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Lights show presented by Hodos

Nov 28, 2015 5:06am

A Van Buren couple renowned for having the best free lights show in the region will continue with their patriotic themed Christmas for the third year in a row.

Richard and Helen Hodo turned...

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Coroner to seek re-election

Oct 26, 2015 9:22am

Pam Wells has announced that she will seek re-election to the office of coroner in the 2016 election.

The coroner has the duty of determining the cause and manner of death, Wells pointed out...

Three new deputies approved

Oct 21, 2015 10:47am

Crawford County justices of the peace approved three new sheriff’s deputy positions during their quorum court meeting Monday night.

JPs approved a request by Sheriff Ron Brown to hire three...

Burn ban in effect for county

Oct 21, 2015 10:46am

Crawford County Judge John Hall issued a ban effective Oct. 19 against outdoor burning of trash, debris, brush and all other materials during the current dry weather conditions.


Project approved by VB council

Oct 21, 2015 10:45am

An improvement project for portions of three Van Buren streets was approved Monday night by the city council at its monthly meeting at the Municipal Complex.

Aldermen voted 5-0 to accept the...

<p><strong></strong>Colt James as Capt. H. Thomas Brown, captain of the Van Buren Guards who was killed on the first day of a Civil War battle at Oak Hills, Mo., in 1861.</p>

Tales take 500 back in time

Oct 21, 2015 10:43am

More than 500 took a step back in time this weekend during the 10th annual Tales of the Crypt at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren.

Students from Tom Wing’s historical interpretation program at...

<p><strong></strong>Cindy Faldon with Jason and Renee Myers after the couple submitted the winning bid during a live auction for a trip to Oklahoma City to see the Thunder play.</p>

250 guests gather for gala

Oct 21, 2015 10:39am

Donning festive masks in an array of colors and designs, 250 guests gathered at the home of Roger and Melanie Key in Van Buren’s Scott Farm for the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren’s second annual...

Mulberry works to repair damage

Oct 21, 2015 10:35am

Mulberry officials are working to repair erosion and damage to both a city park and lift station that was caused by flooding in May.

Heavy spring rains incited flooding throughout the area,...

County filing fees set

Oct 21, 2015 10:32am

Filing fees for the Crawford County Democratic and Republican parties have been set for the 2016 election.

Candidate filing period for Crawford County offices will begin at noon on Monday,...

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Haley Talley will bring Frances McAlister Scott to life during Tales of the Crypt.</p>

Tales of Crypt slated for Fairview Cemetery

Oct 17, 2015 4:06am

For the first time in its 10-year history, the Tales of the Crypt at Fairview Cemetery will include portrayals of a Van Buren civic leader and his wife by a married couple.

Tales’ twilight...

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