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More Swim Beaches Closed

May 27, 2016 12:10pm

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office has closed the Shoal Bay and Piney Bay swim beaches on Lake Dardanelle until further notice. The temporary closure is the result of higher than...

<p><strong>Riding Away</strong></p><p>Linda Abbott tries out a bicycle co-workers gave her as a retirement present during a reception at the Booneville Schools Administration Building last Wednesday. Abbott has been with the Booneville School District for 25 years and has for several years filled the role of Federal Programs Coordinator.</p>


Updated: May 25, 2016 10:52am

To Tax, Or Not To Tax

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:48am
<p><strong>Riding on</strong>. Lt. Steve Reid is no longer a full-time member of the Booneville Police Department.</p>

Lt. Reid Leaves BPD

May 25, 2016 10:43am

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<p><strong>Road Work. </strong>Workers prepare asphalt material for a roller on Grant Street Wednesday. Blackstone Construction started a project in which is one of 11 streets targeted for road work through a grant the city received from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The streets in Booneville and four more in Magazine, where work began on May 2, were part of a $422,656.50 contract awarded to Blackstone. Money from the project is derived from a statewide half percent sales tax approved by state voters in 2012.</p>

Road Work

May 03, 2016 11:51am

Workers prepare asphalt material for a roller on Grant Street Wednesday

Baccalaureate Services Start Graduation Week

May 03, 2016 11:50am

Commencement events will get under way on Sunday with baccalaureate services for the classes of 2016 from Booneville and J.D. Leftwich High Schools.

The Baccalaureate service in Booneville...

2016 Relay Moved To Dowtown

May 03, 2016 11:50am

The 17th edition of the South Logan County Relay for Life has a new home and has been truncated to a six-hour event.

Marking the sixth different location Friday’s Relay will be conducted on...

<p><strong>Proclamation</strong>. Logan County Judge Ray Gack declares this week as Drug Court Week in Logan County. Looking on is drug court officer Tyna Martin.</p>

May 2-7 Declared Drug Court Week In County

May 03, 2016 11:50am

The month of May 2016 has been declared Drug Court Month for the State of Arkansas by Governor Asa Hutchison. In conjunction, the first week of May 2016 has been declared Logan County Drug Court...

Airport Grant Discussed; Peddler License Reduced During Council Meeting

May 03, 2016 11:50am

The Booneville City Council last week approved insurance bids, approved reducing the so-called peddler’s fee from $100 to $25 annually and from $15 to $5 for a single day and heard about a grant...

Sales Tax Collection Rebounds In April

May 03, 2016 11:49am

Booneville’s sales tax collections rebounded in April.

After dropping 16.1 percent between February and March — the February collection was the best since the Cargill fire in 2008 —...

County Unemployment Down To 4.7 Percent

May 03, 2016 11:49am

The jobless rate for Logan County dropped a half of a percentage point to 4.7 percent in March, according to the latest county statistics available from the state’s Department of Workforce...

Man Accuses Neighbor Of Damaging Vehicles, Attacking

Updated: May 04, 2016 12:18pm

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story contained an incorrect name for the forgery case.

Due to a reporter error, this story misidentified the man charged with forgery. Brent...

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Attorney: Client Set Up, Targeted

Apr 26, 2016 12:44pm

An attorney representing Daniel Edward Wall, a former Paris Police Department officer and former Logan County resident arrested April 15 and charged with internet stalking of a child, sent a...

<p><strong>Never satisfied</strong>. Will Tanner tweaks the backup robot looking for more speed and accuracy.</p>

Taking On The World

Apr 26, 2016 12:44pm

Impressive for sure, but is it important for Booneville’s FIRST robotics team to qualify for the world championships that get underway today in St. Louis?

To team members themselves the...

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