Woodlawn Board Rejects Renovation Bids

Old Elementary To Remain On Campus For at Least One More Year WOODLAWN – The old Woodlawn Elementary School building will be on campus for at least another year after the Woodlawn School Board rejected a construction bid that would have allowed the old building to be razed this summer. Meanwhile, the...

Homesteading Conference Doubles Attendance Figures

RISON -  An estimated crowd of about 300 people representing 22 counties and one other state were on hand to learn about sustainable living at the South Arkansas Homesteading Conference held this past Saturday at the Pioneer Village in Rison. “We about doubled the crowd from last year, and we had lots of...

Kingsland Decides To Pursue Comm. Development Plan

KINGSLAND – A meeting to begin organizing a formal community development plan for Kingsland and the surrounding area will be held at 6 p.m Thursday, April 23, at Kingsland City Hall. The decision to hold that meeting came as a result of a community meeting held last Thursday by the new Kickstart...

Kickstart To Hold Meeting at New Edinburg April 23

RISON – Kickstart Cleveland County will be holding its second community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the New Edinburg Community Center. The meeting is open to anyone interested in possibly starting a community development initiative in the New Edinburg area. Britt Talent, president of...

CCSD Approves Another Step To Salary Schedules

RISON – The Cleveland County School Board approved adding one more step to the salary schedules for classified and licensed staff, and also adopted a resolution that reflects the revised deadlines under the state’s new School Choice Act. Both actions took place during a short regular monthly meeting...

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