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Two Charged With Murder

Apr 22, 2015 12:49pm

Joseph Oliah Hals Brown, 32, and Nick Charles Stoicu III, 39, both of Mena, are facing first degree murder and other charges in connection with the shooting death of 60-year old Ritchie Lee Lynch...

<p><strong>Pocahontas</strong></p><p>The Booneville High School Drama and Choral departments staged a production of Pocahontas last week with public performance held at the BHS Auditorium on Friday night and Sunday afternoon. The cast also took the stage for private performances for the BJHS, BHS and BES student bodies. Above Chief Powhatan (James Ray) has ordered the execution of Captain John Smith (Hayden Woodhull) by Thundercloud (JD Sanders) despite Smith having returned Pocahontas (Karly Reid) after a ransom demand had been made. (See page 3B for more photos.)</p>

Pocahontas

Apr 22, 2015 12:48pm

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<p><strong>Now open</strong>. The new Walmart Supercenter located at 1400 East Main Street in Booneville opened for business last Wednesday, just moments after a ribbon was cut outside the entrance. The store is the third Walmart in Booneville.</p>

Walmart Opens In Third Booneville Location

Mar 17, 2015 10:57am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins referenced Walmart founder Sam Walton during his remarks at the grand opening of Walmart’s third Booneville location last Wednesday, a 103,000-square foot...

Superintendent

Mar 17, 2015 10:56am

Initially, the Magazine School Board was expected to name a Sandra Beck’s successor as superintendent Monday night but on Friday Beck’s office announced the selection would be delayed until...

<p>Creek Is Rising</p><p>An extended rainy period last week caused the creek at Veterans Park to spill over the dam and onto the rip rap rock barrier. By Monday the water level was back near normal.</p>

Creek Is Rising

Mar 17, 2015 10:56am

Creek Is Rising

An extended rainy period last week caused the creek at Veterans Park to spill over the dam and onto the rip rap rock barrier. By Monday the water level was back near normal...

Congressman Makes Stop In Paris

Mar 17, 2015 10:55am

Congressman Bruce Westerman spent a day in the River Valley last week talking with voters. His stops included Ozark, where he talked about the federal budget at a meeting of the Ozark Rotary Club...

<p><strong>Open for business. </strong>Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough helps Walmart manager Galen Dahler get set to cut the ribbon officially opening the new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville Wednesday morning.</p>

Grand Opening

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 9:36am

Open for business. Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough helps Walmart manager Galen Dahler get set to cut the ribbon...

Sales Tax Renewed

Mar 11, 2015 9:19am

Booneville’s one percent sales and use tax was renewed Tuesday by an overwhelming majority, albeit also by an underwhelming turnout.

There were 81 votes in favor of continuing the tax and...

Five Finalists Named

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Five finalists have been selected to interview for the job of superintendent of Magazine Schools.

Selected for interviews were Brett Bunch of Quitman, Dr. Martha Dodson of Paris, Bret “Shane...

Board Member Pleads Not Guilty

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Booneville School Board member William H. Oliver, through attorney Danya Davenport, waived a formal reading of the charge against him and entered a plea of not guilty Friday in Booneville.

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<p><strong>Atypical House Fire</strong></p><p>The house above was purposefully set afire through a controlled burn by a property owner last Tuesday after being demolished. Soot after it was set, the fire slowed traffic on Holden and Fourth Streets. One neighbor told the Democrat he was happy to see the home go via the planned route because he feared it was a fire hazard.</p>

Atypical House Fire

Mar 11, 2015 9:10am

Atypical House Fire

The house above was purposefully set afire through a controlled burn by a property owner last Tuesday after being demolished. Soot after it was set, the fire slowed...

<p><strong>Volunteers of the year.</strong> The foster grandparents of the Booneville School District were tapped for the Volunteer of the Year award for 2015. Pictured are (from left) Gladys Craig, Barbara Robertson and Monica Lariamore with presenter Leslie Oliver. Not pictured is Jan Karber.</p>

Chamber Banquet Becomes Luncheon

Mar 11, 2015 9:09am

The 71st edition of the annual Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce banquet became an abbreviated luncheon last Tuesday.

Postponed from its original Feb...

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