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<p>Snow at Subiaco Abbey: Snow covered the grounds of Subiaco Abbey late last week. We’re expecting another round of snow and sleet sometime today (Wednesday) and continuing through the evening hours. This week’s snowfall could have a negative impact on travelling conditions throughout the county.</p>

Call it the winter that won’t quit

Mar 04, 2015 3:05am

Sunday was March 1 and normally in Logan County we’d see flowers, shrubs and trees beginning to bloom, signaling that spring is right around the corner.

But, this year is not normal because...

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City Council passes 2015 budget

Jan 14, 2015 3:05am

Paris Aldermen unanimously approved a $8.7 million budget for 2015 when they met on Monday, Jan. 5 at the municipal building. Aldermen also began consideration of amendments to two city ordinances...

New Sheriff got a very early start

Jan 07, 2015 5:25am

When Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks took the oath of office during swearing-in ceremonies at county courthouses in Booneville and Paris on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 1, it was ceremonial.


Deputies arrest eight Saturday

Jan 07, 2015 5:24am

Eight people were arrested Saturday in connection with two incidents. One took place on Greasy Valley Road and the other took place in the bottom land between Paris and the Arkansas River,...

Chamber president wants to keep momentum going

Jan 07, 2015 5:24am

Karey Sparks, of Logan County Glass and Mirror, was elected president of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors in December and is getting ready for a busy year, she said recently...

Doctor: Flu cases likely to rise

Jan 07, 2015 5:23am

Cases of the flu were reported to be widespread in Logan County and Arkansas, according to numbers released in late December by the Arkansas Department of Health.

Last week, Dr. Jason Richey...

Sales tax receipts at 5-year high

Jan 07, 2015 5:22am

Logan County received $1.122 million in sales tax revenues in 2014, the highest total of the last five years, according to County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

And Oates is expecting sales tax...

Several tax cuts took effect Jan,. 1

Jan 07, 2015 5:21am

Tax cuts affecting virtually all Arkansans took effect last Thursday, which was Jan. 1.

Gov. Mike Beebe has recommended delaying some of the tax cuts, but Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has not...

Assessor looks forward to retirement

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

Starting tomorrow, Kay Tanner might be hard to locate.

She may be traveling with her husband, Jim. She may be at an event involving one of the five grandchildren. Or she may be working on...

Long-time Circuit Clerk is retiring

Dec 31, 2014 3:07am

Long-time 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk Everly Kellar know exactly what she’s going to do after she retires this week.

“I’ve got a new fishing pole, a new tackle box, a lifetime...

Jobless rate drops to lowest level of year

Updated: Jan 02, 2015 8:03am

October’s unemployment rate in Logan County was 4.8 percent, according to the state’s Department of Workforce Services.

That’s the lowest level recorded so far this year. October is the...

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