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Latest jail inspection went ‘better’

Feb 10, 2016 3:05am

The state’s Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee inspected the Logan County Detention Facility in October and issued a report last week.

While the latest inspection continues to...

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Mother’s diagnosis put Britton on path to nursing

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

The most formative night of Shelby Britton’s life occurred one nondescript day in the spring semester of her junior year in high school. As the future University of Arkansas at Fort Smith student...

Dispatchers urge Smart911 participation

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

It’s not a secret, Logan County supports the use of Smart911.

Unfortunately not a lot of folks know about it, according to Dewayne Burleson, a dispatcher for the 911 system and the Logan...

Merchants group outlines plans for 2016

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

The Paris Merchants Association is working on a busy agenda for 2016, two leaders in the group said last week.

Kevin Berry of Island Cowgirl, chairman of the group this year, and Paris Area...

Mayor delivers State of City address

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers gave his annual State of the City report at Monday’s meeting of the Paris City Council. Rogers said the state of the city is good and improvements are being made.


<p>The sign tells the story: The sign at the Logan County Museum in Paris displays a message that there are new hours of operation in the wake of Paris’ decision to stop paying half the curator’s salary.</p>

County Museum faces funding crisis

Updated: Jan 27, 2016 5:59am

The Logan County Museum in Paris, sometimes referred to as the Logan County Old Jail Museum, is facing financial difficulties after the Paris City Council decided to stop funding half the salary...

County reaches FEMA threshold for damages

Jan 27, 2016 5:33am

Last Wednesday, a representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management toured parts of north Logan County to assess damage done by heavy...

Mardi Gras event going high tech

Jan 27, 2016 5:31am

Mardi Gras, the annual fundraiser for St. Joseph Catholic School, is employing computer technology this year in order to reach more people.

The fund raiser will take place at the First...

Fire Destroys home; Chief offers safety tips

Jan 27, 2016 5:29am

A fire destroyed a house on Core Road on Wednesday, Jan. 20. According to firemen at the scene, the blaze began shortly before 12:30 a.m. after a wood burning stove caught a curtain on fire.


Drug charges filed

Jan 27, 2016 5:22am

Drug charges have been filed against four residents of Paris in recent days, according to documents on file with the 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk’s office in Paris.

Brianna Lowe, 25...

Zika virus case confirmed by ADH

Jan 26, 2016 1:00pm

An Arkansas resident who recently traveled out of the country returned with the Zika virus.

The Arkansas Department of Health reported Tuesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


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