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Substitute Teacher Charged With Child Pornography

Feb 03, 2016 12:45pm

A Booneville woman is set to be arraigned Friday in the southern District of Logan County on a charge of computer child pornography for the alleged exchange of nude images with a 15-year old male...

Use Of Smart911 Urged

Feb 02, 2016 4:53pm
<p><strong>House Fire</strong></p><p>The Magazine/Magazine Rural, Sugar Grove, Driggs and Booneville Rural fire departments responded to a fire at a home at the intersection of Old Union Road and Highway 10 just west of Magazine Friday morning about 8 a.m. There were no reported injuries and preliminary reports indicated the fire started near the fireplace of the home.</p>

House Fire

Feb 02, 2016 4:53pm

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Rape Convict Pleads To Writing Threatening Letters

Jan 27, 2016 12:03am

A Booneville man serving time for rape last week plead guilty to four counts of first degree terroristic threatening in a case involving letters written to two court officials.


<p><strong>Wetting down the roof</strong>. A neighbor uses a water hose to put water on his roof while the vacant home next door burns. Embers from the home burned an area in the back yard of his home.</p>

BFD Responds To Two Fires Within Minutes

Jan 27, 2016 12:03am

The Booneville Fire Department was called out to two fires in under an hour Thursday afternoon.

In the first a resident on Stadium Drive notified the BFD of an issue in a utility room...

Fifth Drug Charge Nets Defendant $60,000 Bond

Jan 27, 2016 12:02am

A fifth drug related charge against the same defendant resulted in a $60,000 bond being set by 15th Judicial District Judge Jerry Don Ramey Friday.

Michael Joseph McGrath was in court Friday...

Sites At Blue Mountain Lake Can Now Be Reserved

Jan 27, 2016 12:02am

PLAINVIEW, Ark. - With the turn of the new year, many people will soon be thinking about spring and summer camping and fishing trips. The Army Corps of Engineers at Blue Mountain and Nimrod lakes...

County Looking At 140-Bed Jail

Jan 27, 2016 12:01am

Logan County is now considering building a 140-bed county jail, County Judge Ray Gack said last week. The county had previously been considering a 100-bed jail.

Gack also said the architect...

County Should Meet Threshold For Disaster Funds

Jan 27, 2016 12:00am

Last Wednesday, a representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management toured parts of Logan County to assess damage done by heavy rain and...

<p><strong>Grilling Season?</strong></p><p>Andy Napier was busy preparing the chicken several hours before the annual Friends of the Bearcat football banquet at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center Saturday night.</p>

Grilling Season?

Jan 19, 2016 12:59pm

Grilling Season?

Andy Napier was busy preparing the chicken several hours before the annual Friends of the Bearcat football banquet at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center Saturday...

Advocacy Group Says Restraints Still Used Too Often At Booneville Center

Updated: Jan 21, 2016 11:34am

A disability advocacy group is calling for major changes at the Booneville Human Development Center to provide better care and safety for the residents.

The group, Disability Rights Arkansas...

Action On Superintendent’s Contract Tabled

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Action On Superintendent’s Contract Tabled

With only five of six members present Tuesday the Booneville School Board delayed action on the contract of superintendent John Parrish.


Street Paving Project On Horizon For City

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Entering his 14th year in office Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins said the most significant plan on the horizon is for the city are to spend about $300,000 in paving.

The city received a...

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