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County Experiences First Snow of Season
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County Experiences First Snow of Season

Icy Roadways Cause Schools, Courthouse to Close; Few Accidents Reported RISON – Cleveland County experienced its first bout of winter weather this season when an artic cold front moved across the state Monday night dumping about 3 inches of powdery snow across the county. Both the Cleveland County and Woodlawn […]

Rison Takes No Action on Mayor’s Veto
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Rison Takes No Action on Mayor’s Veto

Mayor Assigns Committee To Research Pay Schedule for City Workers RISON – Mayor Vernon Dollar’s veto of a vote by the Rison City Council to give the water department clerk an extra pay raise was allowed to stand Tuesday night as the city council decided to look further into formulating […]

Bears Overcome Marsh, Wildcats
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Bears Overcome Marsh, Wildcats

Woodlawn’s Treys Help Overcome 33-Point Effort From Rison’s Marsh WOODLAWN – Woodlawn found its range late as the Bears used their 3-point shooting and free throws to overcome a 33-point performance by Rison’s Frederick Marsh and pull away late for 92-78 victory over the Wildcats Monday night before a packed […]

Kingsland Currently Without a Mayor
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Kingsland Currently Without a Mayor

City Council To Address Vacancy on Jan. 25; Water Issues Are Discussed KINGSLAND – Former Kingsland Mayor Charles Crain officially resigned from office on Jan. 1, but the Kingsland City Council is still undecided as which direction it will go concerning a replacement to finish the year remaining on his […]

ARK-O Adding ‘Cabinets’ To Improve Internet Speed
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ARK-O Adding ‘Cabinets’ To Improve Internet Speed

RISON – Cleveland County Telephone Company (ARK-O) has entered the second of four phases in its mission to provide “better, and more consistent, Internet speeds,” according to Debbie Mitchell, spokesperson for the company. While the first phase connected fiber cables from Fordyce to bring the service into Kingsland and Rison, […]

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Juneteenth Set For This Weekend

RISON – A concert featuring rhythm and blues artist Jewel Carter, better known as “JC,” will kick off the annual Rison Juneteenth Celebration to be the held this Friday and Saturday, June 16-17, in Rison. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds while the […]