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Driver, daughter killed in crash

Jul 24, 2014 11:00pm

A Bee Branch woman and her 4-year-old daughter were killed in a head-on collision last week.

Jamie Cathryn Barnum, 30, was driving east on Highway 124 near County Road 53 in Van Buren County...

The blue contraption hanging in a tree in the Barrens Community is part of a research project by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture to find out what kind of insects are in the area, according to the county Extension Office. There are several traps in the area.

Big bug trap

Jul 24, 2014 10:52pm

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The Lefler family has been in Van Buren County since the late 1880s.

People of Van Buren County Lefler was one of county’s earliest businessmen

Jul 10, 2014 4:56pm

The Lefler family put down roots in Van Buren County, Arkansas, almost 140 years ago.

Martin Branham Lefler, son of George F. and Nancy Worrell Lefler, was born March 25, 1859, in Cairo,...

Hickman revocation hearing pushed back to September

Jul 10, 2014 4:05pm

A trucker involved in a fatal accident in Clinton last month will have to wait until September to find out his fate.

Jerry Hickman, 39, of Bee Branch, was on the docket for Van Buren County...

Clay Williams and Taylor Holland of Bee Branch are spending this week in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they are competing in the 2014 National Junior Olympic Championship for Trap Shooting.

Going for the gold

Jul 10, 2014 4:53pm

Clay Williams and Taylor Holland of Bee Branch are spending this week in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they are competing in the 2014 National Junior Olympic Championship for Trap Shooting.

The Clinton Fire Department has a new sign to go with its spruced-up appearance.

Fire Department to host movie nights

Jul 10, 2014 4:52pm

The Clinton Fire Department is planning to host free movie nights throughout August.

Fire Chief D.L. Webb, on the department’s Facebook page, says every Friday night in August will be Fire...

Jeff Pistole hands over the gavel to Garrett Bonds (right), new president of the Clinton Area Rotary Club. The club meets at noon Wednesdays at Western Sizzlin in Clinton.

New president for Rotary Club

Jul 10, 2014 4:42pm

Jeff Pistole hands over the gavel to Garrett Bonds (right), new president of the Clinton Area Rotary Club. The club meets at noon Wednesdays at Western Sizzlin in Clinton.

What’s Going On

Jul 10, 2014 4:51pm

Guilty plea

Steven Alan Standridge, 57, of Mount Ida, Arkansas, pleaded guilty last week to money laundering and wire fraud counts related to indictments issued against him by federal grand...

People of Van Buren County | Stuarts settled on 160 acres north of town

Jul 10, 2014 4:04pm

Benjamin Othed Stuart was born Dec. 15, 1829, in Buncombe County, North Carolina, and he married Marinda Avalin Godfrey in Morganton, Fannin County, Georgia, June 16, 1861.

Benjamin lived in...

Project Surge resolution gets council approval

Jul 03, 2014 10:10am

In a vote decided by the mayor, the Clinton City Council has approved a resolution to apply for a grant on behalf of Project Surge.

At a special meeting held last week, the resolution passed...

Special School director Neil Wilkins Jr. presents a plaque to Denver Pickett who has served on the board of directors for 40 years. Also receiving a plaque was Roger Smith who has been on the board for 15 years.

Crowd celebrates school’s anniversary

Jul 03, 2014 4:34pm

Short speeches, visiting with co-workers past and current and refreshments added up to a special celebration for a special place.

The Van Buren County Special School turned 40 last week and...

Halcomb

Woman faces drug charges

Jul 03, 2014 4:30pm

On June 25, 2014, Van Buren County deputies responded to 198 Mount Zion Road at the report of a residential burglary in progress.

Deputies arrived to find Bronda Halcomb, 27, inside the...

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