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Area schools get letter grades from state

Apr 22, 2015 3:06am

For the first time, Arkansas public schools received A-F letter grades last Wednesday on their annual report cards issued by the state Department of Education.

In the Paris School District,...


Two Charged With Murder

Apr 17, 2015 2:56pm

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Proposals get hearing before City Council

Apr 15, 2015 3:06am

An amendment to an existing ordinance and two proposed new ordinances got the hearing their backers wanted at the City Council meeting held on Monday, April 6.

But that was as far as it went...

Attempted robbery results in two arrests

Apr 15, 2015 3:06am

Zackary Coffer, 18, and Joe Ramsey, 45, have been arrested in connection with an attempt to rob Big A’s convenience store in Magazine last Friday around 2:30 p.m.

Both were held over the...

Murder suspect apprehended

Apr 15, 2015 3:06am

A man the Logan County Sheriff’s Office was seeking in connection with a homicide in Booneville was apprehended last week in Howard County.

Nick Charles Stoicu, 39, has since been...

Annual spring clean up begins Monday

Apr 15, 2015 3:05am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual spring clean up Monday, April 20 through Thursday, April 23.

Items for collection should be placed on the curb on the day residents normally set out...

<p><strong>Talking about the program:</strong> Beth Anne Rankin (right) discusses the GIFT Arkansas 529 College Savings Program with Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates in her office at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris last Friday. Rankin is touring the state to promote the program.</p>

Official promotes little-known 529 savings program

Apr 14, 2015 5:56am

Arkansas leaders are touring the state to bring attention to a decade-old, but little-known program to help future college students pay for their tuition.

Dropping by Logan County Treasurer...

Man Sought In Connection With Convenience Store Robbery

Updated: Apr 10, 2015 3:35pm

The Logan County Sheriff’s office is seeking for a man who reportedly walked into the Big A’s convenience store on Highway 10 in Magazine Friday afternoon and demanded money.

The man left...

‘Person of interest’ in homicide investigation in custody

Apr 10, 2015 5:18am

A “person of interest” in a Logan County homicide investigation has been apprehended.

Nick Charles Stoicu, 39, was arrested about 1 a.m. Thursday in Howard County. He was wanted for...

<p>Nick Charles Stoicu, 39, is wanted for questioning in the death of 60-year-old Ritchie Lynch, whose body was found Monday in the front yard of his residence near Booneville, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd D. Hicks.</p>

Person Of Interest Named In Homicide Investigation

Updated: Apr 09, 2015 9:29am

Logan County authorities are looking for a “person of interest” in a homicide investigation.

Nick Charles Stoicu, 39, is wanted for questioning in the death of 60-year-old Ritchie Lynch,...

Sheriff investigating suspected homicide

Apr 08, 2015 5:24am

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s death as a homicide.

Ritchie Lynch, 60, was found dead in the front yard of his residence just outside Booneville after a family...

Jobless rate here rises

Apr 08, 2015 3:05am

The jobless rate in Logan County rose a full percentage point in January, according to the latest figures provided by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

In January, the number of...


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