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Settlement Reached in Sims Law...

Former RES Principal, District’s Insurance Company Reach Agreement RISON – The Cleveland County School Board gave Superintendent Johnnie Johnson permission to sign off on a settlement reached by the district’s insurance company concerning a wrongful dismissal...

Woodlawn Board Approves One-Ti...

WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn School Board approved a recommendation by Superintendent Dudley Hume last Thursday night to give all staff a one-time, non-recurring payment of $700 each. The one-time payments were approved during the school board’s regular monthly...

Wildcats, Bears Make 2nd Round

RISON – The Rison Wildcats and Woodlawn Bears both advanced to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs last Friday night with lopsided wins over Dierks and Hackett, respectively. Rison faces the Hector Wildcats, the 4-2A conference champions, in second-round...

Crain Reveals State’s Plans fo...

KINGSLAND – Portions of six streets within the Kingsland city limits could be receiving new asphalt if a plan put together with engineers from the Arkansas Highway Department is approved in January, Mayor Charles Crain told the Kingsland City Council Monday...

Rison Scores Early, Often In R...

By Stan Sadler RISON – A couple of TD’s 12 seconds apart put the cap on a four-touchdown first quarter, as the Rison Wildcats coasted to a 44-6 win over the Dierks Outlaws in an opening round game of the Class 2A state playoffs at a frigid Wildcat Field last...
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Former RES Principal, District’s Insurance Company Reach Agreement RISON – The Cleveland County School Board gave Superintendent Johnnie Johnson permission to sign off on a settlement reached by the district’s insurance company concerning a wrongful dismissal lawsuit filed by former 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 Wildcats, Bears Make 2nd Round
RISON – The Rison Wildcats and Woodlawn Bears both advanced to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs last Friday night with lopsided wins over Dierks and Hackett, respectively. Rison faces the Hector Wildcats, the 4-2A conference champions, in second-round action at 7 p.m. this Friday at Hector....
recent from Obituaries Kenneth Monk
Kenneth E. Monk, 75, of Calmer, died Thursday, November 13, 2014, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Mr. Monk was born February 12, 1939, in Pine Bluff, a son of the late John Frank and Agnes Hulse Monk. Mr. Monk was reared and educated in Pine Bluff, where he graduated from Watson Chapel...