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<p><strong>Political cliche?</strong> Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross was in town Thursday on his “Jobs First Tour.” Above he met with Josh Beers, his wife Lacey and children, including baby newborn Camden, after leaving El Penjamo’s.</p>

Ross Expects To Return To City As Governor

Oct 28, 2014 5:03pm

In town to do some campaigning during a lunch break last week, Mike Ross thinks his next trip to Booneville will be as the governor of Arkansas.

Ross, who is running as a Democrat against...

Three After Clerk Job

Oct 28, 2014 5:02pm
<p><strong>Ready for destruction</strong>. Booneville Police Department dispatcher Gina Kinney dumps pills into a bucket. The pills were deposited in a medication collection drop box at the BPD. The pills will be delivered to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction.</p>

Drop Box Used Often

Oct 28, 2014 5:00pm

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Paris Man Gets 30 Years For Murder

Oct 01, 2014 9:48am

PARIS — A Logan County jury found a Paris man guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday, rejecting his self-defense claim, and sentenced him to 30 years in prison.

Harry Freemont “Bodie” Bodine...

<p><strong>In defense.</strong> Dianna Wilkins addresses the council in defense of her husband, Mayor Jerry Wilkins, and animal control officer David Hogan during last week’s meeting of the Booneville City Council.</p>

Council Meeting Gets Testy

Sep 30, 2014 5:11pm

During last week’s meeting of the Booneville City Council, Mayor Jerry Wilkins said last week he felt like he had been verbally attacked during the August meeting.

Most of the 25 people in...

Warrant Issued For Former GC Fire Chief

Sep 30, 2014 5:10pm

An arrest warrant has been filed for the former Golden City Fire Department chief.

According to the arrest warrant affidavit David Charles Schlorer, 45, is accused of theft of property for...

<p><strong>Queen and her Court</strong>. Lindsey Garrett (center) will be crowned the 2014 Bearcat Homecoming Queen Friday night before the game with Danville. Pictured is the Court of Royalty (from left) Seventh Grade Maid Belle McLemore, Freshman Maid Lexi Ross, Junior Maid Alexa Taylor, Garrett, Senior Maid Holley Maness, Sophomore Maid Sabreena Alfaro, and Eight Grade Maid Lilly Taylor.</p>

Bonfire, Pep Rally, Parade Precede Coronation

Sep 30, 2014 5:09pm

It is homecoming week at Booneville High School.

The Booneville High School Homecoming activities will begin Wednesday night, October 1, weather permitting, at 8 p.m. in the parking lot...

Marathon Expected To Be Biggest Since Coming Back To City

Sep 30, 2014 5:08pm

The number of runners who depart from in front of Booneville High School Saturday for the Arkansas Marathon is expected to set a new high for the race during Booneville’s second stint as host....

Candidates, Young Agree With Alcohol Sales Amendment Opposition

Sep 30, 2014 5:07pm

The County Judges Association of Arkansas has passed a resolution opposing a measure that would permit alcohol sales statewide.

Gus Young, the current Logan County Judge, and the two men...

BCH Bank Note Retired

Sep 30, 2014 5:06pm

An outstanding debt of Booneville Community Hospital has been paid off, Stuart Lisko told the Booneville City Council last week.

When Mercy Hospital took over operation of the hospital here...

Murder Trial Begins In Paris

Sep 27, 2014 5:05am

The first degree murder trial of Harry Freemont Bodine, 54, of Paris opened with an abbreviated session in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris Friday.

A jury of 10 men, two women...

<p><strong>Back in custody</strong>. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown assists Timothy “Bo” Buffington out of an Arkansas State Trooper’s patrol car Tuesday at about noon. Buffington, who was convicted of first-degree murder in Booneville in 1999, had escaped from prison in Pine Bluff on June 21.</p>

Escaped Murderer Back Behind Bars

Sep 23, 2014 8:11pm

It wasn’t the typical phone call at the Booneville Police Department.

Booneville Police Chief Al Brown took a call last Wednesday from a man claiming to be escaped convicted murderer Tim “Bo...

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