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BHDC Bill Breezes Through Senate

Feb 24, 2015 2:35pm

Previously passed by the House, a $7.7 million appropriation bill for the Booneville Human Development Center was unanimously approved by the Arkansas Senate and has been sent to Gov. Asa...

<p><strong>Snow Man</strong></p><p>For the second straight weekend a winter storm passed through South Logan County. Sunday afternoon’s snowfall left enough accumulation for some residents to build snowmen like the guy above in the 200 block of Riviera Drive. The weekend weather front coupled with an expected additional front that arrived Monday morning led officials to cancel classes for the first time this school year in both Booneville and Magazine.</p>

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Feb 24, 2015 2:34pm

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<p><strong>Homecoming Queen</strong></p><p>Kaitlynn Ryan was crowned the 2014-2015 J.D. Leftwich High School homecoming queen prior to last Tuesday night’s games with Hartford. Ryan was escorted in the ceremony by seniors Bryce Gordon (left) and Brent Loyd.</p>

Homecoming Queen

Feb 10, 2015 3:15pm

Homecoming Queen

Kaitlynn Ryan was crowned the 2014-2015 J.D. Leftwich High School homecoming queen prior to last Tuesday night’s games with Hartford. Ryan was escorted in the ceremony by...

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Man Pleads Guilty, No Contest To More Rapes

Feb 10, 2015 3:14pm

Convicted in Booneville of rape last September, Eric Scott Paulson last Friday plead guilty to a second rape and no contest to a third.

Paulson was sentenced to 30 years in prison on each...

<p><strong>Homes Destroyed</strong></p><p>A home in the 300 block of West Fourth Street in Booneville was destroyed by fire Friday night. A 9-1-1- call for the fire was placed at 11:22 p.m. and firemen were on the scene until about 5 a.m. according to Booneville Fire Department Captain Clay Wiggins. Wiggins said the fire appeared to start on the east side of the home possibly in the kitchen or an adjoining room. Fire also destroyed a home in the Chismville area Sunday morning. That call was placed at 3:45 a.m. according to a Logan County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher. There were no injuries reported in either fire. The Ratcliff Fire Department handled the Chismville fire and Booneville Rural Fire Department assisted in both fires. (Photo by Melody Brown)</p>

Homes Destroyed By Fire

Feb 10, 2015 3:14pm

Homes Destroyed

A home in the 300 block of West Fourth Street in Booneville was destroyed by fire Friday night. A 9-1-1- call for the fire was placed at 11:22 p.m. and firemen were on the...

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School Board President Posts Bond

Updated: Feb 04, 2015 4:38pm

Booneville School Board president Bill Oliver and a second Booneville man who spent the night in the Logan County Detention Center in Paris, are free on bond.

According to jail officials,...

Jail ‘Worse Than I Thought’

Feb 03, 2015 4:51pm

Before Boyd Hicks was elected Sheriff in November, he knew there were problems at the Logan County Jail.

He’d read about the numerous violations found when the jail was inspected last year...

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Bank Robbery Suspect Charged

Feb 03, 2015 4:50pm

The man authorities arrested in connection with the robbery of a Booneville bank last week was formally charged with aggravated robbery on Wednesday.

David Stephan Salzer, 36, of Magazine,...

<p><strong>Newcomers</strong>. Brad Smith (left) and Steve Reid attended their first Booneville City Council meeting as aldermen last week.</p>

City To ‘Fight’ For Human Development Center

Feb 03, 2015 4:49pm

According to the old adage, you cannot fight City Hall. But it just might fight for you in Booneville.

Once the brief agenda was completed for last week’s monthly meeting of the Booneville...

<p><strong>J.D. Leftwich High School Homecoming Court</strong></p><p>Kaitlynn Ryan (seated, center) was crowned the 2014-2015 J.D. Leftwich High School Homecoming Queen Tuesday night before games against Hartford. Ryan is pictured with the Princess Loren Mathews (left) and Kris Haller. Standing are Eighth Grade Maid Emily Staton, Sophomore Maid Aubrie Davis, Senior Maid Abbey Weaver, Junior Maid Taylor Epperson, Freshman Maid Courtney Stone and Seventh Grade Maid Lauren Young.</p>

Homecoming Queen

Feb 03, 2015 4:49pm

J.D. Leftwich High School Homecoming Court

Kaitlynn Ryan (seated, center) was crowned the 2014-2015 J.D. Leftwich High School Homecoming Queen Tuesday night before games against Hartford....

BPD Gets Bryne Grant, Again

Feb 03, 2015 4:48pm

Booneville Police Chief Al Brown figured his luck with the Edward R. Byrne Memorial grant had run out.

The BPD had gotten a grant from the federal fund for three straight years but as 2014...

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Berry To Speak At Chamber Banquet

Feb 03, 2015 4:47pm

The newly appointed Arkansas National Guard Adj. Gen. Mark Berry will be the guest speaker for the71st annual Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce banquet on...

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