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Mother’s diagnosis put Britton on path to nursing

Feb 03, 2016 3:06am

The most formative night of Shelby Britton’s life occurred one nondescript day in the spring semester of her junior year in high school. As the future University of Arkansas at Fort Smith student...

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<p>Giving flu shots: Pam Davis (right), with the Arkansas Department of Health Unit in Paris, gives a flu vaccination during a clinic held in Paris last week.</p>

Fewer flu vaccinations given this year

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

The seasonal flu vaccinations in Logan County ended last week with clinics in Paris on Thursday and in Booneville on Friday.

According to Paula Beaty, a nurse with the Logan County Health...

<p>Accepting the award: Chester Koprovic of Paris accepts the Univeristy of Arkansas at Fort Smith’s Diligence to Victory Award during an Oct. 23 ceremony held in Fort Smith.</p>

Paris resident wins UAFS alumni award

Nov 04, 2015 3:06am

University of Arkansas at Fort Smith alumnus Chester Koprovic, of Paris and chairman of the board at Boyd Metals, received the UAFS Alumni Association’s Diligence to Victory award at the...

Seen on Scene: Halloween comes to Paris

Updated: Nov 04, 2015 9:03am

Halloween came to downtown Paris a day early. The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce staged its Merchants Trick-or-Treat event on Friday, Oct. 30 on Courthouse Square and at other locations around...

Aldermen will get look at 2016 budget

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

Paris Aldermen will get their first look at a proposed 2016 budget when the City Council meets at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2. The meeting will take place at the Municipal Building and it is open to...

County jobless rate takes big drop

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

The jobless rate in Logan County dropped more than a full percentage point from July to August, according to the latest statistics available from the state’s Department of Workforce Services.


Flu vaccination clinic takes place Thursday

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

Mass flu vaccination clinics will take place in Paris on Thursday and in Booneville on Friday, according to Paula Beaty of the Arkansas Department of Health units located in Paris and Booneville...

COS gearing up for holiday programs

Oct 28, 2015 3:05am

Community Outreach Services, a Paris-based agency helping those less fortunate, is gearing up for the busiest time of the year — the holidays.

And with the beginning of November right around...

Congressman visits state park

Oct 21, 2015 3:05am

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., came to Logan County Thursday for a tour of Mount Magazine State Park. While Westerman, of Hot Springs, may have been in Arkansas, Washington dominated a...

Election season arriving early

Oct 21, 2015 3:05am

The local election season may be closer than you think.

Less than a year removed from winning their first term in office, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks and County Judge Ray Gack are...

Jail inmate found hanging in shower

Oct 21, 2015 3:05am

A 48-year-old inmate at the Logan County Detention Center in Paris was found hanging in the shower shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday and was later pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital in Paris, according...

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