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Aug 01, 2015 4:05am


Rebecca Pledger gets ready to cast a line for Charles Chase at Lake Lou Emma on Wednesday. Pledger works with Van Buren Healthcare and Rehabilitation and for...

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Couple plead not guilty to theft

Jul 18, 2015 4:06am

A Van Buren couple accused of stealing a $2,000 steel table and selling it for scrap pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Sharon Williams, 48, and Jason Sehorn, 26...

CCVL receives grant

Jul 18, 2015 4:06am


Dee Carroll (from left), director of the Crawford County Literacy Council, and State Sen. Terry Rice visit with Vandy Channe, a Cambodian student practicing for his...

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Alma council to go forward with Map ‘C’

Jul 18, 2015 4:06am

Alma leaders will move forward with a proposal to annex about 2 square miles north of the city.

City council members agreed to go forward with Map “C,” the last of three annexation boundary...

<p><strong></strong>Having some fun putting together door prizes for Business After Hours are (from left) Jeannette Pham, Lora Mack and Matt Nowicki.</p>

BAH events set

Jul 15, 2015 10:10am

The hot months may make for some lazy summer days, but it is no time to miss out on prime networking opportunities for one’s business or organization. The Van Buren Chamber of Commerce’s monthly...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Michael Borengasser (standing) with the Arkansas Natural Resource Commission and Gerry Bonney (right), FEMA hazard mitigation CEO specialist, assist a Crawford County resident with disaster relief at the disaster recovery center.</p>

Disaster recovery center opens in VB

Jul 15, 2015 10:09am

A disaster recovery center to provide financial help for those affected by recent severe storms and flooding opened in Crawford County on Tuesday.

A joint federal-state assistance program,...

<p><strong></strong>photo provided by YOU’VE GOT THE LOOK</p><p>Miss Northwest Arkansas Loren McDaniel of Van Buren is crowned Miss Arkansas 2015 by Miss Arkansas 2014 Ashton Campbell, while Miss America Kira Kazantsev (right) looks on..</p>

McDaniel named Miss Arkansas 2015

Jul 15, 2015 10:08am

A Van Buren woman was crowned Miss Arkansas during the 78th annual pageant Saturday, July 11 in Hot Springs.

Miss Northwest Arkansas Loren McDaniel, 22, was named Miss Arkansas on Saturday,...

<p><strong></strong>Jessica Smith of Van Buren will portray Dorothy in the Fort Smith Little Theater’s upcoming performance of “The Wizard of Oz.”</p>

FSLT to present ‘Wizard of Oz’

Jul 15, 2015 9:56am

Two Van Buren women will perform in the Fort Smith Little Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Jessica Smith has been cast in main role of Dorothy, while Adrein Parmenter...

Drennen research to be presented at Aug. 2 CC Chronicles

Jul 15, 2015 9:53am

A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate will discuss her research on a prominent Van Buren historical figure for the August program of the Crawford County Chronicles series at the Drennen-...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Ricky Phonhthydeth of Pad Thai with CASA board member Donna Young and some of the food Pad Thai will offer at Taste of Crawford County.</p>

TOCC planned Aug. 4

Jul 15, 2015 9:35am

More than 20 local and area restaurants have signed up to participate in the annual Taste of Crawford County.

The event will be Tuesday, Aug. 4, in the Commons of Van Buren High School....

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