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<p>Putting up Christmas lights: City employees have been working on decorating Courthouse Square for Christmas for several weeks. They were stringing Chrsitmas lights around the Logan County Courthouse last week. The lights will be turned on during a ceremony scheduled Saturday which will be followed by the annual Christmas Parade.</p>

Lighting ceremony, parade take place Saturday

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

The Christmas season will officially open in Paris Saturday when the 19th annual Trail of Holiday Lights Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will take place.

Entertainment will be...

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Park expecting very busy holiday weekend

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

It looks like it’s going to be a very busy Thanskgiving weekend.

Last week, AAA projected that 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend...

County continues work on budget

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

Since Mickey Oates was elected Logan County Treasurer in 2010 she has had to be involved in budget processes that have had built-in or unforeseen major expenses.

The process for the 2015...

Local retailers hopeful about Christmas shopping

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

It’s probably the most crucial time of year for retailers. The Christmas shopping season begins Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, when the Walmart store in Paris begins its Christmas sales season.


Agencies stepping up enforcement efforts

Nov 26, 2014 3:06am

The Arkansas State Police and local law enforcement agencies will step up enforcement of seat belt laws over the Thanksgiving holiday.

The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign began...

JPs begin work on county budget

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

Members of the Logan County Quorum Court began budget hearings Monday night when they met in the Logan County Courthouse in Paris.

“I don’t anticipate the budget being much more than what it...

Stubblefield drops effort to win leadership post

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

LITTLE ROCK — A state senator from Franklin County said last Wednesday he has dropped his plans to challenge Senate President Pro Tem-designate Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, for leadership of the...

Thanskgiving dinner, open house is Sunday

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

The holidays unofficially arrive in Paris Sunday with two events — the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner fund raiser and the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce’s Merchants Open...

Superintendent discusses test scores

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

A report released earlier this month by the state’s Department of Education listed the Paris School District as “needs improvement” in literacy and mathematics test scores and as an “achieving”...

Eiffel Tower park will be dedicated Sunday

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

Over the last four months, a group of 25 to 30 volunteers, led by Gene Davis, have transformed a vacant lot at the corner of North Express Street and West Walnut Street into a park which features...

City Council gets a look at the numbers

Nov 19, 2014 3:06am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers recently passed out to members of the City Council a detailed proposed budget for the city for 2015.

The proposal calls for the city getting $8.7 million in revenue...


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