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College Round-Up for May 20

May 20, 2015 9:14am


Hogs season ends

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Arkansas men’s golf team had its season come to end Saturday at the NCAA Regionals. The Razorbacks shot plus-31, 871 over three rounds to...

Funding for libraries cut

May 20, 2015 10:49am

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Tax election this week

May 11, 2015 9:32am

Crawford County residents will go to the polls this week to vote on the renewal of the 1-cent countywide sales tax.

Tuesday is the special election on the renewal of the tax, which is set to...

Dog days events set

May 11, 2015 9:31am

Van Buren Rotary Club is bringing dock diving to the area during the club’s dog days event June 6-7 at the Van Buren High School track and football training field.

“There isn’t anything like...

Vendors sought for TOCC

May 11, 2015 9:27am

Food and non-food vendors are being sought for the annual Taste of Crawford County, the major fund-raising event for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Crawford County.

The event will be...

<p><strong></strong>Maryl Koeth (from left), Van Buren Advertising and Promotion Commission director, and Carolyn Joyce, Fort Smith Convention and Visitors Bureau tour and travel sales director, present a gift basket to Mike and Pat Zehringer of Dayton, Ohio.</p>

Tourists welcomed to VB

May 11, 2015 9:24am

An Ohio couple were surprised Thursday by Fort Smith and Van Buren representatives during their stop at the Welcome Center on Interstate 40 in Van Buren.

Mike and Pat Zehringer were welcomed...

Man pleads not guilty to battery charge

May 11, 2015 9:15am

A Fort Smith man accused of assaulting his girlfriend and her daughter pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Benjamin Kane Dodson, 42, is charged with second offense...

Kids fishing rodeo set for May 17

May 11, 2015 9:03am

Crawford County Conservation League will hold its annual kids’ fishing rodeo from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Lake Lou Emma.

The fishing rodeo has been an annual event since 1953.


Early voting

May 11, 2015 9:03am


Area civic leaders were at the Emergency Operations Center in Van Buren to cast their early vote on the renewal of the 1-cent countywide sales tax. From left: Crawford...

Top 40 VB students to be honored

May 06, 2015 4:06am

The Van Buren School District Education Foundation will hold its annual Academic Recognition Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Commons Area of VBHS.

The banquet, held in cooperation with...

Funeral today for former Press Argus-Courier reporter

May 06, 2015 4:06am

Funeral for award-winning journalist Melinda W. Bigelow will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Community Bible Church at 9201 Dallas St. in Fort Smith.

Bigelow, 63, died Monday at her Van Buren...

Cedarville mayor to resign

May 06, 2015 4:06am

Cedarville Mayor Glenanna O’Mara will resign her position as of May 19, she announced Monday during a special city council meeting.

After having just returned from a two-week stay at the...

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