Data Could Spur Businesses, Tax Revenue

Survey Information Valuable in Recruiting New Businesses To County RISON – One of the best ways to grow local sales tax revenue is to have more businesses in an area, and the one of the best way to get those businesses is to prove they are wanted and needed. That’s the reason Dr. Mark Peterson, professor...

High Tunnel at Rison Garden Reflects New Trend in Farming

RISON – While most local gardeners are at the mercy of the weather as to when they can get  this year’s crop in the ground, Cleveland County Extension agent Les Walz is simply waiting for the last two “walls” to be put up before he can plant. Walz and a group of local volunteers are putting the...

No County Projects on AHTD Overlay Cut List

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) announced Tuesday that it has withdrawn 56 construction projects scheduled for consideration in its April 21, 2015, bid opening due to continuing uncertainty of federal-aid reimbursements available from the Federal Highway Trust...

Aiken’s Late Homer Lifts Woodlawn To 6-3 Victory

LITTLE ROCK – J.P. Aiken stroked a three-run homerun with two out in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Woodlawn Bears to a 6-3 come-from-behind victory over the Horatio Lions Saturday evening at Little Rock. The late rally completed the Bears’ two-game sweep at the Rumble at the Rock Tournment...

Lady ‘Cats Fall To Scranton In Pangburn Tourney Finals

PANGBURN – The Scranton Lady Rockets took advantage of a couple of errors and their only hit of the game in the third inning to squeeze out a 2-1 victory over the Rison Lady Wildcats in the five-inning championship game of the Pangburn Tournament Saturday night at Pangburn. The Lady’ Cats advanced to...

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