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Prayer luncheon Tuesday

Jul 06, 2015 9:51am

Tickets are still available for Tuesday’s Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon featuring Gov. Asa Hutchinson as the guest speaker.

Hosted by Kiwanis Club of Van Buren, the 11th annual event will be held...

Courthouse lunch

Jul 06, 2015 9:37am

Van Buren Farmers Market

Jul 06, 2015 9:33am

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Hall of Honor to induct Jimmy Bell

Jun 17, 2015 10:14am

Jimmy Bell has been selected for induction into the Van Buren High School Hall of Honor.

Bell, a 1966 graduate of Van Buren High School, died Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer.

The...

<p>Field of Dreams under water.</p>

Funds appropriated for Field of Dreams cleanup

Jun 17, 2015 10:13am

Members of the Van Buren City Council have appropriated $100,000 to begin the cleanup of flood-water debris at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex.

Meanwhile, Mayor Bob Freeman expressed...

<p style="text-align: left;"><strong></strong>Madalynne Painter, 10, atop one of her family’s hay bales.</p>

Chickens bring home the bacon for 2015 Farm Family

Jun 17, 2015 10:05am

Chickens bring home the bacon for one local family, named Crawford County Farm Family of the Year.

Jeff Painter and his wife Kelly Painter have been raising chickens at 1514 Cross Lanes Road...

Alma officials debating possible conflicts of interest

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

Alma city officials are debating what the mayor calls possible multiple conflicts of interest involving a city councilman.

Mayor Keith Greene has called on fire chief and alderman Eddie...

Turf to be replaced at Blakemore Field

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

Members of the Van Buren School District Board of Education have approved the replacing of the artificial turf at Blakemore Field.

The proposal accepted Tuesday night will expand the area...

Trooper involved in shooting

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

Josh Elmore, the trooper involved with the June 8 shooting incident along Interstate 49 near Mountainburg, has been with the Arkansas State Police for about one year.

Elmore, 27, is assigned...

Three county officials change political affiliation

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

Three Crawford County elected officials changed their political affiliations during a ceremony Tuesday evening.

During the county’s Republican Committee meeting Tuesday, Republican Party of...

<p><strong></strong>Miss Arkansas River Logan Moore, Miss Northwest Arkansas Loren McDaniel and Miss Sweetheart of Arkansas Isabella Catron, all of Van Buren, will compete in the Miss Arkansas Pageant July 8-11 in Hot Springs.</p>

Three from VB to compete in Miss Arkansas Pageant

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

Three former, and consecutive, Miss Van Buren High School winners will compete to be crowned Miss Arkansas 2015.

Miss Arkansas River Logan Moore, Miss Northwest Arkansas Loren McDaniel and...

Guns ‘n Hoses blood drive

Jun 13, 2015 4:06am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Carina Viera prepares to draw blood from Jim Dapson, the fire chief of Dyer, during Tuesday afternoon’s Guns ‘n Hoses community blood drive at the Van Buren Police...

VB man charged with attacking bailiff

Jun 13, 2015 4:05am

A Van Buren man who allegedly attacked a bailiff pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Lowell Everitt Cox, 28, is charged with second-degree battery on a law...

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