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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...

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Accused man get 15 years in prison

Mar 11, 2015 3:05am

The younger of two brothers charged in connection with the shooting death of a Paris man will join his older brother in prison after pleading guilty to hindering apprehension or prosecution.

<p>Award presentation: Gene Davis (right) is presented the Logan County Tourism Award by Paris Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tonya Baumgartner. The presentation took place when the Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peaks Tourism Association held its Annual Membership Awards Celebration and Banquet at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris on Tuesday, March 3.</p>

Davis wins another award for park work

Mar 11, 2015 3:05am

The Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peaks Tourism Association held its Annual Membership Awards Celebration and Banquet at the First National Bank Community Center in Paris on Tuesday, March 3. Gene...

City Council approves policy change

Mar 11, 2015 3:05am

After considering the matter for two months, members of the Paris City Council unanimously approved a change in policy governing utility deposits paid by commercial customers at a meeting held...

<p>Preventing mud: Paris High School baseball player David Buchanan puts a bag of sand on top of a covering at home plate at the high school baseball field before the start of a Sunday practice. The Eagles had to cancel games last week because of winter weather. They should have better luck this week because we’re going to see highs nearing 70 degrees and plenty of sunshine.</p>

We’re finally getting a taste of spring

Mar 10, 2015 5:43am

Are you ready for a break from the three-week pattern of cold, winter weather?

Then you’ll see it this week and into next week, according to the National Weather Service forecast for the...

Rebound in sales tax revenue continues

Updated: Mar 04, 2015 6:55am

Logan County’s rebound in sales tax revenue continued in the first two months of the year, according to statistics provided by County Treasurer Mickey Oates.

In January, the county collected...

Jobless rate here holds steady at year’s end

Mar 04, 2015 3:05am

The unemployment rate in Logan County last December was 5.2 percent, up slightly from the 4.8 percent reported last October and the 4.9 percent rate reported last November, according to data...

<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

Updated: Mar 05, 2015 8:26am

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...

<p>Calling all volunteers: Joyce Friddle (foreground), a volunteer at the Logan County Coal Miners Museum in Paris, looks over records as Glyndia Allen (left) and Darlene Becker (right) look on. The museum is having to deal with the loss of one worker and the cutback on hours for another worker and “desperately needs” volunteers, Friddle said.</p>

Museum ‘desperately’ needs volunteers

Mar 03, 2015 8:42am

Last November, Arkansas voters overwhelmingly approved an increase in the minimum wage. Under the new amendment to the state’s constitution, which got 65.94 percent of the vote, the state’s...

County gets up to three inches of snow and there’s more to come

Updated: Feb 25, 2015 5:25am

The longest stretch of cold, winter weather so far this season continued early this week when a front brought as much as three inches of snow to Logan County.

The snow caused Booneville and...

Paris City Council will look at policy changes

Feb 25, 2015 3:06am

Members of the Paris City Council will take up a proposed policy change on utility payments when they meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 2 at the Municipal Building. The meeting is open to the public...

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