Another work day is planning at Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Rupert on May 11, 2013. There is still a lot to do, so bring your work tools and come help.

Foster Cemetery in Scotland will have its Decoration on Sunday, May 19. The service will begin at 2 p.m. Donations received for April 2012-April 2013 were from: Devaughn Lindsay, Peggy Schneider, Nell Miller, Marcille Blaine, Troy Dunham, Jean Massey and Johnie Miller. Donations may be made at Decoration or mailed to: Foster Cemetery, c/o Barbara Dunham, 3797 Highway 389 W., Scotland AR 72141.

Liberty Cemetery at Chimes has started mowing and cleaning in preparation for Decoration on May 19. Old flowers need to be removed. Families that want to do that themselves should call Darlene Griffin at 745-4785 or Margaret Housley at 745-2049 and leave a message.

Cleanup day at Davis Special Cemetery is Saturday, May 18. Old flowers should be removed. Memorial services will be at 12:30 May 19 with a potluck luncheon following. Anyone who would like to donate flowers for plots that do not have anyone to put flowers on them would be appreciated and can drop them off on cleanup day. Donations may be sent to Norma New or made at First Service Bank.


The Van Buren County Cattlemen meeting will be Monday, May 13, at Western Sizzlin in Clinton. Eat at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. The co-sponsors this month are Clinton Livestock and Clinton Feed Store.

The Van Buren County Community Band will perform a free Memorial Day concert at 6 p.m. May 27 in Morgan Park in downtown Clinton. Fans will hear marches, big band selections, vocals, special performances and some music from the country group. Bring a lawn chair or even dinner help celebrate what our veterans have done for us.. In case of rain the performance will move to the Clinton High School Auditorium.

Blues band Thunder Crow will perform at Second Saturday at the Killebrew Theatre in Leslie at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11. Cost is $5 and all proceeds go to help support the Ozark Heritage Arts Center.

Fought in Earnest: Civil War Arkansas, a free traveling exhibit chronicling major historical events in Arkansas between 1861 and 1865 will be displayed at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. in Conway through May 14 during regular hours of operation. For more information call the library at (501) 327-7482 or e-mail