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County of Champions – Wo...

Richardson’s HRs Power Woodlawn Past Taylor, 13-3 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Will Richardson had two homeruns, including a three-run shot in the fifth inning, to the lead the Woodlawn Bears to their second consecutive state title Friday night with a 13-3 win in five...

Fiber Optic Line Breaks at Ben...

RISON – Roughly 400 residents and businesses in Cleveland County spent the first of the week without Internet access as the service lost connection Saturday, May 20. around 6 p.m. According to Bruce Grubb, local technician for ARK-O/Cleveland County Telephone...

Wilson Bros. Mill Could Be Ope...

RISON – The first pieces of equipment for a new saw mill near Rison belonging to the Wilson Brothers Lumber Company began arriving last week, and could be operational as early as August, Frank Wilson with Wilson Brothers said. Wilson said the new mill will be...

Koonce, Ratliff, Roberts Lead ...

RISON – The Rison High School Class of 2017 graduation ceremonies were held Thursday, May 18, at Wildcat Field. 21 students graduated with honors: Valedictorian and Honor Graduate Lora Elizabeth Koonce is the daughter of Keith and Melissa Koonce. While at RHS,...

CCSB Okays 39 School Choice Tr...

Vast Majority of Requests Are From Watson Chapel School District RISON – The Cleveland County School Board approved 39 transfer requests under the state’s School Choice Act during its regular monthly meeting Monday night, more than three times the number requests...
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County of Champions – Woodlawn Wins 5th Baseball Title; Rison Takes Softball Championship Richardson’s HRs Power Woodlawn Past Taylor, 13-3 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Will Richardson had two homeruns, including a three-run shot in the fifth inning, to the lead the Woodlawn Bears to their second consecutive state title Friday night with a 13-3 win in five innings over the Taylor Tigers in the...
recent from Editorials Sinfully Sweet: Decadent Chocolate Truffle Cake
Sinfully Sweet: Decadent Chocolate Truffle Cake By Janet Tharpe When is a cake not just a cake? When it’s spiked with orange zest, topped with chocolate truffles and frosted with the silkiest chocolate frosting EVER! This chocolate masterpiece was the creation of home cook Angela Gray. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, or any special occasion, show your...
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County of Champions – Woodlawn Wins 5th Baseball Title; Rison Takes Softball Championship Richardson’s HRs Power Woodlawn Past Taylor, 13-3 FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Will Richardson had two homeruns, including a three-run shot in the fifth inning, to the lead the Woodlawn Bears to their second consecutive state title Friday night with a 13-3 win in five innings over the Taylor Tigers in the...
recent from Obituaries Catherine Roberts
Violetta Catherine “Memaw” Roberts, 76, of Ladd passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Ms. Roberts was born July 4, 1940 in Texarkana, Texas, to the late Chauncy M. and Francis Hanes Matthews. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert I. Roberts; son, Drew Roberts;...