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County Judge Roger Hooper fights the wind to read a proclamation last week as CASA’s Debra Lance lends a hand.

‘We’ve seen evil’ Speakers say advocates needed to help protect children

Apr 18, 2014 2:26pm

As gusts of wind blew away napkins and signs, a crowd gathered last Thursday outside the Courthouse in downtown Clinton.

The occasion was a flag-raising ceremony to honor victims of child...

Large girders recently hoisted atop cast-in-place piers in Archey Fork allow workers to progress on the roadway portion of the bridge’s deck. Workers wear a safety harness that is clipped to a stout wire suspended atop each girder. Photos by Jeff Burgess

Bridge progress

Apr 18, 2014 2:50pm

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Apr 18, 2014 2:49pm

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Jan 29, 2014 2:20pm

Order lifted

The Arkansas Department of Health has lifted boil orders placed Jan. 13 by the Van Buren County Water Association’s Max Gammill. The orders were precautionary measures because...

City to fight deal to remove Highway 330

Jan 29, 2014 2:21pm

The Clinton City Council has decided to fight the removal of Highway 330 from the state highway system.

At a special meeting Jan. 24, the council unanimously approved a resolution to “use...

Scotland teen hit with theft charges

Jan 29, 2014 2:21pm

A resident of Scotland Formosa road reported that his 16-foot tandem axle trailer had been stolen from his home.

Later that evening on Jan. 14, deputies came in contact with a trailer...

Highway 65 project

Jan 29, 2014 2:24pm

Crews work on the Highway 65 widening project and a new bridge over Archey Creek this week in Clinton.


Jan 29, 2014 3:24pm


The Running For Public Office books mentioned in last week’s Democrat will be available at the Voters Registration office. For more information about the books call Vicki Jones...

County ordinance authorizes ‘14 salaries

Jan 22, 2014 5:23pm

At its Jan. 17 meeting, the Van Buren County Quorum Court unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing salaries paid with tax dollars.

The ordinance, required by the state Legislative...

Council OKs budget, agrees to lease land

Jan 22, 2014 5:24pm

The Shirley City Council has approved a budget for 2014.

At its meeting Jan. 13, the council was unanimous in approving the second draft of the 2014 budget. Details of the budget are...

County-state road deal irks Clinton mayor

Jan 22, 2014 5:38pm

Clinton Mayor Roger Rorie expressed displeasure with the county’s deal with the state to take over portions of a couple of highways.

Rorie told the Van Buren County Quorum Court at its...

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Jan 22, 2014 5:40pm

Burn ban

Van Buren County is among 17 in the state that has issued a burn ban. The burn ban was issued on Jan. 17, 2014, and will remain in effect until further notice. The ban states there...

Economic Development post is vacant

Jan 22, 2014 5:40pm

By Anita Tucker

Van Buren County no longer has an economic development director.

The Economic Development office was created by the Van Buren County Quorum Court in late 2010 when...

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