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Head on collision closes highway

Aug 04, 2015 11:31am

For the second straight Friday afternoon a head on collision closed a highway in south Logan County.

The wreck shortly after 1 p.m., Friday afternoon on Highway 60, a half mile from the...

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Bomb threat forces lock down of Paris schools; No bomb found

Updated: May 20, 2015 1:22pm

The three campuses of the Paris School District were locked down for more than three hours Wednesday afternoon after a bomb threat was called into the Paris Police Department. Authorities searched...

Area farmers dealing with wet weather

May 20, 2015 3:06am

When asked last week about a very wet spring that has, in some cases, flooded fields and destroyed crops, area farmers were stoic.

“It’s part of the business. It’s part of being a farmer,”...

Consumer sentiment on economy rises

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Arkansans’ opinion regarding the economy has risen significantly since October, according to the most recent Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released last week.

The consumer sentiment index...

School district looking for a principal

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Dr. Martha Dodson has resigned her position as principal at Paris Middle School effective June 30. School Superintendent Wayne Fawcett said Dodson informed him of her decision on Monday, May 11...

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...

Judge: Despite rain, road is pretty good shape

May 20, 2015 3:06am

During the first two weeks of May, more than eight inches of rain has fallen in the Paris area, according to the National Weather Service. Higher amounts have fallen elsewhere in the county.


County Sheriff launches new personal website

May 20, 2015 3:06am

Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks has launched a new personal website,

Hicks said last week he was involved in a conversation about domain names, and working with the...

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...

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