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Paris man gets 90 years after pleading guilty

Oct 17, 2014 8:02am

A Paris man was sentenced to 90 years in prison Thursday afternoon, after he pleaded guilty to three counts of negligent homicide in the morning.

Eric Randall Thompson, 43, killed James “...

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Residence hall to be built at Subiaco Academy

Sep 17, 2014 3:05am

Work will begin next week on the first residence hall to be built at Subiaco Academy, located on the ground of Subiaco Abbey, since the middle 1960s when Heard Hall was built.

An official...

Magazine man found guilty of rape

Sep 17, 2014 3:05am

A jury was seated to hear a rape case at about 1:25 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 in the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. Less than 24 hours later they were released having found Eric Scott...

Paris conducting clean up next week

Sep 17, 2014 3:05am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual fall clean up beginning Monday, Sept. 22 through Thursday, Sept. 25.

Items for collection should be placed on the curb on the day residents normally...

Museum gets a new acquisition

Sep 16, 2014 5:52am

The Coal Miners Museum and Memorial in Paris got a new acquisition last week — a house, built in 1921, typical of homes miners lived in during the period.

The house was moved to the museum...

Falling royalties hurting land values

Sep 10, 2014 3:06am

Last week, Logan County Assessor Kay Tanner sounded a warning about property values in the county. They may be down which means less income from property taxes next year.

“At this point, it...

Crime rate in Paris is dropping

Sep 10, 2014 3:06am

The crime rate in Paris this year has dropped 32.7 percent, according to Paris Chief of Police John O’Brien. O’Brien also said the crime rate is August dropped 65.8 percent.

“You normally...

<p><strong>Talking to the Kiwanis Club:</strong> U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, speaks to members of the Paris Kiwanis Club during a meeting held last Tuesday in Paris.</p>

Cotton talks to Kiwanis Club in Paris

Sep 10, 2014 3:05am

Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Mark Pryor, made an appearance at the Paris Kiwanis Club last week.

Although Cotton said at one point, “I...

Accident claims life of Paris resident

Sep 10, 2014 3:05am

A 71-year-old Paris resident was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Thursday, Sept. 4 on Interstate 49 near Rudy.

Sue Watson was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer when a tire tread separated...

Fair was a success

Sep 04, 2014 7:33am

Logan County Fair Board Chairman Lindel Parsons estimates that around 5,000 people attended the mid-August event held at the fairgrounds in Paris and called the event a success.

The event,...

<p><strong>Wanda, meet the donkey:</strong> Wanda Koenigseder of Scranton found a donkey in her yard recently. She doesn’t know for sure who put it there, but she does have suspects and vows to get revenge on them. Pulling pranks is apparently a way of life for Koenigseder and other members of the family.</p>

Who put this donkey in my yard?

Updated: Sep 10, 2014 5:18am

If there is ever a TV show about pranks and those who pull them, then the producers could get a season’s worth of episodes from the Koenigseder family of Scranton.

The most recent prank took...

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