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Hall of Honor to induct seven

Jul 27, 2016 10:01am

Seven will be inducted into the 2016 Van Buren High School Hall of Honor at an induction ceremony set for Oct. 4.

They are David Clegg, Kenneth Fry, Dr. Mike Hurst, Charlie James, Mike...

Imaginations Festival set

Jul 27, 2016 10:13am

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<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.

In a previous...

Officials discuss election concerns

Jun 27, 2016 3:04pm

Two remaining Crawford County election commissioners came together with county officials Thursday night to discuss issues and frustrations regarding upcoming election duties after the June 21...

<p>KVBB’s 10th anniversary cake.</p>

Local: Group celebrates 10th anniversary

Jun 22, 2016 10:25am

Keep Van Buren Beautiful celebrated its 10th anniversary with a challenge to continue its hard work to make the city a better place to live.

“Find things to do in your community to improve...

Local: Communities prep for July 4 celebrations

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 1:55pm

Community July 4th celebrations with food, music and fireworks are scheduled throughout the county in the upcoming weeks.

New to the area this year is Fireworks on the Hill, hosted by Beyond...

Local: Police investigate possible murder-suicide

Jun 22, 2016 10:27am

A suspected murder-suicide in Van Buren is under investigation.

Benjamin Allen, 21, of Mena is suspected of shooting and killing Trevor Vargas, 20, of Waldron before shooting himself.


Local: Cruise night set for Saturday

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 11:38am

The Old Town Merchants Association will host its first Cruising on Main on Saturday in historic downtown Van Buren.

The event will begin...

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