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Plans For Rison in the Fall Co...

Festival Seeks More Children’s Attractions; Barbecue Offering $1,000 Prize Again RISON – Organizers of the Rison in the Fall Festival are hoping to add a few more attractions for the kids this year as preparations are underway for the 25th anniversary event to...

Hopper’s Passing Leaves Vacanc...

RISON – Rison Alderman Curtis Hopper, 87, who has served on the Rison City Council for the past 23 years, died Friday, Sept. 19, leaving a vacancy on the six-member council. Last November, Hopper announced during the city council’s regular monthly that he would...

Woodlawn Student Dies In Accid...

RISON – Drew Robertson, 17, a junior at Woodlawn High School, died Tuesday night after being involved in a collision at Star City, sources with the Woodlawn School District said. Arkansas State Police and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department did not have...

Ballot Issues in This Week’s P...

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Secretary of State’s office has published the three ballot issues in this week’s newspaper that will be put before voters in the Nov. 4 general election. The issues can be read in their entirety on pages 10-12 of this issue. All...

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Bank...

RISON – After receiving a tip from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a man in Rison last Thursday, Sept. 18, that is accused of being involved in a bank robbery at Benton in May. Chief Deputy Gary...
recent from News Plans For Rison in the Fall Coming Together
Festival Seeks More Children’s Attractions; Barbecue Offering $1,000 Prize Again RISON – Organizers of the Rison in the Fall Festival are hoping to add a few more attractions for the kids this year as preparations are underway for the 25th anniversary event to be held Saturday, Oct. 18, at the...
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 ‘Cat Defense Locks Up Hornets in 30-7 Victory
‘Cat Defense Locks Up Hornets in 30-7 Victory By Stan Sadler HARMONY  GROVE – A dominating performance by the Rison defense over the final 36 minutes of the game sparked the Wildcats to a 30-7 thrashing of the Camden Harmony Grove Hornets last Friday night at Bill Manning Field. The non-conference win improved Rison to 2-1 on the season, while...
recent from Obituaries Curtis Hopper
Curtis Hopper, 87, of Rison, passed away on Friday, September 19, 2014. Born April 18, 1927, at Banks, he was a son of the late Asa Jefferson Hopper and Mary L. King Hopper. He was a 1949 graduate of Rison High School where he played football. He retired from Central Moloney Inc. after 43 years of...