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City of VB to purchase land

May 04, 2016 9:02am

The City of Van Buren will purchase about two acres of land at the end of Main Street with an eye on the future development in downtown.

Mayor Bob Freeman said he sees the offer to buy the...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Club executive director Cindy Faldon hands out medals to one-mile run/walk participants.</p>

Uphill Run benefits club

May 04, 2016 9:00am

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<p>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Sarah Munguia scoops up a bowl of ice cream for Tuesday’s Van Buren Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours hosted by the Van Buren Public Library. The monthly networking event included refreshments and door prizes.</p>

March Business After Hours

Mar 21, 2016 9:00am


City of Chester receives grant

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

A $1,000 Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas matching grant was awarded to the City of Chester to go toward improving its farmer’s market pavilion.

Farmer’s market organizers...

Bekaert presenting sponsor for run

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren has announced Bekaert Corp. in Van Buren will serve as the presenting sponsor for its fourth annual “Life’s an Uphill Run” 5K on April 30.

The event, which...

Butterfield Trail to host Walk a Mile event

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

Butterfield Trail Middle School will host this year’s violence prevention awareness and education event Friday, April 22, from 8:30 until 11 a.m.

Break the Silence, End the Violence - Walk a...

Local businesswoman elected to national board

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

A local businesswoman was elected in February to sit on the board of a national transportation safety association.

Cindy Williams, co-owner of Time Striping in Van Buren, was elected to the...

<p>George Cabaniss with his daughter Candice Settle-Beshears.</p>

Memorial service Saturday for former VB police officer

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

A memorial service for a respected retired sergeant for the Van Buren Police Department will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Fine Arts Center at Van Buren High School.

George Cabaniss, 67,...

Scholars banquet set April 26

Mar 17, 2016 12:27pm

The Van Buren Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, in conjunction with the Van Buren School District, will honor the 2016 Arkansas Scholars with a banquet and program April 26.


New food program to be launched

Mar 12, 2016 5:06am

A packaging event to kick off Van Buren School District’s new supplemental food program is set for Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the district’s service center.

Volunteers, including Miss...

<p><strong></strong>photo by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Local VFW Commander Earl Duty with teachers of the year (from left) Ashleigh Gillespie, Brandi Deffenbaugh and Teddy McMurray. The VFW presented the teachers with certificates and $50 gift cards.</p>

Teachers recognized by local VFW

Mar 12, 2016 5:06am

Three Van Buren School District teachers have been recognized by the Robert Jack Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1322.

Receiving VFW citizenship education teachers awards Monday night at the...

Early voting begins Tuesday

Mar 12, 2016 5:06am

Early voting for the Republican nominees for the office of Crawford County Assessor begins Tuesday at the Crawford County Emergency Operations Center.

Cliff Weldon and Sandra Heiner are...

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