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Groundbreaking for career center takes place today

Jul 20, 2016 3:05am

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place today at Paris High School marking the ceremonial beginning of construction of the Tyson Foods Logan County Career Center. The event takes place at 11 a.m...

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Tyson Foods will help build career center

Jun 29, 2016 5:16am

Tyson Foods of Springdale has awarded a $266,000 grant to the city of Paris and the Paris School District to help with construction of a career education facility.

According to a spokesman...

Heat hampers attendance at Butterfly Festival

Jun 29, 2016 5:14am

The unyielding zone of hot, humid weather that’s dominated the month had a negative impact when the Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival was staged for the 20th time last Friday and...

Two men escape from county jail

Updated: Jun 28, 2016 12:46pm

Two inmates have escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris. The inmates are identified as Zachary Coffer and Shaun Higham, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.

Hicks...

Attorney expects ruling soon in jail lawsuits

Updated: Jun 23, 2016 6:33am

Kevin Barham, who served as Logan County attorney for 25 years and retired earlier this month, said last week he’s expecting a federal judge’s decision soon in a lawsuit challenging the...

County gets new attorney

Jun 22, 2016 5:27am

For the first time in a quarter-century, Logan County has a new county attorney.

Kevin Barham, a lawyer practicing in Paris, retired earlier this month from the post he has held since since...

<p>Meeting with the public: Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks points out some features in the proposed Logan County Jail during a pulic meeting held last week in Booneville. Voters will go to the polls on July 12 to take action on a proposed one percent sales tax increase to build and operate the facility.</p>

Public meeting here Thursday

Jun 22, 2016 5:27am

Logan County Judge Ray Gack and County Sheriff Boyd Hicks will host a public meeting Thursday at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on a proposed one percent increase in sales taxes to build and...

Butterfly festival takes place Friday and Saturday

Jun 22, 2016 5:25am

The Mount Magazine International Butterfly Festival will open Friday at Mount Magazine State Park and continue Saturday at the park and at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Pairs. This is the 20th...

Shoal Bay swim beach reopens

Jun 15, 2016 6:23am

The Corps of Engineers, Russellville Site Office announced that Shoal Bay and Piney Bay swim beaches have been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use.

The swim...

Sheriff: Proposed jail nothing fancy

Jun 15, 2016 5:21am

On July 12, Logan County voters will be asked to approve a 1 percent increase in sales taxes in order to build and operate a new county jail.

County officials say the new jail is needed to...

Jail tour offered, public meeting scheduled

Jun 15, 2016 5:19am

Beginning this week, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks and County Judge Ray Gack are taking the campaign to pass a one percent sales tax increase to build a new county jail to the people.

A...

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