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Mary Johnston

Mary Johnston, 84, of the Rowell community, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018, in Pine Bluff. Born July 17, 1933, in Rison, she was a daughter to the late John and Mae Herrington. She was a retired receptionist for the Jefferson County Courthouse. Mrs. Johnston was a faithful member […]

Bears Overcome Marsh, Wildcats
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Bears Overcome Marsh, Wildcats

Woodlawn’s Treys Help Overcome 33-Point Effort From Rison’s Marsh WOODLAWN – Woodlawn found its range late as the Bears used their 3-point shooting and free throws to overcome a 33-point performance by Rison’s Frederick Marsh and pull away late for 92-78 victory over the Wildcats Monday night before a packed […]

Kingsland Currently Without a Mayor
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Kingsland Currently Without a Mayor

City Council To Address Vacancy on Jan. 25; Water Issues Are Discussed KINGSLAND – Former Kingsland Mayor Charles Crain officially resigned from office on Jan. 1, but the Kingsland City Council is still undecided as which direction it will go concerning a replacement to finish the year remaining on his […]


County Passes On Offer To Join Opioid Lawsuit

RISON – The Cleveland County Quorum Court took no action Tuesday night on an offer to become part of a joint lawsuit against the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioids, the pain medication that is leading to widepsread addictions across the country. County Judge Gary Spears told the court during its […]