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Crash in Van Buren involving Crawford County Deputy
CRAWFORD COUNTY, ARKANSAS, Ark. — A crash involving a Crawford County Sheriff's deputy took place Saturday, March 18. According to the Crawford County Sheriff's Office and Van Buren Police, the deputy is currently recovering. The crash took place at the intersection of Alma Highway and Alma Boulevard in Van...
Van Buren chamber, UAFS working to help Tyson workers
When news hit Monday (March 13) that Tyson Foods would close its chicken processing plant in Van Buren, folks in Fort Smith and Van Buren got busy working on how they could help the almost 1,000 employees facing unemployment after May 12. Springdale-based Tyson Foods sent 969 employees WARN letters...
Nelson Shows Worth At Van Buren Relays
Already an individual state indoor track champion, Mansfield freshman Daisy Nelson attended her first outdoor track meet of the season on March 13. Booked solid with simultaneous softball and track schedules, Nelson swapped her cleats for spikes for the day to attend the Van Buren Junior High Pointer Relays. The decision was a good one as the All-State indoor champion showed up and showed off in front of mostly large school competition to take home the individual high point award.
Papa Murphy's Sole Restaurant in Fort Smith Shuts Down Mysteriously Overnight
Papa Murphy's sole restaurant location in Fort Smith mysteriously closed overnight this past month. I was headed there to grab some take-and-bake pizza for the kids only to find out that the doors were locked and the signs had been removed from the exterior. Papa Murphy's location on Zero Street had been relocated from Van Buren a few years back. The location always generated a steady stream of business and it increased during the pandemic as well thanks to the take-and-bake business model.
She used to buy food for others with her own money. Now her nonprofit feeds thousands.
Charolette Tidwell is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women who have made a significant impact in their communities and across the country. The program launched in 2022 as a continuation of Women of the Century, which commemorated the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. Meet this year’s honorees at womenoftheyear.usatoday.com.
20-year-old killed in Fort Smith crash
FORT SMITH, Ark. — Spanish version: Para español haga click aqui . Fort Smith police responded to a two-vehicle crash late Thursday, March 16, night, at the intersection of Hendricks Boulevard and South T Street between a 2017 Toyota passenger car and a 2008 Dodge pickup truck. Fort...
Timepiece: King Opera House, Van Buren
Lights along the wall cast shadows across the auditorium. The soft cushioned red chairs stand in silent rows, directing one’s attention toward the curtained stage of the King Opera House. A beautiful place, an historic site, and a great place to hold a regional history teacher meeting, the building has seen much in its more than 125-year lifespan. A cornerstone of the Van Buren, AR. historic district, the King Opera House has hosted performers Jenny Lind, William Jennings Bryan, and Bob Burns as well as a host of others.
OK attorney files to join defense team for man beaten in viral Crawford County video
An out-of-state attorney has filed a motion to join the defense team for a man seen being beaten by members of Crawford County law enforcement in a video that went viral last summer.
Fort Smith two-vehicle car crash leaves one dead
One person is dead after a sedan vehicle collided with a pickup truck in Fort Smith Thursday night.
Tyson to close two plants, laying off nearly 1,700 workers
Tyson Foods announced Monday it will close its poultry processing, broiler and hatching operations in Glen Allen, Virginia and in Van Buren, Arkansas, which will result in the loss of roughly 1,700 workers. In an email, the company’s spokesperson Derek Burleson said the goal of the closures is to “strengthen our poultry business by optimizing operations and utilizing the full available capacity at each plant.”
Missing Hartford Teen Found Safe After A Day
The father of the unidentified teenager reported that the victim had been missing on March 17. Fortunately, the missing Hartford teen from Arkansas was found safe after a day. On March 17, Friday, the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a 15-year-old girl from Hartford, Arkansas had been missing. The father of the missing Hartford teen stated that he had allowed her to live at a friend’s house in January. During that time, the father reportedly had an on-and-off contact with his daughter.
A Notorious Past
ALMA, ARK. – Just outside Alma, Ark., City Hall stands a memorial to honor law enforcement officers who have given the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve their community. The monument, erected in 1986, has only one name memorialized — Henry D. Humphrey. Humphrey, a farmer and handyman...
Hogs fans in Fort Smith cheer sweet win in March Madness
Fort Smith bars erupted with the Hog calls, and the one-poin,t college hoops classic win. Razorbacks fans celebrated the March Madness victory Saturday nigh at the Bricktown Brewery in Fort Smith. Arkansas beat the defending national champion. And they watched the thrilling comeback victory and the coach go shirtless. The...
Fort Smith homeowner justified in deadly February shooting
A homeowner who shot an intruder to death on N. 18th Street in February was justified in his actions, Sebastian County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue ruled Friday. More:Police release name of man shot and killed Friday in north Fort Smith Jacob Webb was shot about 9 a.m. Feb. 3 by the homeowner, Avelino Jimenez....
Winslow granny becomes the head of 6 generations
WINSLOW, Ark. — After baby Ezra Holm was born in January, it made 96-year-old Edythe Donahue become a great-great-great grandma. The Winslow grandmother moved to Arkansas from Gary, Indiana with her husband, Charles Eugene Donahue. "I don't tell very many people but I knew my husband two weeks before...
Jet Pilot Military Training Center Coming to Arkansas
F-16 and F-35 The ramp space is twice the size of what is needed for training the pilots and the weather is normally good 320 days of the year. F-16 and F-35 fighter jets will be flown into the base for mission training throughout the year once the center is up and running.
Trial delayed for former Crawford County deputies accused of excessive force
CRAWFORD COUNTY, ARKANSAS, Ark. — Crawford County deputies who were seen on video hitting a man outside a Mulberry gas station in August 2022 were arrested by federal officials for the use of excessive force. According to the FBI spokesperson, US Marshals took Levi White and Zachary King into...
Tyson Plant Closing, Pilot Training Center Opening
Michael Tilley, executive partner Talk Business and Politics, unpacks a busy news week in the Arkansas River Valley. More than 900 jobs will be lost in Van Buren and Fort Smith will be home to a foreign military pilot training center.
Drug charges added in Fort Smith man’s manslaughter case following nephew’s death in custody
A Crawford County prosecutor has amended the charges against a Fort Smith man charged with manslaughter after his nephew died in custody.
2nd Annual Street Fair to be held in Fort Smith
FORT SMITH, Ark. — The second Annual 3rd Street Fair in Fort Smith will be held Saturday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is being held by Hidden Talent Fine Art Gallery & Restoration and Olen and Co Market. There will be live concerts all...
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