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<p><strong>Mourning band</strong>. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown said last week the unofficial badge of law enforcement seems to have the mourning band permanently attached.</p>

Constant State Of Mourning

Updated: Jul 27, 2016 1:48pm

According to Google, the time it would take to drive from Booneville to Dallas is under five hours. It’s about eight hours to Baton Rouge.

For people like Seth Maxwell, wives, mothers,...

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Taste Of SLC Relaunch Set For Today

Jul 26, 2016 1:45pm

Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Susan Featherston said she couldn’t hazard a guess as to how many people will choose the Taste of South Logan County for...

Magazine Changes Student Drop Off, Pick Up Routes

Jul 26, 2016 1:45pm

Changes in student drop off and pick up will be instituted at both Magazine Elementary School and J.D. Leftwich High School for the 2016-2017 school year that starts in three weeks.

“We’re...

Municipal Filing Period Opens Friday

Jul 26, 2016 1:45pm

The filing period for municipal candidates will begin Friday, July 29 at noon. The three-week filing period will remain open until noon, Friday, Aug. 19.

Rated a first class city by...

National Gas Prices At 12-Year Low

Jul 26, 2016 1:43pm

Last week, national gas prices hit a 12-year low for July after a 35-day slide that put the Arkansas average at $1.97 a gallon and the national average at $2.21.

Gas prices continue to drop...

<p><strong>Downtown Beautification. </strong>Robert Canada and Josh Beers of First Assembly of God are helping the Downtown Beautification Committee’s project by spraying weeds growing along sidewalks and buildings.</p>

Downtown Beautification

Jul 26, 2016 1:43pm

Robert Canada and Josh Beers of First Assembly of God are helping the Downtown Beautification Committee’s project by spraying weeds growing along sidewalks and buildings.

<p><strong>New President </strong>As its new president, John Parrish presided over his first meeting of the Booneville Rotary Club Thursday. The club meets at noon on Thursdays at Pizza Italia.</p>

New President

Jul 26, 2016 1:39pm

John Parrish presided over his first meeting as president of the Booneville Rotary Club Thursday.

<p><strong>Signing in</strong>. Jennifer Haynes (left) and Debra Hawkins go through the process to cast ballots in the special election on a countywide sales tax to build and maintain a new jail in Logan County.</p>

Jail Taxes Pass Easily

Updated: Jul 20, 2016 10:18am

Logan County Judge Ray Gack and County Sheriff Boyd Hicks both expressed gratitude last week after voters in the county overwhelmingly approved a 1 percent increase in sales taxes to finance...

Approval Drives Up Grocery Tax to 5.5 Percent In City

Jul 20, 2016 10:14am

When Logan County voters approved a pair of one-half cent sales tax increases last week, the tax rate in Booneville climbed into double digits.

Already at 9.5 percent, purchases of goods and...

<p><strong>Drive In Window. </strong>A Booneville woman told Booneville Police Department Chief Al Brown she believed she had her vehicle in reverse when she accidentally hopped the curb and drove into the window of J Mart 3, located at the intersection of Main and Broadway, Tuesday afternoon. Melissa Quick told a police officer she had just purchased the vehicle the preceding day and wasn’t used to it yet. Quick was not cited initially for the accident.</p>

Drive In Window

Jul 20, 2016 10:14am

A Booneville woman told Booneville Police Department Chief Al Brown she believed she had her vehicle in reverse when she accidentally hopped the curb and drove into the window of J Mart 3, located...

Taste Of South Logan County Returning

Jul 20, 2016 10:12am

The Taste of South Logan County fundraiser luncheon is returning next Wednesday.

Set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jeral Hampton Meeting Place on July 27, the luncheon will come with a $10...

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