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<p><strong>New superintendent</strong>. Brett Bunch was tapped by the Magazine School Board to replace retiring superintendent Sandra Beck last week.</p>

Bunch To Lead Magazine Schools

Mar 24, 2015 4:33pm

The Magazine School Board last Tuesday named Brett Bunch of Quitman as its choice to replace the retiring Sandra Beck as superintendent of schools.

Bunch, currently the principal at Quitman...

Walking Tour

Mar 24, 2015 4:32pm

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<p><strong>Volunteer Award</strong>. Booneville and Fort Smith were both recognized as Arkansas Volunteer Communities of the Year during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference last week. Pictured above are Dianne Wilkins, Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders, Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick.</p>

City Picks Up Second Volunteer Award

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Vanessa Wyrick were on hand during the Arkansas Municipal League’s Winter Conference at the State House Convention Center last week to pick up the city’s second...

<p><strong>2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty</strong></p><p>Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her Court of Royalty (from left) 7th Grade Maid Belle McLemore, Freshman Maid Allyson Lindley, Junior Maid Nikki Maness, Vazquez, Senior Maid Jaycie Rodatz, Sophomore Maid Ashtyn Zarlingo, and 8th Grade Maid Haley Gray.</p>

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Jan 20, 2015 5:39pm

2015 Basketball Homecoming Court Of Royalty

Karen Vazquez will be crowned the 2015 Booneville High School basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night. Vazquez (center) is pictured with her...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>State Rep. Jon Eubanks</strong></p>

Rep. Appointed Assistant Speaker

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam appointed Rep. Jon Eubanks of Paris, Arkansas to serve as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

The Speaker Pro Tempore serves during the absences of the...

Battery Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor In Shooting

Jan 20, 2015 5:38pm

A Booneville man who shot another man in a downtown alley last spring plead guilty, through his attorney, to a misdemeanor charge last Friday.

Roy D. Wingate, 36, had been charged with...

<p><strong>Appreciation plaque.</strong> Booneville Police Department Lt. Steve Reid presents Melinda Smith with a plaque of appreciation for her 24 years of service as Booneville City Clerk druing a retirment reception for Smith last week.</p>

Retirement Reception Held For Clerk

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

When plaques were presented to an outgoing alderman and city attorney during the December meeting of the Booneville City Council, though it was her last meeting of a 24-year career, City Clerk...

Superintendent Search Firm Sets January 30 Community Input Meeting

Jan 20, 2015 5:37pm

The Magazine School District Board of Education has selected McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C., Executive Recruitment and Development to assist them in the task of selecting superintendent...

<p><strong>They will come</strong>. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.</p>

If You Build It

Jan 20, 2015 5:27pm

They will come. A stoplight is being installed at what will be the entrance to a new Walmart Supercenter in Booneville.

Bill Filed To Ban Abortion Via Telemedicine

Jan 16, 2015 5:48pm

LITTLE ROCK — State lawmakers on Thursday filed matching House and Senate bills that would require a doctor to be physically present when a chemical abortion is performed.

Senate Bill 53 by...

Officials React To BHDC Report

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins and Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Stacey McCollough were bothered by last week’s Disability Rights...

Advocacy Group: Close Booneville HDC

Jan 14, 2015 11:29am

LITTLE ROCK — The nonprofit advocacy group Disability Rights Arkansas issued a report Monday recommending closure of the Booneville Human Development Center.

The group said the center’s...

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