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Two sewer projects completed

Aug 27, 2014 3:06am

The first two projects paid for by proceeds from a one-cent sales tax increase approved last year have been completed, according to Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers.

However, another infrastructure...

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<p><strong>Leading discussion:</strong> Dr. Mark Peterson of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service leads a discussion at the Municipal Building in Paris about community development. Peterson was part of a group that visited Paris last Friday.</p>

Group was ‘impressed’ with Paris

Jul 23, 2014 5:31am

Representatives of the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas came to Paris last week, took a look...

So far, so mild this summer

Jul 23, 2014 5:27am

So far, this summer has proven to be mild and wetter than usual.

Last week saw some of the coolest weather ever in July as a cold front dropped highs into the 70s last Thursday and Friday....

County’s jobless rate inches up

Jul 23, 2014 5:24am

The unemployment rate in Logan County rose slightly to 6.1 percent in May, according to data reported last week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. The May figure was four-tenths of...

Paris mayor announces bid for second term

Jul 23, 2014 5:24am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers has announced that he will seek a second term in office in the November municipal elections.

Rogers was elected to a four-year term in 2010.

“It’s hard to...

Arrests made in Booneville homicide

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 8:02am

The man whose death in Booneville Tuesday launched a homicide investigation has been identified as Greg Kennedy, 40, the Booneville Police Department stated early Wednesday.


<p>Checking readings: Paris water plant manager Jason Cauthron checks readings at the plant last week.</p>

It was a ‘perfect storm’ at Paris water plant

Updated: Jul 16, 2014 5:28am

It began on Wednesday, June 25 and peaked July 4-10 when Paris and customers of its water department were on a boil order and it ended — or so it’s hoped — on Thursday, July 10 when a lightening...

Industrial prospect looking at Paris building

Jul 16, 2014 5:14am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers said last week that a prospect is interested in purchasing a vacant industrial building on South Elm Street and moving operations there, bringing jobs to the city.


Sales tax receipts continue to improve

Jul 16, 2014 5:13am

Sales tax receipts in Logan County for the first six months of the year continue to show an increase over the same period in 2013.

According to information provided by County Treasurer...

It’s incumbents-only for board spots

Jul 16, 2014 5:11am

Incumbents were the only candidates filing for school board spots in the Paris and Scranton school districts when the filing period ended last week.

In Paris, Tracy M. Richey filing for the...

Filing period for municipal offices opens soon

Jul 16, 2014 5:10am

The filing period for municipal offices will open at noon on Friday, July 25, according to Logan County Clerk Peggy Fitzjurls.

The filing period will close at noon on Friday, Aug. 15. The...

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