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Superintendent’s Contract Extended

Jan 27, 2015 3:23pm

The Booneville School Board voted 6-1 to renew the contract of district superintendent John K. Parrish last week during a special meeting.

Although it did meet in executive session for about...

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<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>State Rep. Jon Eubanks</strong></p>

Rep. Appointed Assistant Speaker

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam appointed Rep. Jon Eubanks of Paris, Arkansas to serve as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

The Speaker Pro Tempore serves during the absences of the...

Superintendent Search Firm Sets January 30 Community Input Meeting

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

The Magazine School District Board of Education has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development to assist them in the task of selecting superintendent...

<p><strong>Appreciation plaque.</strong> Booneville Police Department Lt. Steve Reid presents Melinda Smith with a plaque of appreciation for her 24 years of service as Booneville City Clerk druing a retirment reception for Smith last week.</p>

Retirement Reception Held For Clerk

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

When plaques were presented to an outgoing alderman and city attorney during the December meeting of the Booneville City Council, though it was her last meeting of a 24-year career, City Clerk...

<p><strong>They will come</strong>. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.</p>

If You Build It

Jan 20, 2015 5:27pm

They will come. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.

Bill Filed To Ban Abortion Via Telemedicine

Jan 16, 2015 5:48pm

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers on Thursday filed matching House and Senate bills that would require a doctor to be physically present when a chemical abortion is performed.

Senate Bill 53 by...

Officials React To BHDC Report

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough were bothered by last week’s Disability Rights...

Advocacy Group: Close Booneville HDC

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

LITTLE ROCK — The nonprofit advocacy group Disability Rights Arkansas issued a report Monday recommending closure of the Booneville Human Development Center.

The group said the center’s...

<p><strong>House fire</strong>. A home on East Venable is engulfed in flames Wednesday afternoon. The home was a total loss and a neighboring home also sustained damage to siding and windows from the heat. (Photo by J. Randall Houp)</p>

Fire Claims Home, Damages Another

Jan 14, 2015 11:28am

One home was completely destroyed and siding was melted and windows shattered by a fire in the 400 block of East Venable Street Wednesday afternoon.

The residents of the home, which is...

90th Session Started Monday With Republicans In Charge

Jan 14, 2015 11:27am

The legislative session that started Monday is an historic one for Arkansas, its first with a Republican governor and a Republican-controlled Legislature since the 1870s.

Democratic Gov....

Lawmakers Set Session Priorities

Jan 14, 2015 11:27am

Logan County’s two members of the General Assembly talked last week about their goals for the 90th session of the body, which opened Monday.

State Rep. Jon Eubanks, R-Paris, and State Sen....

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