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<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

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Christmas lights will go on Thanksgiving night at Hodos

Nov 22, 2014 8:49am

At least 150,000 Christmas lights will grace the lawn of one Van Buren couple as part of their annual lights show.

For the 20th year, Richard and Helen Hodo will turn on their Christmas...

Alma raises water rates

Nov 22, 2014 8:48am

Alma water and sewer rates were raised 5 percent at a city council meeting Thursday night.

Alma City Council members approved a measure to raise water and sewer rates during their monthly...

Evans Body Shop offers auto body makeover for Christmas

Nov 20, 2014 2:54pm

Evans Body Shop in Van Buren is offering an auto body makeover for Christmas to help remove some “dents and dings” from someone’s life.

“We know that life can be difficult,” said Misty Evans...

Awards presented

Nov 19, 2014 10:27am

Two from Crawford County were honored at the Arkansas Adult Education and Literacy Conference held in Little Rock Oct. 23-24.

Dr. Debbie Faubus-Kendrick, director of the Crawford County...

VB council approves radio equipment purchase

Nov 19, 2014 10:21am

Members of the Van Buren City Council have approved the purchase of radio equipment for the new police department at 804 Fayetteville Road.

Aldermen voted 6-0 Monday night at the monthly...

Crawford County looking at budget shortfall

Nov 19, 2014 10:19am

Crawford County may be short up to $196,000 come the end of the year.

During a Crawford County Budget Committee meeting Monday night, County Treasurer Beverly Pyle told justices of the peace...

Thanksgiving meals to be offered

Nov 19, 2014 10:18am

Several area organizations will be offering free meals or food for the Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 27 for those in need.

Alma Kiddie Kollege, a branch of Western Arkansas Child Development,...

Authors day to be held at VBPL

Nov 19, 2014 10:17am

Van Buren Public Library will host a Local Author’s Day on Friday from 1-4 p.m.

Area residents will be able to do a meet and greet with local authors and hear from Richard Cress, author of “...

CAE events set

Nov 19, 2014 10:16am

Center for Art and Education in Van Buren has a full schedule of events lined up for the coming weeks, including a special art exhibition and the unveiling of its newest acquisition.


<p>Kenna Mendenhall was one of the volunteers who helped I Love Van Buren in a cleanup at Lake Lou Emma on a windy, cold Saturday morning.</p>

Recycle, cleanup events held

Nov 19, 2014 10:15am


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