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VBSD superintendent announces retirement

Apr 21, 2014 9:20am

Van Buren school officials soon will be looking for a new superintendent.

After 13 years as superintendent, Merle Dickerson has announced his resignation and retirement from Van Buren School...

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Filing period nets few contested races

Apr 02, 2014 10:55am

Crawford County’s top elected county officials will be re-elected without opposition.

When the filing deadline ended Monday, all seven were guaranteed additional two-year terms.


<p><strong></strong>Abby Lindsey (center) was crowned Miss Ouachita Baptist University 2014. From left are third runner-up Shelby Medders, first runner-up Kelsi Bodine, Lindsey, second runner-up Abbey Little and fourth runner-up Gracie Lundstrum.</p>

Miss Ouachita Baptist crowned

Apr 02, 2014 10:55am

Abby Lindsey of Van Buren was crowned Miss Ouachita Baptist University 2014 Saturday night.

Lindsey, a 2011 graduate of Van Buren High School, is the daughter of Ken and Sherry Lindsey.


Night of Music slated March 15

Apr 02, 2014 10:55am

Van Buren Fine Arts Center is holding a Night of Music March 15 featuring local musicians to raise money for the center.

Night of Music is meant to promote local musicians while benefiting...

VB man enters not guilty plea

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

A Van Buren man pleaded not guilty in Crawford County Circuit Court Wednesday to downloading and sharing child pornography.

Jeffrey Alex Meyers, 23, is charged with computer child...

Doctor remembered

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

Summit Medical Center friends and family of Henry Edwards gathered Friday in the hospital cafeteria to share memories of the doctor.

Edwards practiced internal medicine at Summit from June...

Work to begin on police department

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

Ground will be broken at 10 a.m. Monday to officially begin the construction of the $3.6 million Van Buren Police Department at 804 Fayetteville Road.

Local and state officials will man...

‘Dash for Art’ highlights gala

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

“Dash for Art” has become one of the most popular events for the 5X5 Gala, the annual fundraiser for the Center for Art and Education in Van Buren.

The fifth annual gala, an evening of art,...

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Lane announces bid for re-election

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

James Lane has announced his bid for re-election as District 8 Crawford County justice of the peace.

Lane, 69, said he vows to continue his conservative voting record.

“I take...

VBPD utilizing new service

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

Van Buren Police Department is utilizing a new communications service that allows VBPD to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology.


<p><strong></strong>Debbie Faubus-Kendrick provided a welcome, introductions and closing remarks during the ceremony. At right is state Rep. Charlotte Douglas preparing for her speech.</p>

GED graduation ceremony held

Apr 02, 2014 10:53am

The Crawford County Adult Education Center held its graduation ceremony Feb. 9 at the Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center.

Speakers at the ceremony included Director Dr. Debbie Faubus...

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