ARK-O Takes Over Local Phone Service

New Owners Plan to Upgrade Switches, Fiber Optic Lines for Internet RISON – TDS Telecommunications has sold its Cleveland County internet and telephone operations to ARK-O Holding Company, a spokesperson for the new owner announced last week. The change in ownership became effective Jan. 1,...

County’s Finances Remaining Strong

RISON – After a strong finish to 2015, County Treasurer Jack Hopson told the Cleveland County Quorum Court Monday night that the financial momentum seems to be carrying over into 2016. Hopson told the quorum  court during its regular monthly meeting Monday night that the balance in the county general...

Kingsland Council Approves Salaries for Officials, Staff

KINGSLAND – The Kingsland City Council unanimously approved an ordinance last Thursday night establishing salaries and pay for city workers and elected officials. Ord. 2016-1 establishes pay for the mayor, aldermen and city recorder/treasurer as well as the annual salary for city employees and the fire...

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Article 5 Convention of States

RISON – The Arkansas Convention of States is organizing a town hall meeting from 4 to 6 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Hall-Morgan Veterans Building, 404 Sycamore Street in Rison, to discuss the efforts to hold a national “Convention of States” to curtail what organizers call an overreach of...

Bonnie Rhodes

Bonnie Jean House Rhodes, 84, a resident of White Hall since 1965, went to her Heavenly home on February 1, 2016, to be with her beloved husband of 63 years Carlton E. Rhodes , Sr. Bonnie was born on May 25, 1931, at Thornton , Arkansas to Joseph Franklin House and Maybell Neeley House. She attended Thornton...

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