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Senator: GOP split over private option

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson may be trying to avoid a public squabble over continuation of the private option (see the story on Page 2), however, a local Senator said this week that Republicans are split...

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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...

Ozark man’s body found near Paris

Dec 30, 2014 5:53am

The body of an Ozark man and World War II veteran who didn’t return from a Christmas Day drive was found Sunday afternoon in the woods north of Paris off the Mount Magazine Scenic Byway.


Sheriff-elect faces unknowns

Dec 24, 2014 3:06am

Magazine Police Chief Boyd Hicks is preparing, as best he can, to become Logan County Sheriff on Jan. 1. Last week, Hicks said he’s at a disadvantage, though.

“There’s no transition,” Hicks...

More traveling, so state park expects to be busy

Dec 24, 2014 3:06am

With gas prices at levels not seen since 2009, it’s no wonder that more people will be taking to the highways for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

According to AAA, 94.5 million...

Santa Claus will take rest stop in Paris

Dec 24, 2014 3:05am

(Editor’s note: The following bit of Christmas whimsy is presented for your holiday enjoyment with our thanks to Logan County Judge Gus Young and Office of Emergency Management Director Don...

Enforcement effort being conducted

Dec 24, 2014 3:05am

City, county and state law enforcement agencies in Arkansas and across the nation will crack down on drunken driving over the holidays.

Agencies will step up enforcement efforts through Jan...

<p>Christmas fun: A little girl, who attended the Friends of CASA Tea Party recently, has some fun at the event by becoming Santa Claus. The event was held in early December at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris.</p>

Check this out, I’m Santa

Dec 23, 2014 6:01am

Christmas fun: A little girl, who attended the Friends of CASA Tea Party recently, has some fun at the event by becoming Santa Claus. The event was held in early December at the First National...

<p><strong>Gifts for foster children:</strong> Gifts for foster children fill tables inside the Bethel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The gifts were gathered by CASA advocates and delivered to the children before Christmas. This year, gifts were given to 113 foster children in three counties served by CASA of the Tri-Peaks.</p>

Volunteers making spirits bright for foster children

Dec 23, 2014 5:48am

Members of Friends of CASA, an organization that supports CASA of the Tri-Peaks, and a small army of volunteers have worked for several weeks to bring a very merry Christmas to foster children in...

Logan County man shoots daughter then himself

Updated: Dec 18, 2014 10:37am

The Logan County Sheriff’s Department and the Arkansas State Police are investigating a Wednesday murder-suicide that took place at a residence on Old Sandy Road, northeast of Paris.


Paris man sentenced to 120 months

Dec 17, 2014 3:05am

Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced Thurdsay two men, one of whom is from Paris were sentenced for felon in possession of firearms charges.

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