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Girl hurt in fall from fair ride

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

A girl was injured when she was thrown from a ride at the Van Buren County Fair.

The Fair Security Office was contacted on Friday, Sept. 12, that a young girl had been thrown from one of the...

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Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

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School’s millage increase request fails

Sep 25, 2014 4:58pm

The votes are in and the Clinton School District’s attempt to increase the millage rate went down in defeat.

There were 386 votes against increasing the millage and 161 votes for it. The...

Walmart PAC funding under scrutiny

Sep 25, 2014 4:57pm

WASHINGTON — Advocates for stricter limits on corporate influence over political campaigns asked the FEC on Monday to review a policy at Wal-Mart Stores aimed at boosting manager contributions to...

Gardeners meet, take trail walk

Sep 25, 2014 5:31pm

The Van Buren County Master Gardeners conducted its monthly meeting at the Southfork Nature Center in Choctaw. After the meeting, Steve Smith, a Master Gardener and a docent for the Nature Center...

Codi Pruitt and Salli Kuykendull, pictured with Jim Miller, were winners of the Redneck Games scholarships. Hannah Stoltzfus, not pictured, also received one of the $100 scholarships. The 4th Annual Redneck Games is 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds.

Redneck Games scholarships

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

Codi Pruitt and Salli Kuykendull, pictured with Jim Miller, were winners of the Redneck Games scholarships. Hannah Stoltzfus, not pictured, also received one of the $100 scholarships. The 4th...

Phoebe the cat and her co-traveler Lynn make a stop in Clinton on Monday. Lynn, an over-the-road truck driver, says Phoebe has been using a leash for several years and won’t get out of the truck without it on. Phoebe, 4, has been traveling the highways and byways with Lynn and her partner for three years. Lynn says she is considering writing a book about life with Phoebe.

On the road with Phoebe

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

Phoebe the cat and her co-traveler Lynn make a stop in Clinton on Monday. Lynn, an over-the-road truck driver, says Phoebe has been using a leash for several years and won’t get out of the truck...

Much-needed heavy rain about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, made things a muddy mess quickly.

Making mud

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

Much-needed heavy rain about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, made things a muddy mess quickly.

Sales tax report

Sep 25, 2014 5:28pm

Clinton received $85,920 in revenue from its 1 percent sales tax, collected in August and reported in September.

Shirley received $2,586 from its 1 percent tax, and Fairfield Bay got $29,666...

School MenusSept. 29-Oct. 3

Sep 25, 2014 5:26pm

Clinton Junior & High School

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EAST students at Clinton High School are hard at work designing and building a greenhouse. Next, they will be building a portable chicken coup. These buildings will soon allow students to raise vegetables and eggs to deliver to the food bank. The work is funded by a Beyond the Bell grant from EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Department of Education.

Students at work Beyond the Bell

Sep 25, 2014 5:26pm

EAST students at Clinton High School are hard at work designing and building a greenhouse. Next, they will be building a portable chicken coup. These buildings will soon allow students to raise...

Clinton school wins award for test scores

Sep 25, 2014 5:26pm

Cowsert Elementary School in the Clinton School District has won an Outstanding Education Performance award from the University of Arkansas’ Office for Education Policy for high achievement on the...

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