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Park seen as key to revitalization

Oct 10, 2015 4:06am

As the planning stage for the Veterans Park nears an end and construction looms, many foresee the venue as one of the keys to the revitalization of downtown Van Buren.

The city’s parks and...

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Career fair Tuesday at CCAEC

Sep 21, 2015 8:52am

Crawford County Adult Education Center will hold a free fall career fair for the public Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Located at 605 Alma Boulevard Circle in Van Buren, the...

Runoff set for school board election

Sep 21, 2015 8:51am

A runoff election will be held in three weeks for one contested Van Buren School Board position.

Though the incumbents led for both positions that were up for vote in the Van Buren School...

Gilstrap seeks county judge seat

Sep 21, 2015 8:50am

Dennis Gilstrap of Van Buren has announced his candidacy for the office of Crawford County judge in the Republican primary in March.

Gilstrap currently is the emergency manager and...

Mountainburg women plead not guilty to gun, drug charges

Sep 21, 2015 8:48am

Three Mountainburg women facing numerous gun and drug charges pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit.

Jaqueline Elizabeth McClarty, 65, Donna Lerane Miles, 54, and Brooke...

Mulberry man bonds out of jail

Sep 21, 2015 8:47am

A Mulberry man arrested in connection with violating bond conditions in a sexual assault case involving a minor was once again bonded out of jail.

Gerald Graham, 44, of the 12100 block of...

Pleas - Sept. 11 and 14, 2015

Sep 21, 2015 8:46am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Sept. 11, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Charles William Skelton, 42, of Westville, Okla., pleaded...

Business After Hours

Sep 21, 2015 8:44am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Christa Nishmuta, Cathi Dixon and Celeste Lewis (from left) display the home-made jellies Nishmuta won as a door prize at Tuesday’s Van Buren Chamber of Commerce...

Tales of Crypt portrayals announced

Updated: Sep 17, 2015 4:27pm

Volunteer actors for the six portrayals have been announced for the 10th annual Tales of the Crypt scheduled for Oct. 17-18 at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren.

For the fifth year, the event...

Concert to benefit teen with leukemia

Sep 16, 2015 9:34am

A benefit concert and silent auction for a local teen with leukemia will be held Sunday, Sept. 20 at Butterfield Middle School at 3 p.m.

Bryan Litchford, owner of m7 Studio in downtown Van...

Hall of Honor tickets available

Sep 16, 2015 9:33am

Tickets are available for the Van Buren High School Hall of Honor induction ceremony for the Class of 2015 scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Fine Arts Center on the campus of VBHS.


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