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<p><strong>Mourning band</strong>. Booneville Police Chief Al Brown said last week the unofficial badge of law enforcement seems to have the mourning band permanently attached.</p>

Constant State Of Mourning

Updated: Jul 27, 2016 1:48pm

According to Google, the time it would take to drive from Booneville to Dallas is under five hours. It’s about eight hours to Baton Rouge.

For people like Seth Maxwell, wives, mothers,...

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<p><strong>One down.</strong> First year superintendent Brett Bunch sits at his desk in the administration office of Magazine Schools after school dismissed for the summer last Tuesday.</p>

Bunch: Outstanding First Year

May 31, 2016 12:46pm

School officially dismissed for the summer less than an hour earlier, Magazine Schools Superintendent Brett Bunch took a few minutes to reflect last Tuesday.

“It was an outstanding first...

Rodeo Set For Weekend

May 31, 2016 12:44pm

The South Logan County Riders will be holding their annual CRRA/ACRA/ARA championship rodeo this weekend.

The rodeo will be held at the Booneville Rodeo Arena, located on South State Highway...

<p><strong>Summer School Work. </strong>Booneville High School agriculture teacher Jim Tanner welds pipes together to form a fence at the school farm located on Eighth Street. The school’s recently launched heifer herd will be housed in the field the fence will border when completed.</p>

Summer School Work

May 31, 2016 12:44pm

Booneville High School agriculture teacher Jim Tanner welds pipes together to form a fence at the school farm located on Eighth Street

BDC/Chamber Farmers Markets Start Today

May 31, 2016 12:44pm

The Booneville Development Corporation/South Logan County Chamber of Commerce will launch twice weekly farmers markets in Booneville and Magazine starting today.

In Booneville a market will...

Police Cruiser Bids Include A Tie

May 31, 2016 12:42pm

Breaking a tie in one case by the time the bid was received, the Booneville City Council last week approved bids to sell four of the five police department cruisers that were replaced with new...

Paris Plant Changing Name

May 31, 2016 12:42pm

Cloyes Gear, which has manufacturing plants in Paris and Subiaco employing around 800 people, is changing its name, according to the company’s President Trevor Myers.

Also, the company has...

Sales Tax Continues Upward Trend

May 31, 2016 12:42pm

For the first time, sales tax collections for a month when compared to the corresponding month from last year, are on a somewhat level playing field.

Starting in May of 2015 the city of...

More Swim Beaches Closed

May 27, 2016 12:10pm

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office has closed the Shoal Bay and Piney Bay swim beaches on Lake Dardanelle until further notice. The temporary closure is the result of higher than...

<p><strong>Riding Away</strong></p><p>Linda Abbott tries out a bicycle co-workers gave her as a retirement present during a reception at the Booneville Schools Administration Building last Wednesday. Abbott has been with the Booneville School District for 25 years and has for several years filled the role of Federal Programs Coordinator.</p>

Retiring

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:52am

A retirement reception was held for retiring Booneville Schools Federal Programs Coordinator Linda Abbott last week.

To Tax, Or Not To Tax

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:48am

On July 12, voters in Logan County face a critical decision — whether to tax themselves to build a new county jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to replace the present Logan...

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