Van Buren County Newswire

Van Buren County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Van Buren County, AR.

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  1. Yesterdays: 11/28/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Log Cabin Democrat

    A six a.m. Thanksgiving service will be held tomorrow morning at the First Baptist Church. The service will be informal, and everybody is invited.

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  2. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | NWAonline

    ... didn't admit guilt or innocence. Johnson, 48, of Little Rock, a majority owner of Clinton State Bank in Van Buren County, was arrested May 31, 1990, in Guy (Faulkner County). a Money the state Game and Fish Commission may receive from the sale of ...

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  3. Suicide suspected in hanging at jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | NWAonline

    ... faced misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident and resisting arrest, an official with the Van Buren County jail said Wednesday. The statement said a preliminary Arkansas State Police investigation suggested Brainard killed himself, ...

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  4. Inmate found dead in Arkansas jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Arkansas Online

    Authorities are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his cell at the Van Buren County jail.

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  5. Almost 3,600 ballots cast in Van Buren ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Voters in Van Buren County, like those across the United States, cast the most votes for presidential contender Donald Trump in Tuesday's General Election. A total of 2,525 votes were cast for Trump, compared to 843 cast for Hillary Clinton .

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  6. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 8 | NWAonline

    Fear that she had for the second time failed in her studies at the high school caused Miss Ruby Katherine Polk, aged 19, to end her life about noon today. She swallowed the contents of a two-ounce bottle of poison while walking along the street and was found in a dying condition on the doorstep of a home.

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  7. Damascus under speed-trap reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    A prosecutor's office has asked the Arkansas State Police to do further investigation to help determine whether the town of Damascus has violated the state's speed-trap law. Hiland said he could not speculate on how long it would take to wrap up the matter.

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  8. Community Events in the River Valley & Ozark AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Nov 3 Gallery Exhibit and Reception FAIRFIELD BAY - Blue Ribbon Beauties, a gallery exhibition of prize-winning entries from the 2016 Van Buren County Fair in the areas of photography, art and poetry and a reception for the artists, will take place from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Fairfield Bay Community Education Center.

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  9. Hunt on for Missouri shootings suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... critical condition Wednesday, according to a news release. Campbell had "expressed intentions" to travel to Van Buren County in Arkansas, according to an official with the Van Buren County sheriff's office. The spokesman said it's not clear why he ...

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  10. Arkansas officials on lookout for man police say killed one, injured anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    Arkansas law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man who police say fatally shot one man and injured another in Missouri on Tuesday, then fled the scene, according to an official from the Van Buren County sheriff's office.

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  11. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... a heated controversy over historic preservation, the power of the county judge and spending money in Van Buren County. Last Friday, three county residents obtained an injunction preventing County Judge Dale Lynch from proceeding with a courthouse ...

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  12. Company Plans $5M Development in Fairfield BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    A developer in Van Buren County is scheduled to begin work next week on a $5 million residential development in Fairfield Bay - the biggest home development the city has seen in more than 25 years.

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  13. Faulkner County JPs appoint chief deputy clerk to run officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... which starts Oct. 24. Lemings has worked in the clerk's office since 2001 and previously worked in the Van Buren County clerk's office, which formerly also handled matters now assigned to a separate circuit clerk's office. The clerk's office handles ...

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  14. Conservancy lands $14M for rivers initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... and U.S. Rep French Hill -- as well as local elected officials including Stone County Judge Stacey Avey, Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper and Clinton Mayor Richard McCormac. Over a lunch of stuffed cranberry and pistachio chicken with Parmesan ...

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  15. Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival celebrates 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... the documentary adaptation of Eric Schlosser's book of the same name about the Titan II missile crisis in Van Buren County in 1980, opens the festival with special guests Robert Kenner, the director, and Schlosser. "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" ...

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  16. $7M to go toward conservation efforts near ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | The Courier

    ... of drinking water. The Nature Conservancy has spent $3.5 million purchasing land for nature preserves in Van Buren County, and has also placed $500,000 in an endowment fund for the protection of the watershed at Greers Ferry Lake. The Clinton Water ...

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  17. Judge OKs deal for man, EPA in dispute over damRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Van Buren County man must pay $200,000 and get the dam he had built on his property certified for safety as part of a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, approved in federal court last week. Dan Eoff, the operator of the Chuckwagon Races, hired a contractor to build a dam on his property several years ago without seeking a permit under the federal Clean Water Act, according to court records.

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  18. $7M to fund water project in shale areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | NWAonline

    ... economic opportunity. The Nature Conservancy has spent $3.5 million purchasing land for nature preserves in Van Buren County. The group also has placed $500,000 in a endowment fund for the protection of the watershed at Greers Ferry Lake, is ...

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  19. Speaking of violence: U.S. attorney general in Little Rock MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Arkansas Times

    ... Thyer today announced a second round of arrests in Operation Ice Storm, a probe of drug trafficking in Van Buren County. /more/ U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer's office announced today the indictment of Christian Trey Ashcraft, 40, owner of Ashven ...

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  20. Log truck driver gets 40 years in deaths of 2 in ArkansasRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    A log truck driver who tested positive for methamphetamine following a fatal Arkansas 2014 crash has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports 41-year-old Jerry L. Hickman of Bee Branch was sentenced after he pleaded guilty in Van Buren County Monday to numerous charges, including two counts of negligent homicide.

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