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<p><strong>Political cliche?</strong> Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross was in town Thursday on his “Jobs First Tour.” Above he met with Josh Beers, his wife Lacey and children, including baby newborn Camden, after leaving El Penjamo’s.</p>

Ross Expects To Return To City As Governor

Oct 28, 2014 5:03pm

In town to do some campaigning during a lunch break last week, Mike Ross thinks his next trip to Booneville will be as the governor of Arkansas.

Ross, who is running as a Democrat against...

Three After Clerk Job

Oct 28, 2014 5:02pm
<p><strong>Ready for destruction</strong>. Booneville Police Department dispatcher Gina Kinney dumps pills into a bucket. The pills were deposited in a medication collection drop box at the BPD. The pills will be delivered to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction.</p>

Drop Box Used Often

Oct 28, 2014 5:00pm

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Sexual Assualt Charge Filed

Oct 28, 2014 4:59pm

A 23-year old Fort Smith man has been charged with fourth degree sexual assault for allegedly inappropriate touching of a 15-year old Magazine boy.

In April a relative of the teenager turned...

<p><strong>Trick or treat</strong>. A couple of skeletons, one with a Jack O’Lantern head, sit in chairs in a front yard at McCandless and Eighth street. The decorations are among a Halloween-theme yard that encompasses the entire yard.</p>

Trick Or Treat

Oct 28, 2014 4:58pm

Trick or treat. A couple of skeletons, one with a Jack O’Lantern head, sit in chairs in a front yard at McCandless and Eighth street. The decorations are among a Halloween-theme yard that...

Turnout Projected Between 40 And 45 Percent

Oct 28, 2014 4:58pm

The expensive, hotly-contested, advertising-laden election of 2014 will come to a close on Tuesday, Nov. 4. That’s when voters will finish making their decisions in races ranging from Alderman to...

City Earns Second Volunteer Award

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Booneville is among 14 communities selected to receive the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year Award for volunteer efforts.

Booneville and Sebastian County’s Fort Smith are among...

<p><strong>Making a pitch</strong>. Melissa Astin of Cooper Clinic addressed the Booneville School Board last week about her company possibly leasing the school’s old Alternative Education Building — formerly the Home Ec Cottage — for use as a rural health clinic.</p>

Cooper Interested In Home Ec Cottage As Rural Health Clinic

Oct 21, 2014 5:09pm

The Booneville School Board last week authorized superintendent John Parrish to pursue a lease agreement with Cooper Clinic to operate a rural health clinic in a school district owned building....

<p><strong>New president.</strong> Booneville Schools Superintendent John Parrish (left) is seated next to new Booneville School Board President Bill Oliver during Tuesday’s meeting.</p>

Oliver Is Board President

Oct 21, 2014 5:08pm

The Booneville School Board last week elected Bill Oliver as its president.

With previous board president Carol Lloyd’s term having expired and she having chosen not to seek reelection, then...

Flu Shot Clinics Postponed

Oct 21, 2014 5:07pm

The Logan County flu clinics scheduled for Thursday at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris and Friday at the First Baptist Church in Booneville have been postponed due to a delay in...

<p>Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a spot in the finals on Saturday, Oct. 18, where she also won for vocal solo of the same material. (Photo by Mark Fonville)</p>

State Fair Talent

Oct 21, 2014 5:06pm

Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a...

<p><strong>October Daze Performance</strong></p><p>Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.</p>

October Daze Performance

Oct 21, 2014 5:05pm

October Daze Performance

Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.

Duck race. The Kiwanis Club held its annual Ducky Dash...

<p><strong>Ribbon cut</strong>. The dual business of Joe’s Cafe and Real World Internet Solutions held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday afternoon during October Daze.</p>

Ribbon Cut During Festival Saturday

Oct 21, 2014 5:04pm

Real World Internet Solutions and Joe’s Café on Broadway used the annual October Daze festival in downtown as a backdrop for a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday.

Established in 2011...

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