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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

To Tax, Or Not To Tax

Updated: May 25, 2016 10:48am

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Two Farmers Markets In Works

Mar 29, 2016 11:43am

Booneville hasn’t been home to a farmer’s market in seven years, but that is apparently about to change.

Not competing perhaps but last week representatives of two groups — the Booneville...

<p><strong>Personal</strong>. Magazine Assistant Fire Chief Harold West responded to a house fire at the Hog Thief Valley Road home of his son early Wednesday.</p>

Assistant Chief Responds To Fire Call At Home Of Son

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

As the assistant fire chief of the Magazine Fire Department, Harold West is accustomed to calls at all hours of the night. Having lived in the area for so long, West is also used to recognizing a...

DTF Report: 30 Cases Worked In 2016

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

The Arkansas 15th Drug Task Force issued an activity report for the first two months of 2016 last week which states that 30 illegal narcotic cases involving 26 different individuals were worked in...

Sales Tax Sees Rare Decline

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

After several months of improving numbers, sales tax collections for March took a dip.

The City of Booneville was remitted $48,482.35 last week from the State Treasury for taxes collected in...

Siren Test Reset For Today

Mar 29, 2016 11:42am

Last week’s scheduled test of the tornado siren system was postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The test has been reset for today (March 30) at noon.

The first test of the system,...

Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled For Logan County

Mar 29, 2016 11:41am

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Logan County will be held at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Thursday, April 7, at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas...

Victim May Not Have Been Intended Murder Target

Mar 29, 2016 11:40am

A jury of eight men and four women heard testimony Friday that when Lora Karras, 40, was shot three times and killed in March 2014 at her home near Scranton she may not have been the intended...

Murder Trial Begins In Paris

Mar 25, 2016 10:09am

The first-degree murder trial of Josh Johnson of New Blaine opened Thursday in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris with jury selection and opening statements. It took almost five hours...

EMS Employees Receive Pay Raise

Mar 22, 2016 11:48pm

The Logan County Quorum Court unanimously passed an ordinance on Monday, March 14 giving pay increases to paramedics and EMTs working for the county’s Emergency Medical Service. Justices of the...

<p><strong>Another Block In The Wall. </strong>Coy Evans adds another block for a course before installing a new shatter-proof window at a laundromat at First and Bennett in Booneville. The window will be the third break resistant to be installed at the laundromat. Three other windows in the facility, including one this weekend have been completely replaced with blocks.</p>

Another Block In The Wall

Updated: Mar 23, 2016 1:10pm

A local business owner is going to great lengths to combat vandalism.

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