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Council approves request

Jul 23, 2014 10:10am

The Van Buren City Council agreed Monday night to Lawbreakers and Peacemakers request to close a portion of a downtown street for two shows in August.

Alderman voted 6-0 to approve the...

Host families sought

Jul 23, 2014 10:06am

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<p>photo by TAMMY HOBSON</p><p>Ricky Smith (64) and John Garner (72) battle for the advantage during the Grand National race on Thursday, July 3, at Crawford County Speedway as part of the Firecracker 30 celebration. Smith placed seventh and Garner was ninth.</p>

Extra Laps for July 7, 2014

Jul 16, 2014 8:09am

photo by TAMMY HOBSON

Ricky Smith (64) and John Garner (72) battle for the advantage during the Grand National race on Thursday, July 3, at Crawford County Speedway as part of the...

Trail of Tears to be highlighted Aug. 3

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

They traveled through Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Louisiana and even Kentucky.

But nearly all of the paths taken by the five American Indian tribes that trekked from the Deep...

Church celebrates past while looking to future

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Vine Prairie Baptist Church in Mulberry is celebrating its 40th anniversary July 19 and 20 with activities and a special service.

Members of the church have organized a celebration of the...

<p>Local groups Blue Fiddle and Cutthroat Trout will provide an evening of swing and ethnic music Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.</p>

Musical groups take stage at fine arts center

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center announced its 2014-15 season schedule with five professional music shows and two student stage performances.

Local groups Blue Fiddle and Cutthroat...

Expanded age divisions for CC fair pageants

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Pageants and a talent contest will be held during the Crawford County Fair again this year, each with expanded age divisions.

The Crawford County Fair Association will host their 2014 Annual...

<p>Press Argus-Courier news staff members received awards at the 2014 Arkansas Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest July 12. Staff includes (front row) editorial assistant Jenny McClure, editor Kenneth Fry; (back row) sports editor George “Clay” Mitchell and reporter Taniah Tudor.</p>

PAC staff wins awards

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

The staff of the Press Argus-Courier received awards at the 2014 Arkansas Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest Saturday.

Awards were presented in Hot Springs as part of APA’s 2014...

Two school board seats contested

Jul 13, 2014 11:25pm

Two Crawford County school districts will have contested seats during the school board elections Sept. 16.

After the filing period for school board candidates closed at noon Tuesday,...

<p><strong></strong>Money from the 1-cent sales tax, if passed, will be used to maintain all parks in Alma including Popeye Park in downtown.</p>

Alma residents to vote on tax renewal

Jul 13, 2014 11:24pm

Alma residents will go to the polls Aug. 12 to vote on the renewal of a 1-cent sales tax and how that money will be spent.

A special election Aug. 12 will allow voters to decide if they wish...

VB council approves street overlays

Jul 13, 2014 11:22pm

Members of the Van Buren City Council approved overlays for two streets and Mayor Bob Freeman updated the aldermen on street projects during a called council meeting Tuesday night.

Aldermen...

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