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  1. Leaders Discuss New Regional Trails PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Bicyclists and runners in the River Valley could soon benefit as a regional organization is mapping out new trails for the area. Leaders want folks in the Fort Smith area to enjoy the outdoors, have a safe place to exercise, and to be able to easily travel to different cities in the River Valley without having to drive a vehicle.

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  2. Passengers In High Speed Chase Vehicle Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Two man have been booked at the Sebastian County Detention Center on suspicion of multiple charges, after they exited the vehicle during the chase. Jonathan Piel, 36, and James Luna, 40, were arrested by Fort Smith Police on Tuesday afternoon .

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  3. High Speed Chase Through Fort Smith Ends In Van BurenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A man who led police on a high speed chase through Fort Smith has crashed his vehicle in Van Buren on Tuesday . According to Arkansas State Police, Smith led police through a red light in Fort Smith while they were chasing him, causing a state trooper to crash.

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  4. Chief: Alma Man Loses Leg After Being Hit By Train In Van Buren OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A 32-year-old man is severely injured after accidentally being hit by a train overnight in Van Buren, according to Chief Ron Sparks with the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad. Chief Sparks said the victim, Dustin Limbocker from Alma, was trespassing on the train tracks, located in the downtown area, around 2:25 a.m. Friday morning when he was struck by the train.

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  5. Crawford County Justice Center Construction Halfway CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The county judge, quorum court members, and the sheriff's office toured the construction site Monday . The building will serve several purposes: a new sheriff's office, 911 center, a circuit courtroom and a jail.

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  6. Woman Starts Petition In Hopes Of Saving Cedarville Walmart StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | 5NEWSonline.com

    When Tonia Craft heard the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Highway 59 would be closing at the end of the month, she said she decided to take action by starting an online petition . It's one of the 154 stores the company is closing across the country.

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  7. Millions Going Toward Arkansas Scholarships After Record-Hitting JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery sold more than $25 million in Powerball tickets for the record-hitting jackpot, according to director Bishop Woosley. For each dollar spent on a Powerball ticket, between 47 and 50 cents goes toward the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship fund; the rest goes straight to the jackpot.

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  8. Crews Begin Repairing Roads Damaged From Heavy RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department crews are working to repair highways throughout the River Valley after heavy rain left damage behind. In Franklin County, cracks were found less than a mile north of where a hill slide destroyed part of Highway 23 last spring .

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  9. Adventure Arkansas: 2015 RecapRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | 5NEWSonline.com

    From hundreds of feet in the air to diving into the depths of Beaver Lake, Sean Bailey took viewers all over with the Adventure Arkansas segment this year. It's time to relive some of the best moments in the last Adventure Arkansas of 2015.

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  10. Marina Collides With Midland Avenue BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Flood levels of the Arkansas River caused quite a mess for many who live, work or own a business along the shore. Under the Midland Avenue Bridge connecting Van Buren to Fort Smith the rushing water caused a tethered marina to come loose from the shore.

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  11. Van Buren Receives $300,000 Grant For New SidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Joe Hurst, the city's planning director, said there are very few sidewalks in Van Buren, and the ones that do exist need to be repaired. "We've been hearing from people as we develop the master parks plan, we heard from a lot of people in the community and a lot of those people talked about having places to run," Hurst said.

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  12. Crawford County Searches For Attempted Murder SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Crawford County Sheriff's Department is searching for a man who allegedly attempted to run someone over with his vehicle. Police are searching for Clayburne Parker, who is also a suspect in a Van Buren theft, according to a post on the Crawford County Sheriff Office's Facebook page.

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  13. Van Buren Courthouse Lights Up For Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The City of Van Buren kicked off the holiday season on Saturday by holding their 11th Annual Festival of Trees. The Festival of Trees allowed local businesses the chance to sponsor a tree on the lawn of the Crawford County Courthouse.

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  14. Adventure Arkansas: Backpacking on the Buffalo RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    With the cooler temperatures, conditions are right to spend the day in the outdoors. Our friends at a local church youth group take 5NEWS along for a back packing trip with tips on how to make a hike with your family and friends successful too! Starting off from the Buffalo River at Ponca, high school students with First Baptist Church in Van Buren embarked on an adventure on the Buffalo River Trail.

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  15. 'Be A Santa To A Senior' Program Kicks Off In The River ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    A local organization is helping those in need this Christmas season by giving gifts to those who are lonely or financially challenged. Home Instead Senior Care in Fort Smith is doing just that through Be a Santa To a Senior Program.

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  16. Adventure Arkansas: Excursion TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Fall color change across Arkansas continues. Last week ee saw the foliage by plane on Adventure Arkansas.

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  17. Local Tales Of The Crypt Raises Money For Crawford County's Oldest CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Considered the oldest cemetery in Crawford County, people visit Van Buren during an October weekend to hear the stories of those buried in Fairview, including some of the city's earliest settlers. For a "5NEWS This Morning" segment that aired Saturday , anchor Daren Bobb spoke to Randy Smith with Fairview Cemetery.

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  18. "Step Up, Speak Out" Block Parties Raise Awareness For Child AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    The Step Up Speak Out block parties are a part of the United Way's promotion to end child abuse. Three River Valley schools Wednesday night : Howard Elementary and Euper Elementary in Fort Smith and the Boys and Girls Club in Van Buren.

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  19. Van Buren Filmmakers Win Two EmmysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    "Step Into The King Opera House" is a 28-minute film based around historic fiction and ghost stories about the King Opera House in Van Buren. Chuck King, the producer of the film, said he was encouraged to submit the piece to be nominated for an Emmy, and to everyone's surprise, they won the award for Best Short Format Program.

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  20. Salvation Army In Need Of DonationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | 5NEWSonline.com

    As the temperatures start to drop, the Salvation Army is already working hard to keep people in need across the area warm. They have two locations which are thrift stores where they take donations.

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