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Attorney expects ruling soon in jail lawsuits

Updated: Jun 23, 2016 6:33am

Kevin Barham, who served as Logan County attorney for 25 years and retired earlier this month, said last week he’s expecting a federal judge’s decision soon in a lawsuit challenging the...

County gets new attorney

Jun 22, 2016 5:27am

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Shoal Bay swim beach reopens

Jun 15, 2016 6:23am

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office announced that Shoal Bay and Piney Bay swim beaches have been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use.

The swim...

Sheriff: Proposed jail nothing fancy

Jun 15, 2016 5:21am

On July 12, Logan County voters will be asked to approve a 1 percent increase in sales taxes in order to build and operate a new county jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to...

Jail tour offered, public meeting scheduled

Jun 15, 2016 5:19am

Beginning this week, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks and County Judge Ray Gack are taking the campaign to pass a one percent sales tax increase to build a new county jail to the people.


City Council says no to museum

Jun 15, 2016 5:17am

When the Paris City Council met on Monday, June 6 for a regular meeting, Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers asked Aldermen to restore $5,900 in funding to the Logan County Museum in Paris, which was cut...

Traffic stops result in drug charges

Jun 15, 2016 5:17am

Two Paris men have been arrested and charged with drug-related crimes after routine traffic stops were made in May, according to documents on file with the 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk’s...

Paris police file 187 drug cases so far this year

Jun 15, 2016 5:15am

Paris police officers continued to file more drug cases than in 2015, according to the latest monthly report from the Paris Police Department.

According to the report, PPD officers filed 28...

Logan County Jail inmate roster

Jun 09, 2016 8:29am

This is the Logan County Jail inmate roster as of Wednesday, June 8

Allen, Lee, W/M, 38, Parole Hold

Baird, Jeramie, W/M, 35, Sentenced to the Regional Corrections Facility


Sheriff says jail distrubance could have become riot

Jun 08, 2016 6:27am

On Memorial Day weekend, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks was looking forward to celebrating his 40th wedding anniversary.

It didn’t happen, because a disturbance in the Logan County Jail...

Safety issues cause pleas for new jail

Jun 08, 2016 6:13am

On July 12, voters in Logan County will be asked to approve a 1 percent increase in county sales taxes to build a new jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to replace the present...

Unemployment rate drops again

Jun 08, 2016 6:12am

The jobless rate in Logan County took another drop in April, the latest month for which county statistics are available, according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

The April...


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