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Extra Space May Not Address Ja...

Sheriff Says Converting OEM Offices To Meet Standards Will Take Work RISON – One of the ideas behind building an addition to the Hall-Morgan Veterans Building for the Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) was that it would free up space to help...

County Road Bid Comes In Under...

RISON – Cleveland County Judge Gary Spears said the winning bid for the 2017 county road improvements came in lower than expected, thereby allowing the county to improve approximately 9 miles of county roadways this summer. Salt Creek Paving of Benton won the job...

Woodlawn Library Should Be Re...

WOODLAWN – Woodlawn Superintendent Dudley Hume said he is making it a goal to have the new multi-media center/library completely finished and furnished by the end of the spring semester. Hume discussed the new media center/library during the Woodlawn School...

Kickstart Meeting Will Focus o...

RISON – Kickstart Cleveland County will be hosting a meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 27, for anyone interested in starting a “barn quilt trail” in Cleveland County as well as anyone interested in helping establish a Johnny Cash visitor’s center at...

Homesteading Event Draws Out-o...

RISON – Next week will the fourth year that the South Arkansas Homesteading Conference has been held at the Pioneer Village in Rison, and the organizer of the event said it’s starting to have the impact he hoped it would – bringing people to Rison and...
recent from News Extra Space May Not Address Jail Issue
Sheriff Says Converting OEM Offices To Meet Standards Will Take Work RISON – One of the ideas behind building an addition to the Hall-Morgan Veterans Building for the Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) was that it would free up space to help the county jail stay in compliance with...
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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Bears Rally From 6 Down to Win Los Toritos Tourney STAR CITY – The Woodlawn Bears rallied from a six-run deficit to knock off the Monticello Billies, 8-6, to the win the Los Toritos Tournament Monday night at Star City. Woodlawn beat Fordyce and Pine Bluff last Friday and Saturday, respectively, to advance to the tournament championship game Monday...
recent from Obituaries Marie Gresham Lewis
Marie Gresham Lewis, 90, of Hot Springs, departed her earthly life early on Monday morning, March 13, 2017, three months short of her 91st birthday. She was predeceased by her husband Mark E. Lewis in October of 2016. They had just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary in July of that year. She was...