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Van Buren, Arkansas is located in Crawford County. Zip codes in Van Buren, AR include 72957, and 72956. The median home price in Van Buren is $127,400 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Van Buren information.

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5 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

$79 Million I-40 Construction Nearly Finished In River Valley

Highway workers are ahead of schedule on a major road project stretching from the Interstate 40 Interchange in Van Buren to Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, according to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department.

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12 hrs ago | 5NEWSonline.com

Various Road Improvements Underway

The Arkansas State Highway Commission approved a bid to resurface 3.5 miles of Highway 71B in Rogers.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The City Wire

Crawford County, Van Buren officials make case for tax hike for new jail

Crawford County Judge John Hall and Sheriff Ron Brown took their sales pitch for a new county jail across downtown Van Buren to the city's council meeting Monday night before the two men addressed residents concerned about a gun range at the Crawford County Quorum Court meeting shortly after they left the council.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The City Wire

ATU-Ozark students win awards at recent competitions

Twenty-seven Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus students earned awards at either the SkillsUSA Arkansas State Conference in Hot Springs, the Arkansas Licensed Practical Nurses Association Spring Skills Competition in Hope or Arkansas Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference in Little Rock.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The City Wire

Rep. Rice receives legislative endorsements in Senate bid

Rep. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, picked up several endorsements from his fellow legislators this week in his race to unseat District 9 Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, who is seeking a third term in the Arkansas Senate.

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The City Wire

Interstate 540 moniker in western Arkansas to change to I-49

Drivers making their way from Alma to Benton County are going to have to get used to hopping on Interstate 49 starting next week.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Robbing Two Elderly Ladies In Van Buren

A Memphis man has been arrested in Van Buren for allegedly robbing two elderly ladies in the parking lot of a Hampton Inn and Suites, according to a news release from Public Information Officer Jonathan Wear of the Van Buren Police Department.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The City Wire

Arkansas River tonnage down 6% in the first quarter of 2014

Tonnage shipped along the Arkansas River is down for the first three months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013 and at least one operator along the river said it may still take a while before tonnage rates return to pre-recession levels.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Strong Winds Destroy Motel Roof

Posted on: 10:08 am, April 14, 2014, by Jocelyne Pruna and Meredith Baldwin , updated on: 10:27am, April 14, 2014 In Van Buren, the Meadors Inn off of Alma Highway was damaged by the gusty winds.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Leaders Meet to Discuss Marketing New Jail Proposal

Crawford County Quorum Court members, law enforcement and concerned citizens will meet Monday evening for a brainstorming session about how to sell voters on the idea of a new county jail.

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The Baxter Bulletin

State Briefs: $1M Powerball ticket sold in Eureka Springs

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery said Sunday that a ticket sold at Rapid Roberts in Eureka Springs matched the first five numbers from the Saturday night drawing and is worth $1 million.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The City Wire

Finding strength through discomfort

Chuck Marohn's recent three-hour presentation delivered to more than 160 Arkansas elected and development officials - including between 15 and 20 such persons from the Fort Smith-Greenwood-Van Buren area - was a blunt indictment of everything we thought we knew about the relationship between municipal finances, policies and economic development.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

5NEWSonline.com

Van Buren Police Department Seeks Information On Break-Ins

The Van Buren Police Department is currently looking into multiple vehicle breaking and entering reports that have occurred throughout the city, according to a news release from Detective Jonathan Wear, Public Information Officer for the Van Buren Police Department.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The City Wire

Van Buren set to move forward with more parks improvements

Planning for the future of parks and recreation in the city of Van Buren is moving along with the expected approval in April of a contract with Bentonville-based CEI Engineering to create a parks master plan for the city.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The City Wire

Public Transportation Survey Underway in Van Buren

Van Buren residents are being asked to participate in a survey to get feedback on public transportation needs.

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