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City Earns Second Volunteer Award

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Booneville is among 14 communities selected to receive the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year Award for volunteer efforts.

Booneville and Sebastian County’s Fort Smith are among...

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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...

Warrant Issued For Former District Clerk

Sep 23, 2014 8:11pm

An arrest warrant was issued last Tuesday for a former Booneville District Court clerk authorities believe stole over $5,000 during 2012.

Amanda Denea Barr, 35, is sought on a charge of...

Marathon Pre-Registration Deadline Is Today

Sep 23, 2014 8:10pm

Although registrations will be accepted through race day, today is the final day to pre-register for the 46th running of the Arkansas Marathon, or the other races associated with the event.

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Jones Wins Quiet School Board Election

Sep 23, 2014 8:09pm

If you didn’t know it in advance you could easily have missed a school board race in Magazine last week.

LeAnna Jones won the seat with 81 votes, compared to 57 for Calvin Bennett.

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County Unemployement Up By 0.3 Percent

Sep 23, 2014 8:08pm

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose three-tenths of a percentage point in July, to 6.5 percent from the 6.2 percent reading for June, according to information released last week by the...

<p><strong>No Injuries</strong></p><p>The driver of this 2014 Ford Focus told a Logan County Deputy Sheriff she swerved to miss a deer on the west side of Highway 23 Friday morning near Brownsville. The vehicle was south bound and inside were two passengers, one a 7-year old girl — all refused medical treatment — when the vehicle struck a culvert sign and travelled down the steep ditch.</p>

No Injuries

Sep 23, 2014 8:08pm

No Injuries

The driver of this 2014 Ford Focus told a Logan County Deputy Sheriff she swerved to miss a deer on the west side of Highway 23 Friday morning near Brownsville. The vehicle was...

<p><strong>Captured</strong>. An Arkansas Department of Correction officer escorts Tim “Bo” Buffington to a vehicle outside the Booneville Police Department Wednesday. Buffington, who was convicted of murder in Booneville in 1999 and was serving a 20-year sentence, escaped from prison June 21.</p>

Buffington Captured In Logan County

Updated: Sep 18, 2014 4:52pm

BOONEVILLE — Convicted murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington turned himself in to police Thursday morning after almost three months on the run.

Buffington, 48, turned himself in after calling...

<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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