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Action On Superintendent’s Contract Delayed

Jan 20, 2015 5:40pm

The Booneville School Board was expected to take up discussion of superintendent John K. Parrish’s contract in a special meeting last night (Tuesday).

After dispensing with the regular...

<p><strong>Volunteer Award</strong>. Booneville and Fort Smith were both recognized as Arkansas Volunteer Communities of the Year during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference last week. Pictured above are Dianne Wilkins, Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders, Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick.</p>

City Picks Up Second Volunteer Award

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick were on hand during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference at the State House Convention Center last week to pick up the city’s second...

<p><strong>2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty</strong></p><p>Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her Court of Royalty (from left) 7th Grade Maid Belle McLemore, Freshman Maid Allyson Lindley, Junior Maid Nikki Maness, Vazquez, Senior Maid Jaycie Rodatz, Sophomore Maid Ashtyn Zarlingo, and 8th Grade Maid Haley Gray.</p>

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>State Rep. Jon Eubanks</strong></p>

Rep. Appointed Assistant Speaker

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam appointed Rep. Jon Eubanks of Paris, Arkansas to serve as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

The Speaker Pro Tempore serves during the absences of the...

Battery Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor In Shooting

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

A Booneville man who shot another man in a downtown alley last spring plead guilty, through his attorney, to a misdemeanor charge last Friday.

Roy D. Wingate, 36, had been charged with...

Superintendent Search Firm Sets January 30 Community Input Meeting

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

The Magazine School District Board of Education has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development to assist them in the task of selecting superintendent...

<p><strong>Appreciation plaque.</strong> Booneville Police Department Lt. Steve Reid presents Melinda Smith with a plaque of appreciation for her 24 years of service as Booneville City Clerk druing a retirment reception for Smith last week.</p>

Retirement Reception Held For Clerk

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

When plaques were presented to an outgoing alderman and city attorney during the December meeting of the Booneville City Council, though it was her last meeting of a 24-year career, City Clerk...

<p><strong>Low post</strong>. Bryce Gordon goes inside on this possession Tuesday for the Magazine Rattlers. Gordon scored 13 points as Magazine posted its first win, beating Union Christian</p>

Rattlers Win First Of Season

Jan 20, 2015 5:36pm

The Magazine Rattlers broke into the win column for the first time this season with a dominating performance against Union Christian Academy, 50-31.

The Rattlers stopped their 11-game season...

BHS To Host Softball Regional

Jan 20, 2015 5:35pm

The Arkansas Activities Association announced last week the Booneville Lady Cat softball team will serve as the host for the Class 3A Region 1 tournament set for May 8-11.

Booneville was the...

<p><strong>Beating her man.</strong> Maria Newman drives around an Atkins defender during a game last week.</p>

Atkins, Paris Top Hoops Teams

Jan 20, 2015 5:35pm

After a disappointing loss to Atkins Booneville coach Ronnie Denton wanted to have the team work harder in practice, and it showed Friday night when the Bearcats played Paris. Their passes seemed...