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More Swim Beaches Closed

May 27, 2016 12:10pm

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office has closed the Shoal Bay and Piney Bay swim beaches on Lake Dardanelle until further notice. The temporary closure is the result of higher than...

<p><strong>Riding Away</strong></p><p>Linda Abbott tries out a bicycle co-workers gave her as a retirement present during a reception at the Booneville Schools Administration Building last Wednesday. Abbott has been with the Booneville School District for 25 years and has for several years filled the role of Federal Programs Coordinator.</p>

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Updated: May 25, 2016 10:52am

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<p><strong>Renovations</strong>. JJ Adair operates a jackhammer to remove the concrete overflow lip of the Booneville City Pool last week. Helping with the process is Ronnie Plunkett, while Caleb Adair and Justin Day prepare for the next section.</p>

Pool Undergoing Renovations

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

City employees and a local concrete company started preparing the Booneville City Pool.

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins hopes the pool opens as is typical on Memorial Day weekend but the work...

Fourth Annual Car Show Is Saturday

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Rockin’ Robin’s owner Robin Gillett is prepping for her fourth annual car, truck and bike show which will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

As has been the case with its predecessors...

<p><strong>Tassel Turn</strong></p><p>Hannah McClung moves the tassel on her graduation cap from the right to the left at the end of Thursday’s commencement exercises held at Bearcat Stadium for the Booneville High School Class of 2016.</p>

Tassel Turn

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Tassel Turn

Hannah McClung moves the tassel on her graduation cap from the right to the left at the end of Thursday’s commencement exercises held at Bearcat Stadium for the Booneville High...

<p><strong>Bars Can’t Keep Them In</strong></p><p>Molly Watson and Donovan Shelton pause for a photo prior to commencement exercieses for the J.D. Leftwich High School Class of 2016 Friday night at Diamondback Arena.</p>

Bars Can’t Keep Them In

May 17, 2016 4:31pm

Bars Can’t Keep Them In

Molly Watson and Donovan Shelton pause for a photo prior to commencement exercieses for the J.D. Leftwich High School Class of 2016 Friday night at Diamondback Arena...

<p><strong>New manager</strong>. Susan Featherson is the new manager of the Booneville Chamber of Commerce.</p>

Chamber Has New Manager

May 17, 2016 4:30pm

For the second time this year the Booneville Chamber of Commerce has a new manager as Susan Featherston has now taken over the reigns.

Featherston, who owns All Occasions and has been on...

<p><strong>Now on duty.</strong> Brett Chappell (left) and Jay Crosby (right) are pictured with Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks following completion of a 13-week law enforcement training to become the newest Logan County Deputy Sheriffs.</p>

Chappell, Crosby Newest County Deputies

May 17, 2016 4:30pm

Logan County has two new deputies in Brett Chappell and Jay Crosby who graduated from the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in Springdale Friday.

Chappell and Crosby will now begin...

Blood Donors Get Free Zoo Tickets Today

May 17, 2016 4:28pm

Two free tickets to the Tulsa Zoo await each blood donor at the Booneville’s blood drive with Arkansas Blood Institute. Anyone who is 16 older and healthy is urged to save local lives by donating...

Stephens Inc. Fined $900,000; Cotton Seeks Crackdown On Broker Misconduct

Updated: May 12, 2016 4:33pm

LITTLE ROCK —The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Wednesday it has fined financial services firm Stephens Inc. of Little Rock $900,000 for inadequate supervision of company-wide...

<p><strong>Baccalaureate</strong></p><p>Jared Woodhull bows during the invocation that started the baccalaureate service for the Booneville High School Class of 2016 Sunday afternoon. Commencement services for the class will be held at 8 p.m., Thursday. The ceremony is scheduled for Bearcat Stadium.</p>

Baccalaureate

May 10, 2016 1:02pm

The baccalaureate service was held for BHS seniors Sunday afternoon.

Bank Robbery Suspect Acquitted Due To Mental Disease Or Defect

May 10, 2016 1:00pm

The man accused of aggravated robbery in the robbery of the East Branch of First Western Bank in January of 2015 has been acquitted of the charge due to a mental disease or defect.

A state...

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