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Bradley County reports first tomatoes of the season

WARREN — The 2021 season for one of Arkansas’ favorite summer treats is off and running now that the first box of tomatoes has been delivered to the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Service office. “The first box of tomatoes for 2021 was brought in by River Grice, a fifth-generation farmer...
Cleburne County Sun-Times

First box of pink tomatoes delivered

The 2021 season for one of Arkansas’ favorite summer treats is off and running now that the first box of tomatoes has been delivered to the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Service office. “The first box of tomatoes for 2021 was brought in by River Grice, a fifth-generation farmer in Warren,”...
Arkansas Online

1st tomato box kicks off yummy season

The 2021 season for one of Arkansas' favorite summer treats is off and running now that the first box of tomatoes has been delivered to the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Service office. "The first box of tomatoes for 2021 was brought in by River Grice, a fifth-generation farmer in Warren,"...
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First box of Bradley County tomatoes delivered to extension office

The 2021 season for one of Arkansas’ favorite summer treats is off and running now that the first box of tomatoes has been delivered to the Bradley County Cooperative Extension Service office. “The first box of tomatoes for 2021 was brought in by River Grice, a fifth-generation farmer in Warren,”...
Arkansas Online

7 festivals, other events to check out in Arkansas during June 2021

This story is a part of The Article, your guide to Arkansas news and culture, presented by the Democrat-Gazette. Sign up for The Article's twice-weekly newsletter here or to see stories that have appeared in past newsletters, go here. Summer means outdoor festivals, events and celebrations are here in full...
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Community Briefs

Applicants have until Friday to enter the 2021 Little Miss Pink Tomato competition. The contest will be held at 2:30 p.m. June 11 at the First Baptist Church activity center at Warren during the 65th Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival. The reigning Little Miss Pink Tomato is Meelah Robinson of...
clevelandcountyherald.com

Cleo Jennings

Cleo Sharp Maroney Jennings, 87, of Warren, died Sunday, May 9, 2021 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado. She was born May 26, 1933 in Bradley County, a daughter of the late John Clifton Sharp and Artie May Corker Sharp. She was a housewife and homemaker,...
Arkansas Online

James Edward McCoy

JAMES EDWARD MCCOY was born January 28, 1944, the first son and second child of James McCoy and Maeola Hammock McCoy. James was deceased on Tuesday afternoon, April 27, 2021. Both of his parents and a brother, Billy Ray McCoy proceeded him in death. James was born in Warren, Ark., and he spent good quality time in his early years in Wilmar, Ark., with his maternal grandparents, Law and Gussie Hammock, now deceased, and his uncles.
Arkansas Online

OPINION | REX NELSON: Arkansas’ pink tomato

In 1987, the Arkansas Legislature had what might be described as a fruitful session. Some of its members wanted to designate an official state fruit along with a state vegetable. Thanks to a powerful legislator from Warren, they ended up being the same: the south Arkansas vine-ripe pink tomato. “Act...
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Bradley County Courthouse Announces Retirement For Emily Moseley After 15 Years Of Service To Sheriff Office / Tax Collectors Office

Bradley County Courthouse is announcing the retirement of Emily Moseley Thursday April 15, 2021. Emily has been a dedicated employee for the Sheriff and Tax Collectors office for 15 years. We will miss her, but wish her many happy years of retirement. Come by the courthouse tomorrow and wish her a happy and wonderful retirement.
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Ashcraft arrested for stealing more than $100K from Court Reporters Association, AG says

Michael Ashcraft, a former treasurer of the Arkansas Court Reporters Association, was arrested and charged with theft for stealing more than $100,000 from from the organization, according to a news release from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office. Ashcraft, of Warren, turned himself in to Bradley County authorities and has been...
Arkansas Online

Court reporter charged in theft

A Bradley County court reporter was arrested on charges of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Arkansas Court Reporters Association, state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Friday. George Michael "Mike" Ashcraft, 59, was treasurer of the court reporters' organization from 2006 until his resignation in 2018. He "manipulated, misappropriated and...
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Pink Tomato Festival wins food-themed event award

The Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival was the winner in the food-themed category of Arkansas Heritage’s 2021 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame awards. The food-themed event award, one of five categories in the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame, honors a community food-themed event or festival that makes Arkansas a great place to live and visit.
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Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame will induct six new members

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame has announced that six individuals, including two from Southeast Arkansas, will be inducted during 2021 due to their leadership and service to the state’s largest business sector. The newest class represents agriculture education, the seed industry, agri-business, row-crop production, agricultural/political advocacy, timber management, plus...
clevelandcountyherald.com

Allie Bradley

Allie Lou McKinney Bradley, 92, of Warren, died Sunday December 13, 2020 at the Chapel Woods Nursing Home. She was born May 19, 1928 in Bradley County, a daughter of the late George Malvin McKinney and Nancy Mae Hayes McKinney. She was a retired employee for Wagnon Place Nursing Home...