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Cotton Defends Farm Bill Vote To Arkansas Farm Bureau

Updated: Apr 23, 2014 3:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended the position he took on the farm bill during a speech Tuesday at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, which opposed Cotton’s...

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Newly Hired Insurance Marketplace Director Excited About Arkansas’ Innovation

Apr 02, 2014 1:44pm

LITTLE ROCK — The newly hired executive director of the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace said Tuesday she is excited to work in a state that is exploring uncharted territory with its approach...

Jail Committee Meets

Apr 02, 2014 12:00pm

Logan and Franklin County officials met in Paris on Tuesday, March 25 and took their first steps toward building a bi-county jail to house prisoners.

The meeting was an outgrowth of informal...

<p><strong>Final touches.</strong> Jim Rockenhaus and Dwayne Hopkins discuss placement of a door knob on the outside door of the new home of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. The church will be formally dedicated Friday in a service conducted by Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock.</p>

Parish To Dedicate Church Friday

Apr 02, 2014 11:59am

An eight month construction project complete, parishioners of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church will, through Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock formally dedicate their new 5000-...

<p><strong>Out of the pasture</strong>. Brian DuPree puts on one of the greens in a cow pasture that was home to the Booneville Open the last four years. The tournament has moved to Cherokee Creek Country Club this year.</p>

Booneville Open Set For Weekend

Apr 02, 2014 11:59am

For the Booneville Open golf tournament to continue as an event, organizers said an increase in participation would be necessary in 2013. The response was an increase from a field of 20 to 29...

Supercenter Construction Date Nearing

Apr 02, 2014 11:59am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins told the city council last week the most recent information he has is that a Walmart Supercenter should begin construction this month.

But that is subject to...

Tax Collections Down, And Up

Apr 02, 2014 11:58am

The decline in sales tax receipts was not unexpected but all news is not bad concerning sales tax collections.

Booneville’s one percent sales tax generated just over $50,000 in February and...

<p><strong>Retirement Reception</p><p>Dr. Bill Daniel (right) chats with hospital administrator C. David Hill during a reception for Daniel Monday. Daniel is leaving the hospital after 43 years of service. Daniel was presented a plaque that included Mahatma Gandhi quote that “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”</p>

Retirement Reception

Apr 02, 2014 11:58am

Retirement Reception

Dr. Bill Daniel (right) chats with hospital administrator C. David Hill during a reception for Daniel Monday. Daniel is leaving the hospital after 43 years of service....

Driver Safety Course Set For Tuesday

Apr 02, 2014 11:58am

An AARP Driver Safety classroom course April 8 will be held in Booneville on Tuesday, April 8.

First Western Bank, located at 80 West Main Street, will host the class, which begins at 8 a.m...

Boozman To Host Telephone Town Hall Tonight

Mar 31, 2014 4:02pm

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman is inviting Arkansans to participate in a telephone town hall on Monday, March 31 at 7 p.m. This statewide event allows Arkansans the ability to ask Boozman...

Washington Digest: Congress Backs Ukraine Aid And Russian Sanctions

Mar 29, 2014 5:05am

WASHINGTON – Congress last week neared completion of legislation that would assist Ukraine’s new government and impose sanctions to express U.S. outrage over Russia’s annexation of Crimea.


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