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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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October Daze 2014

Oct 18, 2014 2:34pm

Fall decoration. Pictured is one of the selections from a table of fall decorations available for sale at October Daze Saturday morning and afternoon in downtown Booneville.


Paris Man Sentenced To 90 Years For Wreck That Killed Dad, Two Sons

Oct 17, 2014 12:13pm

PARIS — A Paris man was sentenced to 90 years in prison Thursday afternoon, after he pleaded guilty to three counts of negligent homicide in the morning.

Eric Randall Thompson, 43, killed...

Tax Day

Oct 15, 2014 11:20am

Jeff Benton of Booneville was among several who waited until Wednesday, the last day, to pay personal and real estate taxes for 2014.

<p><strong>Breaking bread.</strong> City clerk candidates (from left) Stacy Brown, Marilyn Rogers and Gayleene West all spoke at a recent meeting of the Booneville Rotary Club.</p>

Clerk Candidates Share Views

Oct 14, 2014 5:06pm

On Jan. 1 of 2015 a city clerk other than Melinda Smith will be sworn into service.

Smith opted to retire from the position rather than seek a seventh four-year term in office. Three...

<p><strong>The beast</strong>. Steven Hawkins stands beside an alligator he killed after winning a permit for the Arkansas River Public Alligator hunt.</p>

Hawkins Harvests Trophy Gator With Harpoon, Snare, Knife

Oct 14, 2014 5:05pm

Steven Hawkins of Booneville was one of only 20, lucky hunters drawn for the Zone 3, lower Arkansas River Public Alligator hunt this year.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission randomly...

Daze Continues Busy Period For Chamber

Oct 14, 2014 5:04pm

Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce officials hope success begets success.

Coming off the largest Arkansas Marathon the BDC/Chamber has sponsored since...

<p><strong>Reflection garden</strong>. Silas Fleming picks up a yellow rose from a memorial stone for his great-grandmother, Dean Borum, following the dedication of a reflection garden to deceased county employees behind the courthouse in Booneville Friday.</p>

Reflection Garden Dedicated

Oct 14, 2014 5:04pm

A reflection garden created in memory of deceased Logan County employees was dedicated behind the courthouse in Booneville Friday afternoon.

The project started in July after the passing of...

Calls Seeking Fees For Voter Registration Are Bogus

Oct 14, 2014 5:03pm

With early voting due to start next week the Logan County Clerk’s Booneville office has seen an increase in the number of inquiries of voting statuses and heard news of a possible scam.


Former Sheriffs Want To Be County Judge

Oct 13, 2014 4:14pm

Two former Logan County sheriffs are seeking election as the county judge in the Nov. 4 general election.

Ray Gack, 54, a Republican, faces Democrat Mark Limbird, 68. The county judge serves...

Sheriff’s Race Features Incumbent, Magazine Police Chief

Oct 13, 2014 4:11pm

The Logan County sheriff is seeking his fifth term against Magazine’s police chief.

Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith won the Democratic primary on May 20. He is seeking re-election against...

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