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From the past

Aug 27, 2015 1:59pm

This photo from the 1800s pictures Curtis C. Lankford and family. Lankford was a Confederate soldier with Company A 10th Regiment Army Infantry. Lankford lived from 1840-1910. Also pictured are...

Ribbon-cutting

Aug 27, 2015 1:58pm

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Aug 27, 2015 1:57pm

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Sisters-in-law Unah Tucker (left) and Doris Smith pose for a photograph in the late 1940s or early 1950s. If you have an old photo from Van Buren County’s past to share, send it to editor@vanburencountydem.com or Editor, P.O. Box 119, Clinton, AR 72031.

From the past

Aug 06, 2015 11:23pm

40 years ago

A Women’s Softball League is being organized to begin Aug. 18 in Clinton. The teams will continue to play up until that time. (The teams included the Misfits, Clinton Cord,...

Mayors, county judge offer community updates

Aug 06, 2015 11:22pm

The Van Buren County judge and mayors of the county’s incorporated towns met last week to provide updates about the state of affairs in their areas.

Present at the meeting, which took place...

Sheriff’s office reports 4 arrests

Aug 06, 2015 11:21pm

The Van Buren County sheriff’s office reports the following recent arrests:

— Samantha George, 36, of Bee Branch. On Aug. 2, 2015, deputies came into contact with George and found she had a...

Man missing since July 9

Aug 06, 2015 11:21pm

A 42-year-old Van Buren County man has been missing for more than three weeks, and the sheriff’s office is asking the public for help.

Amando Salinas Jr. was last seen at a residence on...

Thursday’s fire at the Best Western began in the breezeway, said Fire Chief D.L. Webb.

Fire destroys hotel rooms; no one hurt

Aug 06, 2015 11:20pm

More than 12 hours after an early morning fire at the Best Western motel in Clinton, smoke still filled the air in one of the damaged rooms.

The fire broke out about 12:40 a.m. Thursday and...

The final sections of sidewalk were poured in Clinton last week. The city now has sidewalks along U.S. Highway 65 from north of the new Archey Fork bridge to close to Ozark Health Medical Center, a distance of about 3.3 miles.

Ready for pedestrians

Aug 06, 2015 11:19pm

The final sections of sidewalk were poured in Clinton last week. The city now has sidewalks along U.S. Highway 65 from north of the new Archey Fork bridge to close to Ozark Health Medical Center,...

Utility aid available

Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

Ozark Opportunities Inc. has announced the Summer CRISIS Home Energy Assistance Cooling Program will begin Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Van Buren County for electric assistance only.

The CRISIS...

The Legislature meets in a session from earlier this year. (Arkansas News Bureau file photo)

Newly effective state laws include ban on ‘revenge porn’

Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

Arkansans cannot legally distribute “revenge porn” or make voyeuristic use of drones but can carry concealed handguns into more places, including polling places, under new state laws now in effect...

Dog (and Cat) Days

Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

Seventy Clinton students sang and danced their way through 17 songs, including Elvis’ “Hound Dog” and the Stray Cats’ “Stray Cat Strut” during their play, Mutt-i-Grees Musical Extravaganza: The...

Briefs

Jul 29, 2015 6:01am

Power outages

Some residents were without electricity for as many as seven hours Saturday after strong winds blew through Van Buren County. A falling tree reportedly took down Phase 3 lines...

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