Van Buren Councilman Darral Sparkman, a retired Fort School School District teacher, passed away on Oct. 14. He was 77.Sparkman had served on the city council since 2014.A lifelong resident of Van Buren, he spent many of those years helping the community and for 33 years Sparkman taught for the Fort Smith School District, once earning the title as a district Teacher of the Year. He attended college at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, and he had served in the […]

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