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BHDC Bill Breezes Through Senate

Feb 24, 2015 2:35pm

Previously passed by the House, a $7.7 million appropriation bill for the Booneville Human Development Center was unanimously approved by the Arkansas Senate and has been sent to Gov. Asa...

<p><strong>Snow Man</strong></p><p>For the second straight weekend a winter storm passed through South Logan County. Sunday afternoon’s snowfall left enough accumulation for some residents to build snowmen like the guy above in the 200 block of Riviera Drive. The weekend weather front coupled with an expected additional front that arrived Monday morning led officials to cancel classes for the first time this school year in both Booneville and Magazine.</p>

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Quorum Court Approves Architecture Firm, Jail Study

Feb 17, 2015 2:57pm

The Logan County Quorum Court voted unanimously last week to hire an architectural firm to do a study about building a new county jail.

The meeting was held at the Logan County Courthouse in...

Convicted Sex Offender Charged With Rape

Feb 17, 2015 2:57pm

A 34-year-old Paris man has been charged with raping an 8-year-old female, according to documents filed with the 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk’s office in the Logan County Courthouse.

<p><strong>Change In The Weather</strong></p><p>After unseasonably warm weather earlier in the week, temperatures plummeted over the weekend and Sunday evening brought a wintry mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow flurries to South Logan County. The icy conditions were not an issue for schools as both Booneville and Magazine had the day off for winter break and President’s Day, respectively.</p>

Hello Winter

Feb 17, 2015 2:56pm

Change In The Weather

After unseasonably warm weather earlier in the week, temperatures plummeted over the weekend and Sunday evening brought a wintry mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet and...

Suspects Identified In Mailbox Vandalism Case

Feb 17, 2015 2:56pm

Five suspects were interviewed last week in connection with about 30 recent mailbox bashings in south Logan County.

Booneville Police Department Chief Al Brown said investigators identified...


Bank Robbery Suspect Arraigned

Feb 10, 2015 11:07pm

The man accused of robbing the First Western Bank East Branch on Jan. 22 was arraigned in Booneville Friday morning.

Public defender Tyler Barham was appointed to represent David Stephan...

Reward Offered In Bald Eagle Shooting Case

Feb 10, 2015 11:06pm

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission are seeking information about the shooting of a bald eagle, which was found on the Arkansas River in Logan County....

Oliver Replaced As Board President

Updated: Feb 11, 2015 9:50am

Bill Oliver is no longer the president of the Booneville School Board, however Oliver did not resign from the board.

The 67-year old Oliver called Tuesday’s meeting — the first meeting of...

Senate Bill Would Fund HDCs $15 Million

Feb 10, 2015 3:16pm

If Senate Bill 175 were to become law, the five human development centers in the state would be receiving a $15 million case influx. One of those five HDCs is in Booneville.

That’s a big if...

<p><strong>Truck hits home</strong>. This pickup truck was driven into a home on Highway 23 south of Booneville last Tuesday. James W. Smith of Clarksville, the driver, was charged with six offenses, according to Arkansas State Trooper Mike Lance.</p>

Pickup Truck Driven Into Highway 23 Residence

Feb 10, 2015 3:16pm

A Ford Ranger pickup truck driven by a Clarksville man left the road, travelled about 611 feet and struck a home on Highway 23 south of Booneville Tuesday afternoon.

Blood was taken from the...

School Board President Spends Night In Jail

Updated: Feb 10, 2015 11:08pm

Booneville School Board president William H. “Bill” Oliver spent last Tuesday night in jail last week after being accused of a terroristic threat.

The 67-year old Oliver was none the worse...

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