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Stephens Media to outsource Fort Smith area newspaper production

Jul 30, 2014 8:52am

Stephens Media LLC announced today they would be expanding their printing operations by moving all printing and mailroom operations from their Fort Smith and Van Buren production facilities to...

<p><strong>Dump Truck Fire</strong></p><p>Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke, investigated and called for fire officials after finding the truck ablaze and nobody around at the old saw mill property. The truck, which had the bed extended, had died and would not start, Brown said, and the driver left the area with another person to get tools but before he returned the fire began.</p>

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Jul 29, 2014 5:08pm

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Boards To Contain New Faces

Jul 15, 2014 11:59pm

One filing period ended last Tuesday. Another is set to start a week from Friday.

Booneville School Board president Carol Lloyd joked last week everyone should have the experience of serving...

<p><strong>Sprigging</strong>. The field at Bearcat Stadium and a practice field adjacent to the field were sprigged with grass last Tuesday. School officials say the field should be ready by the time football season starts in early September.</p>

Green Green Grass At Home?

Jul 15, 2014 11:59pm

On a day that marijuana sales became legal in one state and a day after a petition drive to see that happen in Arkansas fell short of ballot amendment status, grass was a big topic in Booneville...

County Sales Tax Receipts Up Over Last Year

Jul 15, 2014 11:58pm

Sales tax receipts in Logan County for the first six months of the year continue to show an increase over the same period in 2013.

According to information provided by County Treasurer...

Superintendent Addresses Teacher Insurance

Jul 15, 2014 11:57pm

Booneville Schools Superintendent John K. Parrish told the Booneville School Board last week he could see a rumored push for the state to stop handling the insurance portion of teacher benefits....

Petition On Statewide Alcohol Sales Meets Initial Signature Count

Jul 10, 2014 11:55am

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot proposal to allow alcohol sales in every county in Arkansas has met the initial signature requirement, Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office said Wednesday.


<p><strong>Setting up early</strong>. Brett Glover of Premier Pyrotechnics checks the shells for the firework show held at Bearcat Stadium on July 3.</p>

Fireworks Show Held On 3rd

Jul 08, 2014 5:47pm

Booneville City Ordinance No. 583 states it is unlawful to discharge fireworks inside the city limits of Booneville except on July 4th between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.


<p><strong>Big check</strong>. Boys &amp; Girls Club members and Booneville Elementary School officials pose with a $150,000 check representing the first installment of a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Monday morning. The grant could total $660,000 over five years.</p>

School Lands Grant That Could Be Worth $660,000

Jul 08, 2014 5:46pm

The Booneville School District has learned it has been named the recipient of a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Grant that could total $660,000 over the next five years.


<p><strong>Wanted</strong>. Missing inmate Timothy “Bo” Buffington is shown on the left in a prison photo from 2012. The photo on the right is a Department of Corrections time-progression photo of what he might look like with beard and hair growth since his escape. (Submitted Photo)</p>

Escaped Murderer Still Loose

Jul 08, 2014 5:46pm

Booneville Police Department Chief Al Brown said Monday a BPD officer was told last week that escaped murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington was hiding out in the Sugar Grove area until things died down...

<p><strong>Festival ready</strong>. Dr. Michael Miranda of Booneville blows a shofar like one that was blown in Israel to signal various feasts at a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Booneville last week.</p>

Local Doctor Experiences Roots Of Christianity

Jul 08, 2014 5:46pm

Dr. Michael Miranda of Booneville believed he had a good grip on the Bible, the Word of God, so he asked God to make him better understand the roots of Christianity.

The personal journey...

How Wet Was June?

Jul 08, 2014 5:46pm

Two years ago July began with the area in the grips of a drought and a burn ban that had been in effect for more than a month and had wiped out fireworks displays.

July 2014 began Tuesday on...

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