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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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ONF Announces New Cold Springs-Poteau District Ranger

Aug 20, 2014 8:10am

The Ouachita National Forest welcomed a new Cold Springs-Poteau District Ranger last week.

A.J. Brigance takes responsibility for more than 334,000 forest acres located in Scott and Logan...

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Bond Set For Shooting Suspects

Updated: Aug 20, 2014 2:28pm

Bonds have been set for the two men arrested in connection with an Aug. 16 shooting at a Sharpe Street residence. The third suspect remains at large.

Paul Niel Schneider, 25, and Steven...

Three Sought In Connection With Shooting

Aug 17, 2014 4:24pm

The Booneville Police Department is still investigating a shooting at a South Sharpe Street residence Saturday night and may seek arrest warrants for three individuals as soon as Monday, BPD chief...

Mayor Wants Fourth Term

Aug 15, 2014 12:19pm

Jerry Wilkins will seek a fourth four-year term as the mayor of Booneville. Wilkins was among a host of final day filers.

Wilkins does not have an opponent. He beat a single opponent in 2010...

State Authorities Plan Crackdown On Drunken Driving

Aug 14, 2014 12:41pm

LITTLE ROCK — Starting Friday, law enforcement agencies in Arkansas and across the country will intensify efforts to get dangerous drivers off the roads as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled...

Plaintiffs Argue Against Delaying Challenges To Arkansas’ Gay Marriage Ban

Aug 14, 2014 12:35pm

LITTLE ROCK — Lawyers for same-sex couples who challenged Arkansas’ ban on gay marriage in federal and state court argued Wednesday against putting a hold on the challenges in Arkansas until the U...

Update: Bryant Won’t Seek Reelection To Council

Aug 13, 2014 2:54pm

Stanley Bryant announced Wednesday he will not be seeking another term on the Booneville City Council.

Bryant said he was stepping down after 12 years on the council because he works out of...

Grayson FD Assuming Control Of Golden City

Aug 12, 2014 5:12pm

Whether it could be considered hostile or not is a matter of perspective, but it appears there is indeed a takeover of the Golden City Fire Department by the Grayson Fire Department.


<p><strong>Glow For Bou</strong>x</p><p>Alfonso Vasquez releases a lantern into the sky during the second Glow for Boux held Saturday night at Hank Stone Park in Magazine. A fundraiser for St. Jude’s the event was held in memory of Boux Anderson, who died at the age of 7 last August from a brain tumor. Anderson, the son of Jimmy Anderson, Jr. and Sandra “Dolly” Anderson, was treated at Children’s Hospital in Little Rock and St. Jude’s in Memphis, Tenn., where his parents came into contact with several other children undergoing treatment at the hospital. The Andersons sent several lanterns skyward in memory of those children as well Saturday.</p>

Glow For Boux

Aug 12, 2014 5:11pm

Glow For Boux

Alfonso Vasquez releases a lantern into the sky during the second Glow for Boux held Saturday night at Hank Stone Park in Magazine. A fundraiser for St. Jude’s the event was...

<p><strong>Teaching moment</strong>. Josh Walker talks with Sannon VanNortrick after practice Wednesday. Besides coaching football, track and weightlifting, Walker teaches seventh grade science at Booneville Jr. High School. Last year BJHS students led the region in science test scores.</p>

A Tough Act To Follow

Aug 12, 2014 5:10pm

To say Josh Walker is competitive might be an understatement. To say he is successful might also.

Starting the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, Walker, the Inez Radford Teacher of the Year...

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