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Council hears about parking, water bills

Apr 17, 2014 3:46pm

Water bills, business licenses and parking were up for discussion at last week’s Clinton City Council meeting.

Police Chief Tony Parish told the councilors that parking at the ballfields at...

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Pinewood home is destroyed in fire

Jan 08, 2014 4:15pm

A fire Saturday has destroyed a single-dwelling home.

Choctaw Fire Chief Lamar Harvey said the call came late Saturday afternoon reporting a fire at a house at 624 Pinewood.

The home,...

Man, 24, gets 15 years in rape case

Jan 08, 2014 4:16pm

A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading no contest to rape.

Tyler Wayne Delk pleaded no contest to two counts of rape and one count of attempted rape Monday in...

What’s Going On

Jan 08, 2014 4:16pm

Disaster

President Obama on Monday issued a federal disaster declaration for 13 Arkansas counties affected by a severe winter storm on Dec. 5 and 6.

The declaration includes Van Buren...

Quorum Court approves 2014 budget

Jan 08, 2014 4:16pm

The Van Buren County Quorum Court unanimously passed its 2014 budget ordinance, No. 2013-21, at a special meeting Dec. 30, 2013. All of the justices of the peace were present.

The budget...

Bee Branch man charged with kidnapping

Jan 08, 2014 4:17pm

A Bee Branch man has been charged with kidnapping and domestic battering in the second degree.

Gary Wayne Holley, 49, was arrested Dec. 23, 2013, by Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies.

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Correction

Jan 08, 2014 4:32pm

The Democrat incorrectly reported the fire departments that responded to a house fire at 2765 Shake Rage Road on Dec. 23. The Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene with four...

Winter winds

Jan 08, 2014 4:31pm

The strong winds that brought in the arctic cold last weekend also brought down tree limbs and tossed this large outdoor trampoline across a field, over a fence and into the ditch along Sawmill...

Inclement weather closings

Updated: Jan 08, 2014 8:52pm

Shirley School District is closed today (Wednesday).

More closings to report? Contact editor@vanburencountydem.com

Statewide, Van Buren County home sales decreased in November

Jan 07, 2014 11:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in November decreased by nearly 3 percent compared with a year earlier, while the number of homes sold in Van Buren County decreased, the...

Federal disaster declaration issued for 13 Arkansas counties hit by winter storm

Jan 06, 2014 8:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — President Obama on Monday issued a federal disaster declaration for 13 Arkansas counties affected by a severe winter storm on Dec. 5 and 6.

The declaration includes Crawford,...

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