Phillips Ready To Take Festival to Next Step

Rison in the Fall Organizer Wants to Expand Entertainment, Add Attractions RISON – Despite having heavy competition for people’s attention this past Saturday, Rison in the Fall organizer Roy Phillips said was satisfied with the turnout anyhow and is already setting his attention on expanding next...

Trunk-or-Treat Set For Nov. 1 in Rison

RISON – A costume contest for adults, teens and children is being added to this year’s Rison Shine Trunk-or-Treat event set for Saturday, Nov. 1, in downtown Rison. In addition, Rison Shine Downtown Development has announced that the Third Annual Cleveland County Christmas Parade will be held on the...

Bank of Rison Reveals Plans for New Building Downtown

RISON – The Bank of Rison has unveiled plans for its new building for downtown Rison and hopes to have clearance from the Arkansas Banking Department to begin construction soon. Troy Duke, president of The Bank of Rison, said the new structure will  consist of about 2,500 square feet and will contain...

Alcohol Sales, Increasing Minimum Wage In Play Nov. 4

Editor’s Note: With the 2014 general election to be held Nov. 4, The Herald is running a series of articles between now and the election to inform voters about the local contested races as well as the local and statewide issues that will be decided during the election. RISON – On Nov. 4, voters...

Shannon Ingram

Shannon D. Ingram, 66, of the Y Community near Rison, passed away October 18, 2014. She was born April 23, 1948, at Fordyce, a daughter of the late Claude Elbert Lutrell and Ira Mae Brewer Lutrell. Mrs. Ingram was a faithful member of the Rison Church of Christ, where she was a Sunday School teacher and...

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