methamphetamine. Adams and McCoy were placed under arrest for active warrants. During the search of the vehicle other illegal substances were located such as a bag containing a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine, a glass pipe with a white residue, a baggie containing various colors of pills believed to be ecstasy and another baggie containing other unidentified pills. Tony McCoy and Terry Adams were both charged with possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance, Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance (Greater than 2 grams), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia along with their misdemeanor charges and warrants. They were taken before Judge Bruce Anderson on June 11, 2021 for their First Judicial Appearance. They are currently still in custody awaiting bond.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Children Tomato Eating Contest winners were Edie Gage, first; Benjamin Green, second; and David Rawls, third.
Little Miss Pink Tomato Pageant winners were, from left, Mya Hernandez of Hermitage, winner; Maisyn Elle Milton, first runner-up; and Ellisyn Blace Vickers, second runner-up.
Tomato Packing Contest, adult, winners were, from left, Torrie Cook, first; Jessica Hill, second; and Maribeth Gambill, third.
Great Balls of Fire Salsa Contest winners were, from left, Michael March, hottest, and Tim Kessler Jr., representing Melinda Kessler, best tasting. Not pictured is Duke Eyman, best looking.