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Fourth Annual Car Show Is Saturday

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Rockin’ Robin’s owner Robin Gillett is prepping for her fourth annual car, truck and bike show which will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

As has been the case with its predecessors...

<p><strong>Tassel Turn</strong></p><p>Hannah McClung moves the tassel on her graduation cap from the right to the left at the end of Thursday’s commencement exercises held at Bearcat Stadium for the Booneville High School Class of 2016.</p>

Tassel Turn

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Tassel Turn

Hannah McClung moves the tassel on her graduation cap from the right to the left at the end of Thursday’s commencement exercises held at Bearcat Stadium for the Booneville High...

<p><strong>Bars Can’t Keep Them In</strong></p><p>Molly Watson and Donovan Shelton pause for a photo prior to commencement exercieses for the J.D. Leftwich High School Class of 2016 Friday night at Diamondback Arena.</p>

Bars Can’t Keep Them In

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Bars Can’t Keep Them In

Molly Watson and Donovan Shelton pause for a photo prior to commencement exercieses for the J.D. Leftwich High School Class of 2016 Friday night at Diamondback Arena...

<p><strong>New manager</strong>. Susan Featherson is the new manager of the Booneville Chamber of Commerce.</p>

Chamber Has New Manager

May 17, 2016 4:30pm

For the second time this year the Booneville Chamber of Commerce has a new manager as Susan Featherston has now taken over the reigns.

Featherston, who owns All Occasions and has been on...

<p><strong>Now on duty.</strong> Brett Chappell (left) and Jay Crosby (right) are pictured with Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks following completion of a 13-week law enforcement training to become the newest Logan County Deputy Sheriffs.</p>

Chappell, Crosby Newest County Deputies

May 17, 2016 4:30pm

Logan County has two new deputies in Brett Chappell and Jay Crosby who graduated from the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in Springdale Friday.

Chappell and Crosby will now begin...

Blood Donors Get Free Zoo Tickets Today

May 17, 2016 4:28pm

Two free tickets to the Tulsa Zoo await each blood donor at the Booneville’s blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute. Anyone who is 16 older and healthy is urged to save local lives by donating...

<p><strong>Celebration moment.</strong> Trevor Jones raises his arms into the air after hitting a three run double in the first inning against Mayflower Friday. (Photo by Cassie Rongey)</p>

Bearcats Baum Bound

May 17, 2016 4:28pm

Making the state tournament for the first time in 10 years was not enough for the Booneville Bearcats.

They came to play.

Three days later the Bearcats were one of two teams still...

<p><strong>State Qualifiers. </strong>Booneville qualified a squad for both the junior high and senior high trap shooting squads for state competition during Friday’s junior high and Saturday’s senior high district competition in Jacksonville. Pictured are are senior high shooters (from left) Jacob Tucker, Trey Black, Drew McCubbin, Casey Johnson and Chase Wiggins who finished in 13th place.</p>

State Qualifiers

May 17, 2016 4:26pm

Booneville qualified a squad for both the junior high and senior high trap shooting squads for state competition during Friday’s junior high and Saturday’s senior high district competition in...

<p><strong>Routine grounder.</strong> Ethan Fairbanks makes this play at second base during the Rattler lost to Murfreesboro in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament Thursday. (Photo by Cassie Rongey)</p>

Rattler Season Ends With Loss To Rattlers

May 17, 2016 4:24pm

In the Class 2A West Region final the Magazine Rattlers drew a lefty who has signed to play college baseball.

The opening round of the Class 2A state tournament Thursday, head coach Randy...

<p><strong>Stellar career ends.</strong> Booneville pitcher Ashdon Ross delivers a pitch to the plate during the Lady Cats’ state tournament game against Bald Knob last Friday in Norphlet. Third baseman Hannah McClung (left) and shortstop Whitney Tatum (right) stand ready to field their position. Ross finished with 263 strikeouts for the season as the Lady Cats finished the year 22-6 after a loss to Bald Knob. (Photo by Chuck Hayes)</p>

Errors Costly In State Quarterfinal Game

May 17, 2016 4:24pm

Having won their first state tournament game in several years with a win against Manila last Thursday, the Booneville softball team next faced the top-ranked team — not just in the classification...