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Deputy Clerk: Office Prepared To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Jun 26, 2015 1:43pm

Shortly after today’s Supreme Court decision equalizing marriage rights of same-sex couples, Logan County Clerk Peggy Fitzjurls’ offices in Booneville and Paris began receiving phone calls about...

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Mayor Seeking Destruction Of Old Hospital

May 05, 2015 11:31am

After multiple failed attempts to use the facility for other purposes, Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins now looks forward to the day the now vacant Booneville Community Hospital can be razed.


Sex Offender Sentenced For Violating Probation

May 05, 2015 11:30am

A sex offender accused of failing to register a current address was sentenced to 10 years in prison, with two suspended, in a plea agreement negotiated between a public defender and 15th Judicial...

Former FD Chief Must Repay Money

May 05, 2015 11:30am

A former fire department chief accused of theft of property plead guilty Friday to an amended charge of fraudulent use of a debit card in exchange for a three year probation sentence and the...

Four Accused of Beating Man

May 05, 2015 11:29am

Four men are being charged with first degree battery and robbery for the beating and robbery of a Booneville man that resulted in the man being hospitalized.

According to an arrest warrant...

Bond Set At $2 Million In Murder Case

Apr 29, 2015 11:08am

A $2 million bond has been set for both Joseph Oliah Hals Brown, 32, and Nick Charles Stoicu III, 39, both of Mena.

Brown and Stoicu will be arraigned on first degree murder charges in...

<p><strong>Bib number 16608</strong>. Shelby Gordon ran in the Boston Marathon on Patriot’s Day, April 20. She completed the 26.2 mile course in 3:24:36.</p>

Gordon Chooses Dream

Apr 29, 2015 10:53am

Shelby Gordon had a choice to make. Pursue a collegiate career as a runner and put off a dream, or go her own way. Gordon chose the latter.

Told, after competing in a couple of meets for the...

<p><strong>Honorary Chair</strong>. Bernice Robson has been chosen as the honorary chairperson for the 2015 South Logan County Relay For Life, which is set for 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday night May 2.</p>

Robson Is Honorary Chair For Relay

Apr 29, 2015 10:52am

Bernice Robson is quick to tout annual mammograms and was herself always faithful to have one herself until 2013 when frustration over scheduling led to her skipping a year. She was glad she...


Apr 29, 2015 10:52am

Relay Set For Saturday Night

After 15 years of being a 12-hour Friday night to Saturday morning event, the South Logan County Relay forLife has been changed to a six-hour, Saturday night...

Missing Girls Found Unharmed

Apr 29, 2015 10:52am

The Booneville Police Department took a missing persons report about 3 a.m. Thursday morning and located two missing teenage girls about 8 hours later.

The girls, 13 and 15, were found in an...

Public Meeting Postponed

Apr 29, 2015 10:52am

A public meeting announced for City Hall at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow to consider rezoning 4.22 acres of land on the eastern edge of Booneville from R-1 to R-2 has been postponed. The meeting has not...

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