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The coffin holding the remains of Cpl. C.G. Bolden is carried to its final resting place at Clinton Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 21.

Final homecoming for a hero

Feb 26, 2015 6:15pm

Last week, 64 years after C.G. Bolden left his wife and toddler son at home in Clinton and headed off to fight in the Korean War, he came home.

On Thursday, Feb. 18, county residents lined U...

Boating class set

Feb 26, 2015 6:15pm

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Scott Spencer of Van Buren County Food’s for Life accepts a $200 donation from Maria Pistole of Pistole Gun and Pawn. The pawn shop gave part of each gun sold in December to local food pantries. Also receiving $200 was the Choctaw Food Pantry.

Food pantry aid

Jan 29, 2015 3:28pm

Scott Spencer of Van Buren County Food’s for Life accepts a $200 donation from Maria Pistole of Pistole Gun and Pawn. The pawn shop gave part of each gun sold in December to local food pantries....

Corrections and clarifications

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

Helen Ruth Isom is the only living sibling of Cpl. C.G. Bolden, a Clinton native whose remains will be returned home next month after 63 years. Isom, listed as deceased in a Jan. 21 article, is...

January sales tax report

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

Clinton received $81,477 in revenue from its 1 percent sales tax, collected in December 2014 and reported in January 2015.

Shirley received $2,349 from its 1 percent tax, and Fairfield Bay...

Report: Deputies find meth lab

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies were out serving an eviction notice Jan. 22, 2015, when the found an active methamphetamine lab, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.

Deputies...

2015 marks 25 years since Titan II incident

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

It began with an honest mistake that even the most skilled craftsman has made hundreds of times. A young technician dropped a socket wrench. But on that day in 1980, it was a mistake that almost...

Hunters ed class set

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

A hunter education class is set for 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Clinton Fire Department on Highway 65B. Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1968, must take this free class before legally...

Ron’s Chicken Soup

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

There has been some fantastic research of late that has shown the physical and psychological benefits of meditation. More specifically, “compassion meditation,” which is a mindfulness exercise in...

Shirley council puts off filling position until next meeting

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

The death of Shirley City Councilman-Elect Position 4 will not be filled until the February meeting.

Mayor Johnny Sowell stated at this month’s council meeting that out of respect for the...

Proposal would end private option

Jan 29, 2015 3:23pm

A bill filed Monday would end the Medicaid expansion program known as the private option at the end of this year.

Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, R-Pocahontas, filed Senate Bill 144 four days...

Bluegrass group to sing

Jan 29, 2015 3:21pm

Jan. 31 is Fifth Saturday at the Killebrew Theater in downtown Leslie, and that means gospel music.

This weekend’s performers are Unashamed, a bluegress-style group and regular at the...

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