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  1. Van Buren "I Just Killed My Daddy" Suspect Pleads Guilty To Second-Degree MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    The Van Buren man who gunned down his 76-year-old father earlier this year pleaded guilty Wednesday in a deal with Crawford County prosecutors, according to the county prosecutor's office.


  2. Lane Closures Planned For Bridge Work In Fort SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 |

    Routine bridge maintenance will require lane closures on an Interstate 540 bridge near Fort Smith, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. Crews will be working on the I-540 bridge over the Arkansas River between Fort Smith and Van Buren, a release states.


  3. Van Buren Police Seek Suspect Of High-Speed ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 |

    The Van Buren Police Department is looking for a suspect they believe was involved in a high-speed chase from earlier this month, according to a news release. Bryan W. Tyler, 29, is wanted in reference to multiple outstanding warrants, including failure to appear and petition to revoke, police said.


  4. I-540 River Bridge Back Open After Monday Morning AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 |

    The I-540 Arkansas River Bridge between Van Buren and Fort Smith is now re-open after a multi-vehicle accident early Monday morning .


  5. Thief Runs From Fort Smith Jeweler After Asking To See $8,669 RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    Police say a Sallisaw, Okla., man asked to see a wedding ring at a Fort Smith jeweler, then ran from the mall with the item worth nearly $9,000. An incident report from the Fort Smith Police Department states a man believed to be Zachary Reed, of Sallisaw, walked into the Central Mall in Fort Smith on Sunday and entered Gordon's Jewelry.


  6. Car Wreck On Fort Smith I-540 BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    Arkansas State Police responded Wednesday morning 7:40 a.m. to the scene of two crashes involving four vehicles on the Interstate 540 Bridge, according to authorities. Traffic coming into Fort Smith to Van Buren came to a stop for an hour.


  7. Woman Arrested In Van Buren Aggravated Assault Gun IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 |

    Lynn McGhee, 49, of Van Buren was arrested and booked into the Crawford County Detention Center, and she faces charges of aggravated assault, obstruction of governmental operations and refusal to submit to arrest, according to a news release from the Van Buren Police Department. At 2:30 p.m., Van Buren police were called out to the 1000 block of Fayetteville Road in reference to a woman who entered a business and appeared "disoriented," the release states.


  8. Van Buren Hosts Community Thanksgiving ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 |

    More than 20 area churches are coming together Wednesday to say thanks ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday next week. Thousands of people will be coming to the seventh annual Community Thanksgiving Service to honor those of service in our country.


  9. Veterans In River Valley Recieve Free Dental WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    Veterans in the River Valley were smiling a little brighter Tuesday -not just because people were thanking them for their service, but because they had a service provided to them for free. Kevin Fairfield was one of several veterans who had some dental work done at Morton Family Dentistry, located in Fort Smith and Van Buren.


  10. Police: Suspect Steals $3,000 Worth Of Walmart Merchandise In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 |

    The Van Buren Police Department is seeking a man they say took $3,000 worth of merchandise from Walmart at 2214 Fayetteville Road on Nov. 7. The suspect stole numerous items from the electronics section, including hard drives, video games and DVDs, police said. He then went to another part of the store and placed those stolen items inside empty Walmart bags before leaving the building, according to police.


  11. Overturned Semi Blocking Part Of Interstate 540 Ramp In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    An overturned semi-truck blocked part of a ramp on Interstate 540 northbound near Van Buren Wednesday afternoon . The truck was on its side on the I-540 ramp that leads drivers onto westbound Interstate 40, according to Arkansas State Police.


  12. Alma Batters Van Buren In 'Battle Of The Bone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    Alma has been on their fair share of close losses this season but Doug Loughridge made sure the annual rivalry game with Van Buren wasn't another.


  13. CVS Pharmacy Holds Grand Opening In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 |

    The new CVS/pharmacy at 2015 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren, which opened for business last Sunday, held a grand opening Friday . Officials from CVS/pharmacy and the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new store.


  14. Summit Medical Center ICU Consolidated Into Sparks Regional Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    The intensive care unit of Summit Medical Center in Van Buren was consolidated into Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith on Sept. 15, said hospital spokesperson Donna Bragg.


  15. Van Buren Police Seek Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    On Monday , Van Buren police were sent to a residence on Crape Myrtle Road after someone made a call about a suspicious person, according to a news release. When police arrived, they learned that the suspect had burglarized a residence on that street, and after further investigation, police spoke with a witness confirming the suspect's description, the release states.


  16. Funeral Held For Former Sebastian County DeputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    Family and friends will be remembering the life of David Jackson Tuesday as they prepare to say their final goodbyes. This came after Jackson was found dead outside of his Bidville home in the northeast corner of Crawford County on September 12th.


  17. Road Construction Projects Move Forward After Bids AcceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    In Benton County, bids were accepted on three projects, according to a press release from the highway department. APAC-Central of Fayetteville was awarded all three of the projects.


  18. Chickenpox Case Keeps Some Unvaccinated Van Buren Students Out Of SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    Several students were held out from school Thursday in Van Buren after a chickenpox case prohibited them from coming to class. All of the cases are likely to be resolved by Friday, according to the school district.


  19. Crawford County Meets To Approve New Jail SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    The Quorum Court gathered Monday to approve a site of land for a new $20 million jail in Crawford County. Crawford County officials met at the Division Two Courtroom in Van Buren, to discuss the purchase of the property and to get the land approved.


  20. Hog Fans On The Road For Season OpenerRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 |

    The Razorback football team will play against Auburn Saturday at 3 p.m. The hogs open the season on the road for the first time since 1999, according to the University of Arkansas.


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