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VB council reviews rates for insurance

May 28, 2016 4:07am

Increasing the cost of health insurance for family coverage of city employees will be presented to the Van Buren City Council at its June 20 meeting.

Mayor Bob Freeman made the announcement...

Alma property condemned

May 28, 2016 4:07am

Groundbreaking set

May 25, 2016 9:15am

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<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>MacKenzie Oliver (left) and Madison Loris with their certificates.</p>

VBHS recognizes Arkansas Scholars

Apr 30, 2016 4:06am

Miss Arkansas Loren McDaniel urged Van Buren High School seniors being honored as Arkansas Scholars to have the confidence to invest in themselves.

“Others have invested in you and had the...

Mulberry clerk honored

Apr 30, 2016 4:05am

One local district court clerk was recognized for her contributions to the profession by being named the Arkansas District Court Clerks Association 2016 clerk of the year.

Marie Johnson,...

VBFD to get new truck

Apr 30, 2016 4:05am

The Van Buren Fire Department has a new fire truck with a 105-foot ladder which will enable the department to fight fires at the taller structures being constructed in the city while protecting...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson speaks to Cedarville Elementary students on the importance of reading, education and learning to play music at an early age. With her is Susanne Roth, Cedarville Elementary School principal.</p>

Books donated to CES summer reading program

Apr 30, 2016 4:05am

Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson visited Cedarville Elementary School on Thursday after 100 books were donated to the school as part of a summer reading program.

Hutchinson said the 2016...

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VB chamber executive director resigns post

Apr 27, 2016 9:27am

Jackie Krutsch has submitted her resignation as executive director of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce.

Krutsch has accepted the position of the director of development with the Arkansas...

Graduation events planned

Apr 27, 2016 9:26am

Preparation for area high school graduations is underway with related ceremonies beginning as early as May 8.

Van Buren High School is the only area school that will not hold graduation on...

Crawford County farm family of the year announced

Apr 27, 2016 9:25am

Crawford County’s farm family of the year has been named by the county judging committee.

Brad and Haley Hall of Rudy, along with their daughters Hadleigh, 5, and Aniston, 3, were announced...

Womack will speak at Leadercast

Apr 27, 2016 9:24am

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack will speak at the sixth annual Leadercast Van Buren on May 6.

The congressman will join an expected 500-plus at the new host location, the Fine Arts Center on the Van...

<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Brayden Allen, 12, places a carnation at the foot of a silhouette with the story of Briana Ault, a victim of sexual assault who died Sept. 13, 2010, at age 22.</p>

Walk a Mile event

Apr 27, 2016 9:24am

Break the Silence, End the Violence - Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event was held Friday at Butterfield Trail Middle School in Van Buren.

<p>Maryl Koeth, Tom Wing and Debbie Foliart (from left) were among the first passengers on the new bus trolley.</p>

Bus trolley rolls into Van Buren

Apr 23, 2016 4:06am

Beginning next week, visitors to Van Buren will find it much easier to take in the historic sites the city has to offer.

A bus trolley to shuttle visitors and purchased by the Van Buren...

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