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<p><strong>New superintendent</strong>. Brett Bunch was tapped by the Magazine School Board to replace retiring superintendent Sandra Beck last week.</p>

Bunch To Lead Magazine Schools

Mar 24, 2015 4:33pm

The Magazine School Board last Tuesday named Brett Bunch of Quitman as its choice to replace the retiring Sandra Beck as superintendent of schools.

Bunch, currently the principal at Quitman...

Walking Tour

Mar 24, 2015 4:32pm

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<p><strong>Open for business. </strong>Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough helps Walmart manager Galen Dahler get set to cut the ribbon officially opening the new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville Wednesday morning.</p>

Grand Opening

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 9:36am

Open for business. Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough helps Walmart manager Galen Dahler get set to cut the ribbon...

Sales Tax Renewed

Mar 11, 2015 9:19am

Booneville’s one percent sales and use tax was renewed Tuesday by an overwhelming majority, albeit also by an underwhelming turnout.

There were 81 votes in favor of continuing the tax and...

<p><strong>Atypical House Fire</strong></p><p>The house above was purposefully set afire through a controlled burn by a property owner last Tuesday after being demolished. Soot after it was set, the fire slowed traffic on Holden and Fourth Streets. One neighbor told the Democrat he was happy to see the home go via the planned route because he feared it was a fire hazard.</p>

Atypical House Fire

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Atypical House Fire

The house above was purposefully set afire through a controlled burn by a property owner last Tuesday after being demolished. Soot after it was set, the fire slowed...

Five Finalists Named

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Five finalists have been selected to interview for the job of superintendent of Magazine Schools.

Selected for interviews were Brett Bunch of Quitman, Dr. Martha Dodson of Paris, Bret “Shane...

Board Member Pleads Not Guilty

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Booneville School Board member William H. Oliver, through attorney Danya Davenport, waived a formal reading of the charge against him and entered a plea of not guilty Friday in Booneville.

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<p><strong>Volunteers of the year.</strong> The foster grandparents of the Booneville School District were tapped for the Volunteer of the Year award for 2015. Pictured are (from left) Gladys Craig, Barbara Robertson and Monica Lariamore with presenter Leslie Oliver. Not pictured is Jan Karber.</p>

Chamber Banquet Becomes Luncheon

Mar 11, 2015 9:09am

The 71st edition of the annual Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce banquet became an abbreviated luncheon last Tuesday.

Postponed from its original Feb...

Man Unfit To Proceed In Sexual Assault Case

Mar 11, 2015 9:08am

A 21-year old Magazine man charged with sexual indecency with a child in April 2014 has been found not fit to proceed with trial proceedings.

According to a letter from Dr. Paul Deyoub,...

Supercenter Grand Opening Set For Today

Mar 11, 2015 9:08am

Walmart scheduled a grand opening for 7:30 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the new Booneville Walmart Supercenter.

The Supercenter, located at 1400 East Main Street will be replacing the store...

<p><strong>Lifetime Achievement Award</strong>. Carolyn Bownen (left) was named the first winner of the Jeral Hampton Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is typically presented at the Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce banquet but Bowen is rehabilitating at Oak Manor Nursing Home so the award was presented there Saturday.</p>

Bowen Receives Inaugural Achievement Award

Mar 04, 2015 10:30am

The inaugural winner of the Jeral L. Hampton Lifetime Achievement Award was not present for the annual Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce banquet, though it...

Banquet Postponed

Mar 04, 2015 10:29am

Banquet Postponted,

Changed To Luncheon

Last weekend’s winter storm prompted Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce officials to postpone the...

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