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Stephens Media to outsource Fort Smith area newspaper production

Jul 30, 2014 8:52am

Stephens Media LLC announced today they would be expanding their printing operations by moving all printing and mailroom operations from their Fort Smith and Van Buren production facilities to...

<p><strong>Dump Truck Fire</strong></p><p>Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke, investigated and called for fire officials after finding the truck ablaze and nobody around at the old saw mill property. The truck, which had the bed extended, had died and would not start, Brown said, and the driver left the area with another person to get tools but before he returned the fire began.</p>

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Jul 29, 2014 5:08pm

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<p><strong>Watching, waiting</strong>. State prison officials monitored a local residence last week while escaped murderer Timothy Buffington remained at large.</p>

State Law Enforcement Sets Up Shop Here

Jul 01, 2014 5:14pm

The Booneville Police Department served as a hub of sorts for local activity involving the search for escaped murderer Timothy Buffington.

Representatives of at least three state law...

Last Confirmed Sighting Was Day Of Escape

Jul 01, 2014 5:13pm

The last confirmed sighting of Timothy “Bo” Buffington was the day he escaped, according to Arkansas Department of Corrections spokesperson Shea Wilson.

Buffington, who escaped from ADC...

<p><strong>Mud pit?</strong> Booneville School District officials, including head football coach Scott Hyatt say they are still not worried about whether the field at Bearcat Stadium will be ready in time for football season.</p>

Field Not A Worry, Yet

Jul 01, 2014 5:12pm

Booneville School District administrators and head football coach Scott Hyatt have heard multiple one-liners about the condition of the football field at Bearcat Stadium.

“Are we going to...

Firework Show Set For July 3

Jul 01, 2014 5:10pm

With news of the moving of the Independence Day firework show to July 3 and revelation that the event will be solely sponsored by the City this year, Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan...

<p><strong>Getting started</strong>. Crossland Construction employees situate a sign at the entrance of the access road to the construction site for a Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.</p>

Supercenter Activity Starts

Jul 01, 2014 5:09pm

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins is delighted to see activity on the east side of town.

That’s because that’s where a Walmart Supercenter construction project is taking place.

An access...

Tax Receipts Up From Previous Month, Year

Jul 01, 2014 5:08pm

With the exception of the Christmas shopping season increase, the sales tax receipt for June in Booneville was the best it has been since last August.

With receipts of $43,162.44 in June,...

Agencies To Crack Down On Drunk Driving Over Holiday

Jul 01, 2014 5:03pm

The summer travel season is already underway and many Arkansans are preparing to be on the road during the Fourth of July holiday. Unfortunately these celebrations can take a tragic turn when a...

Online Training Offered Through Chamber

Jul 01, 2014 5:02pm

The Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce proudly last week announced the formation of a partnership with Coggno, the premier Learning Management System (LMS)...

House Panel Advances Compromise Bill On Lottery Monitor Games

Jul 01, 2014 9:58am

LITTLE ROCK — A proposal to bar the state lottery, at least temporarily, from introducing monitor games cleared a House committee Wednesday.

The bill advanced on the opening day of a special...

Special Legislative Session Begins

Jul 01, 2014 9:56am

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers began a special session Monday with a nod to the state’s past and then quickly got down to the business of addressing rising teacher health insurance costs, prison...

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