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Storm causes damage, cuts power

Apr 16, 2014 3:05am

A strong band of storms moved through Logan County around 9 p.m. Sunday packing high winds, heavy rain and something that sounded and looked lie a tornado, according to two witnesses.

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Bi-county jail talks will continue

Apr 16, 2014 3:05am

It wasn’t a unanimous decision and there were concerns expressed, but talks between Logan and Franklin counties about building a 150- to 200-bed bicounty jail are going to continue for now.

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Bomb threat in Paris school determined to be ‘not credible’

Updated: Apr 16, 2014 5:24am

The words “bomb thret” were found written on the wall inside a bathroom stall at Paris Elementary School around 2:30 p.m. Monday, according to school Superintendent Wayne Fawcett.

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County’s unemployment rate rises

Apr 09, 2014 3:05am

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose to 7.8 percent in January, the latest month for which county statistics are available. The jobless rate in December was 7.1 percent.

According to...

Time to hunt Easter eggs; Two events Saturday

Apr 09, 2014 3:05am

Easter is Sunday, April 20 and several Easter egg hunts are going to be held over the several days.

The first two will take place Saturday in Paris and at Dublin Park near Scranton.

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Club planning big celebration

Apr 09, 2014 3:05am

The Boys and Girls Club of Paris is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and club officials and supporters are planning a two-day celebration in June to mark the event.

The two-day...

Land auction brings in $30,962

Apr 09, 2014 3:05am

A land auction, conducted on behalf of Logan County last week, brought in $24,244.90 in bids and $6,717.22 in back taxes for a total of $30,962.12.

The auction took place Thursday, April 3...

Community access channel returning

Apr 09, 2014 3:05am

Channel 2, the community access channel on cable TV that operated from 2003 until 2007, is coming back, maybe by the end of the month, according to Darwin Cross and Richard Scott, both of Paris,...

Talks about bi-county jail move ahead

Apr 02, 2014 3:06am

Logan and Franklin County officials met in Paris on Tuesday, March 25 and took their first steps toward building a bi-county jail to house prisoners.

The meeting was an outgrowth of informal...

Sales tax reciepts improving

Apr 02, 2014 3:06am

Logan County’s sales tax receipts for the first quarter rose to $274,631.53, the highest level of first quarter receipts in five years, according to Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

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<p><strong>Talking carts:</strong> Anne Sneed (far right) talks with Steve Young (center) and John Green (left) about food service carts being built for schools by Green’s business, which is located in Caulksville. They are standing next to a cart built for Wynne schools.</p>

Small business getting praise for carts

Apr 02, 2014 3:06am

A small business located near Caulksville is receiving notoriety and praise for food service carts it’s making for the No Kid Hungry organization in Arkansas.

The carts, which are used to...

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