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Run with Knights set Saturday

Mar 02, 2015 9:49am

Early registration ends Thursday for the 10th annual Run With the Knights 5k run/walk to be Saturday, March 7, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at King Elementary School in Van Buren.

Entry fee is...

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Edamame Festival scheduled

Feb 04, 2015 2:55pm

Mulberry’s Edamame Festival is set for March 28 in the city park.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors will get a chance to taste edamame, listen to local music, eat, ride a helicopter, shop and...

<p>Alma Postmaster Wayne Beck receives a proclamation from Mayor Keith Greene declaring Jan. 28, 2015, as Wayne Beck Day in Alma. Beck is retiring with over 33 years of service with the Post Office. At right is Beck’s wife, JoEllen.</p>

Alma Postmaster retires

Feb 04, 2015 2:54pm


Deputy circuit clerk accepted into program

Feb 04, 2015 2:53pm

Elizabeth Shearburn, court administrator for the Crawford County Circuit Clerk’s Office, has been accepted into the Arkansas Certified Court Manager Program.

The program is offered by the...

Top spellers

Feb 04, 2015 2:52pm

photo by KENNETH FRY

Peggy Pierson of First Bank presents gift cards and trophies to Alma Middle School students who were the top finishers in Saturday’s Crawford County spelling bee. Emily...

Citizens Bank receives top rankings

Feb 04, 2015 2:51pm

A group that provides independent health ratings for financial institutions has given one local bank top ratings for two consecutive quarters.

Citizens Bank & Trust Co. recently received...

Wear Red Day

Feb 04, 2015 2:50pm

photo by KENNETH FRY

Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman presents members of the GFWC Women’s League of Van Buren with a proclamation naming Feb. 6 as National Wear Red Day, encouraging “citizens to...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Allison Sullivan (left) and Madi Watkins with some of the student-made bowls which will be featured at the Feb. 12 Empty Bowls event at Van Buren High School.</p>

Empty Bowls event set Feb. 12 at VBHS

Jan 31, 2015 5:06am

The sixth annual Empty Bowls events will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Commons at Van Buren High School.

Empty Bowls is a fundraiser for the the Community Services...

<p><strong></strong>Cindy Williams with her father, Mountainburg Mayor Neal Moon, after being named the 2015 Alma Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year at the group’s annual banquet.</p>

Alma recognizes citizen of year

Jan 31, 2015 5:06am

A local resident and business were recognized Thursday night for their contributions to the community during the Alma Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

Cindy Williams, owner of Time Striping...

School board votes to sell 19 acres

Jan 31, 2015 5:06am

Members of the Van Buren Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement to sell 19 acres the school district owns on Kibler Road.

The board voted 6-0 Tuesday to sell the property in...

Alma woman enters not guilty plea

Jan 31, 2015 5:06am

An Alma woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to falsely reporting the attempted kidnapping of her child.

Alisha Jane Layne, 34, is charged with filing a false...

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