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Rain threatens July 4 activities

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

Saturday is Independence Day and that means fun, food and fireworks for many. However, Fourth of July events in Paris and elsewhere in northern Logan County could be impacted by the weather.


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Strategic plan will be presented

Updated: May 27, 2015 6:46am

A strategic plan for community and economic development will be unveiled Saturday at noon during a ceremony at the Eiffel Tower Park on Courthouse Square.

The plan was developed by the Paris...

Paris gets big grant for work on parks

May 27, 2015 3:05am

Paris has been awarded a $100,500 grant for work at city parks, according to Mayor Daniel Rogers.

The grant is coming from the Arkansas Outdoor Recreation Grant Program and has to be matched...

Council will be asked to approve loan

May 27, 2015 3:05am

The Paris City Council will be asked to approve a $4.4 million loan for improvements to a city water line and the city’s water production plant when it meets on Monday, June 1.

The meeting,...

Roads getting worse as rain continues

May 26, 2015 6:08am

Logan County Judge Ray Gack recently said county roads were in pretty good shape, considering the pounding they’ve been getting from heavy and consistent rain this month.

Last week, Gack’s...

Bomb threat forces lock down of Paris schools; No bomb found

Updated: May 20, 2015 1:22pm

The three campuses of the Paris School District were locked down for more than three hours Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the Paris Police Department. Authorities searched...

Quorum Court moves forward on jail plans

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Logan County is preparing to advertise for qualifications from architects who want to design a new county jail.

County Judge Ray Gack said the advertisement for qualifications is being...

Judge: Despite rain, road is pretty good shape

May 20, 2015 3:06am

During the first two weeks of May, more than eight inches of rain has fallen in the Paris area, according to the National Weather Service. Higher amounts have fallen elsewhere in the county.


County Sheriff launches new personal website

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks has launched a new personal website,

Hicks said last week he was involved in a conversation about domain names, and working with the...

Area farmers dealing with wet weather

May 20, 2015 3:06am

When asked last week about a very wet spring that has, in some cases, flooded fields and destroyed crops, area farmers were stoic.

“It’s part of the business. It’s part of being a farmer,”...

Consumer sentiment on economy rises

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Arkansans’ opinion regarding the economy has risen significantly since October, according to the most recent Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released last week.

The consumer sentiment index...

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