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Logan County man shoots daughter then himself

Updated: Dec 18, 2014 10:37am

The Logan County Sheriff’s Department and the Arkansas State Police are investigating a Wednesday murder-suicide that took place at a residence on Old Sandy Road, northeast of Paris.


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Three say meeting was needed

Oct 22, 2014 3:05am

Three of the four Aldermen who requested a special City Council meeting held in late September have responded to criticism from Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers that the meeting was unnecessary.


Alderman candidates talk issues

Oct 22, 2014 3:05am

Alerman Bret Sullivan and Pam Baumgartner are seeking the Ward 2, Position 1 seat on the Paris Council in the November municipal election.

Sullivan has held the seat for the last 14 years...

Some Paris residents, two schools under boil order

Oct 21, 2014 6:33am

Some residents of Paris, Paris Elementary School and Paris Middle School were placed under a boil water order Monday after a water line was pierced by crews digging a gas line, according to Paris...

Paris man gets 90 years after pleading guilty

Oct 17, 2014 8:02am

A Paris man was sentenced to 90 years in prison Thursday afternoon, after he pleaded guilty to three counts of negligent homicide in the morning.

Eric Randall Thompson, 43, killed James “...

Mass flu vaccination clinic postponed

Oct 15, 2014 10:41am

The Logan County flu clinics scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 23, at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris, and Friday, Oct. 24, at the First Baptist Church in Booneville have been...

County Clerk warns about voter scam

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

With early voting due to start next week the Logan County Clerk’s Booneville office has seen an increase in the number of inquiries of voting statuses and heard news of a possible scam.


County Judge candidates answer questions

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

Two former Logan County sheriffs are seeking election as the county judge in the Nov. 4 general election.

Ray Gack, 54, a Republican, faces Democrat Mark Limbird, 68. The county judge serves...

Mayor vows to veto property tax hike

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

The Paris City Council will hold a special meeting Monday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. to deal with some unfinished business from the regular meeting held on Monday, Oct. 6 — setting property tax rates...

Candidates for Sheriff answer questions

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

The Logan County sheriff is seeking his fifth term against Magazine’s police chief.

Logan County Sheriff Steve Smith won the Democratic primary on May 20. He is seeking re-election against...

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Negligent homicide trial begins Thursday

Oct 15, 2014 3:07am

A Paris man, accused of negligent homicide, is scheduled to go on trial Thursday in 15th Judicial District Circuit Court in Paris.

Eric Thompson, 43, is also accused of driving on a...

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