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<p><strong>Retiring</strong>. Logan County Judge Gus Young (second from left) is pictured with Arkansas Association of Counties Executive Director Chris Villanes and fellow Judge retirees (from left) Mark Thorne of Yell County, Mike Jacobs of Johnson County and Jimmy Hart of Conway County.</p>

Young Nearing Retirement From County Judge Post

Dec 17, 2014 1:39pm

In two weeks, Gus Young will walk out of his office in the Logan County Courthouse for the last time as County Judge. Young is retiring after six years (three terms) in office.

Last week,...

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<p><strong>Infighting?</strong> State Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, left, and Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, talk at the state Capitol on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Dismang was elected Senate president pro tem Friday, two days after Stubblefield dropped a bid to challenge him. (John Lyon photo)</p>

Biggest Fights Of Session Likely To Be Within GOP Ranks

Nov 19, 2014 12:25pm

LITTLE ROCK — With Republicans holding sizable majorities in the Arkansas House and Senate, the biggest tussles in the upcoming legislative session are likely to be not between Republicans and...

<p><strong>Sheriff’s office leadership</strong>. Kevin Kimbrell (left) and Tom Bruce (right) have accepted positions with the Logan County Sheriff’s office, sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks (middle) announced Friday.</p>

Sherriff-Elect Announces Staff Additions

Nov 19, 2014 12:24pm

Logan County Sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks announced on his Facebook campaign page, the addition of Tom Bruce and Kevin Kimbrell to his staff at the sheriff’s office. Like Hicks himself, both...

<p><strong>Opening soon</strong>. The Booneville School Board last week approved a lease agreement with Cooper Clinic to operate a rural health clinic at its former ALE building.</p>

School Board Approves Clinic Lease

Nov 19, 2014 12:24pm

The Booneville School Board last week unanimously approved a lease agreement through which Cooper Clinic will operate a rural health clinic through the school district’s oldest building.


Training Set For Golden City Firefighters

Nov 19, 2014 12:23pm

Since assuming control of Golden City Fire Department the Grayson Rural Fire Department has been handling all calls pertaining to the department.

At the time of the takeover of what Grayson...


Convicted Rapist Pleads Not Guilty To Rape In Sebastian County

Nov 19, 2014 12:23pm

A Barling man accused of abusing two minor females pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape last Wednesday in Sebastian County Circuit Court.

Eric Paulson, 49, was assigned a public defender...

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Set For Tomorrow

Nov 19, 2014 12:23pm

The First Baptist Church in Booneville will host the mass flu shot clinic tomorrow (Thursday), from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The clinic is conducted annually by the Logan County Health Department.

<p><strong>Wet election day</strong>. The rain did not deter Gayleene R. West and her daughter Samara Petchenik from urging motorists driving through Booneville to go to the polls. West won the three person race for Booneville City Clerk without a runoff.</p>

West Elected City Clerk

Nov 11, 2014 5:20pm

Either way, Gayleene West was leaving the Logan County Tax Assessor’s office. But, the way it turned out, she has another job lined up.

Her retirement papers already in order, West spent...

<p><strong>Pleased with results.</strong> Logan County Sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks smiles after results are posted on a board inside the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Nov. 4 Watching the results with Hicks, was his wife, Karen Hicks.</p>

Voters Pick New Judge, Sheriff

Nov 11, 2014 5:19pm

Republican candidates for Logan County Judge and Logan County Sheriff won victories in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Ray Gack, a former Democrat and Logan County Sheriff, won a...

<p><strong>Business plan</strong>. Charlie Morris and Angela Callaway set up a stand to offer baked goods by Callaway during Sell It Again On Highway 10.</p>

Sell It Again Attracts A Diverse Crowd

Nov 11, 2014 5:18pm

Sell It Again On Highway 10 means a lot of different things to a lot of different people.

Throughout the 75-mile course of yard sales there are the bargain hunters, of course, and the...

BJHS Keeps Achieving

Nov 11, 2014 5:17pm

Booneville Junior High School has again been recognized for its academic record.

BJHS is one of 67 Arkansas public schools to be designated as “achieving” for showing sufficient improvement...

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