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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...

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Guilty Verdict, Life Sentence Handed Down In Rape Case

Updated: Sep 09, 2014 7:55pm

An eight-woman, four-man jury deliberated less than an hour Tuesday afternoon to return a guilty verdict in a rape case at the South Logan County Courthouse in Booneville.

Eric Scott Paulson...

<p><strong>Livestock Check In Day At The Fair</strong></p><p>The 71st annual South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair is ongoing at the South Logan County Fairgrounds. The highlight of today was the home economics judging, livestock check in and horse show at 6 p.m. Above Joshua Rongey brushes Keera.</p>

71st Annual Fair

Sep 03, 2014 6:03pm

Livestock Check In Day At The Fair

The 71st annual South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair is ongoing at the South Logan County Fairgrounds. The highlight of today was the home economics...

<p><strong>71st Fair Is Underway.</p><p>The 71st annual South Logan County Fair and Livestock Show got started Tuesday night in Booneville with the hay show and kids show-de-o. Above Derek Christensen checks out his hay sample with Cooperative Extensive Service Agent Bob Harper.</p>

2014 South Logan County Fair

Sep 02, 2014 8:06pm

71st Fair Is Underway.

The 71st annual South Logan County Fair and Livestock Show got started Tuesday night in Booneville with the hay show and kids show-de-o. Above Derek Christensen checks...

Council Goles Into Rare Executive Session

Sep 02, 2014 2:50pm

Executive sessions at Booneville City Council meetings are few and far between. Last week alderman Larry D. Mitchell sought one that lasted about an hour.

After a lengthy discussion about...

<p><strong>Sky High</strong></p><p>Using a lift, Western Waterproofing Company employees perform brick mortar repair at the top of south column at First United Methodist Church. The church was listed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 2011.</p>

Sky High

Sep 02, 2014 2:49pm

Sky High

Using a lift, Western Waterproofing Company employees perform brick mortar repair at the top of south column at First United Methodist Church. The church was listed on the National...

<p><strong>Necessary?</strong> Among the things questioned by alderman Larry Mitchell during last week’s city council meeting was the need for a second Booneville Street Department location, specifically the one shown above, known as Street Department North.</p>

Alderman Wants Spending Addressed

Sep 02, 2014 2:49pm

The agenda for last week’s Booneville City Council meeting was shot.

The meeting was not.

Following an approval of minutes from July, omission of a report of the hospital and adoption...

<p><strong>Still sought. </strong>John James Schneider is still wanted by police in connection with a shooting in Booneville on Aug. 16.</p>

Shooting Suspect Still Sought

Sep 02, 2014 2:48pm

The Booneville Police Department was still seeking a third man in connection with a shooting at a Shape Street residence on Aug. 16.

John Jame Schneider, 28, has thus far evaded arrest....

Drop In Sales Tax Collection Foreseeable

Sep 02, 2014 2:48pm

A decline in sales tax collections in August could have, in not should have been seen coming for a year, but the expected decline had little to do with a major economic factor.

The city...

July Crime Victim Reparations Announced

Sep 02, 2014 2:47pm

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $232,649.89 to victims of crime in July.

Awards were made in 102 new...

County Tax Revenues Down For Month, Up For Year

Sep 02, 2014 2:46pm

Sales tax revenues in August took a dip but for the year, revenues are coming in slightly ahead of 2013 levels, according to Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

Sales tax revenues in August...

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