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If this dog ever had a name, that name has been forgotten. It was one of a few left at an Oyler Road residence after county animal control rounded up and shot 26 dogs deemed unapproachable and aggressive last week. The dogs’ owner died in August, leaving a “pack” of around 50 ownerless, unvaccinated dogs wandering the Oyler Road area. County Animal Control Director Reta Tharp said on Tuesday that she will try to work with the remaining dogs to hopefully give them a chance of adoption. JOE LAMB PHOTO

‘A hard and ugly solution’ — 26 abandoned dogs shot

Nov 24, 2015 2:55pm

Last week, Van Buren County Animal Control killed 26 dogs on Oyler Road a few miles north of Clinton with .22 caliber bullets.

“Nobody wants to have to do it the way it turned out,” Van...

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Republican Committee meeting set for Nov. 16

Nov 10, 2015 12:17pm

The Van Buren County Republican Committee will meet on Nov. 16 at Jack’s in Fairfield Bay

Come join us at 540 Dave Creek Parkway at 6 p.m. for dinner and 7 p.m. for the meeting. Our guest...

Crabtree News

Nov 10, 2015 12:16pm

Take note, the Senior Night Potluck is early this month being held on Friday, November 20th at the Foursquare Church. Persons 60 or greater are invited.

The church is also getting ready for...

Formosa News

Nov 10, 2015 12:15pm

Marva and RG Ward attended a birthday party at Greenbrier for their great granddaughter, Hallie Grace Ward. It was her first birthday. While there, they found out that they are expecting another...

Shirley News

Nov 10, 2015 12:15pm

Pearl Mahaney’s birthday party to celebrate her 105th birthday was held on Oct. 30 because the nursing home didn’t think a big birthday party on Saturday was in her best interest.


Workers with the Clinton Water Department cut into a section of roadway on Boykin Court to repair a leaking water valve. Seven leaks sprung in and around downtown Clinton last week, highlighting the city’s aging water infrastructure. JOE LAMB PHOTO

‘Swarm’ of water line breaks highlight aging infrastructure

Nov 03, 2015 11:40am

Several water line breaks in downtown Clinton call attention to the city’s aging water and sewer infrastructure, according to city officials.

Issues began to arise at around 2 a.m. on Oct....

‘Scare on the Square’ 2015

Nov 03, 2015 12:41pm

Clinton’s Third Annual Scare on the Square achieved its goals of attracting children to downtown and keeping them safe.

Several hundred children and grown-ups came out both Friday and...

Judge Susan Weaver announces for Re-Election

Nov 03, 2015 11:57am

Judge Susan K. Weaver has announced her campaign for re-election to the 9th Judicial District Court, Second Division, which serves Faulkner and Van Buren counties, including courts in Clinton,...

We (Heart) Van Buren County to host Potluck

Nov 03, 2015 11:50am

We Love Van Buren County is hosting our annual Potluck Party and SurvivorFest on Saturday, Nov. 14 beginning at noon in the Clinton High School Cafeteria.

The SurvivorFest part of the...

Alex Kienlen: Clean water, free candy and second chances are a community effort

Nov 03, 2015 11:49am

Mud y’all. Spoke with a friend Thursday evening - bumped into him at the gas station - who’s working a backhoe here in town. He said he was out ‘til very late the night before, digging. Turns out...

Clinton Honor Roll:

Nov 03, 2015 11:49am

Clinton Honor Roll:

All “A”

Berry, Kristen

Brown, Kayden

Collins, Brooklynn

Gresham, Maggie

Hutto, Nathan

Keith, Kamyrn

Lawrence, Alyssa


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