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Mayor prepares State of City report

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers will deliver his annual State of the City report to the City Council when it meets on Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Building.

In prepared remarks,...

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Doctor: Flu cases likely to rise

Jan 07, 2015 5:23am

Cases of the flu were reported to be widespread in Logan County and Arkansas, according to numbers released in late December by the Arkansas Department of Health.

Last week, Dr. Jason Richey...

Sales tax receipts at 5-year high

Jan 07, 2015 5:22am

Logan County received $1.122 million in sales tax revenues in 2014, the highest total of the last five years, according to County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

And Oates is expecting sales tax...

Several tax cuts took effect Jan,. 1

Jan 07, 2015 5:21am

Tax cuts affecting virtually all Arkansans took effect last Thursday, which was Jan. 1.

Gov. Mike Beebe has recommended delaying some of the tax cuts, but Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has not...

Assessor looks forward to retirement

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

Starting tomorrow, Kay Tanner might be hard to locate.

She may be traveling with her husband, Jim. She may be at an event involving one of the five grandchildren. Or she may be working on...

Long-time Circuit Clerk is retiring

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

Long-time 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk Everly Kellar know exactly what she’s going to do after she retires this week.

“I’ve got a new fishing pole, a new tackle box, a lifetime...

<p>Gack taking over: Ray Gack (left) will be sworn in as Logan County Judge during a ceremony at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris Thursday. He is taking over from Logan County Judge Gus Young (right) who did not seek re-election.</p>

Several new officeholders being sworn in Thursday

Dec 31, 2014 3:05am

While many have been-there-done-that, several of those who will be sworn into service in Logan County on Thursday will be taking the oath for a new office.

During swearing in ceremonies,...

Sheriff: Hicks didn’t try to contact me

Dec 31, 2014 3:05am

Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith has taken issue with comments from Sheriff-elect Boyd Hicks about the amount of communication between the two during the transition period between the November...

Jobless rate drops to lowest level of year

Updated: Jan 02, 2015 8:03am

October’s unemployment rate in Logan County was 4.8 percent, according to the state’s Department of Workforce Services.

That’s the lowest level recorded so far this year. October is the...

Optimism rules as year ends

Dec 31, 2014 3:05am

How did things go for you in 2014? How do you think things will go in 2015?

Civic and business leaders in Paris were asked that question last week. The answers were unanimous. 2014 was a...

Mayor proposes policy changes

Dec 31, 2014 3:05am

The Paris City Council will take up changes in the city’s policy on utility deposits and the 2015 budget when it meets for the first time in 2015. The meeting will take place Monday, Jan. 5 at 6 p...

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