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Shirley council works on 2015 budget

Nov 20, 2014 4:00pm

The Shirley City Council continued working on its 2015 projected budget at its Nov. 10 meeting.

Councilwoman Brandy Kimmons presented an estimate she had compiled for the Community Center’s...

Early snowfall

Nov 20, 2014 4:00pm

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Gunman in bakery shootout dies

Nov 06, 2014 4:11pm

The man who got into a shootout with police at a Leslie bakery last month has died of his wounds, according to the Arkansas State Police.

John T. Kolata, 75, of Searcy County died last week...

Trash fees at county dump to rise Jan. 1

Oct 23, 2014 3:57pm

The cost to take trash to the dump is about to go up in Van Buren County.

The Quorum Court unanimously agreed at its meeting last week to authorize County Judge Roger Hooper to enter into an...

Emergency coordinator outlines ebola scenario

Oct 23, 2014 3:57pm

An ebola scare in Clinton drove the rumor mill into high gear last week.

Kim Manville, head of 911 dispatch, told the Van Buren County Quorum Court last Thursday, the same day the event...

Sales tax figures for September reported

Oct 23, 2014 3:58pm

Clinton received $89,753 in revenue from its 1 percent sales tax, collected in September and reported in October. That was up from last years’s collection of $86,646.

Shirley received $2,868...

Fairfield Bay’s HIPPE center wins the 2014 Recycling Education Program of the Year Award.

FFB’s recycling center wins award

Oct 23, 2014 3:58pm

The Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC) held its annual awards presentation at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs, AR, on September 30th. The presentation took...

The sun comes blazing in over Clinton on Monday morning. Though the temperatures don’t always reflect it, fall has arrived in Van Buren County.

Red sky in morning

Oct 23, 2014 3:57pm

The sun comes blazing in over Clinton on Monday morning. Though the temperatures don’t always reflect it, fall has arrived in Van Buren County.

Work to begin Dec. 8 on center

Oct 23, 2014 3:57pm

Kitchen renovations at the Shirley Community building was on the agenda once again the City Council meeting earlier this month.

Van Buren County Aging Program Director Pamala Draeger told...

Tharp’s Barber Shop customers can enjoy newly refurbished bench waiting outside the downtown Clinton business. Students in Clinton High School’s EAST program recently joined forces with We Love VBC for a downtown revitalization project that includes using technology to recreate the area with ideas for painting benches and buildings and planting flowers.

Tharp’s bench

Oct 23, 2014 3:58pm

Tharp’s Barber Shop customers can enjoy newly refurbished bench waiting outside the downtown Clinton business. Students in Clinton High School’s EAST program recently joined forces with We Love...

The Clinton Yellow Jackets were the winners in a close game last week against Pulaski Robinson. Photos and story, Pages 2-4B

Jackets win a close one

Oct 23, 2014 3:57pm

The Clinton Yellow Jackets were the winners in a close game last week against Pulaski Robinson. Photos and story, Pages 2-4B

2 injured in Leslie shootout

Oct 23, 2014 3:50pm

Just across the county line in Leslie, cleanup continued this week at Serenity Farms bakery after a hostage situation and a shootout Friday.

The suspect in the shooting, John Kolata, 75, is...

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