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<p><strong>Old Glory.</strong> Magazine native Tony “Hambone” Hamby is constructing a mural of the American flag on the side of a building visible from Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 109 South in Magazine. The flag will contain the words God Bless America.</p>

Hamby Creating Flag Mural

May 03, 2016 11:52am

If you’ve been in Logan County and the surrounding area for very long, you’ve probably seen Tony Hamby’s mural work. He is delighted his newest project is in his home town of Magazine.


<p><strong>Road Work. </strong>Workers prepare asphalt material for a roller on Grant Street Wednesday. Blackstone Construction started a project in which is one of 11 streets targeted for road work through a grant the city received from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. The streets in Booneville and four more in Magazine, where work began on May 2, were part of a $422,656.50 contract awarded to Blackstone. Money from the project is derived from a statewide half percent sales tax approved by state voters in 2012.</p>

Road Work

May 03, 2016 11:51am

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DTF Report: 30 Cases Worked In 2016

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

The Arkansas 15th Drug Task Force issued an activity report for the first two months of 2016 last week which states that 30 illegal narcotic cases involving 26 different individuals were worked in...

<p><strong>Personal</strong>. Magazine Assistant Fire Chief Harold West responded to a house fire at the Hog Thief Valley Road home of his son early Wednesday.</p>

Assistant Chief Responds To Fire Call At Home Of Son

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

As the assistant fire chief of the Magazine Fire Department, Harold West is accustomed to calls at all hours of the night. Having lived in the area for so long, West is also used to recognizing a...

Siren Test Reset For Today

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

Last week’s scheduled test of the tornado siren system was postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The test has been reset for today (March 30) at noon.

The first test of the system,...

Sales Tax Sees Rare Decline

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

After several months of improving numbers, sales tax collections for March took a dip.

The City of Booneville was remitted $48,482.35 last week from the State Treasury for taxes collected in...

Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled For Logan County

Mar 29, 2016 11:41am

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Logan County will be held at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Thursday, April 7, at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas...

Victim May Not Have Been Intended Murder Target

Mar 29, 2016 11:40am

A jury of eight men and four women heard testimony Friday that when Lora Karras, 40, was shot three times and killed in March 2014 at her home near Scranton she may not have been the intended...

Murder Trial Begins In Paris

Mar 25, 2016 10:09am

The first-degree murder trial of Josh Johnson of New Blaine opened Thursday in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris with jury selection and opening statements. It took almost five hours...

<p><strong>Another Block In The Wall. </strong>Coy Evans adds another block for a course before installing a new shatter-proof window at a laundromat at First and Bennett in Booneville. The window will be the third break resistant to be installed at the laundromat. Three other windows in the facility, including one this weekend have been completely replaced with blocks.</p>

Another Block In The Wall

Updated: Mar 23, 2016 1:10pm

A local business owner is going to great lengths to combat vandalism.

EMS Employees Receive Pay Raise

Mar 22, 2016 11:48pm

The Logan County Quorum Court unanimously passed an ordinance on Monday, March 14 giving pay increases to paramedics and EMTs working for the county’s Emergency Medical Service. Justices of the...

Bogus Bills Surface In City

Mar 22, 2016 11:48pm

The Booneville Police Department is investigating the transfer of counterfeit bills of different denominations that surfaced in the city last week.

According to a Booneville Water Department...

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