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LCC alumni to get update on tax

Feb 25, 2015 11:02am

The continuance of the Crawford County one-cent sales tax will highlight a meeting of the Leadership Crawford County Alumni Association Monday, March 2.

County Judge John Hall will speak at...

VB holds senior luncheon

Feb 25, 2015 10:57am

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Run with Knights set March 7

Feb 16, 2015 3:48pm

The 10th annual Run With the Knights 5k run/walk will be Saturday, March 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at King Elementary School in Van Buren.

Run With the Knights enables King fourth graders...

New zipline at Mulberry city park

Feb 14, 2015 5:05am


Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter takes the first ride on the new ZipKrooz zip track in the city park Thursday. The ride is geared toward 5-12 year olds, but can hold up to...

Prime Time Expo to be held Feb. 12 at VB Boys and Girls Club

Feb 12, 2015 12:10pm

It will be a scene straight from a red carpet movie premier as the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosts Thursday its inaugural Prime Time Expo.

With its newest members as the shining stars,...

Parks plan to be presented to city council

Feb 12, 2015 12:09pm

Members of the Van Buren City Council will be asked at their Feb. 23 meeting to consider a comprehensive parks and recreation plan.

The detailed draft, in the works for almost a year,...

Group studies sidewalk regulations

Feb 12, 2015 12:07pm

A working group of the Van Buren Planning Commission is studying the future of sidewalk regulations in the city.

The four-member group along with City Planner Joe Hurst met Monday in the...

Teams sought for Relay For Life

Feb 12, 2015 12:06pm

Organizers are looking for teams to join the Relay For Life of Crawford County to help raise money for cancer research.

Relay For Life is recruiting teams from businesses, schools, families...

Storm spotter class set Feb. 23

Feb 12, 2015 12:05pm

Crawford County residents will get a chance to learn to recognize storms and hazardous weather during a Feb. 23 class organized by the Crawford County Department of Emergency Management.


<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Helene McCauley gets a little help from Marcia Johnson as she works on decorating a Valentine’s Day box Tuesday at Caregivers Day Out at First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren.</p>

Day Out gives caregivers a much-needed break

Updated: Feb 10, 2015 10:28am

Caregivers of those suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia can get a few hours rest each week through a program offered at First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren.

Caregivers Day Out is...

Local residents refute need for transmission line project

Feb 09, 2015 10:59am

Two Crawford County residents call into question the necessity and viability of the Plains and Eastern Clean Line transmission line project.

Staunch opponents to the high-voltage...

Medals presented at VBPL

Feb 09, 2015 10:57am

A medal presentation was held Jan. 16 at the Van Buren Public Library. Steve Gray presented the medals to the surviving spouses of two deceased veterans.

Jewell Trent (right) received medals...

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