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<p><strong>Sheriff escort</strong>. Following his conviction on a charge of raping a girl under the age of 14 and sentenced to life in prison, Eric Scott Paulson was escorted from the courthouse in Booneville by Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith Tuesday. Paulson was delivered to the Arkansas Department of Corrections Wednesday morning.</p>

Life Sentence Handed Down

Sep 16, 2014 3:20pm

A jury was seated to hear a rape case at about 1:25 p.m. last Monday in the South Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. Less than 24 hours later they were released having found Eric Scott Paulson...

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<p>The Balboabots and their mentors</p>

Local Robotics Team Surprises Competition

Aug 05, 2014 11:36pm

On Friday and Saturday, July 25 and 26, Booneville’s Rocky Balboabots team of six students, along with their adult mentors, left an early mark on robotics compeition.

The team competed in...

<p><strong>Back To School</strong></p><p>Magazine School District held an orientation for all students on Friday. Above freshmen Colten Young and Ethan Cox check out their class schedule.</p>

Orientation

Aug 05, 2014 11:35pm

Back To School

Magazine School District held an orientation for all students on Friday. Above freshmen Colten Young and Ethan Cox check out their class schedule.

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Woman Back In County After Attack

Aug 05, 2014 11:34pm

A Georgia woman and Logan County native who was severely beaten while jogging on a trail in Paulding County in Georgia last week is back home in Logan County.

Tina Waddel, 42, was taken from...

Second Clerk Candidate Files

Aug 05, 2014 11:33pm

In what is expected to be a crowded race, the second candidate has filed for Booneville City Clerk.

Nobody has formally filed for mayor.

Gayleene West, 52, filed last week, joining 37-...

Stephens Media to outsource Fort Smith area newspaper production

Jul 30, 2014 8:52am

Stephens Media LLC announced today they would be expanding their printing operations by moving all printing and mailroom operations from their Fort Smith and Van Buren production facilities to...

Murder Is First In City Since 2002

Jul 29, 2014 5:10pm

Murder In City Since 2002

The beating murder of a 40-year old man on Fourth Street last week was the first murder committed in the city of Booneville in almost a dozen years.

The have...

<p><strong>Dump Truck Fire</strong></p><p>Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke, investigated and called for fire officials after finding the truck ablaze and nobody around at the old saw mill property. The truck, which had the bed extended, had died and would not start, Brown said, and the driver left the area with another person to get tools but before he returned the fire began.</p>

Fire Call

Jul 29, 2014 5:08pm

Dump Truck Fire

Alan Tripp of the Booneville Fire Department sprays water into the burning engine of a dump truck Friday about noon. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown noticed the smoke,...

Man Charged With Second Degree Battery In May Shooting

Jul 29, 2014 5:08pm

A second degree battery charge has been filed against the man who shot another man in an alley in Booneville on May 19.

According to an arrest warrant affidavit Roy D. Wingate, 36, told...

<p><strong>Downed Tree</strong></p><p>Several trees in Magazine were blown over by a storm that passed through the South Logan County area Wednesday afternoon. Above a tree outside an apartment building across from the Magazine School District high school campus was toppled but fell away from the apartments and the highway.</p>

Storm Damage

Jul 29, 2014 5:07pm

Downed Tree

Several trees in Magazine were blown over by a storm that passed through the South Logan County area Wednesday afternoon. Above a tree outside an apartment building across from...

First Clerk Candidate Files Friday

Jul 29, 2014 5:06pm

The filing period for candidates seeking election to municipal positions opened Friday at noon and by the end of the first half day of the three week period, a single candidate had come forth....

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