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Holcomb, Mays Square Off for D...

Candidates For County’s Only Contested Legislative Seat Offer Views on Issues (Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a series of articles focusing on the local races and issues Cleveland County voters will encounter when they go to the voting booth this...

Early Voting Ends On Monday; P...

RISON – Voters across Cleveland County will head to the polls this Tuesday to decide on a number of federal, state and local offices as well as a variety of issues. County Clerk Sharon Gray, whose office oversees all the elections in the county, said early voting...

Grubbs Re-Elected President of...

RISON – Bruce Grubb of Rison was re-elected as president of the Cleveland County School Board during its regular monthly meeting last week at the administration building in Rison. State law requires each public school board in Arkansas to “reorganize” (elect)...

Issue 3 ‘Trojan Horse’ Makes S...

RISON – The “Vote Against Issue 3” campaign brought its 10-foot tall “Trojan Horse” to Rison last week to demonstrate what the group says is an stealth effort to extend term limits for state legislators. The “Vote Against Issue 3” campaign said in a...

Rison Wins Wild Shootout With ...

‘Cats Score With 27 Seconds Left in Back-and-Forth Game; Gain Inside Track for No. 2 Seed By Stan Sadler RISON – In a wild back-and-forth shootout that saw Rison lead 6 times in the game and Bearden with the advantage 5 times, Friday night’s big 8-2A...
recent from News Holcomb, Mays Square Off for District 10
Candidates For County’s Only Contested Legislative Seat Offer Views on Issues (Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a series of articles focusing on the local races and issues Cleveland County voters will encounter when they go to the voting booth this Tuesday, Nov. 4) RISON – The only...
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 Rison Wins Wild Shootout With Bearden, 43-36
Rison Wins Wild Shootout With Bearden, 43-36 ‘Cats Score With 27 Seconds Left in Back-and-Forth Game; Gain Inside Track for No. 2 Seed By Stan Sadler RISON – In a wild back-and-forth shootout that saw Rison lead 6 times in the game and Bearden with the advantage 5 times, Friday night’s big 8-2A Conference battle was climaxed by a touchdown...
recent from Obituaries Charlie Thompson
Calvin B. Thompson (Charlie), 80, passed away October 23, 2014. He was born on March 10, 1934 in New Edinburg, Arkansas to Benjamin and Margaret Thompson (nee McClellan). After graduating from University of Arkansas – Monticello, he served in the United States Army as a meteorologist. After the Army, he...