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City Earns Second Volunteer Award

Oct 21, 2014 5:10pm

Booneville is among 14 communities selected to receive the 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year Award for volunteer efforts.

Booneville and Sebastian County’s Fort Smith are among...

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Wilkins Wants Fourth Term

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

It wasn’t quite the last minute, but Booneville Mayor Jerry Wilkins did file to seek a fourth four-year term on the last day of the filing period.

Wilkins ended months long speculation and...

<p><strong>Up on the roof</strong>. The first day of school was also the first day of a roof replacement project at Booneville Junior High School. The hail damaged roof, along with the roofs on the Rippy Fieldhouse, Bearcat Gymnasium and the new portion of the school’s agriculture building are all being replaced.</p>

Board Warned Of Early Problems

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

It probably was not what any superintendent ever wanted to tell a school board just four days before a new school year was due to start.

But, Booneville Schools superintendent John K....

ADC: Not All Roadblocks Tip Related

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

It has been two months since convicted murderer Tim “Bo” Buffington escaped from prison in Pine Bluff and although it has been scaled back from the initial days of the manhunt, the Arkansas...

Mueller Files For City Attorney

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

Before last Thursday when former Booneville Mayor Brian Mueller filed a candidacy petition, Booneville had not had an elected city attorney in at least two decades.

It was in Mueller’s final...

<p><strong>Fresh goat’s milk</strong>. Todd Patterson drinks a cup of fresh goat’s milk prior to conducting a junior premium auction sale for Elisabeth Beeler in 2008. The 2014 South Logan County Fair is dedicated to Patterson.</p>

Fair Dedicated To Auctioneer

Aug 20, 2014 8:12am

The 2014 South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair, which runs from Sept. 2 through 6, is dedicated to Logan County auctioneer Todd Patterson.

Patterson has long been a regular at the fair...

Plea Deal Rejected

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

A woman accused of holding a shotgun on a woman with cancer, and her child, while another man stole medications rejected a plea deal Friday in court in Booneville.

At the request of public...

Eccles Closing Clinic Friday

Aug 20, 2014 8:11am

The offer was one he couldn’t resist.

In his fourth year of practicing in Booneville, Dr.Richard Eccles was approached by medical officials in Mena and, in the end, he couldn’t say no.


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...

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