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School board votes to sell 19 acres

Jan 31, 2015 5:06am

Members of the Van Buren Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement to sell 19 acres the school district owns on Kibler Road.

The board voted 6-0 Tuesday to sell the property in...

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New bridge to be constructed

Dec 24, 2014 9:44am

A portion of Pevehouse Road will be closed beginning Jan. 5 to allow construction of a new bridge.

Pevehouse Road will be closed to through traffic between Mitzi Lane on the south end of the...

Grant used to purchase fire fighting equipment

Dec 24, 2014 9:41am

Mulberry Fire Department is using grant money to purchase equipment and make building improvements.

At the Dec. 18 Mulberry City Council meeting, Fire Chief Jeff Marvin reported that a $5,...

Christmas presents

Dec 24, 2014 9:40am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Lowe’s employees Rebel Humphreys, Aliesha Wells and Keith Richmond deliver Christmas presents to the Van Buren Boys and Girls Club to be distributed to six club members...

Council approves regulations

Dec 24, 2014 9:38am

Alma City Council members approved new mounted cameras for controlling traffic lights and regulations for door-to-door solicitations at their Thursday night meeting.

Council members waived...

<p style="text-align: left;"><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p style="text-align: left;">Mayor Bob Freeman (left) recognizes outgoing Van Buren city council members (from left) Teena Sagely, Johnny Ragsdale and Max Blake.</p>

Outgoing aldermen thanked for service

Dec 17, 2014 11:24am

Three aldermen were thanked for their service to the City of Van Buren Monday night during their final city council meeting.

Aldermen Teena Sagely, Johnny Ragsdale and Max Blake were...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Cheryl Anderson (left) and Elaina Damante donned their elf attire for Saturday Elf Run at Lee Creek Park in Van Buren. Madi Chitwood and Clarke Henson were the overall winners in the second annual event sponsored by Optimist Club of Crawford County.</p>

Elf Run

Dec 17, 2014 11:21am


<p><strong></strong>State Rep. Gary Deffenbaugh was the parade’s grand marshal. Standing from left are grandchildren Vay, Mattie, Palmer and Emma; (seated) Matt, Kakie, Gary and Annie Deffenbaugh.</p>

Van Buren Christmas parade

Dec 17, 2014 11:19am


Proposed transmission line location released

Dec 17, 2014 11:15am

A document that identifies the proposed location of the Clean Line Energy Plains and Eastern transmission line project and includes analysis of the potential environmental impact was released by...

<p><strong></strong>The royal cast included Tara Daugherty as Lady Phyllis (left) and Nathan Schoenfeld as the Jester.</p>

Madrigal Feaste

Dec 17, 2014 11:12am


<p><strong></strong>Carolyn Baker, the balloon lady, with one of her creations.</p>

CASA Christmas party

Dec 17, 2014 11:10am


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