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Hall of Honor to induct seven

Jul 27, 2016 10:01am

Seven will be inducted into the 2016 Van Buren High School Hall of Honor at an induction ceremony set for Oct. 4.

They are David Clegg, Kenneth Fry, Dr. Mike Hurst, Charlie James, Mike...

Imaginations Festival set

Jul 27, 2016 10:13am

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Local: VB council set employee insurance rates

Jun 22, 2016 10:47am

As expected, the Van Buren City Council voted Monday night to increase the cost of health insurance for family coverage of city employees.

Alderman Darral Sparkman made the motion to approve...

Local: Craft fair set for Saturday

Updated: Jun 22, 2016 11:54am

Shoppers can support local vendors during a local crafts fair this Saturday, June 25 and enter for a chance to win a large gift basket.

The craft fair will be 9 a.m-3 p.m. at Lake Lou Emma...

Local: City outlines plans for improvements

Jun 22, 2016 10:31am

Plans are underway for sidewalks, road projects and a new fire station in Mountainburg.

At their June 13 meeting, Mountainburg City Council members approved the to accept a $135,940 federal...

Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter

Local: Mulberry mayor elected to veep of municipal league

Jun 22, 2016 10:58am

A local mayor was chosen to help head the district municipal league during a recent election of new officers at the Arkansas Municipal League’s 82nd convention.

Mulberry Mayor Gary Baxter...

Local: County JP’s alter vacation policy

Jun 22, 2016 10:34am

Crawford County justices of the peace made changes to the county’s vacation policy and approved two salary changes during their personnel committee and quorum court meetings Monday night.



Driving force for KVBB recognized

Jun 15, 2016 9:35am

The driving force behind the formation of Keep Van Buren Beautiful and the catalyst who keeps it going will take center stage Friday when KVBB celebrates its 10th anniversary.

John Pope,...


Man held on capital murder charge

Jun 15, 2016 9:31am

A man is being held in the Crawford County Detention Center on suspicion of murder.

Randall Jordan, 35, is being held on charges of capital murder, third degree domestic battery and...

Convicted murderer escapes prison

Jun 15, 2016 9:21am

Lloyd Collin Jones, who pleaded guilty in the murder of Van Buren teenager Angela Allen, escaped from the East Arkansas Regional Correctional Facility on Monday.

Lloyd Jones was convicted...

<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p><strong></strong>James McGhee (from left), Crawford County Farm Family committee chairman, Brad Hall and Crawford County Extension Agent Matt Fryer at the Hall’s home in Figure Five.</p>

County family competing for state farm family of the year

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

A family living in Figure Five are competing to be the Arkansas farm family of the year.

Chosen as the Crawford County farm family, Brad Hall, his wife Haley and their children Hadleigh, 6,...

VB Chamber holds 61st annual meeting

Jun 11, 2016 4:05am

A send-off to the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce’s respected and well-loved director was at the center of the chamber’s annual banquet on Thursday.

More than 400 local business and community...

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