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<p><strong>Long journey</strong>. Helen O’Riordan of Dublin, Ireland was the first woman to finish the 47th Arkansas Marathon Saturday.</p>

Runner Adds Arkansas Marathon To Her Story

Oct 06, 2015 1:24pm

Helen O’Riordan believes every runner has a uniqe and interesting story.

All the way from Dublin, Ireland, the 55-year old O’Riordan was in Booneville Saturday to run in the 47th Arkansas...

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<p><strong>Found by deputies</strong>. Several baggies containing methamphetamines and other drug paraphernalia were seized by Logan County deputies and three people were jailed Wednesday after deputies responded to a call about trespassers on private land. (Logan County Sheriff’s Department photo.)</p>

Trespassing Call Leads To Meth Bust

Sep 29, 2015 12:01pm

Three people in Logan County were arrested in connection with felony drug-related charges after deputies responded to a criminal trespassing complaint Wednesday.

April Barnes, Tabatha Faughn...

Propety Taxes Due Oct. 15

Sep 29, 2015 12:00pm

Property taxes are due on Thursday, Oct. 15, according to Logan County Tax Collector Brittany Rogers.

Rogers said last week her offices in the county courthouses in Paris and Booneville will...

Early Registration Deadline For Marathon Is Friday

Sep 22, 2015 4:19pm

The early registration deadline for the 47th annual Arkansas Marathon and its other races is at 5 p.m. Friday.

For the second straight year there is a four card race for the event. In...

Area Catholics To Take In Papal Events

Sep 22, 2015 4:18pm

When Pope Francis scheduled his first visit to America, Bobby Haynes of Booneville presented the idea of several people from Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church taking in some of the...

JPs Nix Third EMS Crew

Sep 22, 2015 4:18pm

Logan County Judge Ray Gack thought he knew what was going to happen when an ordinance funding a third Emergency Medical Service crew was presented to members of the Quorum Court on Monday, Sept....

<p><strong>Extra recess</strong>. Students follow teacher Wendy Dean to the playground for “extra recess” while the school is searched following the discovery of a note saying there was a bomb.</p>

Bomb Message Leads To Evacuation Of School

Sep 22, 2015 4:16pm

Kids were told they were getting an extra recess, courtesy of new assistant principal Jyme Beth Diffee. School office staff met with visitors outside the front entrance.

Actually, the...

<p><strong>New police car?</strong> The Booneville Police Department has acquired a federal surplus Hummer.</p>

BPD Adds Humvee To Fleet

Sep 22, 2015 4:15pm

Booneville Police Chief Al Brown recently presented the Booneville City Council with an idea about how to purchase five new police vehicles. A Humvee was not on the list.

But some deals are...

<p><strong>Fire call</strong>. A fan is set up to rid a Heritage Drive home of smoke caused by a fire Thursday afternoon. The blaze was contained to a single room after the homeowner called 9-1-1.</p>

Fire Damages Home On Heritage Drive

Sep 22, 2015 4:14pm

Tammy Hewitt has served as a volunteer for the Booneville Human Development Center Fire Department but found herself as the one needing help with a likely electrical fire, rather than responding...

JPs Request Uniform Ordinance

Sep 22, 2015 4:13pm

Members of the Logan County Quorum Court have asked County Attorney Kevin Barham of Paris to prepare a county ordinance on uniforms worn by county employees, such as deputies and employees of the...

<p><strong>Poker run, plane style</strong>. Bost, Inc. CEO Kent Jones, and Air Traffic Controllers Alexandra Weaver and William Lankford of Fort Smith Airport Control Tower. Kent bases his RV-10 at Booneville.</p>

Airport Part Of Plane Poker Run

Sep 22, 2015 4:12pm

On Saturday, Sept. 12, the Fort Smith Chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) staged an aviation “poker run” as part of their Vector for the Cure fundraising campaign...

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