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Cotton Defends Farm Bill Vote To Arkansas Farm Bureau

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended the position he took on the farm bill during a speech Tuesday at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, which opposed Cotton’s...

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State Panel Approves Permanent Rules On Absentee Ballots

Apr 10, 2014 5:04am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Election Commissioners voted Wednesday to approve proposed permanent rules on how absentee ballots should be handled under Arkansas’ new voter ID law.


Secretary Of State Asks For Dismissal From Judge’s Petition

Apr 10, 2014 5:03am

LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin asked Wednesday to be dismissed from a Faulkner County circuit judge’s petition seeking a declaration by the state Supreme Court that the judge is...

Hearing Set In Voter ID Lawsuit; Plaintiffs Oppose GOP’s Intervention

Apr 09, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — A hearing has been scheduled in a lawsuit over how absentee ballots should be handled under the state’s new voter ID law.

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Tuesday...

Opponent Asks Court To Dismiss Judge’s Request For Ruling On Eligibility

Apr 09, 2014 5:04am

LITTLE ROCK — A political opponent of a Faulkner County circuit judge on Tuesday asked the state Supreme Court to reject the judge’s petition seeking a declaration that he is qualified to be a...

Bull Shoals Police Chief Faces Federal Charges

Apr 09, 2014 5:03am

LITTLE ROCK — The Bull Shoals police chief faces federal charges alleging that he deprived a Bull Shoals resident of his rights and falsified a police report to cover up the incident, federal...

15 Tax Delinquent Properties Sold

Apr 08, 2014 4:37pm

A land auction, conducted on behalf of Logan County last week, brought in $24,244.90 in bids and $6,717.22 in back taxes for a total of $30,962.12.

The auction took place Thursday, April 3...

<p><strong>Championship Rings</strong></p><p>Booneville Bearcats seniors Damon May (from left), Cody Simpson and Michael Drawbaugh pose for pictures after receiving their rings for winning the 2013 Class 4A state title. (See story in Sports section.)</p>

Ring Banquet Held

Updated: Apr 08, 2014 4:56pm

Championship Rings

Booneville Bearcats seniors Damon May (from left), Cody Simpson and Michael Drawbaugh pose for pictures after receiving their rings for winning the 2013 Class 4A state...

<p><strong>Church dedication.</strong> Father Don Tranel carries a Relic stone for placement into the alter at the new Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic during a dedication Friday night.</p>

Catholic Church Dedicated Friday

Apr 08, 2014 4:37pm

Parish members of Our Lady of the Assumption Church built a new sanctuary to accommodate overcrowding. Friday night’s dedication service for the new building was more of the same.

But, it...

<p><strong>Out of the pasture.</strong> John Cobb hits a ball from the fairway in the opening round of the Booneville Open Saturday. The tournament was moved to Cherokee Creek Country Club this year but recent rains did leave some marshy areas.</p>

21 Teams Play Open

Apr 08, 2014 4:36pm

Though it only drew 21 teams this year it appears the Booneville Open will return next year.

At least if Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce executive...

City Agrees To Supercenter Stoplight

Apr 08, 2014 4:36pm

Booneville will apparently soon be home to a fifth stoplight.

Last week Mayor Jerry Wilkins signed an agreement with the state whereby the city will, once the warranty period ends, provide...

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