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<p><strong>No apathy here</strong>. Elly Baker and Alex Taylor of Booneville attended the Donald Trump rally at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock last Wednesday. Taylor will be voting for the first time in the March 1 primary but Baker must wait until November because she won’t turn 18 until April.</p>

Local Teens Gearing Up For First Presidential Election, Attend Trump Rally In Little Rock

Feb 09, 2016 4:25pm

Because it is being held in March, rather than it’s customary May date, Elly Baker will not be able to vote in the primary. She turns 18 in April 20 and will be eligible for the presidential...

Murder Cases Severed

Feb 09, 2016 4:25pm

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Fifth Drug Charge Nets Defendant $60,000 Bond

Jan 27, 2016 12:02am

A fifth drug related charge against the same defendant resulted in a $60,000 bond being set by 15th Judicial District Judge Jerry Don Ramey Friday.

Michael Joseph McGrath was in court Friday...

Sites At Blue Mountain Lake Can Now Be Reserved

Jan 27, 2016 12:02am

PLAINVIEW, Ark. - With the turn of the new year, many people will soon be thinking about spring and summer camping and fishing trips. The Army Corps of Engineers at Blue Mountain and Nimrod lakes...

County Looking At 140-Bed Jail

Jan 27, 2016 12:01am

Logan County is now considering building a 140-bed county jail, County Judge Ray Gack said last week. The county had previously been considering a 100-bed jail.

Gack also said the architect...

County Should Meet Threshold For Disaster Funds

Jan 27, 2016 12:00am

Last Wednesday, a representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management toured parts of Logan County to assess damage done by heavy rain and...

<p><strong>Grilling Season?</strong></p><p>Andy Napier was busy preparing the chicken several hours before the annual Friends of the Bearcat football banquet at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center Saturday night.</p>

Grilling Season?

Jan 19, 2016 12:59pm

Grilling Season?

Andy Napier was busy preparing the chicken several hours before the annual Friends of the Bearcat football banquet at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center Saturday...

Advocacy Group Says Restraints Still Used Too Often At Booneville Center

Updated: Jan 21, 2016 11:34am

A disability advocacy group is calling for major changes at the Booneville Human Development Center to provide better care and safety for the residents.

The group, Disability Rights Arkansas...

Street Paving Project On Horizon For City

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Entering his 14th year in office Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins said the most significant plan on the horizon is for the city are to spend about $300,000 in paving.

The city received a...

Action On Superintendent’s Contract Tabled

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Action On Superintendent’s Contract Tabled

With only five of six members present Tuesday the Booneville School Board delayed action on the contract of superintendent John Parrish.

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Ione Mixing Politics, Religion, Pie

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Mixing politics and religion is normally taboo. Apparently, not in Ione.

Just 10 days prior to the March 1 primary election, the Ione Community Building will host a gospel singing, followed...

<p><strong>Taking A Chance</strong></p><p>With the jackpot for correctly matching five numbers 1-69 and the additional powerball at about $1.6 billion, David Lee and Kelly King of Booneville were among those in the South Logan County to played the Powerball Lottery last week, purchasing a ticket at Littlefield Express. Arkansans spent a record $5.9 million on tickets Wednesday. The record had been $4.4 million the previous Saturday when the jackpot of $950 million was not won. Winning tickets in the combined 44 state, District of Columbia, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico lottery were sold in California, Tennessee and Florida. Odds of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. The jackpot started over at $40 million Saturday.</p>

Taking A Chance

Jan 19, 2016 12:57pm

Taking A Chance

With the jackpot for correctly matching five numbers 1-69 and the additional powerball at about $1.6 billion, David Lee and Kelly King of Booneville were among those in the...

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