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Correction: Ballot Position Story Contained Incorrect Name

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

It is the policy of the Booneville Democrat to present the news fairly and accurately.

A story that ran on Aug. 27 about the ballot draw positioning incorrectly identified one of the...

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<p><strong>Fish story?</strong> State Rep. Jon Eubanks (from left), Booneville Human Development Center superintendent Jeff Gonyea, Logan County Judge Gus Young and State Sen. Gary Stubblefield check out the new dock installed on the BHDC water supply lake last week.</p>

New Dock In Place At BHDC Lake

Jul 29, 2014 5:04pm

Unlike the planning stages and funds procurement, installation of a floating dock at the Booneville Human Development Center was lightning fast.

Appreciation was almost as instantaneous....

Tax Collections Up Again

Jul 29, 2014 5:03pm

For the third straight month, sales tax collections for Booneville’s one percent sales taxes saw an increase, leaving the city more than $10,000 ahead of 2013 collection pace.

However, it...

Three Face Murder Charge

Updated: Jul 26, 2014 5:53pm

First-degree murder charges have been filed against three men in connection with the beating death of a 40-year old man in Booneville Tuesday afternoon..

William L. Strickland, 32, of Branch...

Reward Offered For Buffington

Jul 25, 2014 5:06am

The Arkansas Department of Correction is offering a reward of as much as $4,000 to anyone with information leading to the capture and arrest of escaped convicted murderer Timothy Buffington.


UPDATE: Name Of Deceased Released; Two Arrested

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 12:27pm

The man whose death in Booneville Tuesday launched a homicide investigation has been identified as 40-year old Greg Kennedy, the

Booneville Police Department said Wednesday in a press...

<p><strong>Demolotion crew</strong>. The 103-year old historic building at the intersection of First and Broadway was demolished last week. The building was damaged by a storm in April.</p>

Commercial District Shrinks

Jul 22, 2014 5:10pm

The Booneville Commercial Historic District is losing a member.

The April 13 storm that blew portions of the second floor of the building at 128 North Broadway into Broadway, onto vehicles...

Two Counties, One Jail, Zero Support

Jul 22, 2014 5:09pm

The idea of Logan and Franklin counties building a bi-county jail appears to be dead, according to Logan County Judge Gus Young and Quorum Court member Mike Schluterman.

The idea was first...

Agreement Reached In Sexual Assault Case

Jul 22, 2014 5:08pm

A 33-year old Booneville man plead no contest to sexual assault Friday and was sentenced to 315 days in the Logan County Jail. He was then credited with 315 days of jail credit.


<p><strong>City limits</strong>. U.S. Marine Justin Kuhel traveled through Booneville Friday during his walk across America from North Carolina to Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Calif. Kuhel is raising money for two agencies who provide care to wounded veterans.</p>

Marine Treks Through South Logan On Walk Across America

Jul 22, 2014 5:07pm

In the midst of a 2,700-plus mile walk, former U.S. Marine Justin Kuhel walked through Booneville Friday afternoon.

Kuhel (rhymes with fuel) left Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and, covering...

Municipal Filing Period Opens Friday

Jul 22, 2014 5:06pm

Will he, or won’t he?

Whether or not Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins will seek a fourth four-year term in office has been cause for considerable speculation over the past few months.


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