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

    3 hrs ago |

    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. Home sales numbers still rising is Crawford, Sebastian countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The City Wire

    ... the entire year leading up to the past three months and Warnock expects the momentum to carry into 2015. In Crawford County, Warnock said the market still provides a 15% percent value in prices over neighboring Fort Smith, which keeps activity ...


  3. NWA, Fort Smith area sees big drop in foreclosure numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The City Wire

    ... back in foreclosure in November. These 3 new filings represent an 82% decline from the same month last year. Crawford County reported 1 new default with four other homes secured by lenders through the foreclosure process in November for a total of 5 ...


  4. Pevehouse Road project to detour Crawford County traffic for several monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The City Wire

    Pevehouse Road in Crawford County during a recent flood. The city of Van Buren and Crawford County are working with FEMA to fund a bridge over this portion of the road.


  5. Christmas and crowds come to downtown Van Buren for courthouse lightingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | The City Wire

    ... its annual Courthouse Lighting Ceremony, Festival of Trees, and Living Windows. Hundreds gathered on the Crawford County Courthouse Lawn to enjoy carols and treats while awaiting the official flipping of the switch. Crawford County Judge John Hall ...


  6. Crawford County Mom Remembers The Day Her Father Killed Her ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    A year after her children and fiance were killed by her father, a Crawford County woman returned to the scene of the shooting. "When I ran out I had seen that he had shot my fiance," Adams said, describing this day one year ago.


  7. Crawford County Hosts Mass Flu Shot ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    Hundreds of people are rolling up their sleeves, and getting a flu shot on Wednesday . It's all part of the mass flu clinic happening in Crawford County.


  8. Crawford County officials narrow budget deficit, layoffs off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The City Wire

    A budget deficit of $229,000 the fiscal year 2015 Crawford County general fund budget has been narrowed to only a $91,064 gap between anticipated revenues and budget requests as the county's quorum court prepares to meet Thursday night to determine where to make cuts. A planned meeting Monday did not have a quorum, meaning discussions could take place but no official business could be conducted.


  9. Rogers Officials Respond To City Attorney's Lawsuit, Say He Doesn't Live ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 |

    ... detail. Lipscomb was involved in a criminal investigation by a special prosecutor in August and September. Crawford County prosecutor Marc McCune investigated whether Lipscomb broke any laws by using a city badge to gain entry into a VIP tent at a ...


  10. Fort Smith metro homes sales remain on positive trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The City Wire

    ... Counties posted such growth, more than doubling the growth rate both counties had posted in September. In Crawford County, home sales were up 52.93% in October 2014 compared to the same month last year, while September saw an increase of 13.75% over ...


  11. 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.


  12. Convicted machete killer sentenced to 70 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 |

    ... realizing how much his dad loves him." The defense called several cops from Fort Smith PD, Van Buren PD, Crawford County SD ... all who attested to arresting Kim on several occassions or responding to an abusive call at any of the several places Kim ...


  13. Missouri Deer Harvest RecordedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | NWAonline

    ... a heater in a hunting blind exploded, killing the hunter. The second involved a fall from a tree stand in Crawford County. A third non-fatal incident involved a hunter in Phelps County shooting himself in the leg while loading his rifle. There are ... 1 comment

  14. Crawford County officials still struggling to fix budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The City Wire

    Crawford County's general fund budget deficit for fiscal year 2015 has narrowed by more than $100,000, but the quorum court still has to find a way to cut $229,000 from its budget within the next 30 days. County Judge John Hall said the court will meet Thursday night to discuss further cuts to the budget, but he is not sure where else there could be cuts.


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

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    ... Service to honor those of service in our country. Congregations, pastors, and leaders from all over Crawford County will come together to say thank you to those who have served our country. "It's part of our foundations history to come together and ...


  16. Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase in Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | FOX16

    According to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown, Addison Brown III tried to get away from deputies after they stopped him for having a fake license plate. Brown eventually crashed into another car on Interstate 540 near the Kelley Highway exit, injuring one person.


  17. Suspect Arrested After High-Speed Chase Through Crawford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 |

    A Crawford County deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for having a fictitious license plate, but the suspect took off, leading authorities on a high-speed chase. The Van Buren Police Department and Arkansas State Police joined in the pursuit with Crawford County deputies, according to Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown.


  18. More Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Whitaker was a Republican from Cedarville who was first elected in 2001 to represent District 3, which includes Crawford and Franklin counties and a portion of Washington County. She served as Senate minority leader in 2011 and 2012.


  19. GOP advocate and former State Sen. Ruth Whitaker has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The City Wire

    Ruth Whitaker, the long-time GOP advocate from Crawford County who served in the Arkansas Senate for 12 years, has passed away Monday morning. She was 77. She is survived by her son, Bryan and wife Carol of Fayetteville, daughter Alicia and husband Ron Viers of Cedarville, and three granddaughters.


  20. Driver killed when SUV runs off road, overturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    A driver was killed and a passenger hurt Thursday afternoon when a sport utility vehicle ran off a highway in Crawford County and overturned, authorities said.