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City will conduct clean up in Paris next week

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 6:53am

The city of Paris will conduct its annual spring clean up beginning Monday, April 21 through Thursday, April 24.

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

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Bi-county jail being discussed

Jan 29, 2014 3:05am

Officials from Logan and Franklin Counties have begun talks about building a 150-bed to 200-bed jail near the county line that would serve both counties.

Officials also said last week, the...

Judge issues burn ban

Updated: Jan 23, 2014 6:04am

Logan County Judge Gus Young enacted a county wide ban on outdoor burning Wednesday about 1 p.m.

Young’s declaration came a day after Arkansas Forestry Commission officials announced that...

<p>Overcrowded: The sign attached to the exterior of the Logan County Detention Center in Paris shows how many inmates the jail housed last Friday. Overcrowding at the jail has presented some problems, according to the facility’s administrator.</p>

Sheriff’s office tries to cope with jail overcrowding

Jan 22, 2014 3:05am

Overcrowding at the Logan County Detention Center has caused the release of some prisoners facing charges, contributed to several fights in the jail and is contributing to the rising cost of...

Eubanks believes Darr ‘did the right thing’

Jan 22, 2014 3:05am

State Rep. Jon Eubanks, R-Paris, said last week that Lt. Gov. Mark Darr’s decision to resign on Feb. 1 was “the best thing for him and his family.”

“I think he did the right thing,” Eubanks...

Chamber banquet is Saturday

Jan 22, 2014 3:05am

The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Awards Banquet Saturday at The Lodge and Mount Magazine State Park.

More than 200 people are expected to attend.

The evening’s...

Blaze burns 101 acres in county

Jan 22, 2014 3:05am

A wildfire, which started when a resident of the South Brooklyn Road area of western Logan County was burning trash outdoors, burned 101 acres on Thursday, Jan. 16.

About 20 firefighters...

Paris man released and arrested again

Jan 22, 2014 3:05am

A Paris man, arrested in December on multiple charges while free on bond and later released from the Logan County Detention Center, was arrested again last week by Paris Police.

Haskal Dylan...

<p>In a snowy field: Cattle stand in a snowy field in Boone County. The harsh winter weather is presenting some challenges for the state’s ranchers and they can’t take a snow day, either.</p>

No snow days for state’s ranchers

Jan 15, 2014 3:06am

No matter how harsh winter is, there are no snow days for Arkansas’ cattle producers.

A week that saw record low temperatures and freezing rain that gave even the grass a glassy, slick...

Paris board approves six-year plan

Jan 15, 2014 3:06am

The Paris School Board approved last week a six-year facilities plan, which will be forwarded to the Arkansas Department of Education’s Facilities Division, according to Paris School...

<p>Vehicle over turns: A backhoe is used to pull over a truck that overturned after driver lost control last week after crossing a bridge near the intersection of Old Union and Highway 10 in southern Logan County. About a tenth of an inch of ice fell over Logan County last Wednesday and Thursday. Icy road conditions caused numerous accidents.</p>

Ice causes schools to close and accidents

Jan 15, 2014 3:06am

Logan County was frozen last Wednesday and Thursday as winter precipitation in the form of ice closed schools and caused numerous traffic problems.

The ice event began around 10 a.m. last...

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