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Data Could Spur Businesses, Ta...

Survey Information Valuable in Recruiting New Businesses To County RISON – One of the best ways to grow local sales tax revenue is to have more businesses in an area, and the one of the best way to get those businesses is to prove they are wanted and needed. That’s...

High Tunnel at Rison Garden Re...

RISON – While most local gardeners are at the mercy of the weather as to when they can get  this year’s crop in the ground, Cleveland County Extension agent Les Walz is simply waiting for the last two “walls” to be put up before he can plant. Walz and a...

No County Projects on AHTD Ove...

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) announced Tuesday that it has withdrawn 56 construction projects scheduled for consideration in its April 21, 2015, bid opening due to continuing uncertainty of federal-aid reimbursements...

Aiken’s Late Homer Lifts Woodl...

LITTLE ROCK – J.P. Aiken stroked a three-run homerun with two out in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Woodlawn Bears to a 6-3 come-from-behind victory over the Horatio Lions Saturday evening at Little Rock. The late rally completed the Bears’ two-game...

Lady ‘Cats Fall To Scranton In...

PANGBURN – The Scranton Lady Rockets took advantage of a couple of errors and their only hit of the game in the third inning to squeeze out a 2-1 victory over the Rison Lady Wildcats in the five-inning championship game of the Pangburn Tournament Saturday night...
recent from News Data Could Spur Businesses, Tax Revenue
Survey Information Valuable in Recruiting New Businesses To County RISON – One of the best ways to grow local sales tax revenue is to have more businesses in an area, and the one of the best way to get those businesses is to prove they are wanted and needed. That’s the reason Dr. Mark Peterson, professor...
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 Aiken’s Late Homer Lifts Woodlawn To 6-3 Victory
LITTLE ROCK – J.P. Aiken stroked a three-run homerun with two out in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Woodlawn Bears to a 6-3 come-from-behind victory over the Horatio Lions Saturday evening at Little Rock. The late rally completed the Bears’ two-game sweep at the Rumble at the Rock Tournment...
recent from Obituaries Vivian Nash
Vivian Margaret McMurry Nash, 87, of Bearden, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Dallas County Medical Center in Fordyce. She was born November 7, 1927 in Cleveland County.  She was former owner and operator of Tri County Feed Store in Fordyce and a member of Prosperity Baptist Church in Ramsey. She is...