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<p><strong>Pointing it out.</strong> Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks highlights an aspect of the jail, proposed to be built with funds generated from a one percent sales and use tax before county voters, during a public meeting in Booneville Thursday. The sales tax election is set for July 12.</p>

Attendance Sparse, One-Sided

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 10:55am

For all intentions, Thursday’s first of a series of public meetings to discuss a one percent sales tax to build and maintain a new jail in Logan County was preaching to the choir.

Among the...

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County Unemployment Down To 4.7 Percent

May 03, 2016 11:49am

The jobless rate for Logan County dropped a half of a percentage point to 4.7 percent in March, according to the latest county statistics available from the state’s Department of Workforce...

Man Accuses Neighbor Of Damaging Vehicles, Attacking

Updated: May 04, 2016 12:18pm

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story contained an incorrect name for the forgery case.

Due to a reporter error, this story misidentified the man charged with forgery. Brent...

<p style="text-align:center;"><strong>Wall</strong></p>

Attorney: Client Set Up, Targeted

Apr 26, 2016 12:44pm

An attorney representing Daniel Edward Wall, a former Paris Police Department officer and former Logan County resident arrested April 15 and charged with internet stalking of a child, sent a...

<p><strong>Never satisfied</strong>. Will Tanner tweaks the backup robot looking for more speed and accuracy.</p>

Taking On The World

Apr 26, 2016 12:44pm

Impressive for sure, but is it important for Booneville’s FIRST robotics team to qualify for the world championships that get underway today in St. Louis?

To team members themselves the...

Prayer Breakfast Organizers Hoping For Bigger Crowd

Apr 26, 2016 12:43pm

Plans are under way for the 13th annual Booneville Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast to be held Thursday, May 5, at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Held every year on the National Day of...

<p><strong>Setting the corner</strong>. City of Magazine employee Ray West helps a cement contractor establish the corner of the concrete pad built inside Hank Stone City Park last week.</p>

Slab Added In Magazine Park

Apr 26, 2016 12:42pm

A concrete slab is being poured in front of the covered stage of the Hank Stone City Park in Magazine.

The slab is expected to be put to plenty of use for lawn chairs and such when the city...

Senator Expects Court Challenge To Veto

Apr 26, 2016 12:41pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson used his line-item veto power last week to save his Medicaid expansion plan from being denied funding during the current fiscal session, a move that some say set a dangerous...

Committee Wants July Jail Tax Vote

Apr 19, 2016 12:22pm

A committee looking into the building of a new county jail is suggesting a vote on a one percent sales tax increase to build and operate the facility take place on July 12.

The Logan County...

<p><strong>Jailed</strong>. Daniel Wall was arrested on Friday on suspicion of internet stalking of a child.</p>

Former Candidate Suspected Of Internet Stalking Of Child

Apr 19, 2016 11:45am

A man for once campaigned to represent Logan County in the Arkansas House of Representatives was jailed in the Logan County Detention Center on suspicion of internet stalking of a child.


<p><strong>Day Of Caring</strong></p><p>Rhonda Roberson of Booneville worked with a crew of Trane employees from Fort Smith who spent Tuesday tearing apart and rebuilding cabins at the Girl Scout Camp Cahinnio south of Booneville, volunteering their services on the United Way Day of Caring.</p>

Day Of Caring

Apr 19, 2016 11:45am

Day Of Caring

Rhonda Roberson of Booneville worked with a crew of Trane employees from Fort Smith who spent Tuesday tearing apart and rebuilding cabins at the Girl Scout Camp Cahinnio south...

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