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BDC Director Resigns

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

For the second time, the Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce is seeking an executive director to replace Stacey McCollough.

McCollough, who has spent...

<p><strong>Stopover. </strong>A half dozen vintage airplanes dropped in at the Booneville Airport Sunday morning. The troupe was en route to their home base in Houston after having performed at an Air Adventure show in Oskhosh, Wisc. The planes, some of which have appeared in films, are T 6 World War II planes, which are used to represent both the US planes of the era and the Japanese Zero planes. Among the planes was the winner for Best of Show in Oskkosh (above). The plane is a 1944 T-6F owned by Lanny Parcel of Justin, Texas.</p>

Stopover

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

Stopover. A half dozen vintage airplanes dropped in at the Booneville Airport Sunday morning. The troupe was en route to their home base in Houston after having performed at an Air Adventure show...

<p><strong>Highway 23 North collision</strong>. Law enforcement and emergency personnel work to free Harlan Johnson, a Magazine man who was entraped in a Toyota Four Runner after a collision on HIghway 23 north of Booneville Friday. Johnson was later transported via air ambulance.</p>

Collisoin Shuts Down Highway 23 Friday

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

Highway 23 north of Booneville was shut down for more than an hour and a half Friday while emergency personnel cleared an accident involving an SUV and a pickup truck pulling a trailer.

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<p><strong>Moving in</strong>. New Booneville Elementary School assistant principal Jyme Beth Diffee and principal Barbette Smithson move in a shelf into the new office area at the school. Through a unified leadership organization, all office matters will now be handled on what was formerly the 4-6 side of a building.</p>

District Unifying Elementary School

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

The staff at Booneville Elementary School is busy this summer preparing to become a single school.

In late June the Booneville School Board approved the hiring of Jyme Beth Diffee as an...

CASA Of The Tri-Peaks Receives National Certification

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

The CASA of the Tri-Peaks has just been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association. The certification recognizes that CASA of the Tri-Peaks is in...

15th DTF Issues Activity Report

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

The Arkansas 15th Drug Task Force (DTF) issued an activity report Jan. 1 through June 6 of this year which shows the agency worked 52 cases in Logan County with warrants served and arrests made....

<p><strong>County Gets $68,000 Grant. </strong>The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, recently awarded Logan County a $68,000 County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant for window restoration at the 1928-29 courthouse in Booneville. Presenting the award were (left and center) Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst, and accepting were (center and right) County Judge Ray Gack and Annette Gack.</p>

County Gets $68,000 Grant

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

County Gets $68,000 Grant. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, recently awarded Logan County a $68,000 County Courthouse Restoration...

County Unemployment Up To 6.8 Percent

Jul 28, 2015 3:07pm

The unemployment rate in Logan County jumped to 6.8 percent in May, the latest month for which county statistics are available. It was also the highest jobless rate recorded in the county this...

<p><strong>Voice of the Bearcats. </strong>The late Donal Elmore served as the PA announcer for games in Bearcat Stadium for 24 years. The press box was renamed for him last week.</p>

Press Box Named For Elmore

Jul 21, 2015 1:07pm

The Booneville School Board approved a recommendation last week to name the press box at Bearcat Stadium for former public address announcer/teacher Donal Elmore.

Elmore, who passed away in...

<p><strong>Man at work.</strong> A Logan County Road Department employees is busy leveling a fence row Thursday. County employees cleaned out a fence row on one side of Roy Franks Road at the request of the landowner and the benefit of the county, Judge Ray Gack said.</p>

Judge: Nothing Unsusal About Road Work

Jul 21, 2015 1:07pm

Logan County Judge Ray Gack said last week there is nothing unusual about the county road department’s work on Roy Franks Road, west of Booneville.

Specifically, Gack said the work has been...

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