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<p><strong>Sheriff escort</strong>. Following his conviction on a charge of raping a girl under the age of 14 and sentenced to life in prison, Eric Scott Paulson was escorted from the courthouse in Booneville by Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith Tuesday. Paulson was delivered to the Arkansas Department of Corrections Wednesday morning.</p>

Life Sentence Handed Down

Sep 16, 2014 3:20pm

A jury was seated to hear a rape case at about 1:25 p.m. last Monday in the South Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. Less than 24 hours later they were released having found Eric Scott Paulson...

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Mueller Files For City Attorney

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

Before last Thursday when former Booneville Mayor Brian Mueller filed a candidacy petition, Booneville had not had an elected city attorney in at least two decades.

It was in Mueller’s final...

<p><strong>Fresh goat’s milk</strong>. Todd Patterson drinks a cup of fresh goat’s milk prior to conducting a junior premium auction sale for Elisabeth Beeler in 2008. The 2014 South Logan County Fair is dedicated to Patterson.</p>

Fair Dedicated To Auctioneer

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

The 2014 South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair, which runs from Sept. 2 through 6, is dedicated to Logan County auctioneer Todd Patterson.

Patterson has long been a regular at the fair...

Plea Deal Rejected

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

A woman accused of holding a shotgun on a woman with cancer, and her child, while another man stole medications rejected a plea deal Friday in court in Booneville.

At the request of public...

Eccles Closing Clinic Friday

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

The offer was one he couldn’t resist.

In his fourth year of practicing in Booneville, Dr.Richard Eccles was approached by medical officials in Mena and, in the end, he couldn’t say no.


ONF Announces New Cold Springs-Poteau District Ranger

Aug 20, 2014 8:10am

The Ouachita National Forest welcomed a new Cold Springs-Poteau District Ranger last week.

A.J. Brigance takes responsibility for more than 334,000 forest acres located in Scott and Logan...

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Bond Set For Shooting Suspects

Updated: Aug 20, 2014 2:28pm

Bonds have been set for the two men arrested in connection with an Aug. 16 shooting at a Sharpe Street residence. The third suspect remains at large.

Paul Niel Schneider, 25, and Steven...

Three Sought In Connection With Shooting

Aug 17, 2014 4:24pm

The Booneville Police Department is still investigating a shooting at a South Sharpe Street residence Saturday night and may seek arrest warrants for three individuals as soon as Monday, BPD chief...

Mayor Wants Fourth Term

Aug 15, 2014 12:19pm

Jerry Wilkins will seek a fourth four-year term as the mayor of Booneville. Wilkins was among a host of final day filers.

Wilkins does not have an opponent. He beat a single opponent in 2010...

State Authorities Plan Crackdown On Drunken Driving

Aug 14, 2014 12:41pm

LITTLE ROCK — Starting Friday, law enforcement agencies in Arkansas and across the country will intensify efforts to get dangerous drivers off the roads as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled...

Plaintiffs Argue Against Delaying Challenges To Arkansas’ Gay Marriage Ban

Aug 14, 2014 12:35pm

LITTLE ROCK — Lawyers for same-sex couples who challenged Arkansas’ ban on gay marriage in federal and state court argued Wednesday against putting a hold on the challenges in Arkansas until the U...

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