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Don and Donna Pennington, with their children and grandchildren, have been named the county’s Farm Family of the Year for 2014. Read about the family-operated cattle ranch in next week’s Van Buren County Democrat.

Van Buren County Farm Family of the Year

Aug 07, 2014 3:55pm

Don and Donna Pennington, with their children and grandchildren, have been named the county’s Farm Family of the Year for 2014. Read about the family-operated cattle ranch in next week’s Van Buren...

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June sales tax figures in

Jul 31, 2014 4:33pm

Clinton received $96,172 in revenue from its 1 percent sales tax, collected in June and reported in July.

Shirley received $2,703 from its 1 percent tax, and Fairfield Bay got $22,227 from...

Man with shotgun arrested

Jul 31, 2014 4:31pm

An argument over money led to a shooting incident that left one man behind bars last week, according to police reports.

Ralph L. Thornburg Jr., 56, of Clinton has been charged with...

National taxidermy champ

Jul 31, 2014 4:30pm

Rodney Harper, owner of Harper’s Pure Country Taxidermy in Damascus, Arkansas, won the 2014 national champion title in fish taxidermy. Harper’s son, Jared, a junior at Greenbrier High, won the...

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2 face charges in separate cases

Jul 31, 2014 4:30pm

Two men traveling in the county last week have been arrested in separate incidents.

On July 25 Deputy Todd Bonds of the Van Buren County sheriff’s office conducted a traffic stop on 34-year-...

Ethics Commission sets candidate training

Jul 31, 2014 4:36pm

The Arkansas Ethics Commission, which serves as the compliance and enforcement agency with respect to the campaign finance and disclosure laws of the state of Arkansas, will be conducting a...

What’s Going On

Jul 31, 2014 4:36pm

Movie time

Clinton Fire Chief D.L. Webb says it’s movie time this week at the downtown fire station. The department’s summer movie series kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, with a fire...

With a grant from the Clinton United Methodist Women, the Van Buren County Library was able to purchase two new children’s educational computers made by AWE. The computers offer bilingual options and serve children ages 2-10. The computers are multi-player, which allows more than one child to participate. The computer programs include interactive storybooks, science, early language, reference, logic, learning activities, mathematics, music and sound and problem-solving.

Library gets AWE computers

Jul 31, 2014 4:36pm

With a grant from the Clinton United Methodist Women, the Van Buren County Library was able to purchase two new children’s educational computers made by AWE. The computers offer bilingual options...

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French Hill to visit county

Jul 31, 2014 4:31pm

J. French Hill, Republican-nominee for the seat being vacated by 2nd District Congressman Tim Griffin, will visit Van Buren County on Aug. 11.

Hill, an Arkansas businessman, plans to lunch...

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...

Pat Lynch of Shirley gets a major haircut recently at Belinda’s Creative Cuts in Clinton. Lynch has donated the locks to Locks of Love, an organization that provides wigs to people who have lost their hair.

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Jul 24, 2014 11:05pm

Pat Lynch of Shirley gets a major haircut recently at Belinda’s Creative Cuts in Clinton. Lynch has donated the locks to Locks of Love, an organization that provides wigs to people who have lost...

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