The Chamber of Commerce is accepting entries for the first Clinton 500 Soap Box Derby will be During Archy Fest, June 24, on Factory Road in Clinton, by the Van Buren County Library. Age Groups 6-12 | 13-18 | 19 & up contact the Clinton Chamber of Commerce for more details on how to enter and join the fun.


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Thursday, May 18, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the third Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.


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Friday, May 19, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Clinton High School Graduation: Celebrate with the graduating class of 2017, at the Clinton School Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m.


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Saturday, May 20, 3 p.m., Downtown Tea Party & Fashion Show: This outdoor tea party fashion show will be held on the downtown square in Clinton and will be free to the public. We will be showcasing the newest styles in clothing lines, jewelry, and hair & makeup from local merchants. Please contact the Clinton Chamber of Commerce for more details 501-745-6500.


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Saturday, May 20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Second Annual Van Buren County Shop With A Cop 3D Archery Shoot: Lots of Prizes. Event location will be at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds. For more information about the event, contact Randy Murray at the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office at 501-745-3838, 501-253-3915 or kimb@artelco.com


Upcoming Events


May 25, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Petit Jean Electric Co-Op Annual Membership Meeting: The annual Membership Meeting of the Petit Jean Electric Co-Op will be held at the Clinton headquarters to pass on reports for the previous fiscal year, and to elect two directors for the 2 and 5 year terms.


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May 27, 11 a.m. – May 28, 11 p.m. MayDaze: MayDaze is a private festival for those who truly love music, art, and nature in a non-drama environment. Designed as a musician’s retreat to celebrate the freedoms that our soldiers have given us, MayDaze is in its sixth year and is a weekend filled with adventures with the most amazing people from five states coming to camp, float, jam, BBQ, play paintball, and commune with nature. Spaces limited to the first 250 people. Contact Mat Timmons by Email: info@rockpitranch.com or Phone: 501-723-4255 www.rockpitranch.com


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May 29, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Community Band Memorial Day Concert: The Van Buren County Band will host its Memorial Day Concert on May 29 at Archy Creek Park (behind subway) in the new band shell at 6 p.m. In case of rain the concert will be moved to Van Buren County Fairgrounds. Come out and enjoy a fun evening of music and show your support for our fallen heroes.


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June 8, 6:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held at the Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East.


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June 10, 9 a.m. The Ozark Health Foundation’s Ozark Golf Classic: The Ozark Health Foundation’s Ozark Golf Classic will be held at the Indian Hills Golf Course in Fairfield Bay. The tournament is a 4 Man Scramble with a 9 a.m. Shotgun Start. Costs per team are $400 and includes golf play, cart, golf polo shirt, lunch, free on-course beverages and snacks, and a chance to win prizes. For more information, or to register, call Tawny at (501) 745-9303 or e-mail tawny.laymon@myozarkhealth.com.


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June 22, 7 p.m. North Central Adult Education GED Graduation Ceremony: The North Central Adult Education GED invites you to join them for their graduation ceremony set for June 22 at 7 p.m. at the Clinton High School Auditorium.


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June 24, 17, annual Archey Fork Summer Festival:


8 a.m. Car Show, downtown


8 a.m. Softball Tournament, Archey Fork Park


Noon, Soap Box Derby, Factory Road


4 p.m. Carnival, games for all ages, craft vendors, food, sidewalk coloring contest, and more!


6 p.m. Youth Fishing Derby


6 p.m. Live Music


Dark, Firework show


Bring your blanket, your lawn chair and your family and enjoy a day of family fun in beautiful Archey Fork Park in Clinton. Contact Jason Hayes 501-745-6500 for more information.


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June 24, 1 p.m., Stars & Stripes Beauty Pageant: The Van Buren County Fair Association is hosting this coed beauty pageant that is open to all ages. Please contact Corrine Weatherly for more details 501-745-8100.