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

    6 hrs ago |

    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.


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

    Yesterday |

    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.


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

    Sunday Jan 25 |

    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.


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

    Friday Jan 16 |

    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.


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

    Tuesday Jan 13 |

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


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

    Monday Jan 5 |

    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.


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

    Thursday Jan 1 |

    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.


  8. $1 Million Project To Replace Constantly-Flooded Bridge Begins Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 |

    A $1.05 million project to replace a constantly-flooded bridge in Crawford County is set to begin next week, according to the county emergency management department. The bridge on Pevehouse Road floods more than 20 times per year because it stands three feet over a creek.


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

    Dec 17, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Dec 14, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Dec 10, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Dec 8, 2014 |

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


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

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Dec 3, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.


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