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  1. Police trying to ID 'person of interest' in counterfeit money caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | 4029TV.com

    Investigators with the Van Buren Police Department are trying to identify a man and woman in connection with a counterfeit cash investigation.

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  2. Van Buren Celebrates Grand Opening of New Fire StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new $2.25 million dollar fire station is open in Van Buren, allowing the department to better serve the city.

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  3. Van Buren trying again for school workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | TheCourier.com

    By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN - Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million bond issue for school improvements.

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  4. 2 men charged in shooting death plead not guiltyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    VAN BUREN, Ark. - Two Arkansas men have pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges in the shooting death of a 19-year-old.

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  5. Cause for Paws, Taste of Crawford County, and Sippin' on 6th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The City Wire

    ... "Taste" sessions will be held, with lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Both will be held at Van Buren High School in the Commons Area. Individual tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Proceeds from the event will ...

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  6. Arkansas River tonnage down 3% January-June, some sectors see gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The City Wire

    ... a 12% increase representing 1.181 million tons over the same six-month period in 2013. Marty Shell, president of Van Buren-based Five Rivers Distribution , said the overall 3% decline (which includes inbound, outbound and internal combined) did not ...

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  7. More Changes Come To 7A/6A-CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    ... than just a pair of local teams competing for the conference championship. Alma, Greenwood, Siloam Springs and Van Buren are now members of the eight team league but these squads aren't strangers to one another. "It's a good opportunity for us to ...

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  8. New security measures in place at Van Buren municipal complexRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The City Wire

    ... an X-ray machine to inspect belongings and a walk-through metal detector at the entrance of the courthouse. Van Buren Mayor Bob Freeman let city aldermen know they could receive an identification badge to freely enter the building during regular ...

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  9. Crawford County Election Commission runs out of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | The City Wire

    ... to incur debt until August. The new jail will be constructed on Alma Highway/U.S. Highway 64 just outside of Van Buren at a cost of $20 million. It will house the jail, the sheriff's office, 911 center and a courtroom. No date has yet been set for ...

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  10. Keesee named Western Arkansas Division president for Bank of the OzarksRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The City Wire

    ... for business operations in the Western Division, which includes three offices in Fort Smith, two offices in Van Buren and offices in Mulberry and Alma. "I look forward to continuing to build on the Bank's presence in Sebastian and Crawford counties ...

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  11. Security Installed at City Hall In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Authorities in Van Buren are working to make the Municipal Complex safer. This is after a shooting just the down the road caused some big concerns.

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  12. HALL, Jerry W.Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Dayton Daily News

    ... his loving children, Jonathan M. Hall & Ashley N. Hall both of Wellington, FL. and Jeri Kaynell Hall Shewmaker of Van Buren, AR; granddaughter, Adyson L. Shewmaker of Van Buren, AR.; brothers, Donald E. Hall of Indianapolis, IN & Tedrick D. (Leann) ...

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  13. Stuff the Bus marks 10th year benefitting area studentsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | The City Wire

    ... filled with supplies from generous donors was parked in front of the Rogers Avenue Walmart location in Fort Smith. Van Buren Freshman Academy students Emory Evans, Bekah Olienyk, Kinzie Copeland, Paige Smith, and Emily Jennen helped out at their ...

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  14. Van Buren tames TigersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Hawk Eye

    Brandon Plecker doubled and drove in two runs to lead the third-ranked Van Buren High School baseball team to an 11-1 Class 1A district semi ...

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  15. Pekin, Van Buren win opening district gamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... These two teams split their two contests this season. IMS defeated Pekin 5-3 June 5 but lost 11-2 June 24. The Van Buren High School baseball team easily defeated Harmony 12-1 in five innings in the Class 1A District 10 quarterfinals Tuesday in ...

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  16. Area hospitality tax collections trend positive through MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The City Wire

    Hospitality tax collections in Fort Smith and Van Buren point to an uptick in area business and tourism travel, while a federal agency report indicates a national downturn in travel and tourism spending during the first quarter of 2014.

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  17. New Van Buren Fire Station Scheduled To OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A new Van Buren fire station is scheduled to open on July 25 at 10 a.m., according to a news release Wednesday . 1 comment

  18. USA Truck employees perform well in competitionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The City Wire

    Three drivers for Van Buren-based USA Truck placed among the state's best at the 2014 Arkansas Trucking Championship July 11-12 in Rogers.

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  19. Robert (Bob) Smith, 67Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Star Press

    ... loving wife of thirty-seven years, Pam Smith; two daughters, Dawn Mays (husband, Derek) of Albany, Donna Mills of Van Buren, AR; two sons, Brian Ellis (wife, Lindsey) of Norfolk, VA, Jeff Jones of Doulasville, GA; six grandchildren, Zack Mays ...

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  20. Dickerson reflects on 41-year career in education, - special memories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The City Wire

    After more than four decades in public education and administration, Van Buren Superintendent of Schools Dr. Merle Dickerson hung up his proverbial educator's hat last month and headed off into the world of retirement.

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