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<p><strong>Long journey</strong>. Helen O’Riordan of Dublin, Ireland was the first woman to finish the 47th Arkansas Marathon Saturday.</p>

Runner Adds Arkansas Marathon To Her Story

Oct 06, 2015 1:24pm

Helen O’Riordan believes every runner has a uniqe and interesting story.

All the way from Dublin, Ireland, the 55-year old O’Riordan was in Booneville Saturday to run in the 47th Arkansas...

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<p><strong>Speaking out.</strong> Ruth Ann Silva of Booneville told Justices of the Peace she moved out of a Second Street residence due to suspected drug activity.</p>

Drug Deputy Position Added

Aug 18, 2015 3:24pm

The Logan County Quorum Court drew applause from an unusually large crowd at last Monday’s monthly meeting in Booneville.

The reason the almost 90 in attendance were joyful was a 10-0 vote...

<p><strong>ULockIt</strong>. Chad Simpson slides a u-bolt into the ULockIt system hardware on a door inside Booneville High School. The locks make the door virtually impenetrable.</p>

School District Adds Defensive Locking System

Aug 18, 2015 3:23pm

When school started Monday every teacher had the ability to lock their students inside their classroom with an almost impenetrable locking system called, ULockIt.

Last week the hardware was...

Treasurer Explains Sales Tax Distribution

Aug 18, 2015 3:23pm

Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates last week said she would be happy to explain the distribution procedure of the countywide sales tax.

During the July 27 meeting of the Booneville City...

<p><strong>New superintendent.</strong> Brett Bunch addresses a crowd at the schoolwide back-to-school orientation at Diamondback Arean last Monday.</p>

Bunch Expects Partnership, Learning

Aug 18, 2015 3:22pm

Magazine new superintendent of schools Brett Bunch said during last week’s back to school orientation that he sees education as a partnership between school district and parent.

As the...

Rattlesnake Canyon Road Reopens To Civilians

Aug 18, 2015 3:21pm

The Arkansas National Guard announced last Wednesday that Rattlesnake Canyon Road at the Fort Chaffee Joint Maneuver Training Center is reopened to local civilian traffic.

The Guard closed...

Danielson Affirms He Will Not Run Again

Aug 18, 2015 3:20pm

Arkansas Supreme Court Associate Justice Paul Danielson reaffirmed his position on Monday that he “will not” seek re-election at the end of his term which expires Dec. 31, 2016.

One reason...

Law Enforcement Agencies Plan Crackdown On Drunken Driving

Aug 18, 2015 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — State, city and county law enforcement agencies in Arkansas will crack down on drunken driving during the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” initiative, the Arkansas State...

<p>Teacher’s helpers. New Booneville Elementary School kindergarten teacher Bryanna Suttles gets helps from her daughters (from left) Lilli, Ally and Katie. Suttles was preparing a bulletin board in her room. School starts Monday.</p>

School Starts Monday, Kindergarten Teacher Settling In

Aug 11, 2015 4:54pm

Anyone who thinks the pressure of getting everything ready for their kids to go back to school at this juncture can empathize with Bryanna Suttles.

Suttles learned on July 31 she had been...

“Historic” Funding Battle Continues

Aug 11, 2015 4:54pm

History, a popular adage suggest, repeats itself.

In 2009, in his first year as County Judge Gus Young spoke at city council meetings trying to convince cities to remit a portion of their...

Man Wanted In Connection With 2014 Shooting Apprehended

Aug 11, 2015 4:53pm

A man sought in connection with a shooting last August was jailed last Tuesday.

John James Schneider was located by Logan County Deputy Sheriffs as they were looking for his brother, Paul...

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