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<p>Abbot Leonard Wangler</p>

Subiaco Abbey has a new abbot

Mar 25, 2015 5:36am

Fr. Leonard Wangler, OSB, was elected by the monastic chapter on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, as the seventh abbot of Subiaco Abbey.

Abbot Leonard succeeds Abbot Jerome Kodell who served in this...

Paris district will close day care

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 6:34am

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Level billing will get a trial run

Mar 25, 2015 3:06am

After discussing the idea for two years, the Paris City Council decided earlier this month that it’s going to do something about offering customers the option of levelized utility bills. That...

County’s jobless rate inches up

Mar 25, 2015 3:06am

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose slightly in December to 5.2 percent. That’s three-tenths of a percent higher than the 4.9 percent rate recorded last November, according to statistics...

<p>Checking out prom dresses: Annette Berry, owner of Island Cowgirl Boutique of Paris, takes a look at some of the prom dresses donated to Berry’s My Sister’s Closet Program, which will provide prom dresses, shoes and accessories to girls whose family may need a little help with prom expenses.</p>

Business wants to help with prom expenses

Mar 24, 2015 7:01am

April will be here in a week and for many high school seniors in the area, April also means it’s time for the prom. For parents, prom can be a big expense.

For example, a nationwide survey...

Sale of Stephens Media now complete

Mar 19, 2015 6:25am

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group (NYSE:NEWM) announced Wednesday that it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media, including the...

<p><strong>Working at his desk:</strong> Abbot Jerome Kodell works at his desk in his office at Subiaco Abbey. Next Tuesday, Abbot Jerome will step down after 25 years as leader of the community of Benedictine monks living at the abbey and an election will take place to name a successor.</p>

Abbot reflects on time in office

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 7:37am

On Tuesday, March 24 something will happen at Subiaco Abbey for the first time in 25 years — 35 of the 40 Benedictine monks calling the Abbey home will gather to elect a new abbot, the leader of...

Congressman pays visit to Paris

Mar 17, 2015 6:24am

Congressman Bruce Westerman spent a day in the River Valley last week talking with voters. His stops included Ozark, where he talked about the federal budget at a meeting of the Ozark Rotary Club...

<p><strong>Talking things over: </strong>Alderman Mike Knoles (left) visits with a city employee at the site of a major water leak in Paris last Wednesday. The leak and resulting loss of pressure in some parts of town cause the issuance of a boil water order. The order was lifted last Friday afternoon.</p>

Line break forces boil order in Paris

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 6:21am

Last Wednesday, an employee of the city of Paris marked the location of a water line running along North Fifth Street so an employee of Source Gas could dig in order to replace an existing gas...

Group grants child’s wish

Mar 17, 2015 6:19am

A representative of the Make A Wish Foundation of the Mid-South came to Ratcliff Sunday afternoon to fulfill the wish of a child from Magazine.

The child, James Rogers, 15, was born with a...

Some Paris residents under boil order

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 2:16pm

An estimated 1,000 residents of Paris are under a boil water order issued Wednesday afternoon by the Arkansas Department of Health.

The boil order was put into place after a main water line...

Subiaco fish fry rescheduled for Saturday

Mar 11, 2015 7:02am

The CYM group at St. Benedict Catholic Church at Subiaco had originally scheduled a fish fry Friday night. Because the Subiaco Academy Trojans basketball team is in the state tournament finals to...


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