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  1. Van Buren Teacher Accused Of Slapping Students To Appear Before BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Van Buren teacher accused of slapping two students in the span of three months is scheduled to appear before the school board on Tuesday evening at a hearing that will determine the future of her employment with the district, officials say. Denan Cagle, a science teacher at Northridge Middle School, was placed on administrative leave after she received a letter from Van Buren School District Superintendant Kerry Schneider on Feb. 2. In that letter, Schneider notified Cagle he was recommending to the school board that she be fired.

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  2. River Valley Volunteers Come Together For "Day Of Caring"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    It's a volunteer-based opportunity that enables individuals to put their skills and talents to use to benefit non-profit organizations across the area. Volunteers tackle projects for those organizations that would otherwise cost them valuable dollars.

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  3. Up To 35 Different Companies Expected At Crawford County Career FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | 5NEWSonline.com

    For job seekers in the River Valley, a spring career fair is taking place Thursday afternoon in Van Buren offering people a chance to interview with at least 35 different companies. The Crawford County Adult Education Center is hosting the event starting at 11:30 a.m. Laura Decanter, a career coach at the center, says they'll have a mobile unit fully equipped with computers and printers to assist people in getting their online job applications done.

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  4. New Police Department Opens In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Officers with Van Buren Police are finally moving into their new department Thursday . Chief Kenneth Bell said the new department will give officers the space they need to do their jobs better.

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  5. Second Salvation Army Store Opens In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new Salvation Army store opened its doors Monday . It's the second thrift store for those in need around town.

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  6. Crawford County Deputies Looking For Missing 30-Year-Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    On March 9 at 12:30 p.m., Robert A. Humphries left his home on Arkansas 59 North to go to Walmart in Van Buren, and he has not been seen since, deputies said. Humphries was last seen driving a 2013 red Nissan Sentra at the time of his disappearance.

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  7. 3 Sex Offenders To Move Into Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Three sex offenders are moving to Van Buren after being released from prison on parole, according to Crawford County Prosecutor Marc McCune. Chad Nason, Jamie Reyes and John Anderson are moving into separate locations in Van Buren, prompting the prosecutor to send out a notification about their residency change.

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  8. Facebook Page, Petition Started To Back Van Buren Teacher In Battery CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Facebook page and petition were started on Thursday to support a Van Buren teacher accused of hitting two students. Denan Cagle, a science teacher at Northridge Middle School, has a warrant out for her arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor third-degree battery, according to court documents filed in Crawford County on Wednesday.

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  9. Van Buren Teacher On Paid Leave After Slapping AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Van Buren teacher accused of hitting two students in the span of three months is on paid leave and will have until next month to appeal her recommended firing. An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday in Crawford County for Denan Cagle, a science teacher at Northridge Middle School, on suspicion of third-degree misdemeanor battery.

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  10. Arrest Warrant Issued For Van Buren Teacher Accused Of Hitting 2 StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    An arrest warrant has been issued for the Van Buren teacher accused of hitting two students in the last three months. Denan Cagle, a science teacher at Northridge Middle School, has a warrant out for her arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor third-degree battery, according to court documents filed in Crawford County on Wednesday.

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  11. Winter Weather Live BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    As snow, sleet and rain roll through our area, keep an eye on our live blog below for the latest on weather conditions. Interstate 40 between Van Buren and Alma reported as being still covered in snow and slush.

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  12. Kopper Kettle Prepares For Valentine's Day RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Heart - shaped boxes full of chocolate and teddy bears are all over inside Kopper Kettle Candies in Van Buren and Fort Smith. Even though the store is working hard to make sure you spread a little love this Valentine's Day but it's also a reminder of how this business got started.

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  13. Homeless Man Reportedly Starts Grassfire, Tries To Put It Out With Library's ExtinguisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Officials say a homeless man started a grassfire outside of the Crawford County Library in Van Buren on Tuesday morning, then grabbed a fire extinguisher and tried to put it out. Firefighters and Van Buren Police Department officers responded just before 11 a.m. Monday morning to the library on Main Street in reference to a large amount of smoke and fire coming from a grassfire on the south side of the building.

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  14. Proposed Law Inspired By 2 Van Buren Sex Offenders Living Near ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A bill proposed by a state lawmaker from Crawford County would prohibit Level 4 sex offenders from living near churches. The bill was inspired by two sex offenders who still live near a church outside of Van Buren.

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  15. Former Van Buren High School Coach DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    His funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Van Buren. The burial will be at the Yoestown Cemebery in Kibler, the obituary states.

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  16. Lane Closures Expected On I-540 BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    FORT SMITH & VAN BUREN - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will be doing routing maintenance work on the Interstate 540 bridge that runs over the Arkansas River between Fort Smith and Van Buren.

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  17. Van Buren's Smith Impressing In All PhasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Mitchell Smith is one of the most highly sought after big men in this part of the country but Tuesday night at rival Alma, the Van Buren forward put his skills other than scoring on display. The 6-foot-10 Pointer dished out a handful of assists as he fought off double teams from the Airedales and that's a part of his game that continues to impress.

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  18. Man Who Sexually Assaulted 13 Year Old Gets 15-Year SentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A Van Buren man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars Monday after pleading guilty in a sexual assault case involving a teenage girl.

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  19. Construction Starts On $1 Million Bridge ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A $1 million project to replace a constantly - flooded bridge in Crawford County began Monday . Road crews began to replace the bridge on Pevehouse Road.

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  20. River Valley Hospitals Won't Publicize Year's First Baby Because Of Safety RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Two hospitals in Fort Smith and Van Buren will no longer publicize the first baby born in the new year "as a safety measure," a representative with the Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith and Summit Medical Center in Van Buren says. The representative said the hospitals made the decision because of the risk of abduction or identity theft.

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