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Mayor appoints new commission member

Apr 20, 2015 9:08am

A new member has joined the Alma Planning Commission.

Joe Cannon was appointed by Alma Mayor Keith Greene to fill an open seat on the commission. Cannon replaces Jennifer Moon, who died in a...

Breeden ribbon cutting

Apr 20, 2015 9:07am
<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Debbie Thomas, executive director of the VBSD Education Foundation, shakes the hand of Maj. Mike Akins, senior army instructor for VBHS’s Junior ROTC. Thomas honored Akins with a plaque for his contributions to the school.</p>

JROTC leader to retire

Apr 20, 2015 9:04am

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Boozman honors local VFW post

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman has honored Van Buren’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1322, the oldest VFW post in Arkansas, on its 90th anniversary in the Congressional Record, the official proceedings of...

Sidewalk changes to be discussed

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

Members of the Van Buren Planning Commission will discuss the first part of proposed sidewalk changes at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the city council room of the Municipal Complex.

City Planner Joe...

Two plead not guilty to drug charges

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

Two men arrested on Interstate 40 with 17 pounds of suspected marijuana pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Mark Bruce Amira Jr.,44, of Forestville, Calif., and...

<p style="text-align: left;" ><strong></strong>Cedarville School District faculty attend one of the 40-minute professional learning session held weekly.</p>

Cedarville School District one of seven classified as ‘achieving’

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

Cedarville School District is one of only seven in the state classified as “achieving” by the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professionals.

According to the 2014...

KVBB “We Care” sign presented

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

John Pope (center), director for Keep Van Buren Beautiful, presents Brett Painter (left), special programs coordinator for Van Buren Municipal Utilities, and Steve Dufresne, director of Van Buren...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Breaking ground for the new In-Sync Pediatric Therapy Clinic at 1109 Fayetteville Road are owner Jocelyn Mitchelle, therapists and staff and well as some of In-Sync’s patients and their parents.</p>

Clinic breaks ground

Apr 04, 2015 4:06am

A specialized outpatient clinic dedicated to providing high quality therapy services to children with special needs is expanding.

Ambassadors of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosted a...

Contracts renewed

Apr 01, 2015 4:05am

Employee contracts were renewed and denied during the Mulberry-Pleasant View Bi-County Board of Education regular February and March meetings.

During the Feb. 10 meeting, board members...

<p>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Trenton Glover, 4, gets a little help from his dad, Tommy Glover, as he swings on the monkey bars at Mulberry City Park during the second annual Edamame Festival on Saturday. Both are from Van Buren.</p>

Edamame festival

Apr 01, 2015 4:05am

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Van Buren Senior Center

Apr 01, 2015 4:05am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Construction is well under way on the Van Buren Senior Center on Knox Street in downtown. The center, which includes a tornado safe room, is being financed by a one-cent...

Alma seeks to annex property

Apr 01, 2015 4:05am

Alma property taxes are twice the amount previously claimed by the city’s mayor in a recent article.

In a March 25 article in the Press Argus-Courier regarding property annexation by the...

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