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Cedarville gets new superintendent

Updated: Feb 09, 2016 3:48pm

A new superintendent will head Cedarville School District in the 2016-17 school year.

Cedarville School Board members voted unanimously during a special meeting Thursday night to hire Kerry...

Petition drive begins

Feb 06, 2016 5:05am

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<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Completion of Crawford County’s new detention center is set for September 2016, and its construction supervisor said about 50 percent of the work is finished.</p>

New detention center about 50 percent complete

Jan 13, 2016 10:24am

Construction on Crawford County’s $20 million detention center is about 50 percent complete, according to the construction site manager.

Billy Smith, construction site superintendent with...

Pageant winners

Jan 13, 2016 10:21am

Isabella Catron (left), daughter of Dr. Kyle and Melissa Catron, was crowned Miss Arkansas River at the annual Miss Arkansas River Scholarship Pageant at the Alma Performing Arts Center. Kristen...

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Miss Arkansas Loren McDaniel (second from left) with her mother, Melissa McDaniel (left) and Logan Moore, Miss Western Arkansas and former Miss Arkansas River, with her mother, Laura Moore.</p>

Miss Arkansas in VB to promote platform

Jan 09, 2016 5:06am

Miss Arkansas Loren McDaniel praised the school systems in the River Valley for helping her to develop into the person she needed to be to win the state title in July and represent Arkansas in the...

Plea - Dec. 30, 2015

Jan 09, 2016 5:05am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Dec. 30, Judge Mike Medlock heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• David Alverson, 43, of Van Buren pleaded no contest to two...

<p><strong></strong>Bowls handcrafted by VBHS students.</p>

Annual Empty Bowls event planned Feb. 18

Jan 09, 2016 5:05am

The seventh annual Empty Bowls event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Commons at Van Buren High School.

Empty Bowls is a fundraiser for the the Community Services...

Alma man pleads not guilty

Jan 09, 2016 5:05am

An Alma man pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to hitting another man and stealing his money.

Billy Joe Green Jr., 21, is charged with aggravated robbery, second-...

Field of Dreams damage assessed

Jan 06, 2016 5:06am

Though Crawford County remained under a flood warning until Tuesday afternoon, most flood waters have retreated, leaving county and city officials to assess damages.

Heavy rains over the...


Body recovered in Oklahoma

Jan 06, 2016 5:06am

Authorities have recovered the second body of two duck hunters who went missing from Kaw Lake in Oklahoma.

Craig Strickland, 29, of Fayetteville went missing with his friend Chase Morland,...

VB pleads not guilty to assault, battery charges

Jan 06, 2016 5:05am

A Van Buren man accused of assaulting his brother pleaded not guilty Dec. 30 in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Travis Dodson, 41, is charged with aggravated assault and third degree domestic...

Building permits increase in Van Buren

Jan 06, 2016 5:05am

Building permits for new construction in Van Buren totaled $12,974,700 in 2015.

According to figures released by building inspector David Martin, the total included eight permits totaling $5...

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