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<p>Home for sale: A home for sale on North Fifth Street in Paris. Closing the sale of a home, which used to take about 30 days, is taking much longer because of new regulations.</p>

Closing a real estate deal takes longer and here’s why

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

At the height of the housing boom in the last decade, you could finalize the sale of a home, a process called closing, in about 30 days.

That’s not true any more. New regulations, put in...

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Two will be inducted in to Hall of Fame

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

A former educator in the Paris School District and a Paris businessman who has been repeatedly honored for his community service will be the latest inductees into the Paris Hall of Fame at Paris...

Senator’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is firm

Apr 20, 2016 3:06am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to modify and continue Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program ran into a road block last week in the fiscal session of the Arkansas General Assembly.

That road block...

Drug arrests in first quarter ahead of 2015

Apr 20, 2016 3:06am

Drug arrests and arrests for drug-related crimes in Paris for the first quarter of the year have outpaced drug arrests for the same period in 2015, according to the latest arrest statistics...

List of county jail inmates

Apr 20, 2016 3:05am

This is a list of those in the Logan County Jail as of April 14, provided by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.

Baird, Jeremy, W/M, 35, Violation of a Probated Sentence.

Barr,...

Former resident, Paris police officer charged with Internet Stalking of a Child

Updated: Apr 20, 2016 5:20am

Daniel Edward Wall, a former Paris Police Department officer and former Logan County resident, has been arrested and charged with Internet Stalking of a Child, according to documents on file with...

<p>Logan County Detention Center: The Logan County Quorum Court is expected to set a sales tax election for July 12. If approved by voters, the one percent increase in sales taxes would be used to construct and operate a 100-bed jailfor the county. Officials say the present jail needs to be replace because it is understaffed, has been cited for violations of standards and is currently the subject of a federal lawsuit. The Quorum Court will take up the matter in May.</p>

Vote on jail tax likely to come in July

Apr 19, 2016 5:49am

A committee looking into the building of a new county jail is suggesting a vote on a one percent sales tax increase to build and operate the facility take place on July 12.

The Logan County...

<p>Business of the Month: Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tonya Baumgartner (left) presents the organization’s April Business of the Month award to Mike and Liz Preston, owners of Prestonrose Farms and Brewing Company. Also last week, Liz Preston was named winner of the Logan County Tourism Award at the annual banquet of the Tri-Peaks Tourism Association.</p>

Preston wins tourism award

Updated: Apr 19, 2016 5:50am

Liz Preston, who manages the Paris Farmers Market, was given the Logan County Tourism Award at the annual Tri-Peaks Tourism Association Banquet last week in Clarksville.

Preston and her...

Search and rescue training to be held Friday through Sunday at New Blaine

Apr 14, 2016 8:05am

The Northwest Arkansas SAR (Search and Rescue) Academy will hold a search and rescue training Friday beginning at 5 p.m. through Sunday, ending at 2 p.m.

The academy is being co-sponsored by...

Jobless rate here rises slightly

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The unemployment rate in Logan County inched up in February to 5.2 percent, a one-tenth of a percentage point gain from the 5.1 percent jobless rate in January, according to county statistics...

Aldermen okay application for big grant

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The city of Paris is making plans to apply for a grant from the US Economic Development Agency which, if successful, would mean the construction of a “state of the art” career education facility...

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