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<p><strong>Mourning band</strong>. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown said last week the unofficial badge of law enforcement seems to have the mourning band permanently attached.</p>

Constant State Of Mourning

Updated: Jul 27, 2016 1:48pm

According to Google, the time it would take to drive from Booneville to Dallas is under five hours. It’s about eight hours to Baton Rouge.

For people like Seth Maxwell, wives, mothers,...

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AHPP ‘Walks Through History’ Tour To Visit Sanatorium

Jun 28, 2016 4:51pm

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 4:51pm

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...

<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 4:51pm

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

Superintendent: School To Benefit From Oil, Gas Assessments

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

Superintendent John Parrish told the Booneville School Board last week the company reviewing oil and gas industry property in Logan County is about 80 percent finished.

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School Checking Home School Residents Against Sex Offender List

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

For the first time any home in the Booneville School District where children are being home schooled is undergoing a check to verify no sex offenders live in the home.

Though the Arkansas...

City/BDC Fireworks Show Set For Sunday, July 3rd

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

You might call it 3-for-3. For the third straight year the City of Booneville and Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Independence Day fireworks show will...

School District Settles Suit; To Pay $5,000 In Attorney Fees

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 10:52am

The Booneville School Board last week approved a settlement of a special education due process lawsuit.

Through a Freedom of Information Act request the Booneville Democrat learned the...

Area Swim Beaches Reopen

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

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

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 10:52am

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 10:31am

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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