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Stephens Media to outsource Fort Smith area newspaper production

Jul 30, 2014 8:52am

Stephens Media LLC announced today they would be expanding their printing operations by moving all printing and mailroom operations from their Fort Smith and Van Buren production facilities to...

<p><strong>Dump Truck Fire</strong></p><p>Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke, investigated and called for fire officials after finding the truck ablaze and nobody around at the old saw mill property. The truck, which had the bed extended, had died and would not start, Brown said, and the driver left the area with another person to get tools but before he returned the fire began.</p>

Fire Call

Jul 29, 2014 5:08pm

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<p><strong>Downed Tree</strong></p><p>Several trees in Magazine were blown over by a storm that passed through the South Logan County area Wednesday afternoon. Above a tree outside an apartment building across from the Magazine School District high school campus was toppled but fell away from the apartments and the highway.</p>

Storm Damage

Jul 29, 2014 5:07pm

Downed Tree

Several trees in Magazine were blown over by a storm that passed through the South Logan County area Wednesday afternoon. Above a tree outside an apartment building across from...

First Clerk Candidate Files Friday

Jul 29, 2014 5:06pm

The filing period for candidates seeking election to municipal positions opened Friday at noon and by the end of the first half day of the three week period, a single candidate had come forth....

<p><strong>Certified law enforcement officer. </strong>Booneville Police Department officer Kody Smith (left) is congratulated by BPD Chief Al Brown on his recent completion of training at the Fort Smith Police Department Academy.</p>

Smith Graduates From FSPD Academy

Jul 29, 2014 5:05pm

In a recent ceremony Booneville Police Department officer Kody Smith graduated from the Fort Smith Police Academy. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown was in attendance.

Having already...

<p><strong>Fish story?</strong> State Rep. Jon Eubanks (from left), Booneville Human Development Center superintendent Jeff Gonyea, Logan County Judge Gus Young and State Sen. Gary Stubblefield check out the new dock installed on the BHDC water supply lake last week.</p>

New Dock In Place At BHDC Lake

Jul 29, 2014 5:04pm

Unlike the planning stages and funds procurement, installation of a floating dock at the Booneville Human Development Center was lightning fast.

Appreciation was almost as instantaneous....

Tax Collections Up Again

Jul 29, 2014 5:03pm

For the third straight month, sales tax collections for Booneville’s one percent sales taxes saw an increase, leaving the city more than $10,000 ahead of 2013 collection pace.

However, it...

Three Face Murder Charge

Updated: Jul 26, 2014 5:53pm

First-degree murder charges have been filed against three men in connection with the beating death of a 40-year old man in Booneville Tuesday afternoon..

William L. Strickland, 32, of Branch...

Reward Offered For Buffington

Jul 25, 2014 5:06am

The Arkansas Department of Correction is offering a reward of as much as $4,000 to anyone with information leading to the capture and arrest of escaped convicted murderer Timothy Buffington.


UPDATE: Name Of Deceased Released; Two Arrested

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 12:27pm

The man whose death in Booneville Tuesday launched a homicide investigation has been identified as 40-year old Greg Kennedy, the

Booneville Police Department said Wednesday in a press...

<p><strong>Demolotion crew</strong>. The 103-year old historic building at the intersection of First and Broadway was demolished last week. The building was damaged by a storm in April.</p>

Commercial District Shrinks

Jul 22, 2014 5:10pm

The Booneville Commercial Historic District is losing a member.

The April 13 storm that blew portions of the second floor of the building at 128 North Broadway into Broadway, onto vehicles...

Two Counties, One Jail, Zero Support

Jul 22, 2014 5:09pm

The idea of Logan and Franklin counties building a bi-county jail appears to be dead, according to Logan County Judge Gus Young and Quorum Court member Mike Schluterman.

The idea was first...


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