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UPDATE: Escape, Capture Details Released

Jun 29, 2016 11:23am

Zackary Coffer, one of two inmates who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris Tuesday was recaptured around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.

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AG Meets With Head Of Financial Regulatory Agency

Jun 09, 2016 10:15am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge met Wednesday with the director of a federal regulatory agency that she criticized last week over its proposed rules to limit so-called payday loans...

Employees: Jail Not Safe, For Anyone

Jun 07, 2016 11:06am

On July 12, voters in Logan County will be asked to approve a 1 percent increase in county sales taxes to build a new jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to replace the present...

<p><strong>Court appearance</strong>. Joseph Brown is escorted into the courtroom in Booneville Friday. Brown accepted a plea agreement in which he plead guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections.</p>

Plea Deal Reached For Second Degree Murder

Updated: Jun 11, 2016 11:31am

On the same day one of the men charged with murder in the April 2015 shooting death of Ritchie Lynch plead no contest to a charge of second degree murder, one woman was informed a murder charge...

<p><strong>Covering the hole</strong>. Workers with Arkansas Glass &amp; Mirror use plywood and other boards to cover a hole created by the destruction of a window of McDonalds. The window was broken when a car was driven into it about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.</p>

Car Driven Into Closed Restaurant

Jun 07, 2016 11:04am

A Booneville man was jailed early Wednesday morning after driving a vehicle into the window of the McDonalds Restaurant that shares a building with Littlefield Express.

The man, Earl...

<p><strong>June Flowers. </strong>The namesake of Katherine Whitaker Landscape &amp; Design refreshed the floral arrangement in a barrel outside the Booneville Municipal Complex last week. Whitaker keeps the display current throughout the year at the request of Mayor Jerry Wilkins.</p>

June Flowers

Jun 07, 2016 11:03am

The namesake of Katherine Whitaker Landscape & Design refreshed the floral arrangement in a barrel outside the Booneville Municipal Complex last week.

32nd Annual Magazine Homecoming Set For Weekend

Jun 07, 2016 11:03am

Magazine’s 32nd annual city and alumni homecoming is planned for June 10 and 11.

The weekend gets under way with a hamburger dinner, sponsored by First Western Bank set for 5 to 7 p.m....

County Unemployment Drops To 4.1 Percent

Jun 07, 2016 11:03am

The jobless rate in Logan County took another drop in April, the latest month for which county statistics are available, according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

The April...

Jail Disturbance Interrupted Holiday Weekend

Jun 07, 2016 11:03am

On Memorial Day weekend, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks was looking forward to celebrating his 40th wedding anniversary.

It didn’t happen, because a disturbance in the Logan County Jail...

<p><strong>Ribbon Cutting. </strong>A ribbon cutting was held at Reid’s Hometown Barbecue recently. Since opening for business Reid’s has been open only on Friday and Saturday but starting this week will also be open on Thursdays with a grand opening this week. The restaurant also has new hours of 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.</p>

Ribbon Cutting

Jun 07, 2016 11:01am

A ribbon cutting was held at Reid’s Hometown Barbecue recently.

City Pursuing Second Grant To Connect Parks

May 31, 2016 12:46pm

Permitted to use one grant as matching funds for another, the Booneville City Council last week approved a resolution through which it will agree to maintain a trail if a grant is awarded to...

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