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Spreading the mulch

Apr 23, 2014 3:06am

Clean up project: Paris High School Principal Britt Bauer and members of his family were among the more than 100 volunteers who did clean up projects in Paris last Saturday. Bauer, his family and...

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<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.


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...

Rogers will try again on levelized billing option

Feb 26, 2014 3:05am

When the Paris City Council meets on Monday, March 3, Mayor Daniel Rogers is going to present them with another resolution authorizing him to give electricity customers in Paris the option of...

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.


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...

Big crowd expected for Mardis Gras event

Feb 26, 2014 3:05am

Mardi Gras, a fund raising event for St. Joseph Catholic School in Paris, will take place Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. at the First National Bank Community Center. Organizers are expecting a crowd...

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Escapee from Logan County Jail being sought

Updated: Feb 26, 2014 10:08am

Inmate Gary Patrick Topham has escaped again from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris. He was reported missing from his cell Tuesday morning.

Logan County Chief Deputy and Jail...

Bomb squad investigates suspicious package in Paris

Feb 25, 2014 7:06am

The Fort Smith Fire Department’s bomb squad was called to Paris Monday evening to investigate a suspicious package inside a backpack found in the 1100 block of North Hickory Street.


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