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More Christmas Events Set For ...

Christmas in the Village, ‘The Nutcracker’ Added To Annual County Parade RISON – What started as the Cleveland County Christmas Parade five years ago will become a full day of activities this year as three local groups have coordinated a series of holiday...

Johnny Cash Subject For Histor...

RISON – Country music legend Johnny Cash and his life and times in Cleveland County will be the subject of a new Cleveland County Historical Society journal or book, the organization announced this week. Cash was born Feb. 26, 1932, in the Crossroads community...

No Official Candidates Yet For...

RISON – The Cleveland County School District is accepting letters of interest from residents of the New Edinburg area interested in filling the Zone 2 vacancy on the Cleveland County for the remainder of the 2016-17 school board year. The seat became vacant after...

Woodlawn Nears Completion of A...

RISON – A new multi-media center/library for Woodlawn School could be completed as early as the Christmas break, continuing a succession of campus improvements that is transforming the campus. Superintendent Dudley Hume said the contractor on the new library,...

Committee OKs New Jail Money

Quorum Court’s Budget Committee Taps Into Other Sources to Help Fund RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court’s budget committee approved a 2017 county budget Monday that includes additional funding to hire four new jailers plus provide enough money to rent...
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More Christmas Events Set For This Year Christmas in the Village, ‘The Nutcracker’ Added To Annual County Parade RISON – What started as the Cleveland County Christmas Parade five years ago will become a full day of activities this year as three local groups have coordinated a series of holiday events to take place next Saturday, Dec....
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 Lady Bears Take 5th at State Meet
HOT SPRINGS – The Woodlawn Lady Bears cross country team placed fifth in the final team standings of the Class 1A/2A State Cross Country Championship held recently at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs. Woodlawn Coach Logan Adair reported that all five Lady Bear runners participating in the event placed 76th...
recent from Obituaries Dave Guffy, Jr.
Dave Guffy, Jr., 51, of Rison, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016 in Little Rock. Born July 7, 1965, in Pine Bluff, he was a son to David and Ethel Faye Greenlee Guffy Sr. Dave was employed with Evergreen Packing. On September 10, 2011, he married Jennifer McDaniel at Woodlawn. Dave was a member of...