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Mountainburg women plead not guilty to gun, drug charges

Sep 21, 2015 8:09am

Three Mountainburg women facing numerous gun and drug charges pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit.

Jaqueline Elizabeth McClarty, 65, Donna Lerane Miles, 54, and Brooke...

Mulberry man bonds out of jail

Sep 21, 2015 8:09am

A Mulberry man arrested in connection with violating bond conditions in a sexual assault case involving a minor was once again bonded out of jail.

Gerald Graham, 44, of the 12100 block of...

Pleas - Sept. 11 and 14, 2015

Sep 21, 2015 8:09am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Sept. 11, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Charles William Skelton, 42, of Westville, Okla., pleaded...

Business After Hours

Sep 21, 2015 8:09am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Christa Nishmuta, Cathi Dixon and Celeste Lewis (from left) display the home-made jellies Nishmuta won as a door prize at Tuesday’s Van Buren Chamber of Commerce...

Tales of Crypt portrayals announced

Sep 17, 2015 4:09pm

Volunteer actors for the six portrayals have been announced for the 10th annual Tales of the Crypt scheduled for Oct. 17-18 at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren.

For the fifth year, the event...

Concert to benefit teen with leukemia

Sep 16, 2015 9:09am

A benefit concert and silent auction for a local teen with leukemia will be held Sunday, Sept. 20 at Butterfield Middle School at 3 p.m.

Bryan Litchford, owner of m7 Studio in downtown Van...

Hall of Honor tickets available

Sep 16, 2015 9:09am

Tickets are available for the Van Buren High School Hall of Honor induction ceremony for the Class of 2015 scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Fine Arts Center on the campus of VBHS.


Deffenbaugh seeks fourth term

Sep 16, 2015 9:09am

State Rep. Gary Deffenbaugh has announced his intention to run for a fourth term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He represents district 79, which encompasses the city limits of Van Buren...

County judge will not seek re-election

Sep 12, 2015 4:09am

Crawford County Judge John Hall announced Thursday that he will not be running for re-election in 2016.

Hall, 72, began the first of his five terms as county judge in 2007. He also heads the...

Alma enrollment holds steady

Sep 12, 2015 4:09am

Alma School District is holding steady on enrollment this year, said the district superintendent.

After several years of declining enrollment, Alma Superintendent David Woolly hopes this...