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Volunteers will clean up Paris Saturday

Apr 16, 2014 3:05am

The third annual Keep Paris Beautiful clean up effort will take place on Saturday.

According to Tonya Varnell, who is organizing the effort, more than 150 volunteers have signed up. If you...

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New chamber director excited about opportunity

Mar 19, 2014 3:06am

Tonya Baumgartner of Paris has been hired by the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce to be the organization’s Executive Director.

She will report to work on March 24. Baumgartner will replace...

City gets $250,000 grant for street work

Mar 19, 2014 3:06am

The city of Paris has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department which will be used to do an asphalt overlay of several streets this year, according to...

Signs of changing seasons

Mar 19, 2014 3:06am

It’s about time, too: Trees, like these in front of the main entrance to Mercy Hospital in Paris and signaling that seasons are beginning to change. The first day of Spring is Thursday. Given the...

Winter weather turns holiday into school day

Mar 19, 2014 3:06am

The Paris School Board voted last week to make up one of the six days of class cancelled because of winter weather on Monday, May 26, which is Memorial Day.

One of the six missed class days...

Inmates transfer, jail incidents disappear

Mar 19, 2014 3:05am

In the last several weeks, Logan County Jail officials have been able to transfer several “hard to manage” inmates to the Arkansas Department of Correction.

As a results, things have been...

Body found in Booneville

Mar 18, 2014 5:41am

The body of a 46-year old Regina Fitzjurls was found Monday afternoon in a creek area near the Eastwood Drive Apartments in Booneville.

It is believed Fitzjurls died either Sunday night or...

Lawmakers glad session is ending

Mar 12, 2014 3:06am

The lawmakers representing Logan County in the Arkansas General Assembly are pretty happy right now.

That’s because sometime today (Wednesday) the current fiscal session of the General...

Aldermen still have questions about option

Mar 12, 2014 3:06am

On Monday, March 3, Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers again submitted a resolution to the City Council authorizing the city to offer a levelized billing option to utility customers.

Again, some...

Rogers says city is progressing

Mar 12, 2014 3:05am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers delivered the annual State of the City report to the City Council when it met on Monday, March 3.

“The state of the city is good and we’re progressing,” Rogers said...

Busy start to Young’s last year as County Judge

Mar 12, 2014 3:05am

Any thoughts Logan County Judge Gus Young had about cruising to the finish line have proven to be fleeting.

“I bought a boat and I can’t wait to wear that thing out,” Young said last week....

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