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FS man pleads not guilty to multiple charges

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

A Fort Smith man accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Eric Wesley Johnson, 29, is charged with attempted rape, third-degree...

Robbery suspect arrested

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

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Transmission line topic of meeting

Apr 09, 2014 10:31am

A meeting to discuss a proposed high-voltage direct current transmission line is set for Tuesday, April 26, at 6 p.m. at the Crawford County Fair Grounds in Mulberry.

Under discussion will...

Lincoln Day Dinner planned

Apr 09, 2014 10:30am

Republican Party of Crawford County will present its annual Lincoln Day Dinner Friday, April 25, at Butterfield Assembly of God Church, 1302 N. 30th St., Van Buren.

Congressman Tom Cotton, a...

Music festival set April 26

Apr 09, 2014 10:29am

Van Buren Music Festival on Main Street will be from 3-10 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in downtown Van Buren.

The free, all-ages event will feature two stages and be a perfect opportunity for...

<p><strong></strong>Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman (from left) recognizes Americorps members Betty Schaub, Brian Schleicher and Susan Nelson with an April 1 proclamation for their work at Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy. Dee Carroll, CCVL director, (right) also was present.</p>

AmeriCorps members honored

Apr 09, 2014 10:28am

A local mayor honored three AmeriCorps members during the Mayor’s Day of Recognition.

AmeriCorps Senior Corps members Betty Schaub, Brian Schleicher and Susan Nelson were recognized April 1...

<p style="text-align: left;" ><strong></strong>Dawson Davis, 13, practices for the baitcasting competition.</p>

4-H O’Rama

Apr 09, 2014 10:27am

The Crawford County 4-H Outdoor O’Rama was held Saturday at the Alma Intermediate School. Activities for the day included gun safety, baitcasting and bicycle safety. Each event required a safety...

<p>Cheryl Reinswchmiedt of Mountainburg with some of the decoractive yard signs that were on sale Saturday at the opening of the Farmers Market held on the parking lot at the Van Buren Public Library.</p>

VB farmers market

Apr 09, 2014 10:24am


<p>Mike Wells (left) and Jeremy Yeager of Cedarville Automotive, 9339 Arkansas 59, with a Van Buren Chamber of Commerce membership plaque. Ambassadors from the chamber recently presented the plaque to Cedarville Automotive.</p>

Cedarville Automotive

Apr 09, 2014 10:23am


<p>Momentum Church receives a Van Buren Chamber of Commerce membership plaque from Jackie Krutsch, chamber executive director. At the presentation are (front row from left) Krutsch, Rebecca Gibbons, James McCauley and Shirley Hirano-Dias; (back row) Barry Morton and Nicole Walton. Not pictured is Sarah Morton.</p>

Momentum Church

Apr 09, 2014 10:22am


<p>Van Buren Chamber of Commerce ambassadors hosted a ribbon cutting of AAA Mower Mart, 1220 Fayetteville Road. Cutting the ceremonial ribbon are (from left) Beverly Smith, Vernon Smith, Ron Thibodaux, Darrel Pearson and Larry Gordon.</p>

AAA Mower Mart

Apr 09, 2014 10:22am


Pleas - April 5, 2014

Apr 05, 2014 4:06am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren March 19, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• David Eugene Schoening Sr., 50, of Van Buren pleaded...

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