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City Getting Interest In Old City Hall Again

Jul 01, 2015 5:06am

The City of Booneville has paid $689 to insure the former and currently unused City Hall building this year.

Three times in November and December of 2012 the city solicited bids for the...

Principal Post Filled

Jul 01, 2015 5:06am
<p><strong>Fourth Fare</strong></p><p>Rick Scott tapes a price tag in front of one of the selections in the Boys &amp; Girls Club operated firework stand in the National Guard Armory parking lot. The stand opened for business last Tuesday and will remain open daily through the Fourth of July. According to a Booneville ordinance fireworks are prohibited in the downtown at all times but may be otherwise detonated in the city limits only on July Fourth between the the hours of 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.</p>

Fireworks Stand

Jul 01, 2015 5:06am
<p><strong>Still Flying</strong></p><p>Some state announced an intent to remove Confederate flags from government buildings last week and movements to eliminate the emblem from other state materials was launched in others. Walmart and other retail giants also announced they will no longer stock Confederate flag merchandise last week, all in the wake of an apparently racially-motivated murder of nine people in a church in South Carolina but the desire to rid the country of the symbol has met with backlash. The vehicle pictured above was seen Thursday outside a public building in Booneville.</p>

Still Flying

Jul 01, 2015 5:06am

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<p><strong>Parade wave.</strong> New Magazine School Superintendent Brett Bunch waves to the crowd while serving as the Grand Marshal for the 31st annual Magazine Homecoming Parade Saturday morning.</p>

Newcomer Leads Homecoming Parade

Jun 16, 2015 12:46pm

The irony isn’t lost on Brett Bunch.

Bunch was the grand marshal for Saturday’s parade during the 31st annual Magazine homecoming but of course Bunch wasn’t actually coming home to Magazine...

Magazine Tornado Siren, Safe Room Communicating

Jun 16, 2015 12:45pm

The siren system in Magazine passed its latest test with the siren relaying a signal to doors of the tornado safe room beside Diamondback Stadium, and the doors opening as desired.

When the...

<p><strong>Family Outing</strong></p><p>The Neidecker family from Van Buren spent Friday hiking, picnicking and swimming at Jack Creek Recreational Area. Pictured are (manning the cooker) Chance Neidecker, and mom Amber Neiderker. (Front) Jeb, Jamie and Julia. Chance Neidecker said the family visits the recreation area “every chance we get.”</p>

Family Outing

Jun 16, 2015 12:45pm

Family Outing

The Neidecker family from Van Buren spent Friday hiking, picnicking and swimming at Jack Creek Recreational Area. Pictured are (manning the cooker) Chance Neidecker, and mom...

Sheriff: Beware Of Possible Repair Scam

Jun 16, 2015 12:45pm

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of a group of men believed to be scammers who work as a driveway and roof repair company.

The Sheriff’s Office said in a news...

<p><strong>31st Annual Homecoming. </strong>This carload of folks was not just clowning around in the parade. They were reminding everyone of the annual homecoming rodeo that was held Saturday night at Chigger Valley Arena.</p>

PHOTO GALLERY: 31st Annual Magazine Homecoming

Jun 16, 2015 12:45pm

The 31st annual Magazine homecoming was held over the weekend.

Officials: Suspect In Critical Condition After Incident At Little Rock Air Force Base

Jun 16, 2015 11:03am

LITTLE ROCK — A man who allegedly tried to gain unauthorized access to the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville on Monday morning was shot and taken to a Little Rock hospital, base officials...

Little Rock Air Force Base Locked Down After Incident

Jun 15, 2015 11:30am

LITTLE ROCK —The Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville was locked down Monday morning after an incident that sent two people to the hospital.

Officials said an “active threat” occurred...

<p><strong>Credit union robbed:</strong> A Paris Police Department patrol car sits in front of the Subiaco Federal Credit Union office in Subiaco Friday morning after it was robbed. Two suspects were taken into custody in Scranton about an hour later.</p>

Booneville, Subiaco Men Held In Connection With Credit Union Robbery

Jun 12, 2015 2:36pm

The Subiaco Federal Credit Union office in Subiaco was robbed at gunpoint Friday morning. Two suspects were taken into custody by Logan County Sheriff’s Deputies at a tavern in Scranton about an...

<p><strong>Still on duty</strong>. A member of the Booneville Police Department, Booneville School District’s Student Resource Officer, Norman Wilder is spending the summer with the BPD before returning for his second year as an SRO.</p>

SRO Keeping Busy Although School Is Out

Jun 09, 2015 11:15am

School may be out for students, teachers and other personnel, but because he is actually a City of Booneville employee, Norman Wilder, the district’s student resource officer is keeping busy until...

Open Carry Is, Is Not Legal

Jun 09, 2015 11:14am

Open carry of a firearm is legal in Arkansas. Open carry of a firearm is not legal in Arkansas.

Strange as it may sound, both statements can be true.

The reason runs deeper than the...

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