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Three Issues: 4th District Congressional Candidates On Infrastructure, ISIS, Farm Bill

Oct 22, 2014 11:55am

WASHINGTON — Three candidates are competing to represent Arkansas’s 4th District, which includes Pine Bluff and most of the state’s southern counties.

The candidates — Bruce Westerman, 46, a...

McDaniel Announces School Safety Initiative

Oct 22, 2014 11:53am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday the launch of a training initiative for law enforcement officers, educators and emergency responders to help schools prepare for...

City Earns Second Volunteer Award

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Booneville is among 14 communities selected to receive the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year Award for volunteer efforts.

Booneville and Sebastian County’s Fort Smith are among...

<p><strong>Making a pitch</strong>. Melissa Astin of Cooper Clinic addressed the Booneville School Board last week about her company possibly leasing the school’s old Alternative Education Building — formerly the Home Ec Cottage — for use as a rural health clinic.</p>

Cooper Interested In Home Ec Cottage As Rural Health Clinic

Oct 21, 2014 5:09pm

The Booneville School Board last week authorized superintendent John Parrish to pursue a lease agreement with Cooper Clinic to operate a rural health clinic in a school district owned building....

<p><strong>New president.</strong> Booneville Schools Superintendent John Parrish (left) is seated next to new Booneville School Board President Bill Oliver during Tuesday’s meeting.</p>

Oliver Is Board President

Oct 21, 2014 5:08pm

The Booneville School Board last week elected Bill Oliver as its president.

With previous board president Carol Lloyd’s term having expired and she having chosen not to seek reelection, then...

Flu Shot Clinics Postponed

Oct 21, 2014 5:07pm

The Logan County flu clinics scheduled for Thursday at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris and Friday at the First Baptist Church in Booneville have been postponed due to a delay in...

<p>Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a spot in the finals on Saturday, Oct. 18, where she also won for vocal solo of the same material. (Photo by Mark Fonville)</p>

State Fair Talent

Oct 21, 2014 5:06pm

Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a...

<p><strong>October Daze Performance</strong></p><p>Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.</p>

October Daze Performance

Oct 21, 2014 5:05pm

October Daze Performance

Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.

Duck race. The Kiwanis Club held its annual Ducky Dash...

<p><strong>Ribbon cut</strong>. The dual business of Joe’s Cafe and Real World Internet Solutions held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday afternoon during October Daze.</p>

Ribbon Cut During Festival Saturday

Oct 21, 2014 5:04pm

Real World Internet Solutions and Joe’s Café on Broadway used the annual October Daze festival in downtown as a backdrop for a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday.

Established in 2011...

<p>Vicky J. Parrish • Democrat Sports</p><p><strong>Old school rivalry, old school formation</strong>. Bryson May (21) carries the football out of a formation similar to the single wing during the fourth quarter of Friday’s 34-14 win at Paris. May scored two fourth quarter touchdowns.</p>

Cats Make Change, Pull Away

Oct 21, 2014 5:03pm

With 8:41 to go in the game Friday in Paris Booneville was clinging to a 19-14 lead and were about to start a possession from their own 21-yard line after a muffed kickoff.

In less than four...