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House, Senate approve funding bills

May 05, 2016 6:04am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House and Senate approved legislation Wednesday setting out a $5.3 billion state budget for the next fiscal year.

Also, legislators advanced measures to limit the...

Unemployment rate drops

May 04, 2016 3:06am

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Congressman’s mobile office coming to Paris

Mar 09, 2016 3:41am

Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) has announced a series of 29 mobile offices that will include Logan county next Tuesday.

The Fourth District’s mobile offices assist constituents...

Tuesday election results for Logan County

Mar 02, 2016 6:31am

Logan County voters went to the polls Tuesday and cast ballots in the party primary and non-partisan judicial election.

In the election, 4,628 ballots were cast for a turnout of 38.25...

<p>Sacking groceries: Darla Mainer of Paris places groceries in a sack before handing them out to those needing food at First United Methodist Church in Paris. There are a number of people and organizations working to feed the hungry in Paris.</p>

Groups, people work to bridge gap on food insecurity

Updated: Mar 02, 2016 7:09am

Food insecurity, simply put, is a situation in which some don’t have enough food or enough access to food. It didn’t used to be a phrase we heard a lot. That changed in 2012 when the Centers for...

County working with bond counsel on new jail

Mar 02, 2016 3:06am

Logan County is currently trying to negotiate a contract with a bond counsel to help finance the construction of a new jail in Paris.

The Logan County Quorum Court passed a resolution during...

Pay raises for EMS employees being considered

Mar 02, 2016 3:06am

A committee of Justices of the Peace, appointed by County Judge Ray Gack to review the Emergency Medical Service the county runs, is considering increased pay to solve staffing problems within the...

<p>House fire in Paris: This home on Rosalee Street in Paris was seriously damaged in a fire on Sunday, Feb. 21. The woman living in the residence was able to escape unharmed, according to Paris Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Wells.</p>

Fires destroys Paris home; Donations sought

Mar 01, 2016 9:54am

A fire on Sunday, Feb. 21 destroyed a house on Rosalee Street in Paris. Dawn Campbell Rogers, the only occupant of the home, was able to get out of the structure unharmed.

The fire was...

Senator thinks early primary is doing its job

Updated: Feb 24, 2016 5:14am

When Arkansas lawmakers passed the bill to move the state’s preferential primary from its customary May date to March 1 this year, Sen. Gary Stubblefield, R-Branch, the bill’s sponsor, called it a...

Low turnout seen for Tuesday primary

Feb 24, 2016 3:06am

Registered voters in Logan County can go to the polls Tuesday and participate in the party primary and non-partisan judicial election.

If early voting numbers are any clue, the turnout will...

Polling places in northern Logan County listed

Feb 24, 2016 3:06am

North Logan County polling places

• Dublin Freewill Baptist Church, 34 Snow Road, Scranton, Cane Creek precinct 100.

• Subiaco Municipal Building...

Privatizing ambulance service on the table

Feb 24, 2016 3:05am

The review of Logan County’s Emergency Medical Service, ordered earlier this month by County Judge Ray Gack, began Tuesday, Feb. 16 and continued with a meeting Monday.

Privatizing the...

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