News - Van Buren County Democrat https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news vanburencountydem.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:58:57 +0000 Sick Florida boy’s clothing, souvenirs stolen during Make-A-Wish trip https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/sick-florida-boys-clothing-souvenirs-stolen-during-make-a-wish-trip?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:15:15 CST By Carlos E. Medina cmedina@starbanner.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/sick-florida-boys-clothing-souvenirs-stolen-during-make-a-wish-trip Senator: Fort Smith VA Clinic needs expansion https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/senator-fort-smith-va-clinic-needs-expansion/1?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:22:35 CST By John Lovett Times Record jlovett@swtimes.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/senator-fort-smith-va-clinic-needs-expansion/1 Vehicles, heavy machinery expected at upcoming Fort Smith city auction https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/vehicles-heavy-machinery-expected-at-upcoming-fort-smith-city-auction/1?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:20:18 CST By Jadyn Watson-Fisher Times Record jwatsonfisher@swtimes.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190823/vehicles-heavy-machinery-expected-at-upcoming-fort-smith-city-auction/1 Six seniors, ages 62 to 85, caught having sex in Conn. park, police say https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/six-seniors-ages-62-to-85-caught-having-sex-in-conn-park-police-say?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:59:09 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/six-seniors-ages-62-to-85-caught-having-sex-in-conn-park-police-say Disaster relief ministry seeks more funding to rebuild Moffett Elementary https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/disaster-relief-ministry-seeks-more-funding-to-rebuild-moffett-elementary/1?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:53:11 CST By Thomas Saccente Times Record tsaccente@swtimes.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/disaster-relief-ministry-seeks-more-funding-to-rebuild-moffett-elementary/1 Woman's death while in Fort Smith police custody ruled accidental https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/womans-death-while-in-fort-smith-police-custody-ruled-accidental/1?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Aug 2019 09:50:13 CST Times Record Staff https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190822/womans-death-while-in-fort-smith-police-custody-ruled-accidental/1 To combat porch pirates, Texas makes package thefts a felony offense https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/to-combat-porch-pirates-texas-makes-package-thefts-felony-offense?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:25:14 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/to-combat-porch-pirates-texas-makes-package-thefts-felony-offense Ohio first-grader points loaded gun at student in school office, email says https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/ohio-first-grader-points-loaded-gun-at-student-in-school-office-email-says?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:29:13 CST By Dean Narciso dnarciso@dispatch.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/ohio-first-grader-points-loaded-gun-at-student-in-school-office-email-says Crawford County to get state assistance for flood damage https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/crawford-county-to-get-state-assistance-for-flood-damage?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:58:03 CST By Thomas Saccente Times Record tsaccente@swtimes.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190821/crawford-county-to-get-state-assistance-for-flood-damage Dealer donates new SUV to husband of El Paso shooting victim https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190820/dealer-donates-new-suv-to-husband-of-el-paso-shooting-victim?rssfeed=true Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:30:44 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190820/dealer-donates-new-suv-to-husband-of-el-paso-shooting-victim ‘Wedding crasher’ on the loose, stealing couples’ gifts, Texas authorities say https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190816/wedding-crasher-on-loose-stealing-couples-gifts-texas-authorities-say?rssfeed=true Fri, 16 Aug 2019 11:40:34 CST By Kelsey Bradshaw kbradshaw@statesman.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190816/wedding-crasher-on-loose-stealing-couples-gifts-texas-authorities-say With key embedded in her arm, Texas Tesla owner starts car using her body https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190814/with-key-embedded-in-her-arm-texas-tesla-owner-starts-car-using-her-body?rssfeed=true Wed, 14 Aug 2019 10:02:27 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190814/with-key-embedded-in-her-arm-texas-tesla-owner-starts-car-using-her-body UPDATE: Authorities continue to investigate alleged shooting at La. Walmart https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190806/update-authorities-continue-to-investigate-alleged-shooting-at-la-walmart?rssfeed=true Wed, 07 Aug 2019 11:19:29 CST By Gonzales Weekly Citizen staff https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190806/update-authorities-continue-to-investigate-alleged-shooting-at-la-walmart Alabama woman uses hot grease to fend off intruder https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190806/alabama-woman-uses-hot-grease-to-fend-off-intruder?rssfeed=true Tue, 06 Aug 2019 14:16:39 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190806/alabama-woman-uses-hot-grease-to-fend-off-intruder Connor Betts: 5 things to know about Dayton shooting suspect https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190805/connor-betts-5-things-to-know-about-dayton-shooting-suspect?rssfeed=true Mon, 05 Aug 2019 11:02:21 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190805/connor-betts-5-things-to-know-about-dayton-shooting-suspect Patrick Crusius: 5 things to know about El Paso shooting suspect https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190805/patrick-crusius-5-things-to-know-about-el-paso-shooting-suspect?rssfeed=true Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:41:19 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190805/patrick-crusius-5-things-to-know-about-el-paso-shooting-suspect Walmart facing calls to halt gun sales after El Paso shooting https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190805/walmart-facing-calls-to-halt-gun-sales-after-el-paso-shooting?rssfeed=true Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:23:54 CST Abigail Rosenthal, GateHouse Media https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190805/walmart-facing-calls-to-halt-gun-sales-after-el-paso-shooting How to explain gun violence to kids https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190805/how-to-explain-gun-violence-to-kids?rssfeed=true Mon, 05 Aug 2019 06:42:01 CST Nicole Villalpando / Austin American-Statesman https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190805/how-to-explain-gun-violence-to-kids Politicians react to deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190804/politicians-react-to-deadly-mass-shootings-in-ohio-and-texas?rssfeed=true Sun, 04 Aug 2019 11:16:02 CST Katey Psencik, GateHouse Media https://www.vanburencountydem.com/zz/news/20190804/politicians-react-to-deadly-mass-shootings-in-ohio-and-texas Delta pilot suspected of being intoxicated removed from flight moments before takeoff https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190731/delta-pilot-suspected-of-being-intoxicated-removed-from-flight-moments-before-takeoff?rssfeed=true Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:16:00 CST By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190731/delta-pilot-suspected-of-being-intoxicated-removed-from-flight-moments-before-takeoff