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<p><strong>Mourning band</strong>. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown said last week the unofficial badge of law enforcement seems to have the mourning band permanently attached.</p>

Constate State Of Mourning

Jul 26, 2016 1:48pm

According to Google, the time it would take to drive from Booneville to Dallas is under five hours. It’s about eight hours to Baton Rouge.

For people like Seth Maxwell, wives, mothers,...

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One School Board Seat Contested

Jul 20, 2016 10:12am

For the first time in five years, a school board race developed in Booneville on the final day of the filing period.

Incumbent Stacey McCollough, the board president, chose not to seek re-...

<p><strong>Storm Damage. </strong>South Logan County experience limited amounts of storm damage when a strong line of thunderstorms passed through the area Thursday. Power was interrupted for several residents because of downed power lines caused by tress being blown over by strong winds, as was the case with a tree outside Magazine First Baptist Church. The downed lines caused a detour for a couple blocks of Highway 109 for a short time.</p>

Storm Damage

Jul 20, 2016 10:12am

South Logan County experience limited amounts of storm damage when a strong line of thunderstorms passed through the area Thursday.

Taste Of South Logan County Returning

Jul 20, 2016 10:12am

The Taste of South Logan County fundraiser luncheon is returning next Wednesday.

Set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jeral Hampton Meeting Place on July 27, the luncheon will come with a $10...

Commissioner At Work

Jul 20, 2016 10:11am

Working his first election new Logan County Election Commissioner Barry Krus makes notes to deal with a voter complaint during last week’s special election on a sales tax to build and maintain a...

Man Sentenced In Drug Case Involving Motel

Jul 20, 2016 10:11am

A Booneville man was sentenced to 15 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections, with six suspended, when plead guilty Friday to possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver...

Jail Tax Passes In Lopsided Vote

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 10:21am

Logan County voters approved a 1 percent increase in sales taxes Tuesday to build, maintain and operate a new 100-bed county jail.

The outcome wasn’t close.

There were two questions...

<p><strong>Voting early</strong>. Danielle Nuss instructs Barney Parker on the use of the electronic voting machine Monday morning. Parker was one of almost 400 who had voted early in the new jail sales tax election. Poll voting was Tuesday.</p>

Officials: We Did All We Could

Jul 12, 2016 4:45pm

Logan County Judge Ray Gack and County Sheriff Boyd Hicks said last week they did everything they could do to convince voters of the need to approve a 1 percent hike in sales taxes to fund...

<p><strong>Postcards From The Past. </strong>The Northwest AR Photographic Society, led by Chuck Davis (right) visited the Booneville Human Development Center on Saturday. While there members photographed the Sanatorium buildings; recreating many of the old Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium postcards.</p>

Postcards From The Past

Jul 12, 2016 4:45pm

The Northwest AR Photographic Society, led by Chuck Davis visited the Booneville Human Development Center last Saturday.

County Sales Tax Collections Up 6.1 Percent In Quarter

Jul 12, 2016 4:43pm

Logan County sales tax receipts continue to rise, according to data provided by Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

Receipts in the second quarter, which ended Thursday, June 30, were $304,...

Senate Candidate Visits County Friday

Jul 12, 2016 4:43pm

Conner Eldridge, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator from Arkansas, came to Logan County last week to complete what he described as his 75 county tour of the state.

Eldridge, formerly...

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