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<p><strong>Political cliche?</strong> Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross was in town Thursday on his “Jobs First Tour.” Above he met with Josh Beers, his wife Lacey and children, including baby newborn Camden, after leaving El Penjamo’s.</p>

Ross Expects To Return To City As Governor

Oct 28, 2014 5:03pm

In town to do some campaigning during a lunch break last week, Mike Ross thinks his next trip to Booneville will be as the governor of Arkansas.

Ross, who is running as a Democrat against...

Three After Clerk Job

Oct 28, 2014 5:02pm
<p><strong>Ready for destruction</strong>. Booneville Police Department dispatcher Gina Kinney dumps pills into a bucket. The pills were deposited in a medication collection drop box at the BPD. The pills will be delivered to the Drug Enforcement Agency for destruction.</p>

Drop Box Used Often

Oct 28, 2014 5:00pm

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Police Department Goes Digital

Aug 27, 2014 8:18am

If your police scanner has been unusually quiet lately, there is a reason for it.

Booneville Police Chief Al Brown said last week the change over to digital equipment was completed last...

<p><strong>Darlin’s</strong></p><p>The Dulcimer Darlin’s and A Dude played during an open house at the Booneville Senior Activity Center last Wednesday. The group of eight women and one male player hails mainly from Greenwood. Pictured above are Candy Ware and Dorothy Nixon.</p>

Dulcimer Darlins

Aug 27, 2014 8:17am

Darlin’s

The Dulcimer Darlin’s and A Dude played during an open house at the Booneville Senior Activity Center last Wednesday. The group of eight women and one male player hails mainly from...

<p><strong>Law enforcement presence</strong>. School Resource Officer Norman Wilder walks the halls with students between classes at Booneville High School last Thursday.</p>

School Year Opens With SRO On Staff

Aug 27, 2014 8:17am

Unlike most employees, the Booneville School District’s new student resource officer does not have a definable schedule.

Among the new faces on campus, his office is at the junior high...

General Election Ballot Positions Set

Updated: Aug 28, 2014 12:08pm

Ballot positions for the November general election were determined last week in a drawing held at the Logan County Courthouse.

Whether or not ballot position has any impact on voters brought...

71st South Logan Fair Starts Tuesday

Aug 27, 2014 8:16am

The 71st edition of the South Logan County Livestock Show and Fair will start next Tuesday evening, Sept. 2, with the annual hay show and kids show-de-o. The fair will continue through Saturday,...

Lodge Expecting Busy Weekend

Aug 27, 2014 8:15am

The Labor Day weekend begins Saturday and officials at Mount Magazine State Park say they are expecting a very busy weekend.

The 60-room Lodge at Mount Magazine State Park has some vacancies...

<p><strong>Back To The Future</strong></p><p>The Booneville senior high Bearcats and the little league teams raise their helmets in a team huddle after the teams scrimmaged against each other in the annual Purple-Gold games Friday night on the school’s junior high practice field.</p>

Purple-Gold Scrimmage

Aug 20, 2014 8:13am

Back To The Future

The Booneville senior high Bearcats and the little league teams raise their helmets in a team huddle after the teams scrimmaged against each other in the annual Purple-...

<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....

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...

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...

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