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Governor’s Highway Plan Heads To Final Passage; Lawmakers Look To 2017

May 22, 2016 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate is expected to give final passage Monday to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s highway funding plan, which shifts money within state government without generating new revenues...

July 12 Jail Vote Set

May 17, 2016 4:33pm

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City Taking Look At Peddler’s Fee

Apr 05, 2016 1:58pm

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins told the city council last week he is preparing to ask them to reduce the peddler’s license fees the city assesses to those who sell items within the city.

The...

<p><strong>MDA Car Wash. </strong>Magazine junior firefighters and the Magazine Fire Department hosted a car wash and bake sale to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, including patients like Lily Garner and Caleb Johnson of Booneville. Lily Garner also helped with the sponge on several vehicles.</p>

MDA Car Wash

Apr 05, 2016 1:57pm

Magazine junior firefighters and the Magazine Fire Department hosted a benefit car wash and bake sale Saturday.

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Funeral For Former Alderman/Interim Mayor Draws Crowd

Apr 05, 2016 1:56pm

A standing-room only crowd showed up at Woodland Heights Church of Christ for the funeral of a former interim mayor of Booneville last Wednesday.

Shelburne Bryant, 81, had passed away on...

School Lands $25,000 Grant For Summer Literacy Program

Apr 05, 2016 1:55pm

The Booneville School District was selected as one of five recipients of a Summer Learning Initiative Grant from Arkansas Community Foundation. The $25,000 grant will provide funding for a four-...

County Sales Tax Drops In First Quarter

Apr 05, 2016 1:55pm

Sales tax receipts in Logan County took a dip in the first quarter of the year, compared to the first quarter of 2015.

March receipts were the reason.

Sales tax receipts for the...

Magazine Sets Spring Cleanup Dates

Apr 05, 2016 1:55pm

A citywide cleanup will be held in Magazine April 11-16.

Unwanted items such as nonworking appliances, metal and items which will burn are welcome to be dropped off at the city Sewer...

New Blaine Man Convicted Of Murder, Sentenced To 40 Years

Apr 05, 2016 1:55pm

A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for 39 minutes last Tuesday before finding Josh Johnson, 40, of New Blaine guilty of first degree murder in the March 2014 shooting death of his ex-...

New Blaine Man Found Guilty Of Murder

Mar 29, 2016 11:11pm

A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for 39 minutes Tuesday before finding Josh Johnson, 40, of New Blaine guilty of first degree murder in the March 2014 shooting death of his ex-wife...

Two Farmers Markets In Works

Mar 29, 2016 11:43am

Booneville hasn’t been home to a farmer’s market in seven years, but that is apparently about to change.

Not competing perhaps but last week representatives of two groups — the Booneville...

<p><strong>Stolen</strong>. The above backhoe was stolen likely during the early morning hours of last Friday.</p>

City Owned Backhoe Stolen

Mar 29, 2016 11:43am

The Booneville Police Department is on the lookout for a city owned backhoe stolen from Marcelle Phillips City Park during the early morning hours of Friday.

A resident near the park told...

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