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Inmate caught; One remains at large

Updated: Jun 29, 2016 6:48am

Zachary Coffer, one of two inmates who escaped from the Logan County Detention Center in Paris Tuesday was recaptured around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.

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Search and rescue training to be held Friday through Sunday at New Blaine

Apr 14, 2016 8:05am

The Northwest Arkansas SAR (Search and Rescue) Academy will hold a search and rescue training Friday beginning at 5 p.m. through Sunday, ending at 2 p.m.

The academy is being co-sponsored by...

More than $48,000 raised at land auction

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The recent auction of tax-delinquent properties in Logan County collected more than $48,000 for county and state government, the Commissioner of State Lands announced.

The auction was held...

Jobless rate here rises slightly

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The unemployment rate in Logan County inched up in February to 5.2 percent, a one-tenth of a percentage point gain from the 5.1 percent jobless rate in January, according to county statistics...

Aldermen okay application for big grant

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The city of Paris is making plans to apply for a grant from the US Economic Development Agency which, if successful, would mean the construction of a “state of the art” career education facility...

Paris clean up effort is next week

Apr 13, 2016 3:06am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual spring clean up Monday, April 18 through Thursday, April 21.

Items for collection should be placed on the curb on the day residents normally set out...

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...

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...

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...

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