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Pool will open on Tuesday, May 31

May 27, 2016 3:05am

The city swmming pool in Paris is scheduled to open for the summer on Tuesday, May 31. The pool is located in Veterans Park.

Operating hours for the public will be Monday through Saturday...

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Sales tax receipts take dip in first quarter

Apr 06, 2016 3:06am

Sales tax receipts in Logan County took a dip in the first quarter of the year, compared to the first quarter of 2015.

March receipts were the reason.

Sales tax receipts for the...

<p>Paris family: Leroy Ybarra’s mother Tasha Garcia (center) cradles him in her arms while surrounded by this sisters. Garcia and her children face struggles in caring for the little, 18-month-old Leroy, who suffers from microcephaly, a birth defect in which the head is abnormally small.</p>

Normal life likely impossible for Paris boy

Updated: Apr 08, 2016 6:32am

Leroy Ybarra has a head much smaller than other toddlers of his age.

He is 18 months old, but still cannot sit up, crawl or say simple words like “mama”—what most infants accomplish by 12...

Tax delinquent land to be sold at auction

Apr 06, 2016 3:06am

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Logan County will be held at the Logan County Courthouse in Paris on Thursday at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner...

Big to Do event opens Wednesday

Apr 06, 2016 3:05am

One of the biggest yard sales in the state is taking place this week. The Big To Do on 22, an area-wide yard sale from Barling to Dardanelle, opened today with sales both on and off Highway 22....

Fire call got personal for Magazine fire chief

Mar 30, 2016 4:54am

As the assistant fire chief of the Magazine Fire Department, Harold West is accustomed to calls at all hours of the night. Having lived in the area for so long, West is also used to recognizing a...

Mount Salem church under consideration for register

Mar 30, 2016 4:53am

The State Review Board of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will consider the Mount Salem Church and School near Paris in Logan County for listing on the Arkansas Register of Historic...

DTF worked 30 cases in two months

Mar 30, 2016 4:52am

The 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force issued an activity report for the first two months of 2016 last week which states that 30 illegal narcotic cases involving 26 different individuals were...

New Blaine man found guilty of murder, sentenced to 40 years

Mar 30, 2016 4:50am

A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for 39 minutes Tuesday before finding Josh Johnson, 40, of New Blaine, guilty of first degree murder in the March 2014 shooting death of his ex-wife...

Witnesses for defense in Paris murder trial question PTSD impairment

Mar 29, 2016 6:03am

Lawyers defending Josh Johnson, 40, of New Blaine, got their turn in court Monday as his trial on first-degree murder charges for the March 19, 2014 shooting death of his ex-wife Lora Karras of...

Murder trial begins in Paris

Mar 25, 2016 5:23am

The first-degree murder trial of Josh Johnson of New Blaine opened Thursday in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris with jury selection and opening statements. It took almost five hours...

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