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City will conduct clean up in Paris next week

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 6:53am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual spring clean up beginning Monday, April 21 through Thursday, April 24.

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

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<p>Fighting the blaze: Paris fire fighters were called to put out a fire in a garage or shop building located off West Walnut Street on Monday, March 3. The building was engulfed in flames when firemen arrived and was destroyed.</p>

Fire destroys building; Cause is unknown

Mar 12, 2014 3:05am

An 1,800 square foot building in Paris being used as a garage and shop was destroyed by a fire of undetermined origin on Monday, March 3.

The fire was reported to the Paris Volunteer Fire...

Paris man has food for the hungry

Updated: Mar 11, 2014 8:20am

Using donations from five businesses in Paris, Ron Warnock, owner of Circle W Pawn, has purchased almost $1,000 worth of food which he will give away to those who are hungry.

Warnock got...

<p>And the band played on: The Subiaco Academy Jazz Band performs at the Mardi Gras fundraiser last Saturday to benefit St. Joseph Catholic School in Paris. More than 200 people attended the event, which raise $25,000 for the school.</p>

Event raises $25,000 for school

Mar 05, 2014 5:32am

Mardi Gras, a fund raising event for St. Joseph Catholic School in Paris held Saturday, should bring the school about $25,000, according to event chairperson Karey Sparks of Paris.

“We made...

Filing period ends

Mar 05, 2014 5:28am

The filing period of the May 20 party primary election ended at noon Monday. There were a couple of surprises.

Former Logan County Sheriff Ray Gack, who ran for both Sheriff and County Judge...

<p>Look what I got: Geneva Core is delighted with the gift of a doll. Dolls were given to dementia patients at two area nursing homes recently. The funds to purchase them were raised by Paris FBLA students and Dolls For Dementia, a charity begun by Paris High School student Emily Richey.</p>

Dolls delight patients

Mar 05, 2014 5:27am

Paris FBLA students, in support of a charity called Dolls For Dementia, handed out dolls in Alzheimer’s units at two area nursing homes in recent weeks.

Dolls were passed out at Greenhurst...

Two jailers suspended without pay

Mar 04, 2014 5:37am

Two Logan County Detention Center jailers were suspended for five days without pay Monday by Sheriff Steve Smith because they did not follow jail policy when a prisoner escaped on Feb. 24.

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Escapee captured in Oklahoma

Updated: Mar 02, 2014 12:08pm

Gary Topham, the Logan County Detention Center inmate who escaped on Monday, Feb. 24, was taken into custody around 12:15 p.m. Sunday at a family member’s residence in Del City, Okla., according...

High winds contribute to wildfires; Burn ban in place

Feb 26, 2014 3:05am

Logan County remains under a ban on outdoor burning after high winds, low humidity and dry conditions contributed to several wildfires over the last two weeks.

One blaze on Saturday, Feb. 15...

<p>Repairing the line: A member of the city’s electric department repairs a line to a home on Wood Street Friday. The line was cut when high winds caused a tree to fall on it.</p>

Friday’s power outage lasted several hours

Feb 26, 2014 3:05am

Problems with two control panels at a substation on Grober Street in Paris cause an eight-hour power outage Friday, according to Roger Goodson, the city’s electrical department supervisor.

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Lawmakers describe ‘wild’ week

Feb 26, 2014 3:05am

Lawmakers representing Logan County in the current fiscal session of the General Assembly were quick to label last week as “wild” after the Senate passed and the House failed four times to pass...

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