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Alma residents voice concerns over zoning issues

Jul 30, 2016 4:07am

Residents of an Alma subdivision are voicing concerns about plans to develop surrounding properties.

At least seven residents of Country Meadow Estates are concerned that the development of...

Filing period begins

Jul 30, 2016 4:05am

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Baker announces candidacy

Jul 30, 2016 4:05am

Attorney Rinda Baker announced her candidacy for the position of Alma city attorney.

Baker’s 19 year legal career includes 10 years serving the City of Alma as a deputy city attorney and...


Hall of Honor to induct seven

Jul 27, 2016 10:01am

Seven will be inducted into the 2016 Van Buren High School Hall of Honor at an induction ceremony set for Oct. 4.

They are David Clegg, Kenneth Fry, Dr. Mike Hurst, Charlie James, Mike...

<p><strong></strong>Angela Jones, Vonna Steele, Randy Jones and Joellen Moore practice their performace of “Funny Little Thing Called Love” set for Aug. 5, 6 and 7 at the Mulberry High School cafeteria.</p>

Mulberry theater group to present comedy Aug. 5-7

Jul 27, 2016 10:10am

Performers in the Mulberry Community Theater Group will present the comedy “Funny Little Thing Called Love” at the Mulberry High School cafeteria beginning Friday, Aug. 5.

Performances at...

Imaginations Festival set

Jul 27, 2016 10:13am

A Kids Imaginations Festival hosted by the Cre8ive Arts Network in the Chaffee Crossing Historic District is set for Sept. 3.

Festival activities include live music, an auction and artwork...

<p><strong></strong>Mountainburg police officer Chad Breeden (left) is promoted to the rank of sergeant and presented with the Mountainburg Police Department’s Life Saving Award by Mountainburg Police Chief Vincent Clamser at a ceremony held July 21.</p>

Mountainburg police officer promoted

Jul 27, 2016 10:14am

A Mountainburg officer who recently saved the life of a man in custody was promoted in a ceremony on July 21.

Officer Chad Breeden was promoted to the rank of sergeant during a ceremony at...

VB native seeks council seat

Jul 27, 2016 10:14am

Tyler Wood has announced he will seek a seat on the Van Buren City Council during the upcoming election.

Wood, 36, director of pharmacy at Sparks Regional Medical Center, announced he will...

CAE begins drive to move to downtown

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

The Center for Art and Education began a campaign Friday to raise $5.4 million to renovate a building in the 400 block of Main Street in historic downtown Van Buren.

Acquired by CAE in 2015...

<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Crawford County Justice of the Peace Connie Beyerle checks out the electrical room.</p>

Officials tour nearly-completed county jail

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

Crawford County elected officials and employees toured the county’s nearly completed $20 million detention center and sheriff’s department on Monday.

Leading the guided tour, Spirit...

Cedarville to seek one-percent sales tax

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

Cedarville residents will have the opportunity to vote on a one-percent city sales tax on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.

Members of the Cedarville City Council passed a measure at their...

Longtime mayor’s assistant dies

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

A former Van Buren mayor’s assistant who worked for the city for 39 years under four mayors died Wednesday.

Vivian Mitchell, 76, was considered the heart of the city by many during her years...


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