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UPDATE: Escape, Capture Details Released

Jun 29, 2016 11:23am

Zackary Coffer, one of two inmates who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris Tuesday was recaptured around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.

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Ruling Expected In Jail Lawsuits

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 10:52am

Kevin Barham, who served as Logan County attorney for 25 years and retired earlier this month, said last week he’s expecting a federal judge’s decision soon in a lawsuit challenging the...

<p><strong>Flag Day Display. </strong>First United Methodist Church officials erected a flag display of 20 flags at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Streets last Tuesday, Flag Day. The church puts up the display for Flag Day, Memorial Day and July Fourth.</p>

Flag Day Display

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

First United Methodist Church officials erected a flag display of 20 flags at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Streets last Tuesday, Flag Day.

<p>Detention center floor plan.</p>

What Would New Jail Look Like?

Jun 14, 2016 1:36pm

On July 12, Logan County voters will be asked to approve a 1 percent increase in sales taxes in order to build and operate a new county jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to...

Public Meetings, Jail Tours Announced

Jun 14, 2016 1:33pm

Beginning this week, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks and County Judge Ray Gack are taking the campaign to pass a one percent sales tax increase to build a new county jail to the people.

A...

<p><strong>Laser tag</strong> was a big attraction in 2016.</p>

32nd Annual Magazine Homecoming

Jun 14, 2016 1:33pm

The 32nd annual Magazine Homecoming was held last weekend.

<p><strong>Heaven on earth?</strong> Twelve-year old Heaven Sanchez leaps into the Booneville City Pool from the diving board Thursday, the day the pool opened for the 2016 season.</p>

City Pool Now Open

Jun 14, 2016 1:31pm

Not a moment too soon for some, the first splash of the 2016 Booneville City Pool season happened last Thursday morning.

The opening was delayed due to renovations at the almost four decades...

Man Accused Of Beating, Defecating On Woman

Jun 14, 2016 1:31pm

A Booneville man is being held in the Logan County Detention Center lieu of a $5,000 bond for second degree domestic battery. He is accused of severely beating and defecating on the face of his...

Author Seeks Old Mt. Magazine Photos

Jun 14, 2016 1:29pm

A new book about Mount Magazine is beginning written and the author is seeking high resolution photographs to accompany the text.

The book will be published by Arcadia Publishing as part of...

<p><strong>Fresh produce.</strong> Richard Morton shows off some of his squash and zucchini available at this farmer’s market stand in the Tractor Supply Company parking lot Wednesday.</p>

BDC/Chamber Farmers Markets Up And Running

Jun 14, 2016 1:29pm

Two weeks into the reboot of the Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce farmer’s markets, success depends upon your measuring stick.

“They sold out...

<p><strong>Swearing In. </strong>Traye Stokes was sworn into service as a Booneville Police Department officer by District Judge Betsy Danielson last week at City Hall. Stokes, who has been a dispatcher with the department for two years, replaces Steve Reid. Stokes’ first day “on the streets” will be June 17, BPD Chief Al Brown said. Stokes will be attending the Fort Smith Police Department Academy starting June 27, Brown added.</p>

Swearing In

Updated: Jun 14, 2016 1:36pm

Traye Stokes was sworn into service as a Booneville Police Department officer by District Judge Betsy Danielson last week at Booneville City Hall.

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