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Public input session on parks held

Nov 22, 2014 4:42pm

Preliminary results of an online survey on improving parks and recreational opportunities in Van Buren show 85 percent of more than 600 responding expressed support for a swimming pool or aquatics...

Runoff elections Tuesday

Nov 22, 2014 4:41pm

Hodos honored by VB club

Nov 22, 2014 4:40pm

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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...

Early voting through Nov. 3

Oct 22, 2014 4:05am


Kelsey Furr of Van Buren signs her name on the first day of early voting for the Nov. 4 general election. Crawford County Clerk Teresa Armer is one of several from her...


LCC public safety day

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Starlette Accurso-Owens attempts to walk a straight line while wearing goggles which simulate being under the influence of alcohol or drugs during the recent Leadership...

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Tales this weekend

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

“My day started at 5 a.m., doing something I did not want to do,” said Vinson Anderson as he practiced his portrayal of John Tuckington for this weekend’s ninth annual Tales of the Crypt at...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Retired Army veteran Christopher Smith was at Parkview Elementary School recently to show members of the Kiwanis K-Kids Club how to properly care for a flag. Smith shows Ethan Davis, Kathelyn Foster and Jackson Rotert how to fold a U.S. flag.</p>

Flag etiquette

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am


Alma officials consider tax service

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

Alma city officials are considering offering trash service to residents as a way to pay for a position that has yet to be created.

During a workshop for city officials held Thursday night,...

Early voting starts Monday

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

Early voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 general election.

Crawford County residents can cast their early votes at the Crawford County Emergency Operations Center at 1820 Chestnut Street in...

Judge grants continuance in Newman trial

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am

Rickey Dale Newman’s murder trial in Crawford County Circuit Court has been continued until April 6.

Judge Gary R. Cottrell granted the continuance at the request of Special Prosecutor Ron...

<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Two staff members for U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor prepare to see constituents Thursday at the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce when Pryor’s mobile office paid a visit to the city. Britton Burnett (left), executive assistant, and Lauren Carter, legislative correspondent, spent the entire day in the area.</p>

Mobile office visit

Oct 18, 2014 4:07am


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