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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...

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Games, chili, golf on tap for Saturday

Oct 03, 2014 3:02pm

There will be plenty of local events going on Saturday, Oct. 4, to keep everybody in Van Buren County entertained.

Among the events is the 7th annual Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce Chili...

‘Historic’ drug sweep nets 55 arrests

Oct 02, 2014 4:46pm

A half-dozen people indicted last week in the what is being called the biggest drug raid in Van Buren County history remain at large.

A two-year investigation culminated in the grand jury...

Girl hurt in fall from fair ride

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

A girl was injured when she was thrown from a ride at the Van Buren County Fair.

The Fair Security Office was contacted on Friday, Sept. 12, that a young girl had been thrown from one of the...

Clinton school’s truck stolen

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

A pickup belonging to the Clinton School District has been stolen.

The pickup, a green 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, was being driven by school employee Richard Domers, according to a report by...

The weather cooperated for the annual Fly-In at the Clinton Municipal Airport. Many local planes as well as 34 aircraft from other airports as far away as Memphis took part. Among planes at the airport Saturday, Sept. 20, were antiques, classics, homebuilts, gyrocopters, an ultralight and one helicopter plus many contemporary aircraft. The Archey Fork Classic Car Club participated by putting several cars on display. There was a hand-launched glider contest for the kids, model aircraft flying and a camera drone demonstration. About 300 people attended.

Fly-In draws planes, automobiles

Sep 25, 2014 4:56pm

The weather cooperated for the annual Fly-In at the Clinton Municipal Airport. Many local planes as well as 34 aircraft from other airports as far away as Memphis took part. Among planes at the...

What’s Going On

Sep 25, 2014 5:05pm

Tax

Clinton Mayor Roger Rorie said at a special City Council meeting Monday that he plans to seek a vote to raise the city’s sales tax by one-half percent. The tax would fund an aquatic...

School’s millage increase request fails

Sep 25, 2014 4:58pm

The votes are in and the Clinton School District’s attempt to increase the millage rate went down in defeat.

There were 386 votes against increasing the millage and 161 votes for it. The...

Walmart PAC funding under scrutiny

Sep 25, 2014 4:57pm

WASHINGTON — Advocates for stricter limits on corporate influence over political campaigns asked the FEC on Monday to review a policy at Wal-Mart Stores aimed at boosting manager contributions to...

Gardeners meet, take trail walk

Sep 25, 2014 5:31pm

The Van Buren County Master Gardeners conducted its monthly meeting at the Southfork Nature Center in Choctaw. After the meeting, Steve Smith, a Master Gardener and a docent for the Nature Center...

Phoebe the cat and her co-traveler Lynn make a stop in Clinton on Monday. Lynn, an over-the-road truck driver, says Phoebe has been using a leash for several years and won’t get out of the truck without it on. Phoebe, 4, has been traveling the highways and byways with Lynn and her partner for three years. Lynn says she is considering writing a book about life with Phoebe.

On the road with Phoebe

Sep 25, 2014 5:29pm

Phoebe the cat and her co-traveler Lynn make a stop in Clinton on Monday. Lynn, an over-the-road truck driver, says Phoebe has been using a leash for several years and won’t get out of the truck...

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