The Van Buren County Cattlemen will meet Monday July 8 at First Security Bank, which will provide a cook-out. Eat at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.

The Van Buren County Republican Committee’s monthly meeting will be Monday, July 15, at Simmons First National Bank in Clinton. There will be an ice cream social at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. Speaker willl be Ken Griffin, Asa Hutchinson’s campaign coordinator. For more information call Rick at 723-8433 or Linda at 745-1136.

The Red Cross blood drive will be in Van Buren County later this month. The truck will be at Walmart from 1-5 p.m. July 19 and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 20.

Thursday, July 4, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. the 40-member NCA Artist League will open its studio and gallery to visitors. The gallery is located at Fairfield Bay in the Greenwood Building, Highway 330 and the road to the Marina. The studio/gallery is also open each Monday from 9:30 a.m.-noon when members paint together.