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Hall of Honor to induct seven

Jul 27, 2016 10:01am

Seven will be inducted into the 2016 Van Buren High School Hall of Honor at an induction ceremony set for Oct. 4.

They are David Clegg, Kenneth Fry, Dr. Mike Hurst, Charlie James, Mike...

Imaginations Festival set

Jul 27, 2016 10:13am

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<p>From left are Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman, Walmart Van Buren general manager Jeff Mathis, Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren executive director Cindy Faldon, City of Van Buren parks manager Paul Dunn, Boys and Girls Club of Van Buren baseball commissioner Danny Moore and Walmart director of public affairs Michael Lindsey.</p>

FOD receives Walmart grant to replace field tarps

Jun 04, 2016 4:07am

A $21,000 Walmart Foundation grant will be used to replace field tarps at the Field of Dreams Sports Complex in Van Buren.

Michael Lindsey, Walmart director of public affairs, and Jeff...

VB man pleads not guilty to rape charges

Jun 04, 2016 4:07am

A Van Buren man pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to sexual misconduct with two young girls.

James Edward Jones, 33, is charged with three counts of rape and two...

<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Debbie Foliart and her family following Tuesday’s surprise announcement that she is the 2016 recipient of the Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year Award.</p>

Foliart receives Citizen of the Year award

Jun 01, 2016 9:09am

A life-long resident of Van Buren with a servant’s heart has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Iverson Riggs Memorial Citizen of the Year award.

Debbie Foliart, owner of The Destiny...

Bonuses approved for VBSD employees

Jun 01, 2016 9:06am

Employees of the Van Buren School District will be receiving bonus checks this month.

Members of the Van Buren School Board voted to give certified personnel $600 bonuses and classified...

Children’s safety event planned

Jun 01, 2016 9:04am

A safety and information event for children of all ages featuring life-size trucks and community support leaders will be at the Van Buren High School on June 21.

Touch-A-Truck is meant to...

Guns and Hoses set Tuesday

Jun 01, 2016 9:03am

Van Buren police and firefighters will face off once again in the Guns and Hoses Community Blood Drive on Tuesday, June 7.

Area residents can support the Arkansas Blood Institute and their...

17th annual tractor show scheduled

Jun 01, 2016 9:01am

Arkansas Valley Tractor Club’s 17th annual tractor show is set for Friday and Saturday at the Franklin County Fair Grounds in Ozark.

Both days of the free show will have parades,...

Alma woman, 38, accused of stealing from employer

Jun 01, 2016 8:59am

An Alma woman accused of stealing from her employer pleaded not guilty May 25 in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Lisa Charlene Lamb, 38, is charged with theft by deception.

It is...

Pleas - May 16-18, 2016

Jun 01, 2016 8:57am

In the 21st Judicial District Circuit Court in Van Buren May 16, Judge Gary R. Cottrell heard pleas and sentenced the following:

• Michael Chad Malaska, 20, of Hartman pleaded guilty to...

VB council reviews rates for insurance

May 28, 2016 4:07am

Increasing the cost of health insurance for family coverage of city employees will be presented to the Van Buren City Council at its June 20 meeting.

Mayor Bob Freeman made the announcement...

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