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Fluoride Not Universally Opposed

Sep 09, 2014 7:42pm

Not everybody in Booneville is upset with state mandated fluoridation of the local water supply.

Namely the dentists who have offices in the city bearing their names — J. Thad Shirey and...

<p><strong>Rescued</strong>. David Hogan holds one of the dogs who was captured near the boat dock at the old city lake Friday. In what is suspected to be a kennel dump, about 20 dogs were reported roaming the area.</p>

Dogs Dumped At Lake

Sep 09, 2014 7:41pm

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<p><strong>Demolotion crew</strong>. The 103-year old historic building at the intersection of First and Broadway was demolished last week. The building was damaged by a storm in April.</p>

Commercial District Shrinks

Jul 22, 2014 5:10pm

The Booneville Commercial Historic District is losing a member.

The April 13 storm that blew portions of the second floor of the building at 128 North Broadway into Broadway, onto vehicles...

Two Counties, One Jail, Zero Support

Jul 22, 2014 5:09pm

The idea of Logan and Franklin counties building a bi-county jail appears to be dead, according to Logan County Judge Gus Young and Quorum Court member Mike Schluterman.

The idea was first...

Agreement Reached In Sexual Assault Case

Jul 22, 2014 5:08pm

A 33-year old Booneville man plead no contest to sexual assault Friday and was sentenced to 315 days in the Logan County Jail. He was then credited with 315 days of jail credit.


<p><strong>City limits</strong>. U.S. Marine Justin Kuhel traveled through Booneville Friday during his walk across America from North Carolina to Camp Pendleton in San Diego, Calif. Kuhel is raising money for two agencies who provide care to wounded veterans.</p>

Marine Treks Through South Logan On Walk Across America

Jul 22, 2014 5:07pm

In the midst of a 2,700-plus mile walk, former U.S. Marine Justin Kuhel walked through Booneville Friday afternoon.

Kuhel (rhymes with fuel) left Camp Lejeune in North Carolina and, covering...

Municipal Filing Period Opens Friday

Jul 22, 2014 5:06pm

Will he, or won’t he?

Whether or not Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins will seek a fourth four-year term in office has been cause for considerable speculation over the past few months.


<p><strong>Meet and greet</strong>. Mike Wyrick (right) of Booneville, speaks with Democratic Congressional candidate James Lee Witt outside Booneville City Hall Friday. Also pictured are (back) Johnny Williams and Ron West.</p>

Witt Holds Meet And Greet Here

Jul 22, 2014 5:05pm

Democratic candidate James Lee Witt told a modest crowd at Booneville City Hall Friday afternoon he believes there are too many obstructionists and not enough people willing to do the right thing...

<p><strong>Big Check</strong>. State Sen. Gary Stubblefield presented $100,000 to BHDC officials recently. Pictured are (from left) Richard Bokker, President of BHDC Parent Association; Sally Hardin, DDS Board of Directors; Dr. Charlie Green, DDS Director; Claire Green; Jeff Gonyea, BHDC Superintendent; David Fritsche, BIDC Chairman; Stubblefield; Logan County Judge Gus Young; Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins.</p>

BHDC Dock Project Has Started

Jul 22, 2014 5:04pm

On the heels of a groundbreaking for their first building project in 50 years, Booneville Human Development Center officials now have two projects ongoing.

On Monday the installation of a...

Unemployment Rate Climbs In County

Jul 22, 2014 5:03pm

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose slightly to 6.1 percent in May, according to data reported last week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. The May figure was four-tenths of...

<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.

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