Tax Cuts, Computer Classes Atop Hutchinson’s Agenda

STAVES – Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson, Senator-elect Tom Cotton and Congressman-elect Bruce Westerman were among the guests attending the annual Wilson Bros. Lumber Company barbecue held Tuesday at their saw mill operations at Staves. Hundreds of guests ranging from local residents and timber workers...

Woodlawn Wrestlers Win First Dual Match of Year

WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn Bears wrestling team won its first dual match of the season Thursday night with a 60-42 decision over the Little Rock Christians Academy Warriors in a three-way match at the Woodlawn Gym. The Bears dropped their match to the Bismarck Lions, 36-69, in their other match. Woodlawn...

Rison Shine Hopes To Build Parade Participation in 2015

RISON – The 2014 Cleveland County Christmas Parade was well attended last Thursday night in Rison, but organizers are already considering ways to strengthen participation in the parade next year. Britt Talent, president of Rison Shine Downtown Development, estimated that least several hundred people...

Rison 7th Graders Take Christmas Card Project Around the World

RISON – When a student in the seventh grade EAST lab at Rison Junior High recently asked facilitator Kristie Simpson if she could make a Christmas card using a publishing software in the lab, little did they know that simple request would blossom into an international project that has sent Christmas...

Lady ‘Cats Blow By Lady Hermits

RISON – The Rison Lady Wildcats dominated from the start as they opened 7-2A East conference play Tuesday night with an easy 45-23 victory over the Hermitage Lady Hermits inside the Rison Gym. It was Rison’s second victory over Hermitage within the past week. The Lady ‘Cats knocked off the Lady...

December Marks Final Month For Six Cleveland Co. Officials

RISON – County Judge Gary Spears took time during Monday night’s quorum court meeting to recognize six long-time county officials who are in their last month of service to the county. Most will see their terms come to an end on Dec. 31. Those recognized were County/Circuit Clerk Sharon Gray of...

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