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CAE begins drive to move to downtown

Jul 23, 2016 4:05am

The Center for Art and Education began a campaign Friday to raise $5.4 million to renovate a building in the 400 block of Main Street in historic downtown Van Buren.

Acquired by CAE in 2015...

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Veterans Park groundbreaking ‘landmark day’

Jul 02, 2016 4:06am

Groundbreaking was held Thursday for the expansion of Veterans Park Van Buren, which is meant to honor veterans and their families and bring more visitors downtown.

Van Buren Planning...

Four from county compete for title

Updated: Jul 06, 2016 11:26am

Four Crawford County women will compete for the title of Miss Arkansas July 3-9 in Hot Springs.

Isabella Catron, Abby Lindsey and Logan Moore of Van Buren and Katie Brown of Alma will...

County clerk hands over requested documents

Jul 02, 2016 4:05am

Crawford County’s clerk has turned over documentation requested in a lawsuit alleging the county failed to provide contracted raises for at least three of its former employees.


Correction: Election filings

Jul 02, 2016 4:05am

An article on election filings for city and school board seats in the June 29 edition of the Press Argus-Courier contained several inaccuracies.

The article stated that because Van Buren...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Crawford County Judge John Hall with the county’s recently purchased $313,551 asphalt machine, which Hall said will be used this summer to lay down about 22 miles of asphalt on roads throughout the county.</p>

Asphalting set to begin in county

Jun 29, 2016 9:22am

Beginning July 5, Crawford County road crews will lay down about $1.8 million worth of asphalt throughout the county.

Using a recently purchased Cat AP555F mid-sized, rubber track paving...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Retiring Fire Chief Jerry McAdoo (right) is presented a key to the city by Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman at the June 21 city council meeting.</p>

VB fire chief ends 26-year-career

Jun 29, 2016 10:07am

Jerry McAdoo’s last day as chief of the Van Buren Fire Department will be Thursday, leaving behind a legacy of service to the city and the firefighters he has commanded for the past 13 years.


Candidate filing starts in July

Jun 29, 2016 9:13am

Candidate filings begin in July for both school board and city elections.

Filing for Sept. 20 school board elections begin Tuesday, July 5, at noon and end Tuesday, July 12, at noon.


VB First Assembly to host Burgers and Badges

Jun 27, 2016 3:13pm

First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren will honor law enforcement, firefighters and all emergency responders with its first Burgers and Badges grill out on Thursday, June 30.


Cedarville ponders ride-along program

Jun 27, 2016 3:13pm

Cedarville City Council members discussed the pros and cons of a ride-along program proposed by Cedarville Police Chief Donnie Threet during their regular meeting on Tuesday.

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