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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>

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Sep 02, 2014 2:49pm

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<p><strong>Meet And Greet</strong></p><p>Democratic Fourth Congressional District candidate James Lee Witt held a meet and greet at Booneville City Hall Friday afternoon. About 30 people turned out to see Witt.</p>

Meet And Greet

Jul 18, 2014 6:21pm

Meet And Greet

Democratic Fourth Congressional District candidate James Lee Witt held a meet and greet at Booneville City Hall Friday afternoon. About 30 people turned out to see Witt.

<p><strong>Cleanup in progress</strong>. Metal from the storm-damaged building at the intersection of First and Broadway in Booneville is removed Thursday afternoon. The building will be razed.</p>

Cleanup Starts

Jul 17, 2014 1:32pm

The cleanup of the storm-damaged historic building at the intersection of First and Broadway is underway.

Paper Wins Four Firsts, 10 Total Awards

Jul 16, 2014 12:03am

Including four first place awards, the Booneville Democrat won 10 awards in the 2014 Better Newspaper Editorial Contest.

Democrat editor Glenn M. Parrish won first place awards in the sports...

<p><strong>Groundbreaking</strong>. Manning the shovels for the first groundbreaking in BHDC in 50 years are (from left) Jeff Gonyea; Dr. Charlie Green, Director DDS; Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins; Dale Woodall, DDS Building Management; Mickey Hicks, Director Plant Management BHDC; Richard Bokker President BHDC Parent Association; Sally Hardin, DDS Board of Directors; Logan County Judge Gus Young.</p>

First Groundbreaking In 50 Years At BHDC

Jul 16, 2014 12:03am

How long has it been since there was a new structure at the Booneville Human Development Center? Actually, there has never been one.

The last construction project, save for a new roof or new...

Boards To Contain New Faces

Jul 15, 2014 11:59pm

One filing period ended last Tuesday. Another is set to start a week from Friday.

Booneville School Board president Carol Lloyd joked last week everyone should have the experience of serving...

<p><strong>Sprigging</strong>. The field at Bearcat Stadium and a practice field adjacent to the field were sprigged with grass last Tuesday. School officials say the field should be ready by the time football season starts in early September.</p>

Green Green Grass At Home?

Jul 15, 2014 11:59pm

On a day that marijuana sales became legal in one state and a day after a petition drive to see that happen in Arkansas fell short of ballot amendment status, grass was a big topic in Booneville...

County Sales Tax Receipts Up Over Last Year

Jul 15, 2014 11:58pm

Sales tax receipts in Logan County for the first six months of the year continue to show an increase over the same period in 2013.

According to information provided by County Treasurer...

Superintendent Addresses Teacher Insurance

Jul 15, 2014 11:57pm

Booneville Schools Superintendent John K. Parrish told the Booneville School Board last week he could see a rumored push for the state to stop handling the insurance portion of teacher benefits....

Petition On Statewide Alcohol Sales Meets Initial Signature Count

Jul 10, 2014 11:55am

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot proposal to allow alcohol sales in every county in Arkansas has met the initial signature requirement, Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office said Wednesday.

Martin’s...

<p><strong>Setting up early</strong>. Brett Glover of Premier Pyrotechnics checks the shells for the firework show held at Bearcat Stadium on July 3.</p>

Fireworks Show Held On 3rd

Jul 08, 2014 5:47pm

Booneville City Ordinance No. 583 states it is unlawful to discharge fireworks inside the city limits of Booneville except on July 4th between the hours of 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.

However,...

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