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Freight Train Derails at Rison

No Injuries or Damage to Structures; Accident Occurs Near 1989 Site RISON – Union Pacific railroad officials are still looking into what may have caused a freight train to derail at the Oak Street crossing Saturday evening at Rison. “The cause for the...

Practice Caution When Dealing ...

RISON – While it’s human nature to be curious whenever there is an accident practically in your backyard, Tammie Moore, coordinator for the Cleveland County Office of Emergency Management, urged people to use extreme caution especially in situations were...

Grubbs Resigns From Cleveland ...

RISON – The Cleveland County School Board is looking for a new member after board president Bruce Grubb of Rison submitted a letter of resignation during the board’s regular monthly meeting last Thursday. The board unanimously approved Grubb’s resignation,...

‘Storm Spotter’ Classes Give N...

RISON – John Lewis, the senior forecaster at the National Weather Service (NWS) office at North Little Rock, enlisted a few more “ground troops” to his weather army last Thursday night in Rison. Lewis conducted an official “storm spotter” class at Rison...

Wildcats Get Final Run To Edge...

RISON – Cam Reeves used a strong start and a strong finish to help guide the Rison Wildcats to a 52-48 decision over the Woodlawn Bears in a 7-2A East matchup of county rivals Friday night at the Rison Gym. Reeves finished with a game-high 21 points, most of...
recent from News Freight Train Derails at Rison
Freight Train Derails at Rison No Injuries or Damage to Structures; Accident Occurs Near 1989 Site RISON – Union Pacific railroad officials are still looking into what may have caused a freight train to derail at the Oak Street crossing Saturday evening at Rison. “The cause for the derailment is still under investigation,” said...
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...
recent from Sports Wildcats Get Final Run To Edge Bears, 52-48
Wildcats Get Final Run To Edge Bears, 52-48 RISON – Cam Reeves used a strong start and a strong finish to help guide the Rison Wildcats to a 52-48 decision over the Woodlawn Bears in a 7-2A East matchup of county rivals Friday night at the Rison Gym. Reeves finished with a game-high 21 points, most of which came in the first and fourth quarters...
recent from Obituaries Charlene King
Charlene “Chock” Brown King, 79, of Rison, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. Born September 10, 1935 at Bellville, she was a daughter of the late Henry W. Brown and Verna Slayden Brown. As a Sunday school teacher and Deacon’s wife, Mrs. King was a very active member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist...