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Area schools get letter grades from state

Apr 22, 2015 3:06am

For the first time, Arkansas public schools received A-F letter grades last Wednesday on their annual report cards issued by the state Department of Education.

In the Paris School District,...

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Two Charged With Murder

Apr 17, 2015 2:56pm

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Yard sale event takes place next week

Apr 01, 2015 3:05am

Have you seen the stickers on cars reading “I break for yard sales?”

Well, you’re likely to see a lot of them in northern Logan County next Wednesday through Saturday when the Big To Do on...

<p>Easter is Sunday: The very large crucifix, which hangs above the altar at St. Benedict Catholic Church at Subiaco Abbey has been covered in purple cloth in the days leading up to Easter. It will be uncovered at an Easter Vigil service taking place Saturday. Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 5.</p>

To be uncovered

Mar 31, 2015 5:42am

Easter is Sunday: The very large crucifix, which hangs above the altar at St. Benedict Catholic Church at Subiaco Abbey has been covered in purple cloth in the days leading up to Easter. It will...

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Subiaco Abbey has a new abbot

Mar 25, 2015 5:36am

Fr. Leonard Wangler, OSB, was elected by the monastic chapter on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, as the seventh abbot of Subiaco Abbey.

Abbot Leonard succeeds Abbot Jerome Kodell who served in this...

Level billing will get a trial run

Mar 25, 2015 3:06am

After discussing the idea for two years, the Paris City Council decided earlier this month that it’s going to do something about offering customers the option of levelized utility bills. That...

County’s jobless rate inches up

Mar 25, 2015 3:06am

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose slightly in December to 5.2 percent. That’s three-tenths of a percent higher than the 4.9 percent rate recorded last November, according to statistics...

Land auction to be held Thursday

Updated: Apr 08, 2015 3:05am

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...

Need work? Job fair coming to Paris

Mar 25, 2015 3:06am

According to the latest statistics on unemployment in Logan County, 475 people in the county don’t have a job.

If you need work, then a job fair scheduled for Thursday, April 2 at the First...

Paris district will close day care

Updated: Mar 25, 2015 6:34am

The Paris School District Board voted unanimously last Thursday to close the district’s day care center at the end of the current school year in May. The day care center has five employees and...

<p>Checking out prom dresses: Annette Berry, owner of Island Cowgirl Boutique of Paris, takes a look at some of the prom dresses donated to Berry’s My Sister’s Closet Program, which will provide prom dresses, shoes and accessories to girls whose family may need a little help with prom expenses.</p>

Business wants to help with prom expenses

Mar 24, 2015 7:01am

April will be here in a week and for many high school seniors in the area, April also means it’s time for the prom. For parents, prom can be a big expense.

For example, a nationwide survey...

Sale of Stephens Media now complete

Mar 19, 2015 6:25am

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group (NYSE:NEWM) announced Wednesday that it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Stephens Media, including the...

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