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Opening of early voting marks beginning of end game

Oct 22, 2014 3:05am

If you are sick of it all — the endless commercials, the constant polling, the mailers in the mailbox, candidates shaking hands and making speeches, and the newspaper ads — take heart, the end...

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<p><strong>Talking to the Kiwanis Club:</strong> U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, speaks to members of the Paris Kiwanis Club during a meeting held last Tuesday in Paris.</p>

Cotton talks to Kiwanis Club in Paris

Sep 10, 2014 3:05am

Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Mark Pryor, made an appearance at the Paris Kiwanis Club last week.

Although Cotton said at one point, “I...

Accident claims life of Paris resident

Sep 10, 2014 3:05am

A 71-year-old Paris resident was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Thursday, Sept. 4 on Interstate 49 near Rudy.

Sue Watson was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer when a tire tread separated...

<p><strong>Wanda, meet the donkey:</strong> Wanda Koenigseder of Scranton found a donkey in her yard recently. She doesn’t know for sure who put it there, but she does have suspects and vows to get revenge on them. Pulling pranks is apparently a way of life for Koenigseder and other members of the family.</p>

Who put this donkey in my yard?

Updated: Sep 10, 2014 5:18am

If there is ever a TV show about pranks and those who pull them, then the producers could get a season’s worth of episodes from the Koenigseder family of Scranton.

The most recent prank took...

Did the crisis hurt Kindergarten?

Updated: Sep 10, 2014 5:21am

Kindergarten enrollment in the Paris School District suffered a drop this year from 93 students to 59 this year. That’s a decrease of 36.5 percent and it was labeled an “exceptional” drop in...

Fair was a success

Sep 04, 2014 7:33am

Logan County Fair Board Chairman Lindel Parsons estimates that around 5,000 people attended the mid-August event held at the fairgrounds in Paris and called the event a success.

The event,...

Plans being made for Frontier Day event

Sep 03, 2014 3:05am

You’re going to see some new things when the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce stages the annual Frontier Day event in early October.

The event will take place at the Logan County Fairgrounds...

Sales tax revenues went down a little

Updated: Sep 04, 2014 7:33am

Sales tax revenues in August took a dip but for the year, revenues are coming in slightly ahead of 2013 levels, according to Logan County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

Sales tax revenues in August...

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...

Ballot positions chosen in drawing

Aug 27, 2014 3:05am

Ballot positions for the November general election were determined last week in a drawing held at the Logan County Courthouse.

Whether or not ballot position has any impact on voters brought...

Drunk driving enforcement effort continue through Labor Day

Aug 27, 2014 3:05am

Law enforcement agencies in Arkansas have recently intensified efforts to get dangerous drivers off the roads as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

The campaign began on...

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