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Fishing Time

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am


Rebecca Pledger gets ready to cast a line for Charles Chase at Lake Lou Emma on Wednesday. Pledger works with Van Buren Healthcare and Rehabilitation and for...

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<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Jolie Hobbs in the King Elementary outdoor classroom garden.</p>

VB teacher receives award from EPA

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

A Van Buren elementary teacher has been awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Jolie Hobbs, a special education...

Tasty Tuesday coming

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Celeste Lewis, director of CASA of Crawford County, holds two of the silent auction items to be featured at Tuesday’s Taste of Crawford County at the Commons of Van...

Man pleads not guilty to rape, assault

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am

An Alma man accused of sexual misconduct with two young girls pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Chester Leroy Bowles, 41, is charted with three counts of rape...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Alma Public Works Director Mark Yardley (left) answers questions for Terry Carson with First Bank during a public hearing on a City of Alma annexation proposal.</p>

Residents speak out at public hearing

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am

About 15 Crawford County residents attended a public hearing Tuesday held by the City of Alma to provide information on a proposal by the mayor to annex about two square miles north of the city....

VB school board approves personnel

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am

Members of the Van Buren School District Board of Education approved the employment of personnel needed to start the 2015-16 school year Aug. 17.

“This is it for now,” Superintendent Dr....

Sheriff’s department promotions

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am

Crawford County Sheriff’s Department held a promotion ceremony for nine deputies Thursday afternoon. Back row, from left: Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown; Deputy Warren Seals, who was promoted...

<p>photo by BRIAN D. SANDERFORD</p><p>Maddie Satterfield works out at Creekmore Pool as the Tideriders prepare for the state swim meet at Creekmore Park beginning today.</p>

SWIMMING: Satterfield battles nerves on starting block

Jul 30, 2015 8:13am

Maddie Satterfield doesn’t let the nerves get to her leading up to a big event.

And even with the Arkansas State Swim Meet, the final and biggest meet of the summer, still to go, the...

<p><strong></strong>Alma Mayor Keith Greene honors postal carrier Laurie McWater by proclaiming July 23, 2015, as Laurie McWater Day in Alma.</p>

Alma Post Office employee honored

Jul 29, 2015 4:06am

An Alma rural postal carrier was honored for more than 30 years of driving without an accident.

Laurie McWater with the Alma Post Office was presented a National Safety Council Million Mile...

Local church to celebrate anniversary

Jul 29, 2015 4:06am

Heritage United Methodist Church in Van Buren is celebrating its 30th anniversary Aug. 30 with worship services, gospel music and activities for the entire family.

“In conjunction with the...

TOCC set for Tuesday

Jul 29, 2015 4:06am

More than 20 food vendors will participate in Tuesday’s Taste of Crawford County in the Commons at Van Buren High School.

Sessions will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.



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