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Early voting begins Tuesday

Feb 10, 2016 11:10am

Early voting in the March 1 party primary and nonpartisan judicial election begins Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the Crawford County Emergency Operations Center at 1820 Chestnut St. in Van Buren.


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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...

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,...

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...

NFL referee to speak at chamber banquet

Jan 06, 2016 5:05am

Walt Coleman III, National Football League referee and family operator of Hiland Dairy in Little Rock, is booked as the keynote speaker for the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet...

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...

Alma Chamber banquet set Jan. 21

Jan 04, 2016 12:50pm

Alma Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Alma High School student union.

Alma’s chamber banquet will be at 7 p.m. and will include dinner, a...

Miss Arkansas to visit hometown

Jan 04, 2016 12:48pm

Miss Arkansas Loren McDaniel will visit her hometown of Van Buren and Crawford County Jan. 7-9.

McDaniel, crowned during the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant on July 11, will visit schools...

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Rains cause extensive damage

Dec 30, 2015 10:38am

Flood waters from heavy rains over the weekend are still too high to assess damages, according to Crawford County officials.

Heavy rains over the weekend caused flooding throughout Crawford...

<p style="text-align: left;"><strong></strong>Fifth-grader Conlyn Doss works in King Elementary School’s sustainable garden.</p>

Students give new meaning to Pointer Green

Dec 30, 2015 10:30am

Students in the Van Buren School District have given a whole new meaning to the term “Pointer Green.”

What has long been known as the district’s signature color also has become a theme for...

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