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Harding honored for work with 4-H

Aug 29, 2015 10:22pm

A Crawford County extension agent recently was named the Arkansas 4-H Volunteer Agent of the Year.

Nickie Harding, the sole extension agent currently working in the Crawford County office,...

Fite seeks re-election

Aug 29, 2015 10:20pm

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<p>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Aaron Windsor (left) and Gage Windsor, husband and son of Karen Windsor who died of ovarian cancer in 2011, place a memorial stone in her name Monday on the lawn of the Van Buren Public Library.</p>

Tree memoralizes ovarian cancer victim

Aug 05, 2015 10:45am


Press Argus-Courier Staff

A living memorial to a local woman who died of ovarian cancer in 2011 was planted Monday on the lawn of the Van Buren Public Library.


Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren Ice Cream Social

Aug 05, 2015 10:55am

Lilly Ming shows off her bowl of ice cream during an ice cream social July 31 at the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren as the club wrapped up its summer program. The club will reopen on Aug. 17...

<p>SUBMITTED</p><p>Chris Hoover (left), a 2010 graduate of Van Buren High School, completed Sen. John Boozman’s five-week long Congressional Summer Internship Program in the nation’s capital.</p>

VB intern completes D.C. summer program

Aug 05, 2015 10:57am

Van Buren residents who recently called Sen. John Boozman’s Washington, D.C., office may have heard a familiar voice at the other end of the line.

Chris Hoover, a 2010 graduate of Van Buren...

Applications can be resubmitted

Aug 05, 2015 11:01am


Press Argus-Courier Staff

After the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management abruptly ended a storm shelter rebate program in place since 1999, local emergency...

McCune to serve as special prosecutor

Aug 05, 2015 10:58am

Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney Marc McCune has sworn been in to serve as a special prosecutor in a case of a Sebastian County Quorum Court member who is accused of threatening and attacking...

Fishing Time

Aug 01, 2015 4:05am


Rebecca Pledger gets ready to cast a line for Charles Chase at Lake Lou Emma on Wednesday. Pledger works with Van Buren Healthcare and Rehabilitation and for...

County officials seek cleanup participants

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

Crawford County officials are looking for residents to participate in the county-wide cleanup’s annual fall litter drop-off Sept. 26 and Oct. 3, 10 and 17.

Crawford County’s cleanup is held...

Seat filled on Alma Planning Commission

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

Alma Planning Commission now has a full panel after the last open position was filled earlier this month.

Wayne Beck was appointed by Mayor Keith Greene to fill the last open seat on the...

Great Futures Gala set Oct. 17

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

Supporters of the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren will have the chance to don their favorite mask at the organization’s second annual “Great Futures Gala” Oct. 17.

The national award-...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Jolie Hobbs in the King Elementary outdoor classroom garden.</p>

VB teacher receives award from EPA

Aug 01, 2015 4:06am

A Van Buren elementary teacher has been awarded the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Jolie Hobbs, a special education...

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