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<p><strong>Old Glory.</strong> Magazine native Tony “Hambone” Hamby is constructing a mural of the American flag on the side of a building visible from Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 109 South in Magazine. The flag will contain the words God Bless America.</p>

Hamby Creating Flag Mural

May 03, 2016 11:52am

If you’ve been in Logan County and the surrounding area for very long, you’ve probably seen Tony Hamby’s mural work. He is delighted his newest project is in his home town of Magazine.


<p><strong>Road Work. </strong>Workers prepare asphalt material for a roller on Grant Street Wednesday. Blackstone Construction started a project in which is one of 11 streets targeted for road work through a grant the city received from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The streets in Booneville and four more in Magazine, where work began on May 2, were part of a $422,656.50 contract awarded to Blackstone. Money from the project is derived from a statewide half percent sales tax approved by state voters in 2012.</p>

Road Work

May 03, 2016 11:51am

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<p><strong>Setting the corner</strong>. City of Magazine employee Ray West helps a cement contractor establish the corner of the concrete pad built inside Hank Stone City Park last week.</p>

Slab Added In Magazine Park

Apr 26, 2016 12:42pm

A concrete slab is being poured in front of the covered stage of the Hank Stone City Park in Magazine.

The slab is expected to be put to plenty of use for lawn chairs and such when the city...

Senator Expects Court Challenge To Veto

Apr 26, 2016 12:41pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson used his line-item veto power last week to save his Medicaid expansion plan from being denied funding during the current fiscal session, a move that some say set a dangerous...

Committee Wants July Jail Tax Vote

Apr 19, 2016 12:22pm

A committee looking into the building of a new county jail is suggesting a vote on a one percent sales tax increase to build and operate the facility take place on July 12.

The Logan County...

<p><strong>Jailed</strong>. Daniel Wall was arrested on Friday on suspicion of internet stalking of a child.</p>

Former Candidate Suspected Of Internet Stalking Of Child

Apr 19, 2016 11:45am

A man for once campaigned to represent Logan County in the Arkansas House of Representatives was jailed in the Logan County Detention Center on suspicion of internet stalking of a child.


<p><strong>Day Of Caring</strong></p><p>Rhonda Roberson of Booneville worked with a crew of Trane employees from Fort Smith who spent Tuesday tearing apart and rebuilding cabins at the Girl Scout Camp Cahinnio south of Booneville, volunteering their services on the United Way Day of Caring.</p>

Day Of Caring

Apr 19, 2016 11:45am

Day Of Caring

Rhonda Roberson of Booneville worked with a crew of Trane employees from Fort Smith who spent Tuesday tearing apart and rebuilding cabins at the Girl Scout Camp Cahinnio south...

Man FIghting Extradition To Iowa In Sexual Abuse Case

Apr 19, 2016 11:44am

A man in custody in Booneville at the request of the state of Iowa refused to waive extradition to be returned to Iowa Friday.

Instead, Aaron Ring, 18, is being held in Logan County in lieu...

Assault Story Bogus

Apr 19, 2016 11:43am

A minor who reported to police he was assaulted by a man, and subsequently went threw in a storefront window on Second Street apparently made up the story.

Booneville Police Chief Al Brown...

Attempted Holdup Defendant Expected To Take Plea May 6

Apr 19, 2016 11:43am

A Booneville man accused of aggravated robbery in the attempted holdup of a Magazine convenience store last May is apparently set to accept a plea agreement, defense attorney Ernie Witt told 15th...

<p><strong>Honorary Chair.</strong> Anna Faye Young is the honorary chairperson for the 2016 South Logan County Relay for Life, set for May 6.</p>

Young Is Honorary Chair For 2016 Relay

Apr 19, 2016 11:43am

When there is no chance of being cancer free, the word remission is a God-send according to Anna Young.

“I’ll never be (cancer) free, because I have leukemia” said Young. “I have what they...

Senator ‘Firm’ In Opposition To Medicaid Expansion

Apr 19, 2016 11:43am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to modify and continue Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program ran into a road block last week in the fiscal session of the Arkansas General Assembly.

That road block...

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