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Bomb threat forces lock down of Paris schools; No bomb found

Updated: May 20, 2015 1:22pm

The three campuses of the Paris School District were locked down for more than three hours Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the Paris Police Department. Authorities searched...

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Teachers, staff banquet scheduled

May 06, 2015 3:06am

Teachers and staff from the Paris School District and St. Joseph Catholic School in Paris will be honored at a banquet next Wednesday at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris.


<p><strong>Going over the study:</strong> A representative of HMN Architects of Overland Park, Kan. (left) goes over a jail study done by the firm with members of the Logan County Quorum Court at a meeting held last week in the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. The study determined that the county needs a 100-bed jail which could cost up to $12 million to build.</p>

Jail plan heads for next step

May 06, 2015 3:06am

A public meeting to reveal the finding of a jail needs study performed for Logan County drew very little public to the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville on Tuesday, April 28.

Aside from...

Three plead guilty

May 06, 2015 3:05am

Three men charged in connection with the death of a Booneville man last July plead guilty to amended charges last Friday.

William L. Strickland, 32, James R. Lane, 34, and John H. Massey, Jr...

Walmart begins remodel project

May 06, 2015 3:05am

The Walmart store in Paris began a remodeling project last week that will result in more food items being made available to customers, according to store manager Rodney Brewer.

The project...

FBLA students experience night in a box

May 05, 2015 9:06am

Last week, the question was asked how would it feel if the only space you could call your own was a card board box?

Today, there are 15 students in the Paris School District’s FBLA group...

Bond set for murder suspects

Apr 30, 2015 5:48am

A $2 million bond has been set for both Joseph Oliah Hals Brown, 32, and Nick Charles Stoicu III, 39, both of Mena.

Brown and Stoicu will be arraigned on first degree murder charges in...

Relay for Life is Friday

Apr 29, 2015 3:06am

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fund raiser will take place Friday at a new location — Courthouse Square in Paris.

The event will begin at 6 p.m. and last until 10 p.m.


Students will sleep in boxes Saturday

Apr 29, 2015 3:06am

How would it feel if the only space you could call your own was a cardboard box?

Some Paris School District students are going to find out Saturday night when they spend the night sleeping...

Jobless rate dropped in February

Apr 29, 2015 3:06am

The unemployment rate in Logan County took a dip in February, according to the latest statistics from the state’s Department of Workforce Services.

According to data released on Tuesday,...

They worked Saturday to Keep Paris Beautiful

Apr 28, 2015 11:51am

Saturday, April 25 was a textbook spring day. Skies were clear. There was plenty of sunshine and temperatures peaked in the 80s.

A perfect day for anything outside like garden work, a game...

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