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Board Holds Special Meeting

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm

Some Booneville School Board members want to slow down, at least one was openly confrontational and another was supportive of recent actions of district superintendent John K. Parrish regarding a...

<p><strong>Close Call</strong></p><p>A Driggs Fire Department fireman applies water to the charred remains of a building outside a home outside of Magazine Thursday. The Magazine Fire Department responded to two calls within minutes. Above a renter had apparently burned trash earlier in the day, thought the fire was out and left the home. Passers-by saw the fire, started battling it with a garden hose and called 911. The fire spread to a shed and into a field where it burned several hay bales. The fire also spread to the home, melting siding and charring the west side of the home. The Magazine, Magazine Rural, Driggs and Blue Mountain fire departments responded to the fire.</p>

Close Call

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm
<p><strong>Rewarded</strong>. Booneville Junior High students like Joie Bogart and Jessica Tanner helped the school earn a reward of $28,165.08 for finishing in the top 10 in test scores.</p>

BJHS Earns Top 10 Reward

Nov 26, 2014 2:34pm

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Warrant Issued For Former District Clerk

Sep 23, 2014 8:11pm

An arrest warrant was issued last Tuesday for a former Booneville District Court clerk authorities believe stole over $5,000 during 2012.

Amanda Denea Barr, 35, is sought on a charge of...

Marathon Pre-Registration Deadline Is Today

Sep 23, 2014 8:10pm

Although registrations will be accepted through race day, today is the final day to pre-register for the 46th running of the Arkansas Marathon, or the other races associated with the event.

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Jones Wins Quiet School Board Election

Sep 23, 2014 8:09pm

If you didn’t know it in advance you could easily have missed a school board race in Magazine last week.

LeAnna Jones won the seat with 81 votes, compared to 57 for Calvin Bennett.

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County Unemployement Up By 0.3 Percent

Sep 23, 2014 8:08pm

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose three-tenths of a percentage point in July, to 6.5 percent from the 6.2 percent reading for June, according to information released last week by the...

<p><strong>No Injuries</strong></p><p>The driver of this 2014 Ford Focus told a Logan County Deputy Sheriff she swerved to miss a deer on the west side of Highway 23 Friday morning near Brownsville. The vehicle was south bound and inside were two passengers, one a 7-year old girl — all refused medical treatment — when the vehicle struck a culvert sign and travelled down the steep ditch.</p>

No Injuries

Sep 23, 2014 8:08pm

No Injuries

The driver of this 2014 Ford Focus told a Logan County Deputy Sheriff she swerved to miss a deer on the west side of Highway 23 Friday morning near Brownsville. The vehicle was...

<p><strong>Captured</strong>. An Arkansas Department of Correction officer escorts Tim “Bo” Buffington to a vehicle outside the Booneville Police Department Wednesday. Buffington, who was convicted of murder in Booneville in 1999 and was serving a 20-year sentence, escaped from prison June 21.</p>

Buffington Captured In Logan County

Updated: Sep 18, 2014 4:52pm

BOONEVILLE — Convicted murderer Timothy “Bo” Buffington turned himself in to police Thursday morning after almost three months on the run.

Buffington, 48, turned himself in after calling...

<p><strong>Sheriff escort</strong>. Following his conviction on a charge of raping a girl under the age of 14 and sentenced to life in prison, Eric Scott Paulson was escorted from the courthouse in Booneville by Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith Tuesday. Paulson was delivered to the Arkansas Department of Corrections Wednesday morning.</p>

Life Sentence Handed Down

Sep 16, 2014 3:20pm

A jury was seated to hear a rape case at about 1:25 p.m. last Monday in the South Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. Less than 24 hours later they were released having found Eric Scott Paulson...

<p><strong>Warrant issued.</strong> A warrant was issued last week for John James Schneider in connection with a shooting on Aug. 16.</p>

Warrant Issued For Shooting Case Suspect

Sep 16, 2014 3:19pm

An arrest warrant has been issued for the third man suspected to be involved in a shooting in Booneville on Aug. 16.

John James Schneider, 28, is the man the Booneville Police Department is...

County HUD Office To Operate Throug h BHA

Sep 16, 2014 3:18pm

The Logan County Housing and Urban Development office will be moving in the next two weeks.

The office, currently located in the county courthouse, will become part of the Booneville Housing...

<p><strong>BHS grad</strong>. Dr. Rachel Sing, a family practice physician, is now working at a Mercy Clinic in Charleston.</p>

Booneville Native To Practice In Charleston Clinic

Sep 16, 2014 3:18pm

Growing up in small town Arkansas, Dr. Rachel Sing often heard her high school classmates say they couldn’t wait to move away but she never felt quite the same.

“All along I thought I’d like...

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