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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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Clinton man undeterred by birth defects

Jun 26, 2014 4:31pm

Josh Kelley hasn’t let the fact that he was born with no arms and only one leg slow him down.

The 39-year-old Clinton man drives, takes care of his kids, fishes and lives his life just like...

Melanie Smith was presented a leadership award earlier this month.

Clinton native wins pharmacy award

Jun 26, 2014 4:20pm

Melanie Smith, third year student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy, was named winner of the 2014 Charles M. West Leadership Award by the Arkansas Pharmacists...

Couple doesn’t have to return money, judge rules

Jun 19, 2014 10:23pm

A Clinton couple does not have to repay a $120,000 bonus given to them by Chesapeake Energy in 2008, a special judge ruled Monday in Van Buren County Circuit Court.

Tom and Gay Whillock...

Resolution spurs lively debate at City Council meeting

Jun 19, 2014 10:25pm

A special City Council meeting was called 15 hours after the conclusion of the regular meeting to revisit a resolution that caused tempers to flair.

At the June 12 meeting, a resolution was...

An 18-wheeler ran off the Highway 16 and went down the embankment ending up in Archey Creek in Clinton last Thursday, June 5. Clinton police said a vehicle stopped in front of the truck and the driver chose to hit the water to avoid the car. The driver was taken to a hospital for treatment, and no other injuries were reported.

In the creek

Jun 12, 2014 3:52pm

An 18-wheeler ran off the Highway 16 and went down the embankment ending up in Archey Creek in Clinton last Thursday, June 5. Clinton police said a vehicle stopped in front of the truck and the...

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Probation revocation sought against log truck driver

Jun 12, 2014 3:51pm

The 20th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has moved to revoke the probation of the driver of a logging truck involved in a fatal accident last week in Clinton.

Jerry Lyn Hickman, 39,...

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2 charged in alleged kidnap scheme

Jun 12, 2014 3:50pm

Two men have been charged after plotting to kidnap a wealthy Greers Ferry man, according to documents filed in Van Buren County Circuit Court.

According to the documents, John “Nick”Adair,...

Choctaw Fire Department lowers ISO rating to 5

Jun 12, 2014 4:59pm

Three years of hard work have paid off for the Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department.

An onsite review of the department’s facilities was done in March, and the department has received an ISO...

The rain held off long enough last Saturday for the Shirley Homecoming Parade to take place. The 47th annual event drew a large crowd as people enjoyed the food, games, music, rodeos and reunions with old friends.

2014 Shirley Homecoming

Jun 12, 2014 4:33pm

The rain held off long enough last Saturday for the Shirley Homecoming Parade to take place. The 47th annual event drew a large crowd as people enjoyed the food, games, music, rodeos and reunions...

11 quakes jar area in past weeks

Jun 12, 2014 11:30am

Eleven earthquakes have been recorded in Van Buren and Cleburne counties since May 16, 2014, according to information from the Arkansas Geological Survey.

Seven of those earthquakes were in...

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