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Paris man gets 90 years after pleading guilty

Oct 17, 2014 8:02am

A Paris man was sentenced to 90 years in prison Thursday afternoon, after he pleaded guilty to three counts of negligent homicide in the morning.

Eric Randall Thompson, 43, killed James “...

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Mayor vows to veto property tax hike

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

The Paris City Council will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. to deal with some unfinished business from the regular meeting held on Monday, Oct. 6 — setting property tax rates...

Candidates for Sheriff answer questions

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

The Logan County sheriff is seeking his fifth term against Magazine’s police chief.

Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith won the Democratic primary on May 20. He is seeking re-election against...

<p>Eric Thompson</p>

Negligent homicide trial begins Thursday

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

A Paris man, accused of negligent homicide, is scheduled to go on trial Thursday in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris.

Eric Thompson, 43, is also accused of driving on a...

Local doctor starting to hear concerns about Ebola

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am


In the wake of the deadliest and most widespread outbreak in history, Ebola has become a household word and concern about it is starting to show up locally. One patient in a Texas...

Extention Service offers help on ballot items

Oct 08, 2014 3:06am

New ethics rules for state elected officials, statewide alcohol sales and a raised minimum wage are among the five issues voters will be asked to decide upon when they go to the polls on Nov. 4....

<p><strong>Trojan horse appears in Paris:</strong> This Trojan horse made appearances in Paris and Booneville last week to draw attention to that item that will appear on the Nov. 4 general election ballot in the state. The horse was brought to the county by an organization called Arkansas Term Limits.</p>

Term limits group brings message to Logan County

Oct 08, 2014 3:06am

Using a Trojan horse and words like “scam” Arkansas Term Limits is taking aim at Issue 3 on the General Election ballot.

Attached to a trailer a near one-ton wooden horse is being...

Early voting opens Oct. 20

Oct 08, 2014 3:05am

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election will open on Monday, Oct. 20 and end on Monday, Nov. 3.

Registered voters can vote early at the County Clerk’s office in the Logan County...

Property taxes are due next week

Oct 08, 2014 3:05am

Property taxes are due on Wednesday, Oct. 15, according to Logan County Tax Collector Brittany Rogers.

Rogers said last week her offices in the county courthouses in Paris and Booneville...

Marketplace rates expected to drop by 2 percent in 2015

Oct 08, 2014 3:05am

Insurance plans offered through the Health Insurance Marketplace for 2015 are expected to carry premiums about 2 percent lower, on average, than 2014 rates, the state Insurance Department said...

<p>Picking a pumpkin from the patch: A child makes her selection from the pumpkin patch at the 2014 Frontier Day event held in Paris Saturday. The free pumpkin patch for kids was a big hit at the event. The weather Saturday was perfect and a big crowd showed up for Frontier Day.</p>

Frontier Day: Big crowd, perfect weather

Oct 07, 2014 6:50am

Things went so well last Saturday for the annual Frontier Day event that superlatives weren’t hard to find when asking for reaction.

“It was the best festival we’ve ever had,” said Tonya...


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