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Latest jail inspection went ‘better’

Feb 10, 2016 3:05am

The state’s Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee inspected the Logan County Detention Facility in October and issued a report last week.

While the latest inspection continues to...

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County considers building 140-bed jail

Jan 20, 2016 3:06am

Logan County is now considering building a 140-bed county jail, County Judge Ray Gack said last week. The county had previously been considering a 100-bed jail.

Gack also said the architect...

Chamber hands out awards at banquet

Jan 20, 2016 3:06am

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce handed out 10 awards Saturday at its annual banquet. Here’s a rundown on the winners:

Chamber Member of the Year: The winner of the award was Joe...

<p>Keynote speaker: Arkansas Commisioner of Education Johnny Key addresses those attending the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet held Saturday at The Lodge at Mount Magazine State Park. Key was the keynote speaker for the event, which was attended by nearly 200 people.</p>

Speaker talks about education’s future

Jan 20, 2016 3:05am

Arkansas Commissioner of Education Johnny Key told those attending Saturday’s Paris Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet that changes have been made and more are coming for the state’s...

Threat prompts tight security at courthouse

Jan 20, 2016 3:05am

A reported threat prompted Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks to heighten security at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris Friday.

Hicks said he was notified by “another law enforcement agency...

Deadline to enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace is today

Jan 15, 2016 5:41am

The deadline to enroll for health coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace starting Feb. 1 is today.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services states that among the nearly 8.7...

City Council approves $8.4 million budget

Jan 13, 2016 3:06am

Members of the Paris City Council unanimously approved a city budget for 2016 that calls for spending $8.4 million this year, leaving a surplus of $14,110. The City Council took the action at its...

Lottery fever rampant in Paris

Jan 13, 2016 3:06am

If you’re a praying person, you might want to include the people who sell lottery tickets this week.

If last week is any indication, they’re going to be very busy and it’s going to get even...

Chamber holding annual banquet Saturday

Updated: Jan 14, 2016 5:59am

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize achievements in 2015 and lay groundwork for the new year when it holds its annual banquet Saturday at The Lodge at Mount Magazine State Park.

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Suspect still at large

Updated: Jan 13, 2016 6:44am

The Paris Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff’s Department are searching for a suspect who ran from police officers attempting to conduct a traffic stop last week.

The suspect,...

Big jump in drug arrests in 2015

Jan 13, 2016 3:06am

According to statistics released last week by the Paris Police Department, the number of drug charges filed in 2015 took a big leap.

Last year, the PPD filed 290 drug charges compared to 90...

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