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Rain threatens July 4 activities

Jul 01, 2015 3:06am

Saturday is Independence Day and that means fun, food and fireworks for many. However, Fourth of July events in Paris and elsewhere in northern Logan County could be impacted by the weather.


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Quorum Court moves forward on jail plans

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Logan County is preparing to advertise for qualifications from architects who want to design a new county jail.

County Judge Ray Gack said the advertisement for qualifications is being...

Survey results focus of Thursday meeting

May 19, 2015 10:12am

The Paris Area Community Kickstart group, which has been working on plans for economic and community development since August, is holding a public meeting Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the First...

Farmers, ranchers dealing with crops under water and stranded cattle

May 15, 2015 5:50am

PERRYVILLE, Ark. — Perry County Extension Agent Jesse Bocksnick didn’t even have go outside to know how much rain had fallen in the last week.

“It’s never good when you get calls on how long...

Area got seven-plus inches and more rain to come

May 13, 2015 3:06am

Logan County, like the rest of western Arkansas, is trying to dry out after a five-day span that saw 7.3 inches of rain fall in Paris, according to measurements taken at the water production plant...

Area seniors set to graduate

May 13, 2015 3:05am

Seniors at area high schools will take part in graduation ceremonies which begin Friday and end on Thursday, May 21.

Here is a rundown of graduation information by area high school:


Aldermen make quick work of light agenda

May 13, 2015 3:05am

Paris Aldermen made quick work of a light agenda when they met at City Hall on Monday, May 4. The meeting lasted 18 minutes.

During that time, Aldermen made appointments to several city...

Former police officer charged with felony

May 13, 2015 3:05am

A former Paris Police officer and Logan County Deputy Sheriff has been charged with eight counts of second degree forgery and one count of misdemeanor theft of property for alleged improper...

Two selected for Hall of Fame

May 12, 2015 11:41am

Two former educators at Parish High School have been elected by a committee for inclusion into the Paris Hall of Fame.

Joyce Hander and Jim Clay will be formally inducted during graduation...

Teachers, staff banquet scheduled

May 06, 2015 3:06am

Teachers and staff from the Paris School District and St. Joseph Catholic School in Paris will be honored at a banquet next Wednesday at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris.


<p><strong>Going over the study:</strong> A representative of HMN Architects of Overland Park, Kan. (left) goes over a jail study done by the firm with members of the Logan County Quorum Court at a meeting held last week in the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville. The study determined that the county needs a 100-bed jail which could cost up to $12 million to build.</p>

Jail plan heads for next step

May 06, 2015 3:06am

A public meeting to reveal the finding of a jail needs study performed for Logan County drew very little public to the Logan County Courthouse in Booneville on Tuesday, April 28.

Aside from...

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