Today Through August 10 Dirty Bowl Registration and Sponsorship Deadline: 2017 “Dirty Bowl” benefit football game is set for September 10 at 2 p.m. 100 percent of money raised from this event goes directly to addressing senior hunger in Van Buren County. The Dirty Farmers Market Greater Good Retreat is looking for sponsors, players and cheerleaders. Sponsors will receive their name in their program and this year players will be assigned a number on the back of their t-shirts so that the announcer can announce the business that sponsors each player and cheerleader. It will be a flag football game between the City of Clinton and the City of Fairfield Bay. Registration and sponsorship forms can be found at Main Street Florist, First Security Bank, and Lulu Belle Boutique. Call Jackie 501-253-4716 for more information.


Tuesday through December 14, UACCM Registration: Every Tuesday and Thursday that the center is open students can register. UACCM Adult Education Clinton Center has opened to assist residents in earning an Arkansas High School Diploma (GED), improving basic literacy, math, and digital skills for entrance into college and the workplace. Also, available to residents and employers WAGE and workplace skills classes for employees; and English Language instruction for those residents whose first language in not English. Information 501-745-6554 or, or come by the center located at 100 Success Drive, Clinton.


August Fire Safety Free Movie Night:

Friday August 4, Lego Batman

Friday August 11, Secret Life of Pets

Friday August 18, Fantastic Beasts

Friday August 24, Monster Truck

All movies are free for anyone to attend. All movies will be at dark in our city park, behind Subway. If it rains we will move from the park to another location, so keep informed of what your fire department is doing for the community.


Saturday, August 5, 8 a.m. Scotland Senior Center Game Day, Pool Tournament & Bingo: The day will begin with a $6 country breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m., Pool Tournament registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and games begin at 10 a.m. There is a $10 fee for the tournament with top three places paying out, Bingo with prizes will begin at 10 a.m. Contact the Scotland Senior Center at 501-592-3377 or Earl at 501-669-2306 for more information.


Saturday, August 5, 7 - 9 p.m. SNYP Fundraiser Concert, Clinton City Park: Help support your local animal shelter by joining us. Bring out your chairs and/or blankets and have a good time! Opening Act: Southern Grass Headliner: Elvis Tribute artist, Tom Christopher from St. Louis! Admission: $10 per person. Tickets available at the park entrance & all proceeds benefit the SNYP (Spay and Neuter Your Pet) Clinton Animal Shelter. Contact Lori Treat at 501-339-7146 for more information.

Upcoming Events

August 10 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Clinton Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. The public and all press & media are invited to attend.

August 12 9, a.m. - Noon, Picking on the Square: Music on the Square is Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon, acoustic music jam in the Clinton Square, by the courthouse, under the big tree. All acoustic instruments allowed, no microphones, no amps. Stop by and play or just to listen.

August 26 - September 3, 2017

August 12, 7 - 9 p.m. Live Music at Archey Fork Park: This weekend through the month of August every Saturday night the Clinton Advertisement and Promotion is hosting live music at Archey Fork Park music amphitheater!

August 15 6 p.m. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6, p.m. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

August 17, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6, p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.

August 19, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Cheeseburger in Paradise: This event will be held at the Conference Center in Fairfield Bay. Activities include beach food, silent auction, pay as you go bar, and live music. Event tickets are $25, 50/50 Raffle tickets are $5 Tickets are available from committee members Linda Duncan, Bonnie Lang, Sharon Luxon, Kay Otis, Cindy Wellenberger, and at the Education Center and the Conference Center.

August 26 – September 3, 32nd Annual Chuckwagon Races: Join the 20,000 people estimated on hand to watch the excitement of World Championship Chuckwagon Racing. Visit for the day or camp on the Eoff Ranch. Contact Dan & Peggy Eoff at 501-745-5250 or 745-8407

September 2, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., Great Southern Stone Skipping Championship: Located on the banks of Greers Ferry Lake at the Fairfield Bay Marina this event is free for spectators and only $10 admission to compete. Bring your cooler (no glass) and soccer chairs for great family fun! Proceeds go to Arkansas Food bank for its member food pantries in Choctaw, Clinton, and Greers Ferry contact John Baker at 501 688-8850 for more information.

September 9, 48th Annual Lake and River Clean Up: For nearly 50 years, the Greers Ferry Lake & Little Red River Association has sponsored a Lake & River Cleanup Event. This family-friendly, community activity has mobilized hundreds of volunteer individuals, church & school groups, and civic organizations to rally together to keep the treasured shores and waterways beautiful. This year, in celebration of our 47 anniversary, the event is even bigger and better. Register at

September 18 – 23, The Van Buren County Fair celebrates its 80th anniversary: For eight decades, the fair has showcased the impressive talent and accomplishment of our agricultural community. Celebrate with our young farmers at the Livestock Show, plus browse booths from local businesses and organizations, local art, beauty pageants, photo contests, favorite fair foods, carnival rides, raffles, and some off-the-cuff fun! Contact Corrine Weatherly at 501-745-8100 for more information.

September 30, Noon - 5 p.m. 1st Annual Road Kill Cook-Off: Challenging all chefs! Armadillo Alfredo or Possum Pizza, anyone? Wild Game Cook-off at Archey Fork Park in Clinton, Sept. 30/ Announcing Clinton’s first annual Hwy 65 “Road kill” Wild Game Cook-off. Cash prizes for the top two places and people’s choice.

October 7 11, a.m. - 2, p.m. 10 Annual Chili King Cook-off: The Chili King Cook-off is held the first Saturday in October and is a fun filled day. There is a $5 charge at the gate that includes all you can eat chili while supplies last. Join us for this festival atmosphere complete with music, arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kids, and 20 plus different kinds of chili.

October 14, 9:30 a.m. 6yh Annual Clinton Buddy Walk: This event will take place at the Archey Fork Park. This is a family fun event celebrating persons with Down syndrome and other disabilities. Everyone is welcome to join the fellowship with games, music, food & more! To get more information on registration & or to learn more visit