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In and around - Aug. 23, 2014

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 6:11pm

Aug. 23

Lawbreakers and Peacemakers will hold a performance show shootout at noon on Main Street in historic downtown Van Buren.

Van Buren Public Library will hold an end-of-summer/...

Freshman Academy

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 6:11pm

Rotary donation

Updated: Aug 25, 2014 6:11pm

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In and around - Aug. 9, 2014

Aug 09, 2014 4:05am

Aug. 9

Crawford County Library System will hold a “Books Galore Book Sale” at the Van Buren Public Library’s meeting room, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Donations will go toward the library system’...

Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Mathis of Van Buren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2117 Alma Blvd. in Van Buren. They were married Aug. 14, 1964, in Waldron by the late Rev. J.T. Burnett. Mrs. Mathis, the former Tommie Jean Mathis of Waldron, is retired from her antique shop, TJ’s Treasurers, in downtown Van Buren. Mr. Mathis, a native of Hominy, Okla., is retired from St. Edward Mercy Medical Center of Fort Smith. The couple have three children, Brad Mathis of Brandon, Miss., Craig Mathis of Olive Branch, Miss., and Christi Moss of Van Buren; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The couple request no gifts.

Mathis anniversary

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Mathis of Van Buren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Calvary Missionary Baptist...

Young honored

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Coralee Young, a 2013 graduate of Van Buren High School and student at the School for Theatre and Dance at the University of Houston, has been named outstanding lead actress in a musical for her...

Mike and Pat Meadors of Alma will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Aug. 16 at Alma Church of Christ fellowship hall from 1 to 4 p.m. They were married Aug. 21, 1964, at Alma Church of Christ. Mrs. Meadors is the former Pat Rickman of Alma and is retired from ABF. Mr. Meadors is a native of Alma and is retired from Allied Uniking. They have one child, Stephanie Graham of Van Buren, and one grandchild.

Meadors anniversary

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Mike and Pat Meadors of Alma will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception Aug. 16 at Alma Church of Christ fellowship hall from 1 to 4 p.m. They were married Aug. 21, 1964, at...

Brammer named All-American Scholar

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Breck Brammer has been named an all-American scholar at the United States Achievement Academy.

The senior at Van Buren High School will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook which is...

Mr. and Mrs. Leo McKee of Alma celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise. A reception is planned Aug. 10 at Concord Baptist Church's family life center in Van Buren from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. They were married Aug. 1, 1964, at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Ellijay, Ga., by the late Rev. Clarence Waddell. Mrs. McKee, the former Kathy Teague of Ellijay, is retired from Regions Bank. Mr. McKee, a native of Ruleville, Miss., is retired from OK Industries of Fort Smith. The couple have two children, Harold McKee of Alma and Brian McKee of Edgerton, Mo., and two grandchildren.

McKee anniversary

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Mr. and Mrs. Leo McKee of Alma celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise. A reception is planned Aug. 10 at Concord Baptist Church’s family life center in Van Buren from 3:...

NCA camp

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

The Van Buren High School cheerleaders recently attended NCA Performance Camp in Hot Springs. They won a bid to NCA Nationals, second place trophy in the jam, spirit stick award and technical...

Butcher’s block - Aug. 6, 2014

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

I cannot believe that summer is coming to an end!! School is only a few short weeks away, and let me be the first to assure you, my future kindergartener, like most other children, is not eager...

In and around - Aug. 6, 2014

Aug 07, 2014 11:02am

Aug. 6

Junior schedules may be picked up from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Van Buren High School.

Aug. 7

Sophomore schedules may be picked up at Van Buren High School. A parents meeting...

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