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<p>An admissions representative hands out freebies as she answers questions for Alan Scherrey, Madison Corbit, Kalli Jones, Becca Hamby, Kera House, Stormy Honea-Bough and Jordan Ames.</p>

Freshman Academy students visit university

Oct 08, 2015 9:21am

The student body of the Van Buren High School Freshman Academy went on a college visit to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus Sept. 15.

Students were split into small groups with...

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Fite seeks re-election

Aug 29, 2015 10:20pm

State Rep. Charlene Fite has announced she will seek re-election for a third term to the seat she first won in 2012. Fite represents District 80, which includes parts of Crawford and Washington...

Alma’s annexation plans on hold

Aug 29, 2015 10:19pm

Alma city officials will continue to look for ways to develop economic growth after the city’s plan for annexation was stopped dead in its tracks, the mayor said.

Months spent in efforts to...

<p><strong></strong>Womack chats with area seniors and local officials and discusses upcoming legislative topics while sipping coffee at Alma Senior Center during a Coffee With the Congressman event Wednesday morning.</p>

Coffee with congressman

Aug 29, 2015 10:18pm


Three arrested on drug charges

Aug 29, 2015 10:16pm

Three arrested after forest service officers doing airborne surveillance found suspected marijuana plants pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Donald Ray Carson, 68...

Prominent local pastor remembered

Aug 26, 2015 9:41am

Pastor Bobby L. Johnson of First Assembly of God Church in Van Buren died Monday morning to the surprise and despair of his congregation.

Johnson, 72, recently celebrated his 35th...

<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Van Buren employees Kym Pope, her daughter BreAnne Rogers, Emily Six and her mom Sandie Six in Sandie Six’s office at Parkview Elementary School.</p>

All in the family

Aug 26, 2015 9:28am

Four Van Buren women show that passionate teaching can be generational.

Emily Six and BreAnne Rogers, teachers at Van Buren elementary schools, learned first hand about the realities of...

Prepping for election

Aug 26, 2015 9:27am

photo by KENNETH FRY

Members of the Crawford County Election Commission began testing and preparing Monday morning the Ivotronic voting machines to be used in the annual school elections...

Douglas seeks third term

Aug 26, 2015 9:26am

Rep. Charlotte Douglas has announced she will be seeking a third term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She represents District 75, which includes portions of Sebastian and Crawford...

Fields to be dedicated

Aug 26, 2015 9:25am

Three tournament sized soccer fields at the Boys and Girls Club of Alma will be open for use beginning Sept. 19.

A ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the fields will be held Saturday...

Alma mayor vetoes extending hours

Aug 26, 2015 9:23am

A measure to extend hours during which the City of Alma will grant building permits passed last week by the city council was vetoed by the mayor on Monday.

Alma Mayor Keith Greene vetoed...

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