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UPDATE: Escape, Capture Details Released

Jun 29, 2016 11:23am

Zackary Coffer, one of two inmates who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris Tuesday was recaptured around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.

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<p><strong>Baccalaureate</strong></p><p>Jared Woodhull bows during the invocation that started the baccalaureate service for the Booneville High School Class of 2016 Sunday afternoon. Commencement services for the class will be held at 8 p.m., Thursday. The ceremony is scheduled for Bearcat Stadium.</p>

Baccalaureate

May 10, 2016 1:02pm

The baccalaureate service was held for BHS seniors Sunday afternoon.

Bank Robbery Suspect Acquitted Due To Mental Disease Or Defect

May 10, 2016 1:00pm

The man accused of aggravated robbery in the robbery of the East Branch of First Western Bank in January of 2015 has been acquitted of the charge due to a mental disease or defect.

A state...

<p><strong>Senior Walk</strong></p><p>Seniors at J.D. Leftwich High School paraded by Magazine Elementary School students last Tuesday in a “senior walk” designed to encourage the youngsters. Above Daniel Burr stops to slap hands with an elementary student.</p>

Senior Walk

May 10, 2016 1:00pm

J.D. Leftwich High School seniors had a senior walk Tuesday.

<p><strong>Hand held high</strong>. Chris Skimmerhorn of Rockline raises a hand toward heaven during the 13th Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in Booneville Thursday.</p>

13th Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Held Thursday

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

One of the awards presented during the 13th annual Booneville Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Thursday went to Thad Shirey as Person of the Year.

Shirey, Mayor Jerry Wilkins noted, has been...

BHDC’s CARF Accreditation Celebrated

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

The announcement drew applause.

Presenting the individual human development center overview for each of the state’s five centers during a Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors...

<p><strong>Bubble lap</strong>. Emmett Dobbs (left) is entertained by Bailee Moses and Shelby Posey during the bubble lap at the 17th South Logan County Relay for Life Friday night. See inside for more photos from the event.</p>

Relay Sets Fundraising Record

May 10, 2016 12:58pm

Whether or not moving the South Logan County Relay for Life to the downtown area was successful in drawing a bigger crowd to the event or not might be debatable.

What is not debatable,...

Court Hears arguments In Challenge To Judicial Retirement Law

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

LITTLE ROCK — A state law requiring judges to forfeit their retirement benefits if they continue to serve after the term in which they turn 70 is unconstitutional, an attorney for a group of...

Great Treasure Hunt Returns $45,000 To County Residents

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

According to State Auditor Andrea Lea, her office returned $45,023.39 to Logan County residents in 2015 as part of the Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt. Lea also reported that approximately $958,684...

<p><strong>Reporting to the board</strong>. Booneville Human Development Center Superintendent Jeff Gonyea reads reports of each of the state’s five HDCs during a Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors Meeting at BHDC last week.</p>

BHDC Has Capital Improvement Needs

May 10, 2016 12:57pm

Jeff Gonyea and the rest of the superintendents of the state’s Human Development Centers was asked to identify the number one need at their respective facilities last week during a meeting of the...

<p><strong>Old Glory.</strong> Magazine native Tony “Hambone” Hamby is constructing a mural of the American flag on the side of a building visible from Highway 10 at the intersection of Highway 109 South in Magazine. The flag will contain the words God Bless America.</p>

Hamby Creating Flag Mural

May 03, 2016 11:52am

If you’ve been in Logan County and the surrounding area for very long, you’ve probably seen Tony Hamby’s mural work. He is delighted his newest project is in his home town of Magazine.

Hamby...

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