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Beth Ann Rankin visits with Geneva Freeman and Van Buren County Treasurer Kim Hunley last week.

Program aims to send kids to college

Mar 26, 2015 9:44pm

An aide to Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan visited Clinton last week as part of 75-county GIFT Arkansas 529 tour.

Beth Anne Rankin, executive director of the GIFT Arkansas 529 College...

To celebrate his 7th birthday, Colton Warren asked guests to his party to bring pet food to donate to the Van Buren County Animal shelter instead of gifts for him. About 200 pounds of food was donated. Colton is the son of Darryl and Meagin Warren of Clinton.

Birthday wish

Mar 26, 2015 9:44pm

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Society helps find family roots

Mar 05, 2015 3:15pm

The River Valley Genealogy Society was formed in 2009. The group covers the following counties: Conway, Faulkner, Perry, Pope, Van Buren and Yell. Its mission is to provide help for others...

New officers selected for cemetery

Mar 05, 2015 3:15pm

Lexington Cemetery Organization met on Feb. 7, 2015, and elected new officers. They are: President, Cecil Bane; Vice President, Elaine Treadaway; Secretary, Peggy Prout; and Treasurer, Sue Widener...

Spring luncheon set

Mar 05, 2015 3:14pm

First Baptist Church in Clinton will host a free Special Spring Luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2015, in the Family Life Center.

Diane Burton, author of “The Master’s...

Holocaust survivor to speak

Mar 05, 2015 3:14pm

Holocaust survivor Gideon Frieder will visit Morrilton and Conway in March for three speaking engagements.

Frieder is a speaker volunteer with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in...

Ron’s Chicken Soup

Mar 05, 2015 3:13pm

Feb. 16 was National Almond Day. You might not have noticed, being busy pounding down those chocolates you got for Valentine’s Day. Not to worry, make every day Almond Day.

Did you know that...

Pruning workshop canceled

Mar 05, 2015 3:12pm

Snowy weather predicted for this week has caused the Master Gardeners to cancel a crepe myrtle pruning workshop set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Archey Fork City Park. No new date has yet...

University of Arkansas professor Mark Peterson, Clinton Mayor Richard McCormac and architect/consultant Ed Levy examine the “wall of disaster” at the Van Buren County Museum during an economic development tour with local business and community leaders last week. The Extension Service program, Break Through Solutions, is designed to help small towns develop a compelling vision of their future.

Looking toward the future

Mar 05, 2015 3:12pm

University of Arkansas professor Mark Peterson, Clinton Mayor Richard McCormac and architect/consultant Ed Levy examine the “wall of disaster” at the Van Buren County Museum during an economic...

The coffin holding the remains of Cpl. C.G. Bolden is carried to its final resting place at Clinton Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 21.

Final homecoming for a hero

Feb 26, 2015 6:15pm

Last week, 64 years after C.G. Bolden left his wife and toddler son at home in Clinton and headed off to fight in the Korean War, he came home.

On Thursday, Feb. 18, county residents lined U...

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At Ease, Corporal Bolden

Feb 26, 2015 6:16pm

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Onlookers pay their respects as the hearse carrying the...

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Couple charged after fleeing from trooper

Feb 26, 2015 6:15pm

A Clinton man and woman have been arrested after falling down a bluff while running from a state trooper, according to a news release from the Van Buren County sheriff’s office.

About 1 a.m...

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