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Parade, lighting ceremony takes place Saturday

Updated: Nov 25, 2015 6:57am

The Christmas season will officially open in Paris Saturday when the 18th annual Trail of Holiday Lights Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will take place.

Entertainment will be...

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Quorum Court begins budget work

Nov 11, 2015 3:05am

The Logan County Quorum Court is expected to begin work on the county’s 2016 budget this week with budget committee meetings, according to County Judge Ray Gack.

“Hopefully we can have the...

Feeding the monster: Davis, Paris volleyball face challenge of staying on top

Nov 10, 2015 10:05am

Since 2011, the Paris High School volleyball team has won a state championship, appeared in the state championship finals four times, won five district championships and won three conference...

Activities scheduled to honor veterans

Nov 10, 2015 9:59am

Today is Veterans Day, a national holiday set aside to honor former members of the nation’s armed forces.

There’ll be plenty of opportunities to do that in north Logan County today and later...

Filing period opens

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

The filing period for the March Party Primary and Non-Partisan Judicial Election opened Monday and will end at noon on Monday, Nov. 9, according to County Clerk Peggy Fitzjurls.


<p>Giving flu shots: Pam Davis (right), with the Arkansas Department of Health Unit in Paris, gives a flu vaccination during a clinic held in Paris last week.</p>

Fewer flu vaccinations given this year

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

The seasonal flu vaccinations in Logan County ended last week with clinics in Paris on Thursday and in Booneville on Friday.

According to Paula Beaty, a nurse with the Logan County Health...

<p>Accepting the award: Chester Koprovic of Paris accepts the Univeristy of Arkansas at Fort Smith’s Diligence to Victory Award during an Oct. 23 ceremony held in Fort Smith.</p>

Paris resident wins UAFS alumni award

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith alumnus Chester Koprovic, of Paris and chairman of the board at Boyd Metals, received the UAFS Alumni Association’s Diligence to Victory award at the...

Pneumonia outbreak taking place

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

In the last two weeks of October, 21 cases of pneumonia were diagnosed at either Cooper Clinic or Mercy Hospital in Paris.

“Twenty-one cases in two weeks is incredible,” said Dr. Jason...

Seen on Scene: Halloween comes to Paris

Updated: Nov 04, 2015 9:03am

Halloween came to downtown Paris a day early. The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce staged its Merchants Trick-or-Treat event on Friday, Oct. 30 on Courthouse Square and at other locations around...

County jobless rate takes big drop

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

The jobless rate in Logan County dropped more than a full percentage point from July to August, according to the latest statistics available from the state’s Department of Workforce Services.


Flu vaccination clinic takes place Thursday

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

Mass flu vaccination clinics will take place in Paris on Thursday and in Booneville on Friday, according to Paula Beaty of the Arkansas Department of Health units located in Paris and Booneville...

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