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Hall of Honor inductees chosen

Jul 20, 2014 10:57pm

Van Buren High School Hall of Honor inductees for 2014 are J.B. Hays and Dave Williams.

An induction ceremony for the class of 2014 honorees will be held Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Van Buren...

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Banquet Thursday

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

The 59th annual meeting and banquet of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce will be Thursday in the Commons Area of Van Buren High School.

A business fair promoting economic and business...

<p>Western Arkansas Counseling and Guidance Center and the Consumer Counts Council sponsored a “Walk in Our Shoes” event in observance of Mental Health Awareness Month May 31 at Ben Geren Park in Fort Smith. The Consumers Count held a balloon release honoring Mental Health Awareness Month. Activities also included tricycle races, face painting, games and information booths. The Guidance Center has a service clinic at Crawford County Clinic, 2705 Oak St., Van Buren.</p>

Balloon release event

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm


<p>Ty Fields, Patrick Mills, Tessa Leonard and Conner Garrett in the game room.</p>

Club to participate in food service program

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

The Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren is participating the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge.

Meals will be provided at the club at 1403 City...

<p>Financial adviser Lyle Newton cuts a Alma Area Chamber of Commerce ceremonial ribbon June 6 at the new location of his Edwards Jones office in Alma. On either side of him are (from left) his mother Carol Newton, who opened the first Edward Jones office in Alma in 1993 and from whom Lyle Newton inherited the business; Diane Marr, who has worked in the office more than seven years; and his wife, Becky Newton. Lyle Newton offers financial advice on investing and retirement planning.</p>

Ribbon cutting

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm


<p><strong></strong>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Crawford County’s 2013 Farm Family of the Year is Sean and Stephanie Brister and their two sons, 8-year-old Ross and 6-year-old Wyatt.</p>

Bristers honored for hard work

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

One young Crawford County couple share both their passion for farming and the work duties on their 600-acre farm.

Chosen as the Crawford County Farm Family of the Year, Sean and Stephanie...

<p>Peggy Watson and her grandson Remington Watson brought his stock race car to the 2014 Crawford County Relay for Life to support cancer research and awareness as part of this year’s “Racing for the Cure” theme.</p>

Relay for Life

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm


Flag day ceremony set

Jun 11, 2014 5:51pm

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1322 at 23 N. 20th St. in Van Buren will conduct a flag retirement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Local Boy Scouts will be part of the ceremony as VFW members...

<p><strong></strong>photo by GREYLINE CREATIVE</p><p>Laura Pierson of Van Buren portrays Cinderella in the Young Actors Guild’s musical production of “Cinderella,” to be performed at the Alma Performing Arts Center June 12-15.</p>

‘Cinderella’ set for Alma PAC

Jun 11, 2014 5:50pm

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “Cinderella” will be presented by the Young Actors Guild June 12-15 at the Alma Performing Arts Center.

Fort Smith’s national award winning youth theatre,...

Alma woman accused of custody interference

Jun 11, 2014 5:50pm

An Alma mother accused of failing to return her child to the custodial father pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit.

Vanessa Rachelle Walton, 20, of Alma is charged with...

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