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<p><strong></strong>This flag, carried to Mexico and back by Crawford County soldiers during the Mexican War, will be discussed in Tom Wing’s talk April 6.</p>

Chronicles begins April 6

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

Tom Wing, director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren, will kick off this year’s “Crawford County Chronicles” series April 6 with two time options for those wishing to attend.


Burglaries investigated

Apr 02, 2014 11:03am

The Van Buren Police Department is investigating four residential burglaries that have taken place over the last three weeks.

All the locations have been duplex or townhouse rental...

Leadercast scheduled May 9

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Community business leaders are busy planning the fourth annual Leadercast Van Buren, a one-day event to be held May 9 at Van Buren First Baptist Church.

Members of the community will be able...

Sentences handed down in circuit court

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Feb. 24, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Tammy Lynn Elliff, 49, of Van Buren pleaded guilty to...

<p>Reving up for Thursday night’s Harlem Ambassadors versus the Crawford County Dawgs basketball game are (from left) Nathan DeCanter, Carla Moore, Lance Lanier and Stacy Dilley. The game will be at 7 p.m. at the Van Buren High School gym. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls clubs of Van Buren and Alma. Tickets are available at Arvest Bank locations in Crawford County, the boys and girls clubs and online at</p>

Ready for game day

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am


<p>Nita Bennett (right) was the winner of the $5,000 grand prize at the Big Bucks Barbecue hosted by the GFWC Women’s League of Van Buren March 4 at the Van Buren Public Library. Women’s League Treasurer Charlotte Mizell presents Bennett with her check.</p>

Big Bucks winner

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am


Third defendant pleads not guilty

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

The third defendant accused of being in a residence where a 10-month-old baby ingested methamphetamine pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Amber Lea Schwartz, 33,...

Alma tax vote Tuesday

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Alma residents will go to the polls Tuesday to vote on the renewal of a city-wide 1-cent sales tax to pay for possible future projects.

To vote on the tax, residents must visit the Crawford...

Voter ID required

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Crawford County Clerk Teresa Armer is encouraging voters to make themselves aware of Arkansas’ new voter identification law and plan accordingly before going to the polls or sending in an absentee...

<p><strong></strong>The exterior of a former lawn mower shop is being removed to make way for an evidence locker and storage space.</p>

Work begins on city’s new police station

Apr 02, 2014 11:00am

Van Buren’s new police station was touted Thursday during a ground-breaking ceremony as a morale boost for the department and a tribute to the community.

Several hundred gathered at 804...

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