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BHDC Bill Breezes Through Senate

Feb 24, 2015 2:35pm

Previously passed by the House, a $7.7 million appropriation bill for the Booneville Human Development Center was unanimously approved by the Arkansas Senate and has been sent to Gov. Asa...

<p><strong>Snow Man</strong></p><p>For the second straight weekend a winter storm passed through South Logan County. Sunday afternoon’s snowfall left enough accumulation for some residents to build snowmen like the guy above in the 200 block of Riviera Drive. The weekend weather front coupled with an expected additional front that arrived Monday morning led officials to cancel classes for the first time this school year in both Booneville and Magazine.</p>

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Officials React To BHDC Report

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough were bothered by last week’s Disability Rights...

<p><strong>House fire</strong>. A home on East Venable is engulfed in flames Wednesday afternoon. The home was a total loss and a neighboring home also sustained damage to siding and windows from the heat. (Photo by J. Randall Houp)</p>

Fire Claims Home, Damages Another

Jan 14, 2015 11:28am

One home was completely destroyed and siding was melted and windows shattered by a fire in the 400 block of East Venable Street Wednesday afternoon.

The residents of the home, which is...

Lawmakers Set Session Priorities

Jan 14, 2015 11:27am

Logan County’s two members of the General Assembly talked last week about their goals for the 90th session of the body, which opened Monday.

State Rep. Jon Eubanks, R-Paris, and State Sen....

90th Session Started Monday With Republicans In Charge

Jan 14, 2015 11:27am

The legislative session that started Monday is an historic one for Arkansas, its first with a Republican governor and a Republican-controlled Legislature since the 1870s.

Democratic Gov....

<p><strong>There she is</strong>. Shelbie Duke is pictured above during the evening wear competition of the 57th annual Mr. and Miss Booneville High School pageant. The evening wear accounted fro 20 percent of a contestant’s score with talent and an interview accounting for the remainder.</p>

Jones, Duke Are Mr. Miss BHS

Jan 14, 2015 11:26am

Trevor Jones and Shelbie Duke were crowned Mr. and Miss Booneville High School at the conclusion of the 57th annual pageant, held Saturday night in the BHS auditorium.

Jones was representing...

<p><strong>Job Fair</strong></p><p>Debbie Slater (left), a personnel manager with a Fort Smith Walmart discusses the hiring process with prospective Walmart Supercenter employee Matthew Bascue of Booneville Thursday morning during the second day of a job fair held at the Booneville Community Building. Also pictured is Leann Faulkner of Magazine. More than 125 people were interviewed by Walmart officials.</p>

Job Fair

Updated: Jan 14, 2015 11:25am

Job Fair

Debbie Slater (left), a personnel manager with a Fort Smith Walmart discusses the hiring process with prospective Walmart Supercenter employee Matthew Bascue of Booneville Thursday...

<p><strong>New Year’s Eve number.</strong> Jerry Standridge of the Copy Cats sings about being a “Teenager In Love” to Delores Earp and Pansy Fennell during a New Year’s Eve party at the Booneville Senior Activity Center Wednesday.</p>

New Year’s Eve, Sr. Citizen Style

Jan 08, 2015 3:56pm

The phrases senior citizens and New Year’s Eve party may not seem to go together, but they do in Booneville.

Heading into 2014 the Booneville Senior Activity Center held its inaugural New...

<p><strong>New sheriff</strong>. Boyd Hicks (left) is sworn into service as Logan County Sheriff at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 1 at the home of Supreme Court Justice Paul Danielson of Booneville.</p>

Sheriff Gets Early Start

Jan 08, 2015 3:55pm

When Boyd Hicks took the oath of office in swearing-in in the courthouses in Booneville and Paris on New Year’s morning, it was ceremonial.

Hicks had officially been sworn into service at 12...

Chamber May Expand Event Calendar

Jan 08, 2015 3:54pm

The Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce is considering adding a couple of events to its annual calendar, but exactly what those may be is still up in the air...

Ozark Man’s Body Found Near Paris

Jan 08, 2015 3:54pm

The body of an Ozark man and World War II veteran who didn’t return from a Christmas Day drive was found Sunday afternoon in the woods north of Paris off the Mount Magazine Scenic Byway.

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