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If this dog ever had a name, that name has been forgotten. It was one of a few left at an Oyler Road residence after county animal control rounded up and shot 26 dogs deemed unapproachable and aggressive last week. The dogs’ owner died in August, leaving a “pack” of around 50 ownerless, unvaccinated dogs wandering the Oyler Road area. County Animal Control Director Reta Tharp said on Tuesday that she will try to work with the remaining dogs to hopefully give them a chance of adoption. JOE LAMB PHOTO

‘A hard and ugly solution’ — 26 abandoned dogs shot

Nov 24, 2015 2:55pm

Last week, Van Buren County Animal Control killed 26 dogs on Oyler Road a few miles north of Clinton with .22 caliber bullets.

“Nobody wants to have to do it the way it turned out,” Van...

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Museum to be closed

Nov 17, 2015 4:12pm

The Van Buren County Museum will be closed the entire week of Thanksgiving.

Steplock announces for state House

Nov 17, 2015 3:43pm

Chris L. Steplock has announced that he is a candidate for the Arkansas House of Representatives for District 66, representing the people of Faulkner, Cleburne and Van Buren counties. Mr. Steplock...

Kemp declares candidacy for Arkansas Chief Justice

Nov 17, 2015 3:41pm

Judge Dan Kemp recently announced his candidacy and filed for Chief Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Kemp began his campaign by outlining his approach to his judicial philosophy, “I...


Tester announces bid for 2nd Div. District Court

Nov 17, 2015 3:38pm

Kent Tester, Clinton attorney, announced his candidacy for District Court Judge, Division Two which serves all of Faulkner and Van Buren counties. Mr. Tester has been in private practice since...

Scotland News

Nov 17, 2015 3:37pm

Well, I think winter is here at last. Fall weather, rain, deer season, popcorn, hot chocolate. Wow — time to enjoy the change of season and it will get us in the mood for Thanksgiving and...

Crabtree News

Nov 17, 2015 3:34pm

Thanksgiving is being celebrated during The Senior Night Potluck with “foods to be thankful for”, Friday, 5:30pm, at the Foursquare Church. Games will follow.

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‘Operation Christmas Child’ seeking donations

Nov 17, 2015 3:31pm

Through Nov. 23, Van Buren County residents may participate in “Operation Christmas Child,” an effort organized by the nonprofit Christian organization Samaritan’s Purse to deliver gifts to less...

Turner Land Surveying holds official opening

Nov 17, 2015 3:29pm

The Clinton business community welcomes Turner Land Surveying. Picturedl from left to right: Richard McCormic, Ethan Turner, Brian Turner, Jason Hayes, Gwen Turner, Carrie Ward, Don Richardson,...

‘Christmas in Clinton’ date set

Nov 10, 2015 12:19pm

The local merchants of Clinton, AR announce and cordially invite the community and surrounding areas to celebrate and shop local for “Christmas in Clinton 2015.” Local participating businesses...

The Fulks Farm family receives a Century Farms sign from Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Agriculture Secretary Wes Ward at the Century Farms Inductee Ceremony. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Fulks, Story farming families honored for a century of family agriculture

Nov 10, 2015 12:18pm

The Arkansas Century Farm Program, administered by the Arkansas Agriculture Department, inducted 58 new farms and families, during a Governor-led ceremony at the State Capitol on Thursday, October...

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