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Area schools get letter grades from state

Apr 22, 2015 3:06am

For the first time, Arkansas public schools received A-F letter grades last Wednesday on their annual report cards issued by the state Department of Education.

In the Paris School District,...


Two Charged With Murder

Apr 17, 2015 2:56pm

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Jobless rate in county inches up

Feb 04, 2015 3:05am

The unemployment rate for Logan County rose by one-tenth of a percentage point in November to 4.9 percent from 4.8 percent, according to data released recently by the Arkansas Department of...

Man jailed after high-speed chase

Feb 04, 2015 3:05am

A Logan County man was jailed last week after leading a Deputy Sheriff on a high-speed chase from Logan County into Johnson County, according to Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks.


Paris residents face drug charges

Feb 04, 2015 3:05am

Five Paris residents have been arrested and charged with various drug-related crimes, according to documents on file with the 15th Judicial District Circuit Clerk’s office in Logan County.


Sheriff: Jail worse than I thought

Feb 03, 2015 5:53am

Before Boyd Hicks was elected Sheriff in November, he knew there were problems at the Logan County Jail.

He’d read about the numerous violations found when the jail was inspected last year...

Senator: GOP split over private option

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson may be trying to avoid a public squabble over continuation of the private option (see the story on Page 2), however, a local Senator said this week that Republicans are split...

Doctor: Flu cases here are peaking

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

A doctor practicing medicine for Cooper Clinic in Paris said cases of the flu in the area peaked last week and expects it to last for two or three more weeks.

“Between the clinic and the...

Four residents facing drug charges

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Four residents of Paris have been charged with crimes related to drugs by the 15th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s office according to documents on file with the Logan County Circuit...

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Abbot at Subiaco resigning on March 24

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Abbot Jerome Kodell, 75, the leader of the community of Benedictine monks living at Subiaco Abbey is stepping down soon.

It was announced in a news release last week that Abbot Jerome will...

Mayor prepares State of City report

Jan 28, 2015 3:05am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers will deliver his annual State of the City report to the City Council when it meets on Monday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Municipal Building.

In prepared remarks,...

<p>David Stephan Salzer, 36, is sought in connection with the robbery of the First Western Bank East Branch in Booneville Thursday afternoon.</p>

UPDATE: Bank Robbery Suspect Believed To Be Near Fort Smith

Updated: Jan 22, 2015 5:38pm

The man wanted in connection with the robbery of the First Western Bank East Branch Thursday afternoon has been apprehended.

According to Booneville Police Chief Al Brown, after David...

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