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<p><strong>Captured</strong>. An Arkansas Department of Correction officer escorts Tim “Bo” Buffington to a vehicle outside the Booneville Police Department Wednesday. Buffington, who was convicted of murder in Booneville in 1999 and was serving a 20-year sentence, escaped from prison June 21.</p>

Buffington Captured In Logan County

Updated: Sep 18, 2014 4:52pm

BOONEVILLE — Convicted murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington turned himself in to police Thursday morning after almost three months on the run.

Buffington, 48, turned himself in after calling...

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County HUD Office To Operate Throug h BHA

Sep 16, 2014 3:18pm

The Logan County Housing and Urban Development office will be moving in the next two weeks.

The office, currently located in the county courthouse, will become part of the Booneville Housing...

<p><strong>Last meeting</strong>. Booneville Schools superintendent John Parrish presented Carol Lloyd with a plaque last Tuesday at the end of Lloyd’s last meeting as a member of the Booneville School Board. The board president chose not to seek reelection after six years on the board.</p>

Construction Less Of Issue Than Thought

Sep 16, 2014 3:17pm

In what now looks to be a case of preparation for a worst-case scenario, Booneville School Superintendent John Parrish told the Booneville School Board last month the start of the school year...

Declining Land Values May Mean Less Tax Money

Sep 16, 2014 3:17pm

Logan County Assessor Kay Tanner sounded a warning about property values in the county recently. They may be down which means less income from property taxes next year.

“At this point, it...

Fluoride Not Universally Opposed

Sep 09, 2014 7:42pm

Not everybody in Booneville is upset with state mandated fluoridation of the local water supply.

Namely the dentists who have offices in the city bearing their names — J. Thad Shirey and...

<p><strong>Best friends?</strong> Taylor Danekas hugs her heifer, Saisley, who she fed from a bottle and showed at the South Logan County Livestock and Fair last week.</p>

Fair Attendance Down; Carnival Idea Revisited

Sep 09, 2014 7:42pm

A continued trend of declining attendance through the gates has South Logan County Fair Board members reconsidering their stance on attracting a carnival.

“We’re not going to have the...

Altercation Results In Stabbing, Baseball Bat Beating

Sep 09, 2014 7:41pm

The Booneville Police Department is investigating into an altercation at a Booneville residence in which one man was stabbed, another was beaten with a baseball bat and both ended up in the...

<p><strong>Rescued</strong>. David Hogan holds one of the dogs who was captured near the boat dock at the old city lake Friday. In what is suspected to be a kennel dump, about 20 dogs were reported roaming the area.</p>

Dogs Dumped At Lake

Sep 09, 2014 7:41pm

Booneville Animal Control officer David Hogan and animal shelter volunteers responded to a call Friday to help round up about 20 dogs who, it is suspected, were dumped by a kennel owner.

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<p>Field work. Booneville head coach Scott Hyatt works sand into a bare spot on the field at Bearcat Stadium laste week. The fist game set for the field was moved to Ozark to give the field one more week of growth.</p>

Stadium Quiet During Opening Weekend

Sep 09, 2014 7:41pm

Bearcat Stadium sat idle last week while both the Booneville Junior High and High School Bearcats made trips to Ozark.

The junior high game had been scheduled as a home game for Booneville...

Guilty Verdict, Life Sentence Handed Down In Rape Case

Updated: Sep 09, 2014 7:55pm

An eight-woman, four-man jury deliberated less than an hour Tuesday afternoon to return a guilty verdict in a rape case at the South Logan County Courthouse in Booneville.

Eric Scott Paulson...

<p><strong>Livestock Check In Day At The Fair</strong></p><p>The 71st annual South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair is ongoing at the South Logan County Fairgrounds. The highlight of today was the home economics judging, livestock check in and horse show at 6 p.m. Above Joshua Rongey brushes Keera.</p>

71st Annual Fair

Sep 03, 2014 6:03pm

Livestock Check In Day At The Fair

The 71st annual South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair is ongoing at the South Logan County Fairgrounds. The highlight of today was the home economics...

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