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New Regulations Coming to Prot...

Impact Habitat Designation Will Have on Local Landowners Still Unclear RISON – County Judge Gary Spears says that new regulations to protect the rabbitsfoot mussel that lives in the Saline River are coming to Cleveland County, but the scope of those regulations...

State Police Asked To Patrol K...

KINGSLAND – The Arkansas State Police will soon be patrolling the streets of Kingsland to begin cracking down on motorists who fail to observe stop signs in town. That was the announcement made during the Kingsland City Council’s regular monthly meeting Monday...

Local Residents Report Getting...

RISON – The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department has received two complaints from county residents about telephone scams involving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Publishers Clearing House, Cheif Deputy Gary Young reported Tuesday. In one scam, Young...

Lt. Governor Candidates Debate...

HOT SPRINGS – Two of the three candidates running for lieutenant governor believe the office serves a viable function within state government and should remain in place. That was just one of the issues discussed during a debate for the three candidates for lt....

Woodlawn May Get New Head Star...

Board Approves Land Agreement; New $755,000 Project Would Double Size WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn School Board approved a motion Monday night to allow the Cleveland County Head Start program to use part of the school campus to build a new Head Start building and...
recent from News New Regulations Coming to Protect Mussel
Impact Habitat Designation Will Have on Local Landowners Still Unclear RISON – County Judge Gary Spears says that new regulations to protect the rabbitsfoot mussel that lives in the Saline River are coming to Cleveland County, but the scope of those regulations and how they will impact the way...
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 Hammett Survives To Eliminate Bears, 5-2
Hammett Survives To Eliminate Bears, 5-2 PINE BLUFF – The Woodlawn Bears had Junction City starter Parker Hammett on the ropes in the first inning of the Class 2A semifinals Monday afternoon at Taylor Field, but the senior righthander survived and went on to lead the Dragons to a 5-2 victory over the Bears. Junction City, the no. 2 seed from...
recent from Obituaries Brian Almond
Brian Duane Almond, 43, of Rison, passed away on July 14, 2014. He was born April 8, 1971, a son to Donald and Roxy Almond of Rison. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James O. and Gladys Bird, and Jimmy and Ruby Warren. Survivors include his parents, Donald and Roxy Almond of Rison; children,...