More Christmas Events Set For This Year

Christmas in the Village, ‘The Nutcracker’ Added To Annual County Parade RISON – What started as the Cleveland County Christmas Parade five years ago will become a full day of activities this year as three local groups have coordinated a series of holiday events to take place next Saturday, Dec....

Rison Housing Authority Gets $1.5 Million for Improvements

RISON – The Rison Housing Authority has been awarded $1,594,596 federal grant from Housing and Urban Development’s Capital Fund Reserve for Emergencies to make infrastructure improvements to the Tolson Apartments in Rison. The funds will be used to repair building foundations, plumbing lines and...

CCSB Seeks New Member Following Passing of Rainey

RISON – The Cleveland County School District is accepting letters of interest from people interested in filling the Zone 2 seat on the Cleveland County School Board following the unexpected death of board member Willie Rainey of New Edinburg. Rainey died last Wednesday, Nov. 16, a day after he attended...

Photo: Veterans Display Commemorated at Rison

RISON – Visitors  check out the the plaques at the new display at Veterans Park in Rison featuring the names of veterans with ties to Cleveland County. John Blanchard, who led a five-year effort to collect the names and create the display, estimated that about 300 people took in the ceremony Saturday...

Wildcats Pull Away in 2nd Half to Top Bears, 35-8

By Stan Sadler RISON – For the fourth straight game Rison had over 30 minutes of ball possession, and the Wildcats used this to their advantage as they pulled away in the second half on their way to a 35-8 victory over the Woodlawn Bears in an 8-2A Conference meeting of the Cleveland County rivals last...

Quick-Strike ‘Dogs Hand Wildcats 44-33 Setback

By Stan Sadler HAMPTON – A tie game late in the third quarter got out of hand in a hurry for Rison last Friday night at Boyd Arnold Stadium. And with it the quest for a second straight 8-2A Conference title also evaporated, as the quick-strike Hampton Bulldogs rode the 4-touchdown performance of...

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