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County Ranks Low In Opioid Prescriptions
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County Ranks Low In Opioid Prescriptions

Arkansas Second Highest Overall in U.S.; County Second Lowest in State RISON – With addiction to opioid pain medications becoming nearly an epidemic nationwide, state and national health officials have become more vigilant in tracking how much the medication is being prescribed across the nation and Arkansas is nearly at […]

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No Decision Yet On Superintendent For CC Schools

RISON – Despite meeting in executive session Monday night to discuss the future opening, the Cleveland County School Board has yet to make a decision regarding the successor to retiring Superintendent Johnnie Johnson. Cleveland County School Board President Harrell Wilson said they “came close” to reaching a consensus Monday night, […]

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CCSB Approves Master Facilites Plan for Dist.

RISON – There were no significant projects included in the Cleveland County School District’s Facilities Master Plan that was approved by the Cleveland County School Board during its regular monthly meeting Monday night. State law requires public school districts in Arkansas to update and submit a Facilities Master Plan every […]

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Woodlawn OKs Waiver Supporting Early Start

WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn School Board approved a resolution Monday night supporting a waiver that will allow the school district to start the 2018-19 school year earlier than the state law allows. Woodlawn joins the other 13 school districts that make up the Southeast Arkansas Educational Cooperative is supporting the […]

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Reynolds, Bears Rout Hampton, 77-46

WOODLAWN – Cole Reynolds scored 28 points, including 12 straight in the second quarter, to lead the Woodlawn Bears to a 77-46 rout of the Hampton Bulldogs in conference action Tuesday night at Woodlawn. Hampton kept it close early on as Woodlawn finished the first quarter with a 16-14 lead. […]

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James Sturdivant

James Ellis Sturdivant, 77 of Pine Bluff, passed away, Sunday, December 10, 2017. Born October 26, 1940 at Lake Village, he was a son of the late Floyd Sturdivant and Helen Marie Roberts Sturdivant. A 1958 graduate of Crossett High School, Mr. Sturdivant retired from the Cotton Belt Railroad as […]