Issue 3 ‘Trojan Horse’ Makes Stop at Rison

RISON – The “Vote Against Issue 3” campaign brought its 10-foot tall “Trojan Horse” to Rison last week to demonstrate what the group says is an stealth effort to extend term limits for state legislators. The “Vote Against Issue 3” campaign said in a prepared statement that Issue 3 is a...

Rison Wins Wild Shootout With Bearden, 43-36

‘Cats Score With 27 Seconds Left in Back-and-Forth Game; Gain Inside Track for No. 2 Seed By Stan Sadler RISON – In a wild back-and-forth shootout that saw Rison lead 6 times in the game and Bearden with the advantage 5 times, Friday night’s big 8-2A Conference battle was climaxed by a touchdown...

Bears Cruise Past Beekman, 54-0, In Non-Conference Tune-Up

WOODLAWN – The Woodlawn Bears scored on their first seven possessions as they overpowered the first-year Beekman Charter (La.) Tigers, 54-0, Friday night at the Carl Jones Sports Complex. The Tigers, coached by former Woodlawn assistant coach Jason Grissom, simply did not have the size to match-up with...

Phillips Ready To Take Festival to Next Step

Rison in the Fall Organizer Wants to Expand Entertainment, Add Attractions RISON – Despite having heavy competition for people’s attention this past Saturday, Rison in the Fall organizer Roy Phillips said was satisfied with the turnout anyhow and is already setting his attention on expanding next...

Bank of Rison Reveals Plans for New Building Downtown

RISON – The Bank of Rison has unveiled plans for its new building for downtown Rison and hopes to have clearance from the Arkansas Banking Department to begin construction soon. Troy Duke, president of The Bank of Rison, said the new structure will  consist of about 2,500 square feet and will contain...

Shannon Ingram

Shannon D. Ingram, 66, of the Y Community near Rison, passed away October 18, 2014. She was born April 23, 1948, at Fordyce, a daughter of the late Claude Elbert Lutrell and Ira Mae Brewer Lutrell. Mrs. Ingram was a faithful member of the Rison Church of Christ, where she was a Sunday School teacher and...

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