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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>


Updated: May 25, 2016 10:52am

To Tax, Or Not To Tax

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:48am
<p><strong>Riding on</strong>. Lt. Steve Reid is no longer a full-time member of the Booneville Police Department.</p>

Lt. Reid Leaves BPD

May 25, 2016 10:43am

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<p><strong>Senior Walk</strong></p><p>Seniors at J.D. Leftwich High School paraded by Magazine Elementary School students last Tuesday in a “senior walk” designed to encourage the youngsters. Above Daniel Burr stops to slap hands with an elementary student.</p>

Senior Walk

May 10, 2016 1:00pm

J.D. Leftwich High School seniors had a senior walk Tuesday.

<p><strong>Bubble lap</strong>. Emmett Dobbs (left) is entertained by Bailee Moses and Shelby Posey during the bubble lap at the 17th South Logan County Relay for Life Friday night. See inside for more photos from the event.</p>

Relay Sets Fundraising Record

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

Whether or not moving the South Logan County Relay for Life to the downtown area was successful in drawing a bigger crowd to the event or not might be debatable.

What is not debatable,...

<p><strong>Hand held high</strong>. Chris Skimmerhorn of Rockline raises a hand toward heaven during the 13th Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in Booneville Thursday.</p>

13th Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Held Thursday

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

One of the awards presented during the 13th annual Booneville Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Thursday went to Thad Shirey as Person of the Year.

Shirey, Mayor Jerry Wilkins noted, has been...

BHDC’s CARF Accreditation Celebrated

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

The announcement drew applause.

Presenting the individual human development center overview for each of the state’s five centers during a Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors...

<p><strong>Reporting to the board</strong>. Booneville Human Development Center Superintendent Jeff Gonyea reads reports of each of the state’s five HDCs during a Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors Meeting at BHDC last week.</p>

BHDC Has Capital Improvement Needs

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

Jeff Gonyea and the rest of the superintendents of the state’s Human Development Centers was asked to identify the number one need at their respective facilities last week during a meeting of the...

Court Hears arguments In Challenge To Judicial Retirement Law

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state law requiring judges to forfeit their retirement benefits if they continue to serve after the term in which they turn 70 is unconstitutional, an attorney for a group of...

Great Treasure Hunt Returns $45,000 To County Residents

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

According to State Auditor Andrea Lea, her office returned $45,023.39 to Logan County residents in 2015 as part of the Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt. Lea also reported that approximately $958,684...

<p><strong>Old Glory.</strong> Magazine native Tony “Hambone” Hamby is constructing a mural of the American flag on the side of a building visible from Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 109 South in Magazine. The flag will contain the words God Bless America.</p>

Hamby Creating Flag Mural

May 03, 2016 11:52am

If you’ve been in Logan County and the surrounding area for very long, you’ve probably seen Tony Hamby’s mural work. He is delighted his newest project is in his home town of Magazine.


Sales Tax Question On QC Agenda Monday

May 03, 2016 11:52am

In a series of votes scheduled to take place Monday, May 9, the Logan County Quorum Court will determine whether or not a sales tax election will take place in mid-July.

The regular monthly...

13th Prayer Breakfast Is Thursday

May 03, 2016 11:52am

The 13th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center tomorrow, on the National Day of Prayer.

The theme mirrors the national event, which,...

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