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<p><strong>Opposing the tax</strong>. This sign at Sharpe and Edwards is one of the signs placed last week with a message opposing a one percent sales and use tax to build and maintain a new jail in Logan County.</p>

Tax Opponent Signs Highlight 10.5 Percent Rate

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

Attendees at public meetings to discuss a proposed one percent sales and use tax to build and maintain a new jail in Logan County have been overwhelmingly in support of the tax, but that doesn’t...

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Second Man Expected To Plea In Murder Case

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

A plea agreement is expected to be finalized today between the state and a second man charged in the April 2015 murder of Ritchie Lynch of Booneville.

Fifteenth Judicial District Prosecuting...

Jail Meetings Continue To Draw Small Crowds

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

The second and third in a series of public meetings about passing a sales tax to build and operate a new county jail took place in Scranton and Paris last week. The fourth and final public meeting...

<p><strong>Under the big top</strong>. Pam Scott, wife of Boys &amp; Girls Club of South Logan County Executive Director Rick Scott helps stock the shelves for the opening of the Club’s fireworks tent at the National Guard Armory last week.</p>

Fireworks Show Set For Sunday

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

A pair of fireworks stands opened last week east of the city bringing with them what are largely illegal detonations of fireworks within the city.

According to a city ordinance, fireworks...

<p><strong>Work Of Art. </strong>Ashley Capes applied paint to a carousel horse outside Melvin’s Market last week.</p>

Work Of Art

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

Ashley Capes applied paint to a carousel horse outside Melvin’s Market last week.

AHPP ‘Walks Through History’ Tour To Visit Sanatorium

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

LITTLE ROCK–The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s next “Walks Through History” tour will visit the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium Historic District in Booneville on July 9, AHPP Director...

Son Follows Father As County Attorney

Jun 28, 2016 4:06pm

For the first time in a quarter-century, Logan County has a new county attorney.

Kevin Barham, a lawyer practicing in Paris, retired earlier this month from the post he has held since since...

Area Swim Beaches Reopen

Jun 22, 2016 10:06am

The Corps of Engineers, Nimrod-Blue Mountain Project Office announced last week the Waveland Park has been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use. The same...

Ruling Expected In Jail Lawsuits

Jun 22, 2016 10:06am

Kevin Barham, who served as Logan County attorney for 25 years and retired earlier this month, said last week he’s expecting a federal judge’s decision soon in a lawsuit challenging the...

<p><strong>Flag Day Display. </strong>First United Methodist Church officials erected a flag display of 20 flags at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Streets last Tuesday, Flag Day. The church puts up the display for Flag Day, Memorial Day and July Fourth.</p>

Flag Day Display

Jun 22, 2016 10:06am

First United Methodist Church officials erected a flag display of 20 flags at the intersection of Broadway and Fourth Streets last Tuesday, Flag Day.

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