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Relay for Life event takes place Friday

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

The North Logan County Unit of the American Cancer Society will hold its annual Relay For Life fund raiser Friday at Wood Street Park from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The annual Survivors Dinner...

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Latest jail inspection went ‘better’

Feb 10, 2016 3:05am

The state’s Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee inspected the Logan County Detention Facility in October and issued a report last week.

While the latest inspection continues to...

Early voting for primary opens Tuesday

Feb 10, 2016 3:05am

Voting for the Tuesday, March 1 party primary election and non-partisan judicial election will open on Tuesday, Feb. 16, according to Logan County Clerk Peggy Fitzjurls.

The early voting...

Mayor delivers State of City address

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers gave his annual State of the City report at Monday’s meeting of the Paris City Council. Rogers said the state of the city is good and improvements are being made.


Mother’s diagnosis put Britton on path to nursing

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

The most formative night of Shelby Britton’s life occurred one nondescript day in the spring semester of her junior year in high school. As the future University of Arkansas at Fort Smith student...

Dispatchers urge Smart911 participation

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

It’s not a secret, Logan County supports the use of Smart911.

Unfortunately not a lot of folks know about it, according to Dewayne Burleson, a dispatcher for the 911 system and the Logan...

Merchants group outlines plans for 2016

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

The Paris Merchants Association is working on a busy agenda for 2016, two leaders in the group said last week.

Kevin Berry of Island Cowgirl, chairman of the group this year, and Paris Area...

<p>The sign tells the story: The sign at the Logan County Museum in Paris displays a message that there are new hours of operation in the wake of Paris’ decision to stop paying half the curator’s salary.</p>

County Museum faces funding crisis

Updated: Jan 27, 2016 5:59am

The Logan County Museum in Paris, sometimes referred to as the Logan County Old Jail Museum, is facing financial difficulties after the Paris City Council decided to stop funding half the salary...

County reaches FEMA threshold for damages

Jan 27, 2016 5:33am

Last Wednesday, a representative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management toured parts of north Logan County to assess damage done by heavy...

Mardi Gras event going high tech

Jan 27, 2016 5:31am

Mardi Gras, the annual fundraiser for St. Joseph Catholic School, is employing computer technology this year in order to reach more people.

The fund raiser will take place at the First...

Fire Destroys home; Chief offers safety tips

Jan 27, 2016 5:29am

A fire destroyed a house on Core Road on Wednesday, Jan. 20. According to firemen at the scene, the blaze began shortly before 12:30 a.m. after a wood burning stove caught a curtain on fire.

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