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BHDC Bill Breezes Through Senate

Feb 24, 2015 2:35pm

Previously passed by the House, a $7.7 million appropriation bill for the Booneville Human Development Center was unanimously approved by the Arkansas Senate and has been sent to Gov. Asa...

<p><strong>Snow Man</strong></p><p>For the second straight weekend a winter storm passed through South Logan County. Sunday afternoon’s snowfall left enough accumulation for some residents to build snowmen like the guy above in the 200 block of Riviera Drive. The weekend weather front coupled with an expected additional front that arrived Monday morning led officials to cancel classes for the first time this school year in both Booneville and Magazine.</p>

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Action On Superintendent’s Contract Delayed

Jan 20, 2015 5:40pm

The Booneville School Board was expected to take up discussion of superintendent John K. Parrish’s contract in a special meeting last night (Tuesday).

After dispensing with the regular...

<p><strong>2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty</strong></p><p>Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her Court of Royalty (from left) 7th Grade Maid Belle McLemore, Freshman Maid Allyson Lindley, Junior Maid Nikki Maness, Vazquez, Senior Maid Jaycie Rodatz, Sophomore Maid Ashtyn Zarlingo, and 8th Grade Maid Haley Gray.</p>

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her...

<p><strong>Volunteer Award</strong>. Booneville and Fort Smith were both recognized as Arkansas Volunteer Communities of the Year during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference last week. Pictured above are Dianne Wilkins, Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders, Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick.</p>

City Picks Up Second Volunteer Award

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick were on hand during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference at the State House Convention Center last week to pick up the city’s second...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>State Rep. Jon Eubanks</strong></p>

Rep. Appointed Assistant Speaker

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam appointed Rep. Jon Eubanks of Paris, Arkansas to serve as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

The Speaker Pro Tempore serves during the absences of the...

Battery Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor In Shooting

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

A Booneville man who shot another man in a downtown alley last spring plead guilty, through his attorney, to a misdemeanor charge last Friday.

Roy D. Wingate, 36, had been charged with...

<p><strong>Appreciation plaque.</strong> Booneville Police Department Lt. Steve Reid presents Melinda Smith with a plaque of appreciation for her 24 years of service as Booneville City Clerk druing a retirment reception for Smith last week.</p>

Retirement Reception Held For Clerk

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

When plaques were presented to an outgoing alderman and city attorney during the December meeting of the Booneville City Council, though it was her last meeting of a 24-year career, City Clerk...

Superintendent Search Firm Sets January 30 Community Input Meeting

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

The Magazine School District Board of Education has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development to assist them in the task of selecting superintendent...

<p><strong>They will come</strong>. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.</p>

If You Build It

Jan 20, 2015 5:27pm

They will come. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.

Bill Filed To Ban Abortion Via Telemedicine

Jan 16, 2015 5:48pm

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers on Thursday filed matching House and Senate bills that would require a doctor to be physically present when a chemical abortion is performed.

Senate Bill 53 by...

Officials React To BHDC Report

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough were bothered by last week’s Disability Rights...

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