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Inmates plead not guilty to assault

Sep 20, 2014 4:06am

Two inmates accused of attacking detention center workers pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Derek William Eisman, 26, of Alma and Russell James Mosley, 28, of...

Cedarville man arrested

Sep 20, 2014 4:06am

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Pet Appreciation Week activities planned at Tractor Supply

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

Tractor Supply Co. in Van Buren is partnering with to host pet adoptions on Saturday, Sept. 20, as part of Pet Appreciation Week.

Held Sept. 17 - 21, Pet Appreciation Week or P...

<p><strong></strong>Members of the Mountainburg Future Farmers of America with their horses and ponies for the Crawford County Fair Equine Show that was held Saturday are, from left: Tehya Walker with Dolly, Willis Vaught with Tanner, Kristin Blake with Magic, Bailey Shepherd with Calypso and Hannah Jones with Trixie.</p>

County fair in full swing

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

Crawford County Fair is going on now through Saturday with music, food and events for all ages.

Wednesday offers free fair entry with one canned food item. Home economics demonstrations are...

<p><strong></strong>Lynn Martin pins on her number prior to the start of Saturday’s race.</p>

Alma 5K

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm


Sheriff to speak on area sex offenders

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

An information session on area sex offenders will be held at 6 tonight at New Hope United Methodist Church in Van Buren.

Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown will give general information on...

Teams sought for CCVL spelling bee

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

Crawford County Volunteers for Literacy is looking for teams to enter its third annual Adult Spelling Bee on Oct. 16 at the Van Buren Public Library.

This is the third year for the...

Tales of Crypt portrayals set

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

Volunteer actors for the six portrayals have been announced for the ninth annual Tales of the Crypt scheduled for Oct. 18-19 at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren.

For the fourth year, the event...

<p><strong></strong>Bob Porto, co-chair with Arkansas Term Limits, visited the Van Buren Public Library and the Alma Public Library on Monday in an effort to sway voters against Nov. 4 ballot initiative Issue 3, calling it a “Trojan horse.”</p>

Initiative opposed

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

An Arkansas political group visited Crawford County on Monday in an effort to sway voters against a certain Nov. 4 ballot initiative, calling it a “Trojan horse.”

Bob Porto, co-chair with...

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>The board of the Van Buren Public Library and members of the Friends of the Library celebrated the installation of a new sign Monday afternoon. Friends of the Library raised money for more than two years to replace the library’s broken digital sign, which was obsolete and could not be repaired. A reception followed the dedication.</p>

New library sign

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm


Items collected for disaster relief

Sep 10, 2014 12:26pm

A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student is working with the Van Buren Lions Club to collect items for disaster relief.

Laura McMillan is working with the Lions Club as part of her...

Two plead not guilty to rape charges

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Two Van Buren men arrested in separate incidents pleaded not guilty to rape Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Bryan Edward Chitwood, 21, allegedly had sexual relations with a 13-...

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