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Public input session on parks held

Nov 22, 2014 4:42pm

Preliminary results of an online survey on improving parks and recreational opportunities in Van Buren show 85 percent of more than 600 responding expressed support for a swimming pool or aquatics...

Runoff elections Tuesday

Nov 22, 2014 4:41pm

Hodos honored by VB club

Nov 22, 2014 4:40pm

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Veterans Day activities set

Nov 05, 2014 9:00am

Several Veterans Day events are scheduled in the area through Nov. 11.

Crawford Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, as the only facility in Crawford County contracted by the U.S....

Freeman leads VB race

Nov 05, 2014 8:58am

Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman was holding a slim but steady lead over challenger Max Blake in Tuesday’s general election.

With seven of 12 boxes reporting at presstime, Freeman had 1,794 votes...

Runoff set in Alma race

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 3:40pm

Two candidates in the Alma mayoral race will face each other in a run-off election Nov. 25 as no one was able to secure 50 percent of the vote.

Former representative Ed Thicksten and retired...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Both Mayor Bob Freeman (right) and Alan Swaim, seeking a seat on the Van Buren City Council, were leading in Tuesday’s general election.</p>


Nov 05, 2014 5:05am


Alma man pleads not guilty to multiple charges

Nov 03, 2014 10:51am

An Alma man accused of assaulting a pregnant woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Allen Kenneth Standly, 33, is charged with third-degree domestic battery of...

Election precincts announced

Nov 03, 2014 10:48am

Election precincts and poll site locations in Crawford County have been announced for Tuesday’s general election.

Polls will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Early voting is open...

<p>Citizens Bank and Trust Co. handing out candy are (from row from left) Brandy Riley and Katherine Riordan; (back row) Mary Blount, Amanda Motes, Amanda Basham and Kim Brown.</p>

Rhodes Chevrolet Halloween

Nov 03, 2014 10:47am


<p>Student Lisa Wylie with instructor Robin James at the Alma location of AEC.</p>

Adult education center to hold open house in Alma

Nov 03, 2014 10:44am

Crawford County Adult Education Center is holding an open house Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Alma Methodist Church for Alma residents interested in receiving their high school equivalency diploma.


Food pantry in need of donations

Nov 03, 2014 10:42am

A local food pantry is looking for donations to help feed county residents through the coming holidays.

Farmer Food Bank at First Presbyterian Church in Van Buren is in need of both food and...

<p>Stacy Johnson, assistant marketing director; Donna Bragg, market director of marketing and communications; and Jayme Copher, physician marketing manager; with awards won at the annual banquet.</p>

Summit receives awards

Nov 03, 2014 10:38am

The marketing department at Summit Medical Center and Sparks Health System took home a handful of diamond awards from the Arkansas Hospital Association’s 84th annual meeting...

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