Woodlawn Hands Out State Title Rings

WOODLAWN – The 2015 State Champion Woodlawn Bears baseball team got their big payoff Saturday night when Coach Tommy Richardson handed out their state title rings in a special ceremony inside the Woodlawn Cafetorium. Also, Dylan Johnson, who won an individual state championship in the 195 lbs. divison...

Rison, Dumas Scrimmage Under Sloppy Conditions

RISON – The Class 4A Dumas Bobcats used a 40-yard run from Jarquis Fisher in the third quarter to score the only touchdown of regulation as they came away with an 8-0 victory in a scrimmage game against the young Rison Wildcats Monday evening at Wildcat Field. Rison came back, however, to win an extra...

AG Rutledge Makes Stop In Rison To Hear Concerns

RISON – State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge held a roundtable discussion last week in Rison to hear concerns about regulations and other issues from about a dozen Cleveland County residents. Rutledge told the group that this is her second year to go across the state listening to concerns from people...

Wet Conditions Cancel Weekend Rodeo at Rison

RISON – With the arena already soaked with recent rains and the forecast predicting more rainfall throughout the week, the Cleveland County Fair Board announced Monday evening that it is canceling the Summer Showdown Rodeo that was scheduled for this Friday and Saturday at the Fairgrounds Arena in...

Progress Continues With Pioneer Village Buildings

RISON – More progress has been made on the mercantile building and Mt. Olivet Methodist Church as restoration efforts move forward at the Pioneer Village in Rison. This Monday, a crew from Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church at Calmer began installing new porches and steps leading to both front...

County Targets Illegal Dumps

RISON – With evidence from one illegal dump already turned over to the sheriff’s department, Cleveland County Judge Gary Spears said the county will be cracking down on those who dump illegally across the county. Spears said the county road crews have recently come across two illegal dump sites along...

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