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County Passes On Head Start Lo...

Program Must Find Other Funding for Proposed Center at Woodlawn RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court denied a request from the Cleveland County Head Start program Monday to apply for a loan to help build a new center at Woodlawn, but the court encouraged the...

Third Winter Storm Brings Snow...

RISON – Snow totals ranging from 5 to 8 inches were reported across Cleveland County last Wednesday, Feb. 25, as the area was hit with its third round of winter precipitation within 10-day period. Meanwhile, forecasters were predicting a fourth round of winter...

Rison City Council Discusses ...

RISON – During the same meeting where it decided to take a look a capping the pay for city employees, the Rison City Council approved a $3,000 pay raise for Police Chief Jeff Prescott. Pay issues were at the heart of discussions Tuesday night during the regular...

School Closings Extending Scho...

RISON – Students in both the Cleveland County and Woodlawn School Districts will be going to school until June this year thanks to the recent closings forced by the winter weather. As of Tuesday, March 3, the Cleveland County School District is having to make up...

County To Repay Trash ‘Loan’...

RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court approved a motion Monday night to buy a $50,000 certificate of deposit (CD) to repay a “loan” the county had it made to itself to help manage the transition from a fee-based to a tax-supported solid waste...
recent from News County Passes On Head Start Loan
Program Must Find Other Funding for Proposed Center at Woodlawn RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court denied a request from the Cleveland County Head Start program Monday to apply for a loan to help build a new center at Woodlawn, but the court encouraged the program to look at other means to get...
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 Woodlawn’s Hume Pulls Off Huge Upset for 2nd State Title
Woodlawn’s Hume Pulls Off Huge Upset for 2nd State Title WOODLAWN – Woodlawn’s Tyson Hume pulled off one of the state’s biggest high school wrestling upsets of the year Saturday when he knocked off previously unbeaten Michael Crockett of Pulaski Acadmey, 8-6, to win the 126 lbs. division state championship at the Class 1A-5A State Wrestling Tournament in...
recent from Obituaries Anleen Vinson
Anleen Vinson, 89, of the Pansy community, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, in Pine Bluff. Born November 16, 1925, at Rowell, she was a daughter of the late Jim Jacks and Radie Stark Jacks. She was a 1944 graduate of Woodlawn High School and retired from the Levi Strauss Corporation....