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Classified Ads – October 11, 2017

Sales This Week One day Estate Sale, Saturday, October 14 starting 8 AM at 3530 Hwy 189 South Kingsland, AR. Lots of items including household items, mattress/box springs, sewing machine. (*44) RUMMAGE SALE. 406 Main St. in Rison, 7:30-4 Friday, Oct. 13; 7:30-1 Saturday, Oct. 14; clothes, tools, luggage, dishes, […]


Joe Harris

Joe William Harris, 56, of Guntersville, Alabama, formerly of Rison, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Marshall Medical Center North in Guntersville. Mr. Harris was born February 24, 1961 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to Ina Clark Harris and the late Roy Harris. During his career, Joe was a master electrician […]


Scottie Roberts

Scottie Roberts, 85, of Rison was peacefully called home on October 6, 2017 to be with the Lord. He was born on August 10, 1932 in Yorktown, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Walter Chavis “Mutt” Roberts and Marina Ollar. He was also preceded in death by a […]


County General ‘Streak’ Broken

Fund Ends With Negative Balance; Get Rid of It Makes Pitch for Rison RISON – Thanks to a delayed payment from the state, Cleveland County broke a streak of nine consecutive months of having the balance in the county general fund finish in the black. Meanwhile, the county’s solid waste […]

Trojans Cash In On Bear Turnovers

Trojans Cash In On Bear Turnovers

WOODLAWN – Five first-half turnovers offset what was one of the Woodlawn Bears’ best overall efforts of the season Friday night as the Parkers Chapel Trojans cashed in for what ended up being a 44-13 victory at the Carl Jones Sports Complex. Going into last week’s 8-2A conference game, Woodlawn […]