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Canadian Firm Buying Treated M...

Stella-Jones Looks To Expand Markets for Treated Poles Made at Rison RISON – Bill Randle, president of Treated Materials, Inc., announced Monday the pending sale of the company’s Rison operations to Stella-Jones, a Canadian-based corporation that specializes in...

Don, Mary Wilson Have Deep Roo...

STAVES – Just what does it mean to farm? Farming is the act of growing crops and/or the rearing of livestock. Learning the ways of the farm begin at an early age, especially when it is part of the family business. That description perfectly fits with Don Carl...

State Awards Bids To Re-Pave T...

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for more than $320,000 in improvements to roadways in Cleveland County, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. The purpose of the project is to...

State’s ‘Sales Tax Holiday’ To...

LITTLE ROCK – The state’s annual “Sales Tax Holiday” on most back-to-school related items will be held this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-2, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday Aug. 1, and...

Kingsland To End Marshal’s Pos...

Cleveland County Sheriff’s Dept. Will Handle Calls Beginning Nov. 1 KINGSLAND – The Kingsland City Council decided in a special called meeting last Thursday night that it will eliminate its city marshal’s department effective Nov. 1. Mayor Charles Crain said...
recent from News Canadian Firm Buying Treated Materials
Canadian Firm Buying Treated Materials Stella-Jones Looks To Expand Markets for Treated Poles Made at Rison RISON – Bill Randle, president of Treated Materials, Inc., announced Monday the pending sale of the company’s Rison operations to Stella-Jones, a Canadian-based corporation that specializes in making pressure treated wood...
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 Woodlawn Moved To Class 1A For Non-Football Athletics
RISON – While the Rison Wildcats and Woodlawn Bears are set to play one another in football for at least the next three years, the same cannot be said for the other sports. The Arkansas Activities Association (AAA) released its proposed conference affiliations for the 2016-18 cycle, and Woodlawn will...
recent from Obituaries Joe Garrett
Joe Lonnie Garrett, 83, of Rison, died July 25, 2015 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He was born September 30, 1931 in Thornton, Arkansas, to the late Henry and Vera Garrett. He was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the American Legion out of Little Rock, and a member of Shriner’s Tangier Temple of Omaha,...