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Pleas - April 19, 2014

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren April 9, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Mark Lee Stringer, 22, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to...

Pleas - April 19, 2014

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

Robbery suspect arrested

Apr 19, 2014 4:06am

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VB council to meet Monday

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Members of the Van Buren City Council will vote Monday night on amending the city’s sign regulations.

Aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. in the city council room of the Municipal Complex.



Summit, Sparks CEO resigns

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Tim Schmidt has been appointed interim chief executive officer of Sparks Health System’s Arkansas Market, which includes Summit Medical Center in Van Buren.

The announcement was made...

<p>Eddie Hice</p>

Man jailed in shooting death of father, 76

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

A Crawford County man accused of shooting and killing his father is being held in the Crawford County Detention Center on $500,000 bond.

Eddie Hice, 50, is accused of of second-degree murder...

<p><strong></strong>This flag, carried to Mexico and back by Crawford County soldiers during the Mexican War, will be discussed in Tom Wing’s talk April 6.</p>

Chronicles begins April 6

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Tom Wing, director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren, will kick off this year’s “Crawford County Chronicles” series April 6 with two time options for those wishing to attend.


Burglaries investigated

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

The Van Buren Police Department is investigating four residential burglaries that have taken place over the last three weeks.

All the locations have been duplex or townhouse rental...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Maj. (Ret.) Mike Akins (left) with cadets (from left) Alex White, Adam Prince and Ty Finch, who attended leadership forum in Washington, D.C.</p>

Three JROTC members attend national forum in Washington, D.C.

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Three members of the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at Van Buren High School recently attended the National Youth Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C.

JROTC Maj. Alex White, Maj....

Sentences handed down in circuit court

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Feb. 24, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Tammy Lynn Elliff, 49, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to...

<p>Reving up for Thursday night’s Harlem Ambassadors versus the Crawford County Dawgs basketball game are (from left) Nathan DeCanter, Carla Moore, Lance Lanier and Stacy Dilley. The game will be at 7 p.m. at the Van Buren High School gym. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls clubs of Van Buren and Alma. Tickets are available at Arvest Bank locations in Crawford County, the boys and girls clubs and online at</p>

Ready for game day

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am


<p>Nita Bennett (right) was the winner of the $5,000 grand prize at the Big Bucks Barbecue hosted by the GFWC Women’s League of Van Buren March 4 at the Van Buren Public Library. Women’s League Treasurer Charlotte Mizell presents Bennett with her check.</p>

Big Bucks winner

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am


Third defendant pleads not guilty

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

The third defendant accused of being in a residence where a 10-month-old baby ingested methamphetamine pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Amber Lea Schwartz, 33,...

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