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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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Convicted murderer escapes prison

Jun 15, 2016 9:21am

Lloyd Collin Jones, who pleaded guilty in the murder of Van Buren teenager Angela Allen, escaped from the East Arkansas Regional Correctional Facility on Monday.

Lloyd Jones was convicted...

<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p><strong></strong>James McGhee (from left), Crawford County Farm Family committee chairman, Brad Hall and Crawford County Extension Agent Matt Fryer at the Hall’s home in Figure Five.</p>

County family competing for state farm family of the year

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

A family living in Figure Five are competing to be the Arkansas farm family of the year.

Chosen as the Crawford County farm family, Brad Hall, his wife Haley and their children Hadleigh, 6,...

VB Chamber holds 61st annual meeting

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

A send-off to the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce’s respected and well-loved director was at the center of the chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday.

More than 400 local business and community...

Alma School Board members updated on summer projects

Jun 11, 2016 4:07am

Alma School Board members were updated on summer maintenance projects and the district’s summer school program during their meeting Thursday night.

Superintendent David Woolly spoke to board...

Harps to acquire former Walmart Express stores

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

Harps Food Store’s Inc. plans to purchase the former Walmart Express in Cedarville.

On Wednesday, Harps announced the pending acquisition of nine former Walmart Express stores in Arkansas...

KVBB to celebrate 10th anniversary

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

Keep Van Buren Beautiful will celebrate its 10th anniversary as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful with an invitation-only lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Van Buren...

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VB to get new fire chief

Jun 08, 2016 8:55am

Veteran firefighter Tim Arnold will be the new chief of the Van Buren Fire Department, replacing a retiring Jerry McAdoo.

“I hope I can be as good as Jerry at representing our men and our...

<p><strong></strong>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Van Buren School District junior high school students hone their musical skills on Monday during the first day of the Van Buren School District Band Camp at Butterfield Trail Middle School.</p>

VBSD kids take part in band camp

Jun 08, 2016 8:53am

Van Buren School District junior high students are taking part in a week-long band camp to culminate in a public block party and concert on Friday at Butterfield Trail Middle School.


New director sought for Alma chamber

Jun 08, 2016 8:51am

A search for a new executive director for the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce is underway.

Chamber board members have “put out feelers” for a new executive director to replace former director...

VB school board approves personnel changes

Jun 08, 2016 8:48am

Members of the Van Buren School Board met June 2 to approve the following personnel changes:

Employment of the following certified personnel:

• Shelby Grubbs as classroom teacher at...

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