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Forum set for tomorrow in Mulberry

Jul 20, 2016 10:07am

A forum for area residents to discuss regional business development will be July 21 in Mulberry.

A series of business forums organized by the Western Arkansas Workforce Development Board are...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Shawn Wenninger (left), the new veterans service officer for the local VFW post, and Quartermaster Matthew Hicks go over some of the services the post offers.</p>

Local VFW post offers veterans service officer

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

Van Buren’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post has a certified veterans service officer.

Robert Jack VFW Post 1322 at 23 N. 20th St. will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays to...

$1.7 million Veterans Park bid OK’d

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

Construction of the new Veterans Park in downtown Van Buren is expected to begin Aug. 1.

Members of the Van Buren City Council approved Monday night a $1,760,726 contract with construction...

JPs again table request for funding

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

Crawford County justices of the peace for the second month tabled a $50,000 request by the Crawford County Juvenile Office to go toward recently elevated detention costs.

JPs tabled the...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Michael Moore of Daily Bread in Van Buren, along with his 4-year-old son Grayson, and Celeste Lewis, CASA director, hold a sign for the Aug. 4 Taste of Crawford County.</p>

TOCC tickets on sale

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

Tickets are on sale for the Thursday, Aug. 4, Taste of Crawford County.

The fundraising event for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Crawford County will be at the Commons of Van Buren...

Correction: Dyer annexation

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

In an article on the topic of a proposed annexation by the City of Dyer in the Wednesday, July 13 edition of the Press Argus-Courier, it was stated that the proposal was for the annexation of 200,...

Missing 3-year-old recovered

Jul 20, 2016 9:07am

Police have recovered a 3-year-old Van Buren girl who was kidnapped Friday morning by her mother from the home where she lived with her custodial great-grandmother.

Layla Munholland was...

<p><strong></strong>Mugshot of Chelsea Munholland.</p>

Van Buren toddler kidnapped

Jul 16, 2016 4:07am

Police are searching for a 3-year-old Van Buren girl who was kidnapped Friday morning from the home of her custodial great-grandmother.

Layla Munholland was taken from the bed where she...

<p><strong></strong>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Blake Roe, 9, clasps his hands in prayer during a prayer and recognition service for law enforcement officers held Thursday morning at Mulberry City Park. Blake attended the service with his mother, Shayla Roe of Mulberry.</p>

Local law enforcement officers focus of prayers

Jul 16, 2016 4:07am

Law enforcement officers were the focus of a prayer and recognition service at the Mulberry City Park on Thursday monring.

Attending the event to honor law enforcement officers were eight of...

Three plead not guilty to drug charges

Jul 16, 2016 4:07am

A man and two women pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to drug charges following a traffic stop by an Arkansas State Police trooper.

Bobby Charles Hinklin, 23, and...