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Club seeks help with fundraiser dinner

Feb 13, 2016 5:05am

Sponsorships are needed for the Boys and Girls Club of the Alma Area Youth of the Year fundraiser dinner set for April 7 at 6 p.m.

Proceeds from the dinner will go to pay for the club’s...

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Volunteers sought for cleanup

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

Volunteers are needed for a clean-up effort at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex in Van Buren today at 9 a.m.

Van Buren Parks Manager Paul Dunn is looking for volunteers to help with clean...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>VFW Commander-in-Chief John A. Biedrzychi visits the Robert Jack post. From left are Post Quartermaster Matthew Hicks, Biedrzychi, Post Commander Earl Duty and VFW Arkansas State Commander Patrick O. Flenniken.</p>

Work of local VFW post praised

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

The national commander-in-chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States praised the work the Robert Jack VFW Post 1322 in Van Buren to serve its veterans, their families and the...

Two plead not guilty to drug charges

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

Two who allegedly had 48 pounds of marijuana concealed in luggage pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Ashley Nicole Davis, 22, of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Kayla...

<p><strong></strong>​Arkansas Federal Credit Union presented King Elementary School a $500 check to help sponsor the Run with the Knights 5K for the third year.</p>

11th annual Run With the Knights set Feb. 27

Feb 03, 2016 2:21pm

Funds raised from the annual Run With the Knights allow King Elementary School to send its fourth grade students to camp at no cost to them.

The 11th annual Run With the Knights 5k run/walk...

Alma advisory group discusses projects

Feb 03, 2016 2:17pm

Alma Planning Commission’s newly formed visionary group met for the first time Monday night to hear from city heads on current projects and determine their role in cultivating future plans for the...

Jamie Mitchell • Times Record Brennan McCormick listens to Emily Norton spell out a word Jan. 30 during the 11th round of the 2016 Crawford County Spelling Bee at the Alma Peforming Arts Center. Emily went on to win the spelling be in the next round, advancing to represent Crawford County in the Arkansas State Spelling Bee on March 12 at the University of Central Arkansas. Emily attends Alma Middle School and is the daughter of Laura and Joseph McLean. Brennon attends Mountainburg Middle School and is the son of Darla and Tony McCormick.

Crawford County Spelling Bee winner

Feb 03, 2016 2:16pm


Brennan McCormick listens to Emily Norton spell out a word Saturday during the 11th round of the 2016 Crawford County Spelling Bee at the Alma Performing Arts Center...

<p><strong></strong>Retired 1st Sgt. Warren Blaylock (center right) attended the ceremony with (from left) his grandchildren Audra Lewis and Sgt. Jared Lewis, his daughter Lucinda DeBruce, and his son-in-law Lane DeBruce.</p>

Blaylock inducted into military hall of fame

Feb 03, 2016 2:12pm

An Alma man was recently inducted into the Arkansas Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame.

Warren D. Blaylock was inducted into the hall of fame Nov. 14 in Little Rock. Blaylock, with 14 others,...

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Professional basketball player Allen Iverson was highlighted by Blake Redwine and Dustin Matevia.</p>

VBHS New Tech students host leadership fair

Updated: Feb 02, 2016 3:16pm

New Tech students at Van Buren High School concluded a “Lessons in Leadership” study Wednesday with a Great Americans Leadership Fair in the upper level of Clair Bates Arena on the VBHS campus....

Two Dyer residents face drug charges

Updated: Feb 02, 2016 3:16pm

Two Dyer residents pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to growing marijuana at a home in Mulberry.

Louis Earl Vardaman II, 35, and Sherry Lean Wyninger, 34, are...

Alma Rotary to help fund city project

Updated: Feb 02, 2016 3:16pm

Alma city aldermen agreed to accept $3,000 from the local rotary club to go toward a city project and approved several routine items during their city council meeting Thursday night.


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