The National Alliance on Mental Illness will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at Petit Jean Electric, 270 Quality Drive, Clinton. For more information call Shirley McDonald at (501) 201-0492.

The Van Buren County Cattlemen will meet Monday, Aug. 12, at Western Sizzlin in Clinton. This will be the annual auction, so bring an object for auction. Eat at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. Sponsor this month is Maus Implement.

Revival services will be held Aug. 11-14 at South Side Baptist Church on Highway 65 near Damascus. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday- Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Rev. Joe Aulds will be speaking and the Nelson Family will be singing on Tuesday night.

Deadline to register for The Dirty Farmers Community Market’s Harvest Pageant and Picnic in the Park is Friday, Aug. 9. The pageant will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Morgan Park in downtown Clinton. The pageant is open for girls up to 18 years old and boys up to age 7. Drop by the market at 794 Highway 65B, Clinton, to register or for more information.

The first Seed Library in Arkansas will open its doors at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Faulkner County Library.Take a tour of the Urban Farm Project, enjoy some healthy snacks and meet other seed savers. The Faulkner County Seed Library is one of over 100 similar libraries in the U.S., and the first in Arkansas. The library is committed to food cultivation for sustainable living. The goal is to preserve heirloom and open-pollinated seed varieties important to maintaining biodiversity and preserving the culture and history of growers in Arkansas. For more information, call the library at (501) 327-7482 or e-mail

Find out how to enhance a child’s life by becoming a foster or adoptive parent in the state of Arkansas. An informational meeting is set to learn more about the characteristics of children in foster care, the types of foster homes needed in your county, what is expected of foster and adoptive homes, and an overview of the application and assessment process. The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Searcy County Department of Human Services, 106 School St., Marshall. For further information call Melissa Cain at (479) 968-5596 x 167 or visit

Karnes and the Heaters returns to the Killebrew Theater in downtown Leslie for the 2nd Saturday show Aug. 10. The Heaters plan R&B, blues, rock, country, Big Band and more. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. and all proceeds go to support the Killebrew.