AG Talks Issues at Rison Roundtable

Leslie Rutledge Visits With Clergy, Civic Groups On a Variety of Topics RISON – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge held a roundtable discussion Tuesday afternoon at Rison Baptist Church urging local civic leaders to help spread the word about programs her office has in place to battle everything...

JPs To Receive Pay for Overnight Trips

RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court voted last week to begin paying justices of the peace who travel to out-of-town meetings to represent the county the same pay they would receive for attending a quorum court meeting. During the open forum held at the conclusion of the regular monthly meeting...

Woodlawn’s Johnson Wins Second Wrestling State Title

WOODLAWN – About three weeks ago, Woodlawn’s Dylan Johnson was sitting in a hospital bed battling a serious illness. This past Saturday, he was winning his second consecutive individual state title in wrestling. Johnson pinned Drew McCoy of Greenbrier in 3:23 in the Class 1A-5A 220-pound finals...

Cartwright, Nelson to Headline ‘Celebrate’ Event

RISON – Dr. Rick Cartwright, interim associate vice president for Agriculture – Extension and director of the Cooperative Extension Service, and 2016 Rural Advocate of the Year Rex Nelson will be the guest speakers at the Celebrate Cleveland County banquet to be held at 6 p.m. this Friday, Feb....

‘Cats Hammer Cougars for 3 Seed

BEARDEN – The Rison Wildcats had four players score in double figures as they used a balanced scoring attack to dominate the Lafayette County Cougars, 68-41, in the consolation game of the 7-2A East District Tournament Saturday at Bearden. The victory gave the Wildcats the no. 3 seed from the 7-2A East...

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