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CAE begins drive to move to downtown

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

The Center for Art and Education began a campaign Friday to raise $5.4 million to renovate a building in the 400 block of Main Street in historic downtown Van Buren.

Acquired by CAE in 2015...

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Dyer works to improve roads

Jul 09, 2016 4:05am

Dyer city officials are working to improve roads throughout the city.

Several roads in the city have seen improvements in the past year and more projects are in the works, said Dyer Mayor...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>CASA of Crawford County board member Bridgetta Shepherd (center) with Phoutavanh Chokbengboun (left) and Sana Josenberger of Thai Curry, 518 North Plaza Court in Van Buren, with samples of food Thai Curry will offer at Taste of Crawford County.</p>

Vendors confirmed for TOCC

Jul 09, 2016 4:05am

Fifteen food vendors already have been confirmed for the annual Taste of Crawford County scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 4.

The fundraising event for Court Appointed Special Advocates of...

<p><strong></strong>State Reps. Charlene Fite (center left) and Gary Deffenbaugh (right) present Betty Schaub, named the 2016 Arkansas Bar Association Volunteer of the year, a citation from the Arkansas House of Representatives. At left is Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy Director Dee Carroll.</p>

CCVL volunteer honored

Jul 09, 2016 4:05am

A tutor who has been with Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy for almost 20 years has been named tutor of the year by the Arkansas Literacy Council.

Betty Schaub, a tutor and volunteer...

<p><strong></strong>River Valley Master Gardener Mary Jo Klein carries a large planter of yellow chrysanthemums at the Popeye Garden in Alma.</p>

Master Gardeners making difference

Jul 06, 2016 9:16am

Area gardening enthusiasts are making a big impact on the appearance of Crawford County.

Members of River Valley Master Gardeners have been working to beautify the region for 25 years, said...

Rudy City Council appoints new mayor

Jul 06, 2016 9:12am

The City of Rudy has a new mayor.

James Jones, who recently retired after 28 years with the U.S. Forest Service as a forest ranger, was appointed mayor June 1 by the Rudy City Council.


Newspaper receives APA contest awards

Jul 06, 2016 9:07am

The staff of the Press Argus-Courier place second in general excellence and received three first-place awards at the 2016 Arkansas Press Association’s Better Newspaper contest.

Awards were...

Man pleads not guilty to incest charges

Jul 06, 2016 9:04am

A Van Buren man pleaded not guilty June 29 in Crawford County Circuit Court to 100 counts of incest.

The public defender’s office entered the plea for Joseph Hunt Henry, 39, and waived...

Pleas - June 13-29, 2016

Jul 06, 2016 9:02am

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

• Timothy Nicholas Brown, 25, of Mountainburg pleaded guilty...

VBSD to seek millage hike

Jul 02, 2016 4:05am

Van Buren School District will seek a 3-mill increase in the Sept. 20 election.

Members of the board took the action at a special called meeting Tuesday night.

“The Van Buren School...

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