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VB First Assembly to host Burgers and Badges

Jun 27, 2016 3:13pm

First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren will honor law enforcement, firefighters and all emergency responders with its first Burgers and Badges grill out on Thursday, June 30.


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Local: Communities prep for July 4 celebrations

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 1:55pm

Community July 4th celebrations with food, music and fireworks are scheduled throughout the county in the upcoming weeks.

New to the area this year is Fireworks on the Hill, hosted by Beyond...

Local: Police investigate possible murder-suicide

Jun 22, 2016 10:27am

A suspected murder-suicide in Van Buren is under investigation.

Benjamin Allen, 21, of Mena is suspected of shooting and killing Trevor Vargas, 20, of Waldron before shooting himself.


Local: Cruise night set for Saturday

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 11:38am

The Old Town Merchants Association will host its first Cruising on Main on Saturday in historic downtown Van Buren.

The event will begin...

Local: VB council set employee insurance rates

Jun 22, 2016 10:47am

As expected, the Van Buren City Council voted Monday night to increase the cost of health insurance for family coverage of city employees.

Alderman Darral Sparkman made the motion to approve...

Local: Craft fair set for Saturday

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 11:54am

Shoppers can support local vendors during a local crafts fair this Saturday, June 25 and enter for a chance to win a large gift basket.

The craft fair will be 9 a.m-3 p.m. at Lake Lou Emma...

Local: City outlines plans for improvements

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

Plans are underway for sidewalks, road projects and a new fire station in Mountainburg.

At their June 13 meeting, Mountainburg City Council members approved the to accept a $135,940 federal...

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Local: Mulberry mayor elected to veep of municipal league

Jun 22, 2016 10:58am

A local mayor was chosen to help head the district municipal league during a recent election of new officers at the Arkansas Municipal League’s 82nd convention.

Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter...

Local: County JP’s alter vacation policy

Jun 22, 2016 10:34am

Crawford County justices of the peace made changes to the county’s vacation policy and approved two salary changes during their personnel committee and quorum court meetings Monday night.



Driving force for KVBB recognized

Jun 15, 2016 9:35am

The driving force behind the formation of Keep Van Buren Beautiful and the catalyst who keeps it going will take center stage Friday when KVBB celebrates its 10th anniversary.

John Pope,...


Man held on capital murder charge

Jun 15, 2016 9:31am

A man is being held in the Crawford County Detention Center on suspicion of murder.

Randall Jordan, 35, is being held on charges of capital murder, third degree domestic battery and...


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