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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...

Alma property condemned

May 28, 2016 4:07am

Groundbreaking set

May 25, 2016 9:15am

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<p><strong></strong>photo by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>Mulberry Police Chief Vincent Clamser (from left) with Harbor House regional prevention providers Tabitha Fondren and Arielle Perry at the unveiling of the city’s new prescription drug collection box.</p>

Mountainburg installs medicine drop off box

Apr 13, 2016 8:50am

Mountainburg residents now can dispose of excess and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications by using a newly installed drop off box at the city hall.

Harbor House has...

Summer art camps to return for CAE

Apr 13, 2016 8:43am

The Center For Art and Education in Van Buren has announced the return of summer art camps for children, including some new and extended classes.

Kimberly Wells, program coordinator, said...

<p>photos by TANIAH TUDOR</p><p>State Rep. Charlotte Douglas speaks on how area residents can come together to prevent child neglect and abuse in Crawford County.</p>

Walk to End Child Abuse comes to VB

Apr 09, 2016 4:06am

More than 100 people turned out for the Crawford County Division of Children and Family Services’ fourth annual Walk to End Child Abuse in Van Buren on Wednesday.

The noon walk was part of...

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Van Buren High School valedictorian Bethany Sutterfield with her favorite teacher, Deena Dunn, at Thursday night’s Top 40 banquet.</p>

Top 40 at VBHS honored

Apr 09, 2016 4:06am

Students and teachers honored at Thursday night’s Van Buren School District Education Foundation Top 40 banquet were recognized for theeir hard work.

The annual Academic Recognition Banquet...

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VB dance coach retiring

Apr 09, 2016 4:06am

Van Buren High School’s dance coach is retiring after 23 years.

Mari Newby recently announced her retirement from coaching the Van Buren High School Dance Team, the Pointer Prancers.

A...

Alma woman to run Boston Marathon

Apr 09, 2016 4:06am

An Alma woman will participate in the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18.

Lynn Martin, Alma School District accountant, will participate in this year’s Boston Marathon for the first...

Two enter not guilty pleas

Apr 09, 2016 4:05am

A man and woman accused of possessing a forgery device when arrested on outstanding warrants pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

James Edward Crippen, 45, and...

VB man sentenced

Apr 09, 2016 4:05am

A Van Buren man accused of stabbing a deputy with a pair of scissors has been sentenced to 15 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Avin Floyd Thibodeaux, 34, pleaded guilty...

<p><strong></strong>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Jocelyn and Steve Mitchelle, along with therapists and clients, cut the ribbon for In-Sync Pediatric Therapy Center’s new location at 1109 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren.</p>

In-Sync opens new office on Fayetteville Road

Apr 06, 2016 1:50pm

In-Sync Pediatric Therapy Center is open at its new location at 1109 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren.

Members of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 31...

Judge praises work of CASA volunteers

Apr 06, 2016 1:48pm

Juvenile Court Judge Mike Medock praised the work of volunteers for Court Appointed Special Advocates during a ceremony Monday on the Crawford County Courthouse lawn.

Supporters of CASA of...

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