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Council approves sale of bonds

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

Alma City Council members approved the sale of the first of three bond issues that will go to pay for projects approved by voters during a special election Aug. 12.

During their regular...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Dustin Booth cuts the ceremonial ribbon at a Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosted event at Booth’s new State Farm location, 1612 N. Seventh St., Suite D. State Farm agents (from left) Michelle Robinson, Cody Smith, Casey Hess and Melanie Bailey assisted Booth.</p>

Booth ribbon cutting

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

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Mayoral forum Oct. 14

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

The government affairs committee of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce will host a mayoral forum Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the King Opera House in downtown Van Buren.

The forum for Mayor Bob...

Hobbtown Days to be held Saturday

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

Former residents of a local community and their descendants will gather Saturday, Oct. 4 to share stories and memories for the second year as part of Hobbtown Days.

Hobbtown - also known as...

VBFD to test hydrants

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren Fire Department will be doing hydrant testing throughout the city during the month of October.

Van Buren Fire Chief Jerry McAdoo is warning residents that their water may run dirty...

Proposal approved by school board

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

September School Board meetings for Mountainburg and Mulberry-Pleasant View school districts:

Mountainburg School District...

Construction on police station coming along

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 10:35am

Chief Kenneth Bell lays a brick at the new Van Buren Police Department under construction on Fayetteville Road at the site of the former Sherman’s Grocery store. The 16,000-square-foot department...

<p>Cedarville Junior High School homecoming maids are seventh graders Rylee Merechka and Lindsey Mullican, freshmen Whitney Fears, Sydni Lachance, Mikayla Oden and Megan Bailey and eighth graders Lanie Stockton and Shelbi Rice.</p>

CHS homecoming

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am


Alma water main flushing to begin Friday

Oct 01, 2014 4:06am

Alma Water Department has scheduled its water main flushing program to begin Friday.

Flushing of the water mains will begin Friday if weather conditions are suitable, and is expected to...

<p>The team of Youn Byun, John Byun, Ann Lee and Peter Lee from Continental Poultry was the winner of the third flight at the golf tournament presented by Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative. Jon Burton from the Progressive Business Solutions team missed a hole-in-one on Hole 15 by less than two inches.</p>

Golf tournament

Oct 01, 2014 4:05am


District 2 queen

Oct 01, 2014 4:05am

Evelyn Ivey of Chapel Ridge in Van Buren was crowned District 2 queen at the Arkansas Health Care Association pageant Sept. 19 at First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Van Buren. With Ivey,...

Law enforcement to participate in drug take-back event

Sep 27, 2014 4:04pm

Law enforcement agencies in Crawford County are helping residents get rid of their unwanted, unused or expired prescription medications as part of a drug take-back event today.

To prevent...

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