Survey Data Critical to Development

Kickstart Survey Can Guide Plans, Help Recruit Businesses to County RISON – The Kickstart Cleveland County Community Development Initiative is nearing the deadline of collecting responses to a community survey that will serve as a framework for future development projects and prove vital in the...

Man From County Faces Rape Charge

RISON – A man from the New Home community in northeast Cleveland County has been charged with rape after an alleged incident with a 16-year-old girl early this month, the Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department reported. Phillip Herren, 53, was formally charged with rape for an alleged sexual encounter...

Veterans Park Adds 3 More Plaques For Service People

RISON – Two more plaques honoring local veterans were put up recently at Veterans Park in Rison, bringing the total number of plaques to 15. John Blanchard, a volunteer who is organizing the plaque drive, said the latest additions were to honor veterans from the Korean War and the Middle East...

Karaoke Will Kick Off Farmers Market Thurs.

RISON – CASA Karaoke Night will help kick off the 2015 season for the Rison Farmers Market this Thursday afternoon at the FBT Community Park in downtown Rison. The market will officially open at 4 p.m. with the CASA Karaoke scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Local musicians are encouraged to bring their...

Wright, Doherty Lead Rison High Class of 2015

RISON – Rison High School held its graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2015 Thursday evening, May 21, with a total of 44 students receiving their diplomas. There were a total of 13 honor graduates in the class with Erin Alyssa Wright serving as  valedictorian and Sydney Raye Doherty as...

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