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<p><strong></strong>Placing first in the junior division at the national competition were (front row) Addison Buttress, Amberlie Ming, Layton McClure, Carlie Nguyen and Gracie Crabtree. They were coached by (back row) Greg Burris and Crystal Nguyen.</p>

VB First Assembly of God Bible quiz team No. 1

Updated: Jul 01, 2015 9:21am

Three Bible quiz teams from the First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren received top spots in the Impact Bible Quiz national championship June 23-25 in Arlington, Texas.

Two junior teams...

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<p><strong></strong>Seated in the Millionaire’s Lounge in the Alma Intermediate School library are Madeline Williams, 11; Derek Hatcher, 10; Jillian Mills, 11; Daniel Dyer, 11; and Brant Peppas, 9. They have read between three and six million words each this school year.</p>

AIS readers on a mission

May 27, 2015 10:17am

At Alma Intermediate School, reading is not just part of the curriculum - it’s a mission.

Teachers and administrators work hard to increase literacy and love of reading at the school, and no...

CAE sets summer art camps

May 27, 2015 10:07am


Press Argus-Courier Staff

Enrollment is open for the Center For Art and Education’s 2015 summer art camps.

The Center For Art and Education in Van Buren is...

Flood warnings continue

May 27, 2015 10:06am

It was a wet and windy Memorial Day with flooding and strong winds causing tree damage and power outages throughout Crawford County.

Flood warnings from the National Weather Service in Tulsa...

Closings announced for Memorial Day

May 23, 2015 4:06am

Waste Management/Deffenbaugh Trash Services will be closed Monday to observe Memorial Day.

“We will honor the men and women who serve and have served in our armed forces,” said Jeff Hirscher...

Alma leaders discuss drainage woes

May 23, 2015 4:06am

Alma city leaders discussed drainage, parks and annexation during their Thursday night council meeting.

After several weeks of heavy rains, Alma Public Works Director Mark Yardley spoke to...

VB man charged with terroristic threatening

May 23, 2015 4:06am

A Van Buren man pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County to threatening a District Court employee.

Kenneth Richard Beauchamp, 22, is charged with first-degree terroristic threatening...

<p><strong></strong>From left (front) are William Johnston, district governor of Lions; Hernandez; Tina Shores, DSB vocational rehabilitation counselor; (back) sister Malia Hernandez, mother Barbara Balch-Hernandez, stepmother Telitha Hernandez and father Damian Hernandez.</p>

Hernandez receives award

May 23, 2015 4:06am

Marissa D. Hernandez of Van Buren, who is visually impaired, has been named the area’s outstanding consumer of the year by the Department of Human Services Division of Services for the Blind.


Cedarville seeks new mayor

May 23, 2015 4:06am

Cedarville city officials are looking for candidates to fill the mayor position officially made vacant May 19.

Mayor Glenanna O’Mara officially resigned as mayor at the Tuesday night meeting...

<p><strong></strong>Second-place Top Savers (from left) Holly Ming of Central, Tennison Reichard of Parkview, Lane Hightower of Cedarville, Kyle Harp of Tate and Levi Hightower of Cedarville with Citizen bankers Brad Martin and Mary Blount.</p>

Dollars and Sense Top Savers honored

May 23, 2015 4:06am

Top savers from four Crawford County schools were treated a pizza party Tuesday as part of the Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Dollars and Sense program.

Fourth-grade students from Central,...

Gala fundraiser gets national recognition

May 23, 2015 4:06am

A local fundraiser received national recognition earlier this month.

Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren’s inaugural Great Futures Gala, which was held in September 2014, was honored with a...

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