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<p><strong>Retiring</strong>. Logan County Judge Gus Young (second from left) is pictured with Arkansas Association of Counties Executive Director Chris Villanes and fellow Judge retirees (from left) Mark Thorne of Yell County, Mike Jacobs of Johnson County and Jimmy Hart of Conway County.</p>

Young Nearing Retirement From County Judge Post

Dec 17, 2014 1:39pm

In two weeks, Gus Young will walk out of his office in the Logan County Courthouse for the last time as County Judge. Young is retiring after six years (three terms) in office.

Last week,...

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Flu Shot Clinics Postponed

Oct 21, 2014 5:07pm

The Logan County flu clinics scheduled for Thursday at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris and Friday at the First Baptist Church in Booneville have been postponed due to a delay in...

<p>Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a spot in the finals on Saturday, Oct. 18, where she also won for vocal solo of the same material. (Photo by Mark Fonville)</p>

State Fair Talent

Oct 21, 2014 5:06pm

Niki Waters, 16, of Booneville was recognized for her vocal solo, “They Just Keep Moving the Line,” at the Northwest Regional Youth Talent Contest at the Arkansas State Fair on Tuesday, earning a...

<p><strong>October Daze Performance</strong></p><p>Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.</p>

October Daze Performance

Oct 21, 2014 5:05pm

October Daze Performance

Cordale Bryant sings during the annual October Daze festival in downtown Booneville Saturday afternoon.

Duck race. The Kiwanis Club held its annual Ducky Dash...

<p><strong>Ribbon cut</strong>. The dual business of Joe’s Cafe and Real World Internet Solutions held a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday afternoon during October Daze.</p>

Ribbon Cut During Festival Saturday

Oct 21, 2014 5:04pm

Real World Internet Solutions and Joe’s Café on Broadway used the annual October Daze festival in downtown as a backdrop for a grand opening and ribbon cutting Saturday.

Established in 2011...

October Daze 2014

Oct 18, 2014 2:34pm

Fall decoration. Pictured is one of the selections from a table of fall decorations available for sale at October Daze Saturday morning and afternoon in downtown Booneville.

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Paris Man Sentenced To 90 Years For Wreck That Killed Dad, Two Sons

Oct 17, 2014 12:13pm

PARIS — A Paris man was sentenced to 90 years in prison Thursday afternoon, after he pleaded guilty to three counts of negligent homicide in the morning.

Eric Randall Thompson, 43, killed...

Tax Day

Oct 15, 2014 11:20am

Jeff Benton of Booneville was among several who waited until Wednesday, the last day, to pay personal and real estate taxes for 2014.

<p><strong>Breaking bread.</strong> City clerk candidates (from left) Stacy Brown, Marilyn Rogers and Gayleene West all spoke at a recent meeting of the Booneville Rotary Club.</p>

Clerk Candidates Share Views

Oct 14, 2014 5:06pm

On Jan. 1 of 2015 a city clerk other than Melinda Smith will be sworn into service.

Smith opted to retire from the position rather than seek a seventh four-year term in office. Three...

<p><strong>The beast</strong>. Steven Hawkins stands beside an alligator he killed after winning a permit for the Arkansas River Public Alligator hunt.</p>

Hawkins Harvests Trophy Gator With Harpoon, Snare, Knife

Oct 14, 2014 5:05pm

Steven Hawkins of Booneville was one of only 20, lucky hunters drawn for the Zone 3, lower Arkansas River Public Alligator hunt this year.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission randomly...

Daze Continues Busy Period For Chamber

Oct 14, 2014 5:04pm

Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce officials hope success begets success.

Coming off the largest Arkansas Marathon the BDC/Chamber has sponsored since...

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