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BHDC Bill Breezes Through Senate

Feb 24, 2015 2:35pm

Previously passed by the House, a $7.7 million appropriation bill for the Booneville Human Development Center was unanimously approved by the Arkansas Senate and has been sent to Gov. Asa...

<p><strong>Snow Man</strong></p><p>For the second straight weekend a winter storm passed through South Logan County. Sunday afternoon’s snowfall left enough accumulation for some residents to build snowmen like the guy above in the 200 block of Riviera Drive. The weekend weather front coupled with an expected additional front that arrived Monday morning led officials to cancel classes for the first time this school year in both Booneville and Magazine.</p>

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Tornado Siren Testing Identifies Problem

Feb 24, 2015 2:33pm

Wintery weather is at the forefront now but with the severe weather season drawing near, Booneville and Magazine have been testing their tornado warning systems the past couple of weeks. A third...

Magazine Man Killed In Accident On 116

Feb 24, 2015 2:32pm

A Magazine man was pronounced dead at a hospital Thursday night following a single vehicle accident at approximately 5:49 p.m. south of Booneville on State Highway 116.

According to an...

Fluoride bill

Feb 24, 2015 2:32pm

A bill passed by the House last week would allow local water utilities to determine the amount of fluoride, if any, is put into its water supply.

Specifically HB1355 would remove the minimum...

Three Fined For Hunting Violations At Scout Reservation

Feb 24, 2015 2:32pm

Wildlife officers with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service caught three people allegedly illegally hunting ducks and deer prior to the season opening....

New Media Agrees To Purchase Of Stephens Media

Feb 20, 2015 10:53am

New Media Investment Group announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media for $102.5 million in cash, subject to working capital...

BHDC Appropriations Bill Passed By House

Feb 17, 2015 2:59pm

A bill that would appropriate more than $7.7 million to the Booneville Human Development Center was filed, recommended do pass and approved by the Arkansas House in the span of four days last week...

<p><strong>Cleaning up</strong>. Connie Watson surveys the damage done by raccoons inside the Second Street Market early Wednesday morning. The animals apparently entered the building from the roof and fell through a ceiling tile.</p>

Raccoons Break Into Local Store

Feb 17, 2015 2:59pm

Connie Watson had always thought a raccoon was “cute.”

She changed her mind last week when a couple of coons “broke in” Second Street Market and damaged a good portion of her inventory.


Tax Vote Generating Little Activity

Feb 17, 2015 2:59pm

To say there has been little fanfare would be an understatement.

Less than three weeks before a March 10 election to decide if Booneville’s one percent sales tax will be renewed for another...

<p><strong>Shave For A Haircut</strong></p><p>About two months ago Booneville girls head basketball coach Jason Wallace told his team they could shave his head as soon as they won a game. Tuesday the Lady Cats beat 51-50 and on Wednesday, Wallace handed over the razor. Above Maria Newman (from left), Alley Vaught and Josie Killian nervously work around Wallace’s ears. At halftime of Tuesday’s win, which ended a 41-game losing streak, one player reminded her teammates if they could keep it together for another half, Wallace was getting a haircut.</p>

Coach Haircut

Feb 17, 2015 2:58pm

Shave For A Haircut

About two months ago Booneville girls head basketball coach Jason Wallace told his team they could shave his head as soon as they won a game. Tuesday the Lady Cats beat...

History Revised, Oliver Out As President

Feb 17, 2015 2:58pm

Through a move which would please Orwell’s Big Brother, the Booneville School Board has a new president.

During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, on a motion by Todd Preston, rescinded...


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