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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...

Ballot draw held

Nov 28, 2015 5:05am

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Cities make changes regarding property taxes

Nov 14, 2015 10:18pm

Two cities in Crawford County recently made big changes on how much property tax they collect.

In October, Rudy City Council members approved a resolution to reduce its taxes on real and...

Local initiative used as model for state

Nov 14, 2015 10:17pm

One local initiative is being used as a model for statewide Child Abduction Response teams.

Alma police officer Lt. Jayson Peppas, collaborating with local agencies, devised a model for the...

VBSD to offer code workshops

Nov 14, 2015 10:15pm

The Van Buren School District will host two one-day workshops to introduce more young women to code and computer engineering at a young age.

Sponsored by 100 Girls of Code, the workshops...

Alma offers high salaries for teachers

Nov 14, 2015 10:13pm

Alma School District offers one of the highest salaries in the region for teachers, according to salary information compiled by the Arkansas Department of Education.

According to the Guy...

Funds for park bench

Nov 11, 2015 10:39am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Members of the GFWC Women’s League of Van Buren present a check to City Planner Joe Hurst to purchase a bench for the new Veterans Park in historic downtown. Front row...

Several county positions contested

Updated: Nov 16, 2015 5:33pm

Four of the seven Crawford County elected positions will be contested in the March 1 primary and Nov. 8 general election in 2016.

Filing for the March 1 party primary and nonpartisan...

<p><strong></strong>Pine Ridge Farm family Neil (left) and Melinda Ridenour (center right) receiving a Century Farms sign from Gov. Asa Hutchinson (center left) and Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward.</p>

County farmers inducted into farm program

Nov 11, 2015 10:37am

Two Crawford County farms and the families that own them were inducted into the Arkansas Century Farm program during a governor-led ceremony Oct. 29 at the State Capitol.

Pine Ridge Farm,...

Mountainburg School District gives annual report to public

Nov 11, 2015 10:35am

Mountainburg School District gave its annual report to the public, showing an uptick in its budget for the 2014-15 school year.

Mountainburg School District started the 2014-15 school year...

Chamber preps for 11th annual Festival of Trees

Nov 11, 2015 10:34am

The Van Buren Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 11th annual Festival of Trees on Dec. 5.

Chamber members can take part in the event, which is held in conjunction with the Lighting of...

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