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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,...

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...

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...

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...

State Park expecting a very busy holiday period

Aug 27, 2014 3:05am

The Labor Day weekend begins Saturday and officials at Mount Magazine State Park say they are expecting a very busy weekend.

The 60-room Lodge at Mount Magazine State Park has some vacancies...

Paris City Council has a light agenda

Aug 27, 2014 3:05am

The Paris City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Building for its regular monthly meeting. Aldermen normally meet the first Monday of the month but are meeting on...

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