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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...

Boating class set

Feb 26, 2015 6:15pm

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Ron’s Chicken Soup

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

There has been some fantastic research of late that has shown the physical and psychological benefits of meditation. More specifically, “compassion meditation,” which is a mindfulness exercise in...

Bluegrass group to sing

Jan 29, 2015 3:21pm

Jan. 31 is Fifth Saturday at the Killebrew Theater in downtown Leslie, and that means gospel music.

This weekend’s performers are Unashamed, a bluegress-style group and regular at the...

County Judge Roger Hooper borrows the back of Farm Bureau Federation Board President Terry Rushing as he procaims Feb. 1 Farm Bureau Week.

Feb. 1 is start of Farm Bureau week

Jan 22, 2015 12:40pm

Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper recently signed a proclamation making the week of Feb. 1 Farm Bureau Week acknowledging the importance of agriculture and farming to the county.

Farm...

Shirley High School Principal Randy Moore presents a $500 grant to business teacher Brian Crotts on behalf of the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program. The grant will be used to help support and enhance a variety of projects at the school.

Grant to support school projects

Jan 22, 2015 12:40pm

Shirley High School Principal Randy Moore presents a $500 grant to business teacher Brian Crotts on behalf of the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program. The grant will be used to help support...

JPs approve salary, 2 other ordinances

Jan 22, 2015 12:38pm

The Van Buren County Quorum Court approved three ordinances at its meeting last week, appropriating more money to two departments in the 2015 budget.

With no discussion, the justices of the...

Runoff vote, dinner set

Jan 22, 2015 12:38pm

Runoff set for Feb. 10

Stan Berry and Greg Standridge will square off Feb. 10 for the District 16 Senate seat to replace former Senate President Michael Lamoureux.

Unofficial results...

Son Larry Bolden watches as his mother, Geraldean Johnson, signs papers accepting the Army’s finding that C.G. Bolden’s remains have been identified.

Army visits Bolden family; funeral date set

Jan 22, 2015 12:36pm

There were moments of levity as well as a few tears at the Bolden home in Clinton last week as family members met with Army representatives to discuss bringing their relative home.

About a...

Ron’s Chicken Soup

Jan 15, 2015 5:17pm

What’s chromium got to do with my health, you ask? We put in our car to make it look shiny, but I wouldn’t put it in my body, would I?

Well, yes, you should. Chromium is a mineral our bodies...

School Menus Jan. 19-23

Jan 15, 2015 5:17pm

Clinton Junior & Senior High

Salad bars when available

Monday Breakfast: Cereal, apple sticks, pineapple....

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Sheriff’s office makes arrests

Jan 15, 2015 5:17pm

Man charged with hitting dad

On Jan. 7, 2015, a deputy from the Van Buren County sheriff’s office responded to a disturbance at a residence on State Highway 16 West in Van Buren County....

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