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House Calls: Chickenpox

Oct 01, 2014 5:02am

Several local students in Arkansas have contracted or been exposed to chickenpox according to the Arkansas Department of Health. New Arkansas regulations state any non-vaccinated student exposed...

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Fishing Derby

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 9:37am

The Booneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church held its 2nd annual youth fishing derby on June 24.

Church officials thank the youth who participated and officials and youth also want to thank...

Rabies Outbreak: 103 Cases So Far This Year

Jul 21, 2014 5:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — More than 100 cases of rabies were reported in Arkansas as of June 24, a number almost double the normal level that state health and animal science experts attributed to a greater...

Report: National Park Visitors Spent $1.4 Million In Arkansas In 2013

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 12:44pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ national parks welcomed 2.78 million visitors who spent $1.4 million in the state in 2013, the National Park Service said in a report released Friday.

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<p><strong>65 Year Reunion</strong></p><p>On June 28, the Booneville High School Class of 1949 celebrated their 65 year reunion which the class has enjoyed every five years since graduation at various restaurants in Booneville. Each person pictured attended the Alumni meeting at the high school from 10 a.m. until noon. Afterwards they gathered for their luncheon at Table Forty Two at 42 West Main in Booneville. Pictured (from left) Joy Sharum, of Fort Smith; Maxine Bentley of Dallas, Texas; Billy Bob Cauthron of Booneville; Bill Aydelott of Sallisaw, Okla.; Dot Blythe of Springdale; Betty Magruder of Booneville; John Ross Williams of Scranton; Joy Bowden of Booneville; and Merlene Swint of Booneville.</p>

Class Meets For 65 Year Reunion

Jul 15, 2014 11:54pm

On June 28, the Booneville High School Class of 1949 celebrated their 65 year reunion which the class has enjoyed every five years since graduation at various restaurants in Booneville. Each...

<p><strong>Successful Reunion</strong></p><p>The BHS Class of 1974 celebrated their 40 year reunion on June 27 and 28 in conjunction with the annual Booneville Homecoming. Forty-four classmates and their guests attended the two-day function. Classmates enjoying the weekend events pictured were (front, from left) Chuck Organ, Matha Burwell Rogers, Sharon Phelps (Class Sponsor), Terry Bradshaw Conyers, Sharon Raggio Lynch, Gayle Partain Hartigan, Susan Thomas Kendall and James Mullins. (Second row) Kenneth Oliver, Jacky Lynch, Carla Finney Lynch, Julie Chalfant Lacy and Sharon Lairamore Andrew. (Third row) Bob Lovett, Duain Smith, Brian Mueller, Gary Lehren, Mike Lewis, Don Lyle, Jackie Kendall and Mark Berry. (Back) Mike Cauthron, Mike Forrester, Glen Fritsche, David Prewett, Mike Ray and Mike Farris. Not pictured, but also attending the Friday night function were: Dana Bowden Michael, Diana Jones Wilkins and Rickey Morris. The class plans to meet next in the year 2019 for their 45th year reunion.</p>

40 Year Reunion

Jul 08, 2014 5:44pm

Successful Reunion

The BHS Class of 1974 celebrated their 40 year reunion on June 27 and 28 in conjunction with the annual Booneville Homecoming. Forty-four classmates and their guests...

Waiting Increases Social Security Payments

Jul 08, 2014 5:43pm

Logan County residents who are nearing retirement age can increase their lifetime income if they can wait a bit to start drawing Social Security benefits.

In Logan County 2,886 residents —...

<p><strong>Winning art</strong>. Mildred Ming of Booneville won two awards at the recent annual Butterfly Festival in Paris.</p>

Local Artists Excel

Jul 01, 2014 5:05pm

Two local artists collected all four ribbons at the Butterfly Festival Art Show and won prize money totalling over $100.

Artist Mildred Ming won first place for her watercolor “Grapes &...

<p><strong>Gavel Passed</strong></p><p>Outgoing Booneville Rotary Club president Philip Blankenship (left) passed the gavel to incoming president Ross Kent last Friday.</p>

Gavel Passed

Jul 01, 2014 5:04pm

Gavel Passed

Outgoing Booneville Rotary Club president Philip Blankenship (left) passed the gavel to incoming president Ross Kent last Friday.

<p><strong>Retirement</strong></p><p>Brenda Ramos, who works for the Logan County Health Department retired effective June 30 after 24 1/2 years of service with the Arkansas Department of Health in Logan County.</p>

Retirement

Jul 01, 2014 5:00pm

Retirement

Brenda Ramos, who works for the Logan County Health Department retired effective June 30 after 24 1/2 years of service with the Arkansas Department of Health in Logan County.

<p>SCOTT SMITH • TIMES RECORD</p><p>This photo shows the painting of Ola Rea Mikles, which decorated the B-17 plane piloted by her husband, the late Lt. Col. Lowell Mikles of Booneville, during World War II. The two were childhood friends who married after high school. Lowell Mikles also served in the Korean and Vietnam wars before retiring in 1967.</p>

Mikles Provides Inspiration For War Hero Husband

Jun 17, 2014 10:16pm

BOONEVILLE — Over the course of three history-making wars, Ola Rea Mikles gave her husband a strong desire to come home safe.

Much of that inspiration for the late Lt. Col. Lowell Mikles...

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