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John Reed To Run For County Coroner

RISON – John Reed of the Staves community officially announced Tuesday that he will run for coroner in the 2010 Democratic primary election. The coroner’s office is currently being filled on an interim basis by  Darran Kea. The position has been vacant ever since Edward “Bugs” Andrews resigned before formally […]


Local Districts To Present Facilities Plans

Cleveland County, Woodlawn Lay Out Plans For Improvements Over Next Six Years RISON – The Cleveland County and Woodlawn School Districts are putting the finishing touches on their respective School Facilities Master Plans before presenting them to the public for review. The Master Plan is essentially a forecast of what […]


Delinquent Solid Waste Bills Top $173,000

Treasurer Warns Crisis Looming if Collections Do Not Improve Soon RISON – Cleveland County Treasurer Becky Tollison warns that another potential budget crisis could be looming on the horizon for Cleveland County unless some headway can be made on collecting past-due bills for the solid waste program. Tollison, whose office […]


Gerald Totty

James Gerald Totty, 65, of Fordyce, died Sunday, January 8, 2012. He was born August 20, 1946, at Eudora, a son of the late Cecil and Theda Eva Gage Totty. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Cecil Gene and Charles Wayne Totty. Gerald was a deacon and […]