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‘Perfect’ weather helped festival

Jun 30, 2015 7:43am

Temperatures in the middle 80s in Paris and the upper 70s on top of Mount Magazine provided the perfect environment for the 19th Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival, which took place...

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Jobless rate in county rises to 6.4 percent

Jun 03, 2015 3:06am

The unempoyment rate in Logan County rose slightly in March, according to statistics released last week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

The jobless rate in the county in...

<p>Reading a resolution: Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers (right) reads a resolution supporting the work of the Paris Area Kickstart group at an event last Saturday during which the group’s five-year strategic plan for community and economic development was made public. The group worked on the plan for eight months.</p>

5-year plan strategic presented by PACK group

Jun 03, 2015 3:05am

A five-year plan for community and economic development was presented to the public Saturday during an event held at the Eiffel Tower Park in Paris.

The plan was developed by the Paris Area...

Seen on Scene: Poker Run Pit Stop and strategic plan presentation

Updated: Jun 02, 2015 6:35am

Courthouse Square was a busy place last Saturday, despite the threatening weather. The rain held off, however, and people came out for the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce-conducted pit stop for a...

Danielson won’t seek re-election to Supreme Court

May 27, 2015 7:19am

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Paul Danielson, of Booneville, said Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the court, and on the same day, Circuit Judge Shawn Womack of Mountain Home announced for...

PMS principal’s job drew 30 applicants

May 27, 2015 3:06am

The number of applicants for the soon-to-be-vacant Paris Middle School principal’s job mushroomed to 30 last week, according to Paris School District Superintendent Wayne Fawcett.

The job...

Council will be asked to approve loan

May 27, 2015 3:05am

The Paris City Council will be asked to approve a $4.4 million loan for improvements to a city water line and the city’s water production plant when it meets on Monday, June 1.

The meeting,...

Local officers participating in enforcement effort

May 27, 2015 3:05am

The Paris Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff’s Department are participating in a statewide seat belt use enforcement effort through Sunday, May 31.

The campaign, which began on...

Strategic plan will be presented

Updated: May 27, 2015 6:46am

A strategic plan for community and economic development will be unveiled Saturday at noon during a ceremony at the Eiffel Tower Park on Courthouse Square.

The plan was developed by the Paris...

Paris gets big grant for work on parks

May 27, 2015 3:05am

Paris has been awarded a $100,500 grant for work at city parks, according to Mayor Daniel Rogers.

The grant is coming from the Arkansas Outdoor Recreation Grant Program and has to be matched...

Roads getting worse as rain continues

May 26, 2015 6:08am

Logan County Judge Ray Gack recently said county roads were in pretty good shape, considering the pounding they’ve been getting from heavy and consistent rain this month.

Last week, Gack’s...

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