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Mayor’s race is rematch plus one

Oct 29, 2014 3:06am

The 2014 race for Mayor of Paris, with one exception, could be called a case of deja vu. The incumbent Daniel Rogers is seeking a second, four-year term in office. He is being challenged by the...

<p>Touring Cloyes Gear: Randy Blaschke, manager of the Cloyes Gear and Products, Inc. plant in Subiaco led gubenatorial candidate Mike Ross on a tour of the facility last week.</p>

Ross visits county and tours plant

Updated: Oct 29, 2014 5:38am

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Escapee captured in Paris

Updated: Aug 13, 2014 7:59am

An escapee from the Franklin County Detention Center was recaptured Tuesday in Paris and turned over to Franklin County authorities.

Toby Clay Tygart, 52, of Subiaco had been in custody...

Aldermen take no action on billing option

Aug 13, 2014 5:36am

Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers was hoping that members of the City Council would finally take action on his proposal to allow business and residential utility customers the option of paying a 12-month...

Clerk’s race gets third candidate

Updated: Aug 14, 2014 8:04am

A third candidate filed last week for Paris City Clerk, making the contest the most crowded municipal race, so far, in the city on the November ballot. The filing period closes at noon Friday....

County Jail Committee meets

Aug 13, 2014 5:34am

The Logan County Jail Committee — composed of members of the Quorum Court, County Judge Gus Young and Sheriff Steve Smith — met last week for the first time since finding out that Franklin County...

<p>Making choices: Karey Sparks of Logan County Glass and Mirror and the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, and Tracy Richey of the Paris School Board prepare to choose goals for the community at a meeting about economic and community development held here last week.</p>

Group talks economic and community development

Aug 13, 2014 5:32am

Seven advanced students from the Community Development Institute at the University of Central Arkansas at Conway and a community development specialist from the University of Arkansas Cooperative...

<p>Teachers training: Paris High School Media Specialist Teresa Inman (left) works with teachers Shawn Vickers (foreground) and Bryan Hutson (background) at the school last week. The new school year opens Monday, Aug. 18 for public school students and today for students at Subiaco Academy and St. Joseph Catholic School.</p>

Area schools ready to welcome students

Updated: Aug 13, 2014 5:33am

A new public school year begins Monday, Aug. 18 and school officials in northern Logan County interviewed this week said everything is ready for the students.

If you’re a student, that means...

Severely beaten county native returns home

Aug 06, 2014 3:06am

A Georgia woman and Logan County native who was severely beaten while jogging on a trail in Paulding County in Georgia last week is back home in Logan County.

Tina Waddel, 42, was taken from...

<p><strong>Talking with the candidate:</strong> Republican candidate for Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District seat Bruce Westerman (right) of Hot Springs visits with the Rev. Mike Smith (center) and his wife Brenda (left) during a fund rasier held in Paris last week.</p>

GOP House candidate holds fund raiser in Paris

Aug 06, 2014 3:05am

Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs, the Republican candidate in the race for Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District seat in Congress, came to Paris on Tuesday, July 29 for a fund raiser at the home...

Filing period ends next week

Aug 06, 2014 3:05am

The filing period for municipal offices in Logan County will close at noon on Friday, Aug. 15. The filing period opened at noon on Friday, July 15. The election will take place in November.


Reported sightings of escapee were false alarms

Aug 06, 2014 3:05am

In the last two weeks, law enforcement agencies have dealt with two reported sightings of Timothy Buffington in the county.

Buffington escaped from the Pine Bluff Unit of the Arkansas...

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