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LCSO, ASP Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide

Dec 18, 2014 2:19pm

The Logan County Sheriff’s Department and the Arkansas State Police are investigating a Wednesday murder-suicide that took place at a residence on Old Sandy Road, northeast of Paris.

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Prisoner Reimbursement A Tricky Unknown

Nov 04, 2014 6:31pm

County Judge Gus Young is about to oversee his final budget preparation process for Logan County.

While budgets are typically full of variables, there is one that is becoming even harder to...

<p><strong>Political cliche?</strong> Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross was in town Thursday on his “Jobs First Tour.” Above he met with Josh Beers, his wife Lacey and children, including baby newborn Camden, after leaving El Penjamo’s.</p>

Ross Expects To Return To City As Governor

Oct 28, 2014 5:03pm

In town to do some campaigning during a lunch break last week, Mike Ross thinks his next trip to Booneville will be as the governor of Arkansas.

Ross, who is running as a Democrat against...

Three After Clerk Job

Oct 28, 2014 5:02pm

(Editor’s note: A sample ballot, complete with amendments is printed inside today’s issue.)

Voters in Booneville will select a new city clerk on Nov. 3 while Logan County voters will chose a...

<p><strong>Book worm</strong>. Bridget Williams has been named the librarian at the Booneville Library. Williams started working in the Gattis Logan County Library in Paris while in college.</p>

From Part Time To Librarian

Oct 28, 2014 5:01pm

About four years ago a college girl took a part time job at the library in Paris. Today she is the librarian at the Booneville Public Library.

“My grandmother was on the library board and...

<p><strong>Ready for destruction</strong>. Booneville Police Department dispatcher Gina Kinney dumps pills into a bucket. The pills were deposited in a medication collection drop box at the BPD. The pills will be delivered to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction.</p>

Drop Box Used Often

Oct 28, 2014 5:00pm

Last October the Booneville Police Department picked up a prescription medication drop box through the Monitor Secure and Dispose Drop Box Project by the Arkansas Department of Health.

One...

Sexual Assualt Charge Filed

Oct 28, 2014 4:59pm

A 23-year old Fort Smith man has been charged with fourth degree sexual assault for allegedly inappropriate touching of a 15-year old Magazine boy.

In April a relative of the teenager turned...

Turnout Projected Between 40 And 45 Percent

Oct 28, 2014 4:58pm

The expensive, hotly-contested, advertising-laden election of 2014 will come to a close on Tuesday, Nov. 4. That’s when voters will finish making their decisions in races ranging from Alderman to...

<p><strong>Trick or treat</strong>. A couple of skeletons, one with a Jack O’Lantern head, sit in chairs in a front yard at McCandless and Eighth street. The decorations are among a Halloween-theme yard that encompasses the entire yard.</p>

Trick Or Treat

Oct 28, 2014 4:58pm

Trick or treat. A couple of skeletons, one with a Jack O’Lantern head, sit in chairs in a front yard at McCandless and Eighth street. The decorations are among a Halloween-theme yard that...

City Earns Second Volunteer Award

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Booneville is among 14 communities selected to receive the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year Award for volunteer efforts.

Booneville and Sebastian County’s Fort Smith are among...

<p><strong>Making a pitch</strong>. Melissa Astin of Cooper Clinic addressed the Booneville School Board last week about her company possibly leasing the school’s old Alternative Education Building — formerly the Home Ec Cottage — for use as a rural health clinic.</p>

Cooper Interested In Home Ec Cottage As Rural Health Clinic

Oct 21, 2014 5:09pm

The Booneville School Board last week authorized superintendent John Parrish to pursue a lease agreement with Cooper Clinic to operate a rural health clinic in a school district owned building....

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