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...

State Police Asked To Patrol Kingsland

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 night at Kingsland City Hall. Mayor...

Local Residents Report Getting Phone Call Scams From ‘IRS’

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 said the victim received a call from an...

Lt. Governor Candidates Debate Need for Office

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. governor that was hosted by the Arkansas...

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,...

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