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<p>Home for sale: A home for sale on North Fifth Street in Paris. Closing the sale of a home, which used to take about 30 days, is taking much longer because of new regulations.</p>

Closing a real estate deal takes longer and here’s why

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

At the height of the housing boom in the last decade, you could finalize the sale of a home, a process called closing, in about 30 days.

That’s not true any more. New regulations, put in...

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Paris clean up effort is next week

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual spring clean up Monday, April 18 through Thursday, April 21.

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

More than $48,000 raised at land auction

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The recent auction of tax-delinquent properties in Logan County collected more than $48,000 for county and state government, the Commissioner of State Lands announced.

The auction was held...

Sales tax receipts take dip in first quarter

Apr 06, 2016 3:06am

Sales tax receipts in Logan County took a dip in the first quarter of the year, compared to the first quarter of 2015.

March receipts were the reason.

Sales tax receipts for the...

<p>Paris family: Leroy Ybarra’s mother Tasha Garcia (center) cradles him in her arms while surrounded by this sisters. Garcia and her children face struggles in caring for the little, 18-month-old Leroy, who suffers from microcephaly, a birth defect in which the head is abnormally small.</p>

Normal life likely impossible for Paris boy

Updated: Apr 08, 2016 6:32am

Leroy Ybarra has a head much smaller than other toddlers of his age.

He is 18 months old, but still cannot sit up, crawl or say simple words like “mama”—what most infants accomplish by 12...

Tax delinquent land to be sold at auction

Apr 06, 2016 3:06am

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Logan County will be held at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Thursday at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner...

Big to Do event opens Wednesday

Apr 06, 2016 3:05am

One of the biggest yard sales in the state is taking place this week. The Big To Do on 22, an area-wide yard sale from Barling to Dardanelle, opened today with sales both on and off Highway 22....

Fire call got personal for Magazine fire chief

Mar 30, 2016 4:54am

As the assistant fire chief of the Magazine Fire Department, Harold West is accustomed to calls at all hours of the night. Having lived in the area for so long, West is also used to recognizing a...

Mount Salem church under consideration for register

Mar 30, 2016 4:53am

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider the Mount Salem Church and School near Paris in Logan County for listing on the Arkansas Register of Historic...

DTF worked 30 cases in two months

Mar 30, 2016 4:52am

The 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force issued an activity report for the first two months of 2016 last week which states that 30 illegal narcotic cases involving 26 different individuals were...

New Blaine man found guilty of murder, sentenced to 40 years

Mar 30, 2016 4:50am

A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for 39 minutes Tuesday before finding Josh Johnson, 40, of New Blaine, guilty of first degree murder in the March 2014 shooting death of his ex-wife...

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