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Two sewer projects completed

Aug 27, 2014 3:06am

The first two projects paid for by proceeds from a one-cent sales tax increase approved last year have been completed, according to Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers.

However, another infrastructure...

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<p><strong>Catching some fish:</strong> Phillip Gattis, 13 and Todd Gattis, eight, sons of Marshal and Ashley Gattis, fish on a pond from a paddleboat last Saturday during a cookout at the home of John and Donna Flannagan of Paris. For many, last weekend was likely the last chance at geting in some summer fun before school starts. School started Monday.</p>

Last of the summer fun

Updated: Aug 19, 2014 5:49am

Catching some fish: Phillip Gattis, 13 and Todd Gattis, eight, sons of Marshal and Ashley Gattis, fish on a pond from a paddleboat last Saturday during a cookout at the home of John and Donna...

Escapee captured in Paris

Updated: Aug 13, 2014 7:59am

An escapee from the Franklin County Detention Center was recaptured Tuesday in Paris and turned over to Franklin County authorities.

Toby Clay Tygart, 52, of Subiaco had been in custody...

Aldermen take no action on billing option

Aug 13, 2014 5:36am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers was hoping that members of the City Council would finally take action on his proposal to allow business and residential utility customers the option of paying a 12-month...

Clerk’s race gets third candidate

Updated: Aug 14, 2014 8:04am

A third candidate filed last week for Paris City Clerk, making the contest the most crowded municipal race, so far, in the city on the November ballot. The filing period closes at noon Friday....

County Jail Committee meets

Aug 13, 2014 5:34am

The Logan County Jail Committee — composed of members of the Quorum Court, County Judge Gus Young and Sheriff Steve Smith — met last week for the first time since finding out that Franklin County...

<p>Making choices: Karey Sparks of Logan County Glass and Mirror and the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, and Tracy Richey of the Paris School Board prepare to choose goals for the community at a meeting about economic and community development held here last week.</p>

Group talks economic and community development

Aug 13, 2014 5:32am

Seven advanced students from the Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas at Conway and a community development specialist from the University of Arkansas Cooperative...

<p>Teachers training: Paris High School Media Specialist Teresa Inman (left) works with teachers Shawn Vickers (foreground) and Bryan Hutson (background) at the school last week. The new school year opens Monday, Aug. 18 for public school students and today for students at Subiaco Academy and St. Joseph Catholic School.</p>

Area schools ready to welcome students

Updated: Aug 13, 2014 5:33am

A new public school year begins Monday, Aug. 18 and school officials in northern Logan County interviewed this week said everything is ready for the students.

If you’re a student, that means...

Severely beaten county native returns home

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

A Georgia woman and Logan County native who was severely beaten while jogging on a trail in Paulding County in Georgia last week is back home in Logan County.

Tina Waddel, 42, was taken from...

Reported sightings of escapee were false alarms

Aug 06, 2014 3:05am

In the last two weeks, law enforcement agencies have dealt with two reported sightings of Timothy Buffington in the county.

Buffington escaped from the Pine Bluff Unit of the Arkansas...

July was a wet and cool month

Aug 06, 2014 3:05am

July, which ended last Thursday, was one of the coolest on record. It was also one of the wettest Julys in recent memory.

For the month, the Paris area got 7.06 inches of rain, which is more...

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