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Lights show presented by Hodos

Nov 28, 2015 5:06am

A Van Buren couple renowned for having the best free lights show in the region will continue with their patriotic themed Christmas for the third year in a row.

Richard and Helen Hodo turned...

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<p>Chuck Phillips, a participant in the CSCDC Mutual Self-Help Housing Program, speaks on how important the program is for him and his family. He is shown with his wife Almethea Phillips.</p>

Grant to help build homes

Nov 18, 2015 10:49am

A non-profit that helps low income families in Crawford and Sebastian counties build their own homes signed a grant contract Monday for $312,500 to go toward its mission.


Thanksgiving meals to be offered

Nov 18, 2015 10:45am

Several area organizations will be offering free meals or food leading up to the Nov. 26 Thanksgiving holiday.

First Baptist Church of Alma, Alma Kiddie Kollege, Farmer Food Bank in Van...

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Chase Haynes with his Battle Cross Monument which will be displayed in the lobby of the Van Buren Municipal Complex until it is moved to the revitalized Veterans Park in downtown.</p>

VB Veterans Park coming together

Nov 18, 2015 10:39am

Steps were made Monday night by the Van Buren City Council to move forward with the construction of the revitalized Veterans Memorial Park in historic downtown.

Aldermen voted 6-0 to...

Festival deadline Friday

Nov 18, 2015 10:37am

Friday is the deadline for tree and event sponsorships for the 11th annual Festival of Trees.

Sponsored by the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce, the Dec. 5 event is held in conjunction with the...

Property tax rates approved

Nov 18, 2015 10:36am

Property tax rates for Crawford County, its cities and school districts were approved during quorum court Monday night.

Crawford County justices of the peace approved millage rates for the...

Smith seeks treasurer position

Nov 18, 2015 10:34am

Marsha Smith has announced as a Republican candidate for Crawford County treasurer.

“Crawford County is our home and it’s where my heart is,” Smith said. “I would be happy to serve you as...

Filing announcement deadline for Press Argus-Courier set Nov. 20

Nov 16, 2015 5:56pm

The Press Argus-Courier will publish announcements of those seeking offices in the March 1, 2016, primary elections. Announcements must be submitted to the newspaper by noon Friday, Nov. 20.

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Greg Burris of Van Buren and two of his children, Tatum, 11, and Gage, 2, watch Wednesday night’s Veterans Day parade in downtown Van Buren. The family was waiting for the K-Kids Club float on which Burklee Burris, 9, was riding.</p>

Van Buren Veterans Day Parade

Updated: Nov 16, 2015 5:53pm


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