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Shooting suspect in custody

Sep 04, 2015 7:28am

Paris police arrested a suspect Thursday night shortly after a man reported being shot near the intersection of North Fifth and Wood Street.

The man who was shot did not suffer life-...

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City Council approves loan to pay for projects

Jun 10, 2015 3:06am

The Paris City Council took action last week that will pave the way for improvements to the city’s water production plant and replacement of a main water line.

Aldermen unanimously voted to...

Board hires principal for Paris Middle School

Jun 10, 2015 3:06am

Last week, the Paris School Board hired Mike Nichols as the new principal of Paris Middle School. The board was acting on a recommendation from School Superintendent Wayne Fawcett.

Nichols...

<p>Investigating another bomb threat: Paris police and Logan County Sheriff’s deputies blocked a section of North 10th Street in Paris last week while they investigated a bomb threat. It was the second bomb threat in the city in late May and may be an example of swatting, according to Paris Police Chief John O’Brien.</p>

Swatting may be behind recent bomb threats

Updated: Jun 08, 2015 8:40am

Twice in the last two weeks, law enforcement officers have responded to bomb threats in Paris.

The most recent incident took place on Thursday, May 28. A caller told a Paris Police...

Rain reigns in May: 13.8 inches fell last month; Disaster declared

Jun 03, 2015 3:06am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson last week added Logan County to the list of counties in the state declared a disaster area in the wake of heavy rains and flooding in May.

Logan County Judge Ray Gack...

<p>Fire reported: Members of the Paris Volunteer Fire Department and Paris Police Department were called to Big Red Corner Store last week after a fire was reported. PVFD Fire Chief John Wells said quick action by members of the department averted a potentially disasterous situation.</p>

Fire Chief: Disaster averted at Paris business

Jun 03, 2015 3:06am

A quick response by members of the Paris Volunteer Fire Department averted a potential disaster at a convenience store in Paris last Thursday, according to PVFD Chief John Wells.

Firemen...

Jobless rate in county rises to 6.4 percent

Jun 03, 2015 3:06am

The unempoyment rate in Logan County rose slightly in March, according to statistics released last week by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.

The jobless rate in the county in...

<p>Reading a resolution: Paris Mayor Daniel Rogers (right) reads a resolution supporting the work of the Paris Area Kickstart group at an event last Saturday during which the group’s five-year strategic plan for community and economic development was made public. The group worked on the plan for eight months.</p>

5-year plan strategic presented by PACK group

Jun 03, 2015 3:05am

A five-year plan for community and economic development was presented to the public Saturday during an event held at the Eiffel Tower Park in Paris.

The plan was developed by the Paris Area...

Seen on Scene: Poker Run Pit Stop and strategic plan presentation

Updated: Jun 02, 2015 6:35am

Courthouse Square was a busy place last Saturday, despite the threatening weather. The rain held off, however, and people came out for the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce-conducted pit stop for a...

Danielson won’t seek re-election to Supreme Court

May 27, 2015 7:19am

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Paul Danielson, of Booneville, said Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the court, and on the same day, Circuit Judge Shawn Womack of Mountain Home announced for...

PMS principal’s job drew 30 applicants

May 27, 2015 3:06am

The number of applicants for the soon-to-be-vacant Paris Middle School principal’s job mushroomed to 30 last week, according to Paris School District Superintendent Wayne Fawcett.

The job...

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