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Opening of early voting marks beginning of end game

Oct 22, 2014 3:05am

If you are sick of it all — the endless commercials, the constant polling, the mailers in the mailbox, candidates shaking hands and making speeches, and the newspaper ads — take heart, the end...

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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 “...

Mass flu vaccination clinic postponed

Oct 15, 2014 10:41am

The Logan County flu clinics scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23, at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris, and Friday, Oct. 24, at the First Baptist Church in Booneville have been...

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...

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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...

County Clerk warns about voter scam

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

With early voting due to start next week the Logan County Clerk’s Booneville office has seen an increase in the number of inquiries of voting statuses and heard news of a possible scam.


County Judge candidates answer questions

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

Two former Logan County sheriffs are seeking election as the county judge in the Nov. 4 general election.

Ray Gack, 54, a Republican, faces Democrat Mark Limbird, 68. The county judge serves...

<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...

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....


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