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Rison Offers Possible Site for...

City Council Votes 6-O to Offer Five Acres at Hwy. 79 Industrial Park Site RISON – The Rison City Council voted Tuesday night during a special called meeting to offer five acres of the city’s 40-acre industrial park site on Hwy. 79 to Cleveland County as a...

New Developments Underway in R...

RISON – Davy Earnest, owner of the Rison Athletic Club, has announced that he has bought the old Rison Pharmacy Building in downtown Rison and is in the process of converting both sides of the complex into a new fitness/group training center. Meanwhile, the...

CCSB Approves 2017-18 Expenses

RISON – The Cleveland County School Board approved a proposed budget of expenditures for the 2017-18 school year totaling more than $8.9 million during its regular monthly meeting last week. State law requires public school districts to submit a non-binding...

Community Theater Group Closin...

RISON – It’s “crunch time” for the newly organized Cleveland County Community Theater group as its first-ever production, “Murder at the Pie Auction,” is set to debut in a little more than two weeks. The dinner theater will be held at 6 p.m. Friday,...

Three Local Athletes Playing F...

RISON – Two student athletes from Rison High School and one from Woodlawn High School were selected to compete in the 2016 Arkansas High School Coaches Association (AHSCA) All-Star games being held this week at the University of Central Arkansas in...
recent from News Rison Offers Possible Site for New Jail
City Council Votes 6-O to Offer Five Acres at Hwy. 79 Industrial Park Site RISON – The Rison City Council voted Tuesday night during a special called meeting to offer five acres of the city’s 40-acre industrial park site on Hwy. 79 to Cleveland County as a possible site for a new county jail. Rison...
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 Three Local Athletes Playing For AHSCA All-Star Teams
RISON – Two student athletes from Rison High School and one from Woodlawn High School were selected to compete in the 2016 Arkansas High School Coaches Association (AHSCA) All-Star games being held this week at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Rison’s Darayvion Ester, a 6-2, 257 lbs....
recent from Obituaries Mary King
Mary Elizabeth Neal King, 82, of White Hall, died Thursday, June 16, 2016 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 10, 1934 in Kingsland, Arkansas, daughter of Willis Alfred and Sarah Virginia Miller Neal. Mrs. King was reared and received her early education in Kingsland,...