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Additional filings for county offices

Aug 20, 2014 8:16am

Filing for city positions in Crawford County for the Nov. 4 general election ended at noon on Friday, with some candidates filing just before deadline.

Several candidates filing for city...

Pleas - Aug. 16, 2014

Aug 16, 2014 4:06am

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Trail of Tears to be highlighted Aug. 3

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

They traveled through Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Louisiana and even Kentucky.

But nearly all of the paths taken by the five American Indian tribes that trekked from the Deep...

Church celebrates past while looking to future

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Vine Prairie Baptist Church in Mulberry is celebrating its 40th anniversary July 19 and 20 with activities and a special service.

Members of the church have organized a celebration of the...

<p>Local groups Blue Fiddle and Cutthroat Trout will provide an evening of swing and ethnic music Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.</p>

Musical groups take stage at fine arts center

Jul 16, 2014 4:06am

Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center announced its 2014-15 season schedule with five professional music shows and two student stage performances.

Local groups Blue Fiddle and Cutthroat...

Two school board seats contested

Jul 13, 2014 11:25pm

Two Crawford County school districts will have contested seats during the school board elections Sept. 16.

After the filing period for school board candidates closed at noon Tuesday,...

<p><strong></strong>Money from the 1-cent sales tax, if passed, will be used to maintain all parks in Alma including Popeye Park in downtown.</p>

Alma residents to vote on tax renewal

Jul 13, 2014 11:24pm

Alma residents will go to the polls Aug. 12 to vote on the renewal of a 1-cent sales tax and how that money will be spent.

A special election Aug. 12 will allow voters to decide if they wish...

VB council approves street overlays

Jul 13, 2014 11:22pm

Members of the Van Buren City Council approved overlays for two streets and Mayor Bob Freeman updated the aldermen on street projects during a called council meeting Tuesday night.


Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon scheduled

Jul 13, 2014 11:22pm

The annual Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Van Buren High School Commons Area.

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Van Buren, the event will be held from 11:...

Bargains Galore on 64 Aug. 7-9

Jul 13, 2014 11:20pm

Summer shoppers will get a chance to find the hottest deals at Bargains Galore on 64 Aug. 7-9.

Bargains Galore on 64 is a gigantic “yard sale” that stretches 160 miles from Fort Smith to...

Bond reduction denied

Jul 13, 2014 11:19pm

A man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend failed to get a bond reduction Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Lloyd Dickson Pense, 43, of Mountainburg is charged with first-...

VB woman pleads not guilty to domestic battery

Jul 13, 2014 11:18pm

A Van Buren women pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to stabbing her husband with a pair of scissors.

Alisha Marie Holmes-Childers, 21, is charged with second-...

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