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Cedarville gets new superintendent

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

A new superintendent will head Cedarville School District in the 2016-17 school year.

Cedarville School Board members voted unanimously during a special meeting Thursday night to hire Kerry...

Petition drive begins

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

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<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Retiring Alma Area Chamber of Commerce board members were recognized at Thursday’s banquet. From left are Jeremy Simon, Mark Yardley, Lynn Martin and Bob Martin.</p>

Alma Area Chamber recognizes leaders

Jan 23, 2016 5:07am

Both an area resident and business were recognized Thursday night for their many contributions to the community during the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

Bo Harvey, director of the...

Run With the Knights set Feb. 27

Jan 23, 2016 5:07am

The 11th annual Run With the Knights 5k run/walk will be Saturday, Feb. 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at King Elementary School in Van Buren.

Run With the Knights enables King fourth graders...

Arkansas 59 plans to be aired

Jan 23, 2016 5:07am

Plans to improve the traffic flow on Arkansas 59 in Van Buren will be aired at a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Van Buren Senior Activity Center at 18 Lafayette St.


<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Mary Overton works with Tiler Carter on artwork to be featured at a silent auction at the dinner and dance. Overton is an artist in education contracted through the Center for Art and Education by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.</p>

Hope Academy schedules Hopeful Heart dance

Jan 23, 2016 5:07am

Hope Academy of Van Buren will host a Hopeful Heart Dinner and Dance Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Van Buren Senior Center in downtown Van Buren.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. The dinner by Stirred...

Van Buren woman pleads not guilty

Jan 23, 2016 5:05am

A Van Buren woman accused of failing to appear in court after kicking a police officer in the chest pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Nicole Puckett, 19, is...

Womack lauds highway plan

Jan 23, 2016 5:05am

Congressman Steve Womack has applauded Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s plan to boost Arkansas’ highway funding over the next decade.

Rep. Womack, R-Ark., made the comments during Wednesday’s regular...

5x5 gala rescheduled

Jan 23, 2016 5:05am

The seventh annual Center for Art and Education 5 x 5 Gala has been rescheduled.

Originally set for March 12, the event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Fort Smith...

County coroner to get hike in salary

Jan 20, 2016 5:06am

Crawford County Quorum Court approved the county coroner as a full-time employee with a salary raise of $24,180.28 during its meeting Monday night.

Justices of the peace unanimously approved...

Only judge can remove candidates

Jan 20, 2016 5:06am

Two Crawford County election candidates with a record of criminal history can only be removed from the ballot by the order of a circuit court judge, according to election authorities.


Banquet Thursday evening

Jan 20, 2016 5:06am

Alma Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet is Thursday at the Alma High School student union.

Alma’s chamber banquet is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will include dinner, a silent auction...

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