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Run with Knights set Saturday

Mar 02, 2015 9:49am

Early registration ends Thursday for the 10th annual Run With the Knights 5k run/walk to be Saturday, March 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at King Elementary School in Van Buren.

Entry fee is...

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VFW Post No. 1322 to celebrate 90th anniversary

Feb 23, 2015 10:05am

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1322 in Van Buren will celebrate its 90th anniversary Saturday, Feb. 28, with a ribbon cutting and presentations from area legislators.

Members of VFW Post...

Three men enter not guilty pleas to drug charges

Feb 23, 2015 10:04am

Three men arrested in two separate traffic stops on Interstate 40 pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to drug charges.

Terry Lee Stiles Jr., 58, of Kelseyville,...

Pleas from Feb. 13, 2015

Feb 23, 2015 10:00am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Feb. 13, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Bryan Edward Chitwood, 21, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Abigail Posey has made both all-state choir and all-state band at Alma High School.</p>

AHS sophomore named all-state in band, choir

Feb 18, 2015 11:22am

One local high school girl is doing great things in music.

Abigail Posey, 16, was the only Alma High School student to make both all-state choir and all-state band this year. This was the...

JPs propose jail project manager

Feb 18, 2015 11:21am

Crawford County justices of the peace agreed Monday night to go forward with seeking a project manager to oversee construction of the new $20 million detention center.

During a Personnel...

Summit to get name change

Feb 18, 2015 11:20am

Summit Medical Center soon will have a new name.

It was announced Tuesday Summit’s name will be changed to Sparks Medical Center - Van Buren.

Anthony Brooks, interim administrator and...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Karen Beckner, director of Hope Academy in Van Buren, gets a hug from one of her students, Tiffany Carlisle. Students presented Beckner with roses and gave short talks on what Hope Academy and Beckner mean to them.</p>

Hopeful Heart dinner and dance

Feb 18, 2015 11:19am

The Hopeful Heart dinner and dance event at the Crawford County Emergency Operations Center included a dinner catered by Stirred Not Shaken, live auction and music by N Bye 10. Hope Academy is a...

St. Jude fundraiser

Feb 18, 2015 11:13am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Nancy Miller and John Lutz are doused with ice water during an ice-bucket challenge Saturday morning in front of High Society Resale Shop at 617 Main St. in downtown Van...

<p><strong></strong>Wanda Meadors (left) at the Center for Art and Education in Van Buren with (from left) Auburn Fields, Holly Roe, Cheyann Fields, Montana Fields, Sierra Fields and Georgia Fields, all participants of the new program at the Mulberry Public Library.</p>

New program begins at Mulberry Public Library

Feb 18, 2015 11:12am

Kids get a chance to absorb culture and learn about community service as part of a new program at the Mulberry Public Library.

Wanda Meadors, a library supporter and former Alma teacher,...

Heritage Church honored with award

Feb 18, 2015 11:05am

Heritage Church in Van Buren was honored Feb. 8 by the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve of Arkansas with the “Above and Beyond” award.

Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Richard Green and Brig....

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