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<p><strong>Political cliche?</strong> Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross was in town Thursday on his “Jobs First Tour.” Above he met with Josh Beers, his wife Lacey and children, including baby newborn Camden, after leaving El Penjamo’s.</p>

Ross Expects To Return To City As Governor

Oct 28, 2014 5:03pm

In town to do some campaigning during a lunch break last week, Mike Ross thinks his next trip to Booneville will be as the governor of Arkansas.

Ross, who is running as a Democrat against...

Three After Clerk Job

Oct 28, 2014 5:02pm
<p><strong>Ready for destruction</strong>. Booneville Police Department dispatcher Gina Kinney dumps pills into a bucket. The pills were deposited in a medication collection drop box at the BPD. The pills will be delivered to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction.</p>

Drop Box Used Often

Oct 28, 2014 5:00pm

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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>

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...

Correction: Ballot Position Story Contained Incorrect Name

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

It is the policy of the Booneville Democrat to present the news fairly and accurately.

A story that ran on Aug. 27 about the ballot draw positioning incorrectly identified one of the...

<p><strong>Wanted</strong>. John James Schneider is still sought in connection with a shooting at a Booneville residence on Aug. 16.</p>

One Of Three Shooting Suspects At Large

Aug 27, 2014 8:19am

One of three men wanted in connection with a shooting at a Booneville residence on Aug. 16 is still at large.

Arrest warrants were issued for three men suspected to be involved in the...

Fluoridation Contract Awarded

Aug 27, 2014 8:19am

The City of Booneville last week awarded a contract to Associated Builders of Pocola, Okla., to install fluoridation equipment into the city’s water treatment facility.

According to...

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