The Union Pacific Railroad “Spirit of America” train has left the station. Thank you for stopping by!

The most recent movie filmed in historic downtown Van Buren. See the first preview link below.

Teaser #1 HD. In 1903, after a quiet murder witnessed by three people, two avengers bring to life the idea of a ghost in an attempt for justice.

Happening today and tomorrow at Freedom Park Downtown Van Buren. Enjoy the music...

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Van Buren High School Marching Band added 2 new photos.

READY FOR JAZZ! Join us TODAY at 3:30 pm in historic downtown Van Buren as we kick off the inaugural VAN BUREN JAZZ FESTIVAL.

Don't miss the Interstate 49 public involvement meeting on Thursday, April 26, 4pm-7pm.

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Public Meeting Notice from the Arkansas Department of Transportation for the Interstate 49 Project. More information on the attached flyer.

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Earlier today, Arkansas Game and Fish released 500 catfish into Lake Cap Bedell inside the Louis Peer City Park. Be sure to have you license before casting that hook. Enjoy!

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Reminder: This Saturday is the A&M Railroad Annual Easter Egg Hunt For All Ages in Downtown Van Buren. The kids hunt starts at 1 p.m. in Freedom Park. The Easte...r Bunny will be on location for pictures.

The Van Buren Adult Easter Egg Hunt will be held at various shops on Main Street. Look to the list for the participating merchants and win discounts and numbers for prizes!

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The A & M Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 31st in Downtown Van Buren. The kids hunt will begin at 1 p.m. in Freedom Park (By the east side of the depot.) The Easter Bunny will be on location for pictures. Bring your own basket and join us for fun in the …

Mayor Freeman is meeting with the new Leadership Crawford County class on economic development day. This program has proven to be essential to leadership training/development in our community.

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The City of Van Buren is honored to have been chosen as 1 of 4 pilot cities to participate in Governor Asa Hutchinson & Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s new Competitive Communities Initiative that prepares cities to compete for jobs & improve economic development.

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The City of Van Buren Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

Applications may be picked up at the police department Information Desk, located at 800 Fayetteville Road, Van Buren, AR.

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Van Buren Police Department

Great news! For this testing period, we will have open positions for at least 6 Police Officers. If interested, please pick up an application at the Van Buren Police Department. Call 479-471-5097 if you have questions or you can email me at

Van Buren Police Department

The Van Buren Police Department will host a child safety seat event here at the Police Department on Saturday from 10:00am until 12:00pm.

City of Van Buren, Arkansas: State of the City 2018 - By Mayor Bob Freeman


The Van Buren City Council will be meeting tonight at 5:30 pm. Mayor Bob Freeman will be giving the annually required "State of the City" address to the Council Members and those in attendance. This will be Mayor Freeman's final State of the City as Mayor of Van Buren.

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