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<p><strong>No apathy here</strong>. Elly Baker and Alex Taylor of Booneville attended the Donald Trump rally at Barton Coliseum in Little Rock last Wednesday. Taylor will be voting for the first time in the March 1 primary but Baker must wait until November because she won’t turn 18 until April.</p>

Local Teens Gearing Up For First Presidential Election, Attend Trump Rally In Little Rock

Feb 09, 2016 4:25pm

Because it is being held in March, rather than it’s customary May date, Elly Baker will not be able to vote in the primary. She turns 18 in April 20 and will be eligible for the presidential...

Murder Cases Severed

Feb 09, 2016 4:25pm

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Several New State Laws Took Effect On Jan. 1

Jan 05, 2016 11:46am

Several pieces of legislation that were passed during the 2015 General Assembly or earlier took effect Jan. 1.

These impact everything from the minimum wage to restaurant menus to tax...

<p><strong>Librarian On Literacy Council Board</strong></p><p>The Franklin Logan County Literacy Council has welcomed Bridgett Williams to its board of directors. “Bridgett is the librarian at the Booneville Library and we are so excited to have her join the literacy council”, said director Ginger Powell. The mission of the council is to serve those adults in need of improving literacy skills. Anyone needing help, which is free, or who would like to help may call 479-667-2868.</p>

Librarian On Literacy Council Board

Jan 05, 2016 11:44am

Librarian On Literacy Council Board

The Franklin Logan County Literacy Council has welcomed Bridgett Williams to its board of directors. “Bridgett is the librarian at the Booneville Library...

A Not So Merry Christmas

Dec 29, 2015 6:02pm

Between 7 and 9 p.m. on Sunday night Dec. 20, Deborah Kennedy was in her home on Jack Creek Road when she heard a gunshot.

Kennedy said a neighbor also told her she heard the shot, as did...

<p><strong>Road closed</strong>. Signs warned of danger near the intersection of Highway 10 and Lowder Road, near the Billy Kiersey Baseball/Softball Complex. The road was closed about 1 a.m. Monday.</p>

Floods Close Highways, County Roads

Dec 29, 2015 6:02pm

The Booneville and Logan County area was subjected to 5.95 inches of rain Sunday according to official readings taken at the Booneville Human Development Center.

The flooding caused by the...

<p><strong>Christmas Present</strong></p><p>Aiden Adar, an 11-year old from Rogers was visiting relatives in Booneville last week for Christmas and took advantage of the spring like weather to try out one of his presents, new skates and protective gear, at Veteran’s Park Wednesday.</p>

Christmas Present

Dec 29, 2015 6:01pm

Christmas Present

Aiden Adar, an 11-year old from Rogers was visiting relatives in Booneville last week for Christmas and took advantage of the spring like weather to try out one of his...

Need a Resolution: Green Suggested

Dec 29, 2015 6:01pm

As 2016 approaches, many inevitably begin thinking of New Year’s resolutions.

For some the concern is to improve health, or drop a few pounds. For others, the goal may be to take up a new...

<p><strong>Memorial</strong>. Crosses mark the spot at the intersection of First and Owen streets where Booneville High School junior Mark Hudson was killed in a vehicle collision in August.</p>

Murder, Tragedy Mark Year Of 2015

Dec 29, 2015 6:00pm

The year of 2015 saw its share of death and tragedy but it was also marked by new beginnings.

The staff of the Booneville Democrat reviewed the news of 2015 and selected what we believe to...

Animal Control Office Now Sharing Tax Proceeds

Dec 29, 2015 6:00pm

The last was the first.

The last sales tax distribution from State Treasurer Dennis Milligan’s office to the city of Booneville was the first for the new funding formula approved by voters...

<p><strong>New K-9 Officer</strong>. “Sonji” and handler Logan County Deputy Dawn Owens will be attending a K-9 training in North Carolina beginning on Monday.</p>

County Acquires K-9 Deputy

Dec 29, 2015 5:59pm

Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks will actually have two new drug deputies in 2016.

Starting Monday, Jan. 4, Deputy Dawn Owens will be training in Harmony, N.C., to handle “Sonji.” The...

Library, Magazine Post Office Hours Changing In 2016

Dec 29, 2015 5:59pm

Hours of operation at the Booneville Public Library and the United States Post Office’s Magazine branch will change with the end of 2015.

Library hours in Booneville will change to 11 a.m....

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