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Gack, Hicks grateful for jail vote win

Jul 20, 2016 3:05am

Logan County Judge Ray Gack and County Sheriff Boyd Hicks both expressed gratitude last week after voters in the county overwhelmingly approved a 1 percent increase in sales taxes to finance...

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Relay for Life event takes place Friday

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

The North Logan County Unit of the American Cancer Society will hold its annual Relay For Life fund raiser Friday at Wood Street Park from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

The annual Survivors Dinner...

Attorney claims client was targeted, set up for arrest

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

An attorney representing Daniel Edward Wall, a former Paris Police Department officer and former Logan County resident arrested April 15 and charged with internet stalking of a child, sent a...

Two will be inducted in to Hall of Fame

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

A former educator in the Paris School District and a Paris businessman who has been repeatedly honored for his community service will be the latest inductees into the Paris Hall of Fame at Paris...

<p>Home for sale: A home for sale on North Fifth Street in Paris. Closing the sale of a home, which used to take about 30 days, is taking much longer because of new regulations.</p>

Closing a real estate deal takes longer and here’s why

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

At the height of the housing boom in the last decade, you could finalize the sale of a home, a process called closing, in about 30 days.

That’s not true any more. New regulations, put in...

Senator predicts lawsuit over tactic

Apr 27, 2016 3:05am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson used his line-item veto power last week to save his Medicaid expansion plan from being denied funding during the current fiscal session, a move that some say set a dangerous...

Drug arrests in first quarter ahead of 2015

Apr 20, 2016 3:06am

Drug arrests and arrests for drug-related crimes in Paris for the first quarter of the year have outpaced drug arrests for the same period in 2015, according to the latest arrest statistics...

Senator’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is firm

Apr 20, 2016 3:06am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to modify and continue Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program ran into a road block last week in the fiscal session of the Arkansas General Assembly.

That road block...

List of county jail inmates

Apr 20, 2016 3:05am

This is a list of those in the Logan County Jail as of April 14, provided by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.

Baird, Jeremy, W/M, 35, Violation of a Probated Sentence.

Barr,...

Former resident, Paris police officer charged with Internet Stalking of a Child

Updated: Apr 20, 2016 5:20am

Daniel Edward Wall, a former Paris Police Department officer and former Logan County resident, has been arrested and charged with Internet Stalking of a Child, according to documents on file with...

<p>Logan County Detention Center: The Logan County Quorum Court is expected to set a sales tax election for July 12. If approved by voters, the one percent increase in sales taxes would be used to construct and operate a 100-bed jailfor the county. Officials say the present jail needs to be replace because it is understaffed, has been cited for violations of standards and is currently the subject of a federal lawsuit. The Quorum Court will take up the matter in May.</p>

Vote on jail tax likely to come in July

Apr 19, 2016 5:49am

A committee looking into the building of a new county jail is suggesting a vote on a one percent sales tax increase to build and operate the facility take place on July 12.

The Logan County...

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