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4 face charges in separate cases

Aug 21, 2014 4:42pm

,Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies arrested four people over the course of two days.

On Aug. 18, 2014, Deputy David Merriott stopped Cody Lee Davis, 24, of Shirley. Merriott reported Davis...

Jeremy Riddle, new owner of American Home Pharmacy, holds the giant Chamber of Commerce scissors for the pharmacy’s recent ribbon-cutting celebration. The pharmacy is located inside Cash Saver Grocery in Clinton.

Ribbon cutting

Aug 21, 2014 4:58pm

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The wind whips Old Glory on Monday outside First Service Bank in Clinton. In observance of the July 4th holiday, the Democrat office will be closed Friday. Deadline for display advertising and community news is 4 p.m. Thursday, July 3.

What’s Going On

Jul 03, 2014 4:15pm


The Van Buren County sheriff’s office has received an AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) machine that uses digitized images of individual fingerprints and...

Walton scholars include 1 from Clinton

Jul 03, 2014 10:56am

Arkansas Tech University has selected 20 Walton Leader Scholars for the second cohort of its LEAD 21 program. Included in the group is Audra Stewart of the Clinton School District.

LEAD 21...

Letter to the Editor

Jul 03, 2014 10:11am

Dear Editor:

It will soon be two years since I sent you the first letter calling out Clinton Mayor Roger Rorie and members of the previous City Council for wasteful spending of tax dollars...

Amy Hill Imler has been painting for 45 years.

North Little Rock artist featured in exhibit

Jul 03, 2014 4:35pm

The July feature artist for the North Central Arkansas Gallery exhibit at the Town Conference center in Fairfield Bay has been painting for more than 45 years.

Amy Hill Imler of North Little...

A dirt-filled dump truck stands as a reminder of the recent tragedy on the bridge and as protection for workers on the north end of the new Archey Fork bridge. Jerry Hickman, driver of the log truck that spilled its load leading to the deaths of two of the road crew, is scheduled to be in court for a probation revocation hearing on July 1.

Work continues on bridge

Jun 26, 2014 4:30pm

A dirt-filled dump truck stands as a reminder of the recent tragedy on the bridge and as protection for workers on the north end of the new Archey Fork bridge. Jerry Hickman, driver of the log...

Man charged in theft of truck

Jun 26, 2014 4:33pm

A report of a stolen vehicle led to the arrest of a Clinton man last week.

On June 18, 2014, deputies from the Van Buren County sheriff’s office took a report of stolen pickup, check book,...

County seeks FEMA money for tornado aid

Jun 26, 2014 9:57am

Van Buren County spent $48,000 to aid Faulkner County after the April tornadoes and has turned in the paperwork for reimbursement to FEMA, the county judge told the Quorum Court last week.


Project director presents plans for building

Jun 26, 2014 9:57am

About 20 people gathered last Thursday to hear what the director of Project Surge had to say about plans for downtown.

David Holcomb told the Clinton Planning and Zoning Commission that the...

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Jun 26, 2014 10:00am


Clinton Police Chief Toney Parish wants to remind everyone of the city’s ordinance on fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches.

Among fireworks allowed in the city limits...

Attending the workshop were (standing from left) Gay Ryan, Kathleen Hadley, Lea Berry, Jan Cobb, Connie Hood, Dianne Traylor, Diana Foote, Bonnie Hookman, Joan Bland, Jeanne Homuth, Judy Shumann, Joyce Hartmann, (front row) Charlotte Rierson, Sue Pico, Karen Brownson, Sandra Marson, and instructor Marlene Gremillion.

Flower painting takes center stage at workshop

Jun 26, 2014 4:32pm

Versatile award-winning artist Marlene Gremillion of Hot Springs Village presented a two-day watercolor workshop June 20-21 in Fairfield Bay to 16 members of the North Central Arkansas Artist...

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