Rison Students Hear Ark. Supreme Court Case at Fordyce

FORDYCE – Associate Justice Karen R. Baker of the Arkansas Supreme Court visits with students from Rison High School after they and several other students from other schools throughout the region heard a case presented to the court last Thursday at the Fordyce Civic Center. The hearing was part of the...

Rison Rally Comes Up Short at Bearden, 28-24

By Stan Sadler BEARDEN – Digging themselves into a 14-point hole early in the second quarter, the Rison Wildcats clawed their way back three different times to the brink of overtaking Bearden last Friday night at Rogers Field. And then after marching to striking distance of the Bears’ end zone in the...

Sheriff Touts Advantages of New Jail in First Meeting

RISON – Cleveland County Sheriff Jack Rodgers and Rison Police Chief Josh Bolland made their pitch Monday supporting passage of two proposed sales taxes that would support the construction and maintenance and operation of a county jail. The meeting was held Monday evening in the courthouse at Rison...

New Miss Cleveland County Crowned

RISON – Sarah Helms (left) was crowned Miss Cleveland County 2016 at the annual Cleveland County Fair Pageant held Saturday, Sept. 17. Also pictured are (left to right) first runner-up Skyler Hart and second runner-up Payton Palazzi. For additional pageant winners, see this week’s Cleveland County...

‘Cat Pile Up Over 500 Yards; Rout Beavers, 58-22

By Stan Sadler LAKE  VILLAGE – Generating over 500 yards and scoring touchdowns on each of their eight offensive series, the Rison Wildcats built a 30-point lead early in the second quarter and breezed past the Lake Village Beavers, 58-22, in a non-conference game last Friday night. That Rison won may...

Bears Use Big First Half To Breeze Past Red Devils, 39-7

MOUNTAIN PINE – Tyler Gulledge had a 69-yard touchdown run, Spencer Scallion returned an interception 69 yards for a touchdown and Dalton Rissinger threw for two scores as the Woodlawn Bears made quick work of the Mountian Pine Red Devils, 39-7, last Friday night at Stanley May Field. Woodlawn improved...

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