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Cedarville gets new superintendent

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

A new superintendent will head Cedarville School District in the 2016-17 school year.

Cedarville School Board members voted unanimously during a special meeting Thursday night to hire Kerry...

Petition drive begins

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

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Banquet Thursday evening

Jan 20, 2016 5:06am

Alma Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet is Thursday at the Alma High School student union.

Alma’s chamber banquet is set to begin at 7 p.m. and will include dinner, a silent auction...

VBHS homecoming court

Jan 20, 2016 5:06am

Basketball homecoming for Van Buren High School will be Friday in Clair Bates Arena. The homecoming court includes (front row from left) seniors Lexie Jones, Makayla Jones, Madison Weir, Sydnee...

<p><strong></strong>Chuck Baker, right, receives a service award from Randy Coleman, president of the Alma School Board, after Baker’s resignation from the board during its meeting Thursday night.</p>

Board member resigns

Jan 18, 2016 10:43am

Alma School Board members debated appointing a new member after a member of 17 years resigned during their meeting Thursday night.

It was no surprise to Alma School Board members that Chuck...

VBHS graduation to be at UAFS

Jan 18, 2016 10:40am

This year’s Van Buren High School graduation ceremonies will be at Stubblefield Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.

Van Buren school officials have decided to move the 2016...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Kerry Morton shows Parkview K-Kids Club member Demetrio Rodriguez a picture of Kerry with her daughter, Glory.</p>

K-Kids lend support to LR’s Glory House

Jan 18, 2016 10:39am

Members of the K-Kids Club at Parkview and Tate Elementary schools will host a food drive to benefit the Glory House in Little Rock.

Glory House is a non-profit foundation started in 2015 by...

Dance to aid school district’s meal program

Jan 18, 2016 10:38am

A fundraiser father-daughter dance set for Thursday, Feb. 11, will the first to raise money for a new meal program being organized by Van Buren School District.

Tickets to the father-...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Among the presents Brooks received was a framed photograph from Cindy Faldon, director of the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren. The photo shows Brooks, a board member, accepting club bucks from members at an ice cream social.</p>

Reception honors Anthony Brooks

Jan 18, 2016 10:36am

A farewell reception was held Wednesday for Anthony Brooks, the administrator at Sparks Medical Center - Van Buren, who starts a new job Monday as the administrator of the Longview, Texas,...

AID to assist county residents with insurance claims

Jan 18, 2016 10:32am

Arkansas Insurance Department is ready to help Crawford County residents with questions and claims related to recent flooding, according to State Rep. Gary Deffenbaugh.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson...

VB man pleads not guilty to rape charges

Jan 18, 2016 10:29am

A Van Buren man accused of sexual misconduct with a 7-year-old girl pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Richard Louis Bertrand, 48, is charged with rape in...

Two candidates have past convictions

Jan 13, 2016 11:51am

Two Republican candidates who have filed to run for elected positions in Crawford County in 2016 have been convicted of sex crimes in the past.

Franklin Wade Lewis, running for the position...

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