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Notes on the passing scene

Jun 23, 2016 10:43am

It is with no small joy we see the City Council and Mayor in discussion about money and the Clinton water supply. It’s painful, bringing up funding, especially in this era of scorched-earth...

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Shooting still under investigation

Feb 15, 2016 7:27pm

A man who was shot on Feb. 7 is still being held at the Van Buren County Detention Center while an Arkansas State Police investigation of the incident is ongoing.

The man who was shot was...

State Police and VBCSO investigating claimed ‘self defense’ shooting

Feb 09, 2016 3:48pm

Van Buren County investigators and the Arkansas State Police are investigating the shooting of a man in a vacant Highway 16 West home on Sunday by another man who had just bought the property....

‘No excuses’ for blind Taekwondo teacher

Feb 09, 2016 8:52am

Heidi Kottke hates it when people talk to her like she can’t hear or understand them or needs to be treated more gently than the average person. She’s blind, but she hears and understands English...

Crime Watch

Feb 09, 2016 6:00am

Among reports recently released by local law enforcement:

· Aggravated assault on a family/household member.

A deputy was dispatched to a disturbance involving a firearm and possible...

Man carrying ‘machine pistol’ in stolen Camaro arrested after chase

Feb 09, 2016 4:51am

A Russellville man was arrested in Van Buren County on Monday morning after allegedly fleeing Pope County authorities in a stolen Camaro with a “machine pistol” type weapon in the passenger’s seat...

Women Run Arkansas hosting free walk/run clinics

Feb 09, 2016 6:01am

The 19th Annual Women Run America running/walking training clinic will begin in Clinton at the high school football fieldat 6:15 p.m. on March 1. The 10-week training clinics are for beginner,...

Shirley student wins semester’s tuition scholarship at Ark. Tech

Feb 09, 2016 6:01am

Katie Hutto of Shirley (left) was one of three high school seniors selected to receive a fall 2016 tuition scholarship to Arkansas Tech University through a random drawing at Time Out for Tech...

VBC firefighters, first responders complete extrication training

Feb 09, 2016 6:00am

Firefighters from Fairfield Bay, Shirley, Culpepper, Choctaw, Burnt Ridge fire departments and the Van Buren County Rescue Squad took training on automobile extrication the last week of January....

New art exhibit at Clinton 1st Security Bank

Feb 09, 2016 6:00am

The public is invited to view a new art exhibit of Arkansas landscapes by artist Joyce Hartmann at the First Security Bank in Clinton, located on S. Highway 65 next to Walmart. Included are both...

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