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Board Holds Special Meeting

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm

Some Booneville School Board members want to slow down, at least one was openly confrontational and another was supportive of recent actions of district superintendent John K. Parrish regarding a...

<p><strong>Close Call</strong></p><p>A Driggs Fire Department fireman applies water to the charred remains of a building outside a home outside of Magazine Thursday. The Magazine Fire Department responded to two calls within minutes. Above a renter had apparently burned trash earlier in the day, thought the fire was out and left the home. Passers-by saw the fire, started battling it with a garden hose and called 911. The fire spread to a shed and into a field where it burned several hay bales. The fire also spread to the home, melting siding and charring the west side of the home. The Magazine, Magazine Rural, Driggs and Blue Mountain fire departments responded to the fire.</p>

Close Call

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm
<p><strong>Rewarded</strong>. Booneville Junior High students like Joie Bogart and Jessica Tanner helped the school earn a reward of $28,165.08 for finishing in the top 10 in test scores.</p>

BJHS Earns Top 10 Reward

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm

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<p><strong>Flu Shot</strong></p><p>Deedra Rogers has a flu shot administered by Arkansas Department of Health Nurse Peggy Rockenhaus during a mass flu shot clinic held Thursday at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Booneville.</p>

Flu Shot

Nov 26, 2014 2:33pm

Flu Shot

Deedra Rogers has a flu shot administered by Arkansas Department of Health Nurse Peggy Rockenhaus during a mass flu shot clinic held Thursday at the First Baptist Church Family Life...

County Budget May Be Easier

Nov 26, 2014 2:32pm

Since Mickey Oates was elected Logan County Treasurer in 2010 she has had to be involved in budget processes that have had built-in or unforeseen major expenses.

The process for the 2015...

<p><strong>Ribbon cut</strong>. Connie Watson, the Booneville Hospital Auxiliary president cuts the ribbon outside the new revamped Blanche’s Gift Shop at Mercy Hospital Booneville Tuesday.</p>

Ribbon Cut At Hospital Gift Shop

Nov 26, 2014 2:32pm

A ribbon cutting was held Tuesday to make a change in direction at Blanche’s Gift Shop inside Mercy Hospital Booneville.

As president of the Booneville Hospital Auxiliary and with the gift...

‘Click It or Ticket’ Enforcement Effort Targeting Holiday Travelers

Nov 21, 2014 12:30pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Police and local lawn enforcement agencies are stepping up enforcement of seat belt laws over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement...

<p>Jacob Krepps gets his flu shot during a mass flu clinic Thursday. Arkansas Department of Health officials will be administering the shots until 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.</p>

Flu Shot Clinic

Updated: Nov 20, 2014 2:00pm

Jacob Krepps gets his flu shot during a mass flu clinic Thursday. Arkansas Department of Health officials will be administering the shots until 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Family Life...

School Staff Likely To Shrink

Nov 19, 2014 12:26pm

Superintendent John Parrish is looking to make the Booneville School District’s employee roster a little thinner.

In terms of numbers, not weight.

During his financial report to the...

<p><strong>Infighting?</strong> State Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, left, and Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, talk at the state Capitol on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Dismang was elected Senate president pro tem Friday, two days after Stubblefield dropped a bid to challenge him. (John Lyon photo)</p>

Biggest Fights Of Session Likely To Be Within GOP Ranks

Nov 19, 2014 12:25pm

LITTLE ROCK — With Republicans holding sizable majorities in the Arkansas House and Senate, the biggest tussles in the upcoming legislative session are likely to be not between Republicans and...

<p><strong>Opening soon</strong>. The Booneville School Board last week approved a lease agreement with Cooper Clinic to operate a rural health clinic at its former ALE building.</p>

School Board Approves Clinic Lease

Nov 19, 2014 12:24pm

The Booneville School Board last week unanimously approved a lease agreement through which Cooper Clinic will operate a rural health clinic through the school district’s oldest building.

The...

<p><strong>Sheriff’s office leadership</strong>. Kevin Kimbrell (left) and Tom Bruce (right) have accepted positions with the Logan County Sheriff’s office, sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks (middle) announced Friday.</p>

Sherriff-Elect Announces Staff Additions

Nov 19, 2014 12:24pm

Logan County Sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks announced on his Facebook campaign page, the addition of Tom Bruce and Kevin Kimbrell to his staff at the sheriff’s office. Like Hicks himself, both...

Training Set For Golden City Firefighters

Nov 19, 2014 12:23pm

Since assuming control of Golden City Fire Department the Grayson Rural Fire Department has been handling all calls pertaining to the department.

At the time of the takeover of what Grayson...

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