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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...

<p style="text-align: left;"><strong></strong>Hunter Harding smashes a balloon.</p>

4-H fall carnival

Oct 22, 2014 4:06am

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<p>Agriculture specialist Linda Coffey from the National Sustainable Agricultural Information Service spoke on the health of small ruminants, such as sheep or goats, during the field day.</p>

Windset Ranch hosts field day

Sep 27, 2014 4:03pm

An area farm that exercises conservation and natural feeding practices hosted a field day for area farmers to learn more about how to apply similar methods on their own acreage.


Pleas from Sept. 27

Sep 27, 2014 3:59pm

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren Sept. 17, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Zachary Ross Meadows, 23, of Alma pleaded guilty to...

Special announcements to be made

Sep 27, 2014 3:58pm

Two special announcements will be made the night of the Great Futures Gala benefit for the Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren.

Club representatives will be making two announcements regarding...

<p>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>State representatives Terry Rice (center), Gary Deffenbaugh and Charlene Fite met with Van Buren city officials, civic leaders and residents Thursday night as part of a Legislative Gathering and Forum at the Crawford County Adult Education Center. Legislators spoke on issues such as education and Common Core standards, economic development, health insurance and business.</p>

Legislative forum

Sep 27, 2014 3:57pm


Correction on story

Sep 27, 2014 3:56pm

An article in the Sept. 20 edition of the Press Argus-Courier reads that the farm that hosted the field day was Cedar Creek Farm, “owned and run by Larry and Janice Prater and their son Jeremy and...

Donut Palace to open

Sep 27, 2014 3:56pm

Get a free coffee and copy of the Press Argus-Courier Wednesday at the grand opening of Donut Palace in Van Buren.

Chandara Som and his wife Srey, owners of Donut Palace at 1514 Fayetteville...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Peggy Meyers, store manager for the new CVS Pharmacy at 2015 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren, cuts a Van Buren Chamber of Commerce ceremonial ribbon at the store’s grand opening Friday morning. With her, from left, are Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman; Kenny Heath, CVS district manager; Robin Willis, CVS district pharmacy supervisor; Jaishali Thakore, pharmacy manager; Suzanne Evans, staff; Brooke Dunn, staff pharmacists; and Diana Rose, pharmacy technician.</p>

CVS open

Sep 27, 2014 3:55pm

CVS Pharmacy in Van Buren held its grand opening Friday morning, with product giveaways and samplings throughout the day.

One of the first CVS Pharmacies in Arkansas, the location at 2015...

Minor fire extinguished

Sep 27, 2014 3:53pm


<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Cathi Dixon, Jessica Allen and Mayor Bob Freeman (from left) look over suggestions for a Van Buren park at Tuesday night’s informal public forum on the city’s long-term comprehensive parks and recreation plan. Story on Page 2A.</p>

Parks plan to be completed by end of year

Updated: Sep 29, 2014 10:08am

Van Buren’s long-term comprehensive parks and recreation plan should be completed by the end of the year.

The next step in the process will be to deliver the results from the website and...

Summit ICU to close

Sep 27, 2014 3:47pm

Summit Medical Center in Van Buren has consolidated its intensive care unit with its sister hospital Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith.

The move began Sept. 15, according to Donna...

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