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County Fair Underway This Week

Parade, Spaghetti Supper Thursday; Pageants Begin 5 p.m. Saturday RISON – The 2017 Cleveland County Fair will be in full swing this week with “Faith, Family and Fair Night” kicking off four days of activities tonight (Wednesday night, Sept. 20) at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds in Rison. The fair will […]

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King Wins Zone 7 Election on CCSB

RISON – William King won re-election as the Zone 7 representative on the Cleveland County School Board Tuesday night, knocking off challenger Brian Phillips by a total, but unofficial, count of 73-9. King, who has served as the president of the Cleveland County School Board for the past three years, […]

Lynda Butcher
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Lynda Butcher

Lynda Marie Brewer Butcher, 74, of Rison went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 15, 2017. Mrs. Butcher was born December 30, 1942 in Rison, Arkansas, to the late Joe Oliver and Alcy Jones Brewer. She was a 1960 graduate of Rison High School. Lynda married Thomas C. […]

James Harvill
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James Harvill

Our father, James Thomas Harvill, was born on Crooked Creek down by the Cut-Off in Humphrey, Arkansas. He was the son of Horace and Lucy Harvill. He was first known as Tommy by his family and friends. His mother called him, “Little Preacher Boy, when he was born. It was […]

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Leonard Barker

Leonard Doyle Barker, 73, of Porter, Texas died Sunday, September 17, 2017. He was born January 6, 1944 in New Edinburg, Arkansas. He was retired from Bridgestone Firestone GCR. He is preceded in death by his parents, Doyle Solomon Barker and Jewell Parkman Barker; father-in-law, Dewey Brown and mother-in-law, Maxine […]

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Sybil Brown

Sybil Irene Trammell Brown, 91, of New Edinburg, died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Green House Cottages in Rison. Born June 24, 1926, in Pulaski County, a daughter of the late Jesse H. Trammell and Carrie Elizabeth Dyer Trammell. She was a homemaker, and member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist […]

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Tommy Beck

Lester Tommy Beck, 86, of Rison died Tuesday, September 12, 2017. Mr. Beck was born September 24, 1930 in Prattsville, Arkansas to the late Homer and Pearl Heath Beck. He was a retired accountant for Union Carbide Corporation and others as well. Mr. Beck spent many hours in his Christian […]