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<p>Calling all volunteers: Joyce Friddle (foreground), a volunteer at the Logan County Coal Miners Museum in Paris, looks over records as Glyndia Allen (left) and Darlene Becker (right) look on. The museum is having to deal with the loss of one worker and the cutback on hours for another worker and “desperately needs” volunteers, Friddle said.</p>

Museum ‘desperately’ needs volunteers

Mar 03, 2015 8:42am

Last November, Arkansas voters overwhelmingly approved an increase in the minimum wage. Under the new amendment to the state’s constitution, which got 65.94 percent of the vote, the state’s...

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Doctor: Flu cases here are peaking

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

A doctor practicing medicine for Cooper Clinic in Paris said cases of the flu in the area peaked last week and expects it to last for two or three more weeks.

“Between the clinic and the...

Four residents facing drug charges

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Four residents of Paris have been charged with crimes related to drugs by the 15th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s office according to documents on file with the Logan County Circuit...

<p>David Stephan Salzer, 36, is sought in connection with the robbery of the First Western Bank East Branch in Booneville Thursday afternoon.</p>

UPDATE: Bank Robbery Suspect Believed To Be Near Fort Smith

Updated: Jan 22, 2015 5:38pm

The man wanted in connection with the robbery of the First Western Bank East Branch Thursday afternoon has been apprehended.

According to Booneville Police Chief Al Brown, after David...

Paris bank gets A-plus rating

Jan 21, 2015 3:06am

The First National Bank at Paris has been given an A-plus health rating by for the third quarter of 2014. A-plus is the highest health rating given by the organization.


Personal property assessment period closes May 31

Jan 21, 2015 3:05am

Logan County Tax assessor Shannon Cotton would like to remind county residents they may assess personal property for 2015 now. The assessment period opened on Jan. 2 and will close on May 31.


Hutson excited about new role at PHS

Jan 21, 2015 3:05am

For 25 years, Bryan Hutson has been a football coach.

This week, he embarks on a change as he becomes the Paris High School Principal.

Acting on a recommendation from Paris School...

Elementary school picked for national assessment

Jan 21, 2015 3:05am

Fourth graders at Paris Elementary School will participate in an assessment of students across the nation on Feb. 12, according to Sara Davis, a counsellor at the school.

The National...

Eubanks selected for leadership post

Jan 21, 2015 3:05am

Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam has appointed Rep. Jon Eubanks, R-Paris, to serve as Assistant Speaker Pro Tempore.

The Speaker Pro Tempore serves during the absences of the Speaker and...

<p><strong>Talking to the group:</strong> Amy Whitehead delivers the keynot speech at the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet held last Saturday night.</p>

Speaker: Paris has passion, lots of assets

Jan 20, 2015 5:47am

Amy Whitehead, the director of the Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, praised Paris during a speech at the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Awards...

Chamber hands out awards

Jan 20, 2015 5:46am

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce saluted work done in the community last year when it handed out 11 awards at its 70th Annual Awards Banquet, which took place at the First National Bank...

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