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Senator: No Legislative Support For Raising Decal Fee To Fund New Prison

Aug 20, 2014 8:25am

LITTLE ROCK — Legislative support may be lacking for a proposal to raise money for a new prison by increasing the decal fee that Arkansas motorists pay when renewing their license plates, the...

Building Transportation Infrastructure “Obligation”

Aug 20, 2014 8:23am

FORT SMITH — U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Jim Inhofe told western Arkansas officials that building transportation infrastructure is a constitutional obligation.

The senators met with the...

<p><strong>Back To The Future</strong></p><p>The Booneville senior high Bearcats and the little league teams raise their helmets in a team huddle after the teams scrimmaged against each other in the annual Purple-Gold games Friday night on the school’s junior high practice field.</p>

Purple-Gold Scrimmage

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

Back To The Future

The Booneville senior high Bearcats and the little league teams raise their helmets in a team huddle after the teams scrimmaged against each other in the annual Purple-...

<p><strong>Up on the roof</strong>. The first day of school was also the first day of a roof replacement project at Booneville Junior High School. The hail damaged roof, along with the roofs on the Rippy Fieldhouse, Bearcat Gymnasium and the new portion of the school’s agriculture building are all being replaced.</p>

Board Warned Of Early Problems

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

It probably was not what any superintendent ever wanted to tell a school board just four days before a new school year was due to start.

But, Booneville Schools superintendent John K....

Wilkins Wants Fourth Term

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

It wasn’t quite the last minute, but Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins did file to seek a fourth four-year term on the last day of the filing period.

Wilkins ended months long speculation and...

Mueller Files For City Attorney

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

Before last Thursday when former Booneville Mayor Brian Mueller filed a candidacy petition, Booneville had not had an elected city attorney in at least two decades.

It was in Mueller’s final...

<p><strong>Fresh goat’s milk</strong>. Todd Patterson drinks a cup of fresh goat’s milk prior to conducting a junior premium auction sale for Elisabeth Beeler in 2008. The 2014 South Logan County Fair is dedicated to Patterson.</p>

Fair Dedicated To Auctioneer

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

The 2014 South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair, which runs from Sept. 2 through 6, is dedicated to Logan County auctioneer Todd Patterson.

Patterson has long been a regular at the fair...

ADC: Not All Roadblocks Tip Related

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

It has been two months since convicted murderer Tim “Bo” Buffington escaped from prison in Pine Bluff and although it has been scaled back from the initial days of the manhunt, the Arkansas...

Eccles Closing Clinic Friday

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

The offer was one he couldn’t resist.

In his fourth year of practicing in Booneville, Dr.Richard Eccles was approached by medical officials in Mena and, in the end, he couldn’t say no.


Plea Deal Rejected

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

A woman accused of holding a shotgun on a woman with cancer, and her child, while another man stole medications rejected a plea deal Friday in court in Booneville.

At the request of public...