2015 Chuckwagon Races

2015 Chuckwagon Races

National Championship Chuckwagon Races August 29th – September 6th, 2015 Adults: $30/day Saturday-Saturday; $20/day Sunday Children: Half Price Admission Each year, an estimated 20,000 people are on hand to watch the excitement of chuckwagon racing, bronc fanning, and the Snowy River Race. The Races are held Friday through Sunday every Labor Day weekend at the ...

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Family Movie Nights

Family Movie Nights

Free Movie/Fire Safety Night - Every Friday in August Sponsored by the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Join us at Archey Fork Park (behind Subway) at dark. Everyone is welcome and concession stand will be open. Enjoy a movie with the kids and learn valuable fire safety tips that might save a life. ...

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Aerial Video

Aerial Video

Ever wonder what a bird's eye view of Greers Ferry Lake and shoreline would look like? Watch this stunning aerial footage courtesy of Cabins on the Cove Ozarks in Choctaw. Trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch it on YouTube Planning your next visit to the Lake? Check out these helpful ...

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Phase II River Restoration Complete

Phase II River Restoration Complete

Thursday, June 11, 2015: Clinton mayor Richard McCormac joined representatives from The Nature Conservancy, SWN, and other groups instrumental in completing the second phase of restoration of the Archey Fork of the Little Red River. The dedication ceremony included a tour of the improved shoreline and the newly opened trail ...

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2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake area guide The Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Tourism Association publishes an annual guide covering the 4-county area surrounding the Lake. The newest edition features nearly 80 pages of stunning photography showcasing the region’s natural attractions and local businesses & events, with special additions like an ...

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Little Red River

Little Red River

This stretch of Little Red River – South Fork in Van Buren County is 26.5 miles long and has been rated as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you’ll find lots of paddling places. The Little ...

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Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is located 65 miles north of Little Rock between Clinton and Heber Springs in the north central section of the state. It is accessible via U.S. Highway 65 and State Highway 5. Heber Springs, Clinton and other small communities around the lake offer lodging. Resorts, bed and breakfast, ...

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Chamber Newsletter / Previous page

Welcome to new Chamber Member, the Jones Family Pharmacy!
The pharmacy is located in front of Walmart on Hwy 65 South and offers sandwiches & ice cream treats at their lunch counter. Be sure you come by & check out their grand opening & ribbon cutting on April 9th beginning at 1 PM. Contact Scott or Karla Jones at 501-745-2323 for more information.

Natural Bridge of Arkansas has announced they have opened for the season, which runs from March thru November. They are open daily from 8 AM to 6 PM and are located just 4 miles north of Clinton on Hwy 65. By the way, do you know who was said to have used the Natural Bridge as a hideout? Call the Smith’s at 745-2357 to find out!

The Dirty Farmers Community Market will be at the park every Saturday from April till November with an open market concept for farmers and crafters alike. Hours will be from 7 AM until 1 PM, all those interested in participating as a vendor must preregister by the Friday before the Saturday that you want to set up. All produce must be Arkansas grown and crafts must be handmade. To secure a booth space or for more information, contact the Market at 501-253-4716 for details.

Deb’s Fashion Outlet – In time for Easter! All dresses marked down 60-70% with fun spring styles from popular department store & home shopping brands. Shop shoes & accessories as well as 80% clearance on selected suits & jackets, while supplies last!

April 3rd – The 2nd Annual Van Buren County Health & Wellness Fair sponsored by Ozark Health will be held at the Clinton City Park on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 8:00am – 1:00pm. Free lunch beginning at 10:30, Live entertainment, free health screenings, Easter Egg hunt at 11:30, bingo, activities for the whole family and consult with a wide variety of health care professionals. Contact Carla Roberts @ 501-745-9508 for questions, or email carla.roberts@myozarkhealth.com for more information.

April 9th Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration – Jones Family Pharmacy beginning at 1 PM, 1930 Hwy 65 South in Clinton. Plan on stopping by & join in the celebration, bring the whole family & enjoy the family friendly atmosphere. Call Karla or Scott Jones at 501-745-2323.

April 11th – Chasing The Dream, Color Revitalization Fun Run Registration & check in begins at 9 AM downtown on the Square. Race begins at 10 AM. Entry fee: $30 adults. $5 – 10 for children & group rates are available. This is a 5K fun walk/run, plus shorter races for younger participants. All proceeds to benefit Downtown Revitalization project and is sponsored by the Clinton EAST Lab & We Love VBC. For more information contact Gayla Bradley 501-253-1799; must register by April 1st to receive a t-shirt. Go to: http://vbccolor2015.eventbrite.com to pre-register on line.

April 11th Ozark Health & South Side School FFA Trap Shoot to be held at the South Side FFA Barn, Old Gin Road in Bee Branch. Check in begins at 9 AM with shoot beginning at 10 AM. There will be 50 shot round, a JR division (grades 6-8), SR division (grades 9-12) & Open division (any age). Individual awards, best shooting squad and a $500 cash award for best overall shooter. Concessions are available, $1 gate admission. Entry fee: $20 pre-register online at http://goo.gl/forms/WxZKwwpdMi ($25 fee on day of shoot). Contact Michelle Wilson at 501-654-4196 for more information.

April 11th 1st Annual Project Surge Crawfish Feast will be held at the Van Buren County Fair Grounds beginning at 6 PM. There will be family fun, live music, games, dancing and great food. Admittance is a $10 donation, which will benefit the homeless & domestic violence survivors. Ribs, jambalaya & hotdogs will also be available for an additional cost. For more information contact David at 592-1380 or Pam at 238-0448 or pick them up at the Dove House Thrift Store 349 Main Street in Clinton.

April 18th Stepping Up for Youth 5K Run – beginning at 8 AM downtown Clinton. THUGS (Teens Having United Goals) in the Clinton, Shirley, and South Side school districts set examples for their peers to encourage an alcohol, drug, and tobacco free lifestyle. Proceeds from this 5K will go towards the yearly Youth Summit event. At this event, THUGS enjoy a day of interacting with other students, guest speakers, activities and games that are focused on drug, alcohol, and tobacco free life choices. Registration is open online!! www.racesonline.com Early Bird registration is $20.00. This is also with guaranteed t-shirt. Late Entry is after April 3rd. For more information call Tracie Stobaugh or Brian Henderson @ 501-745-7004.

April 17 – 19th The Clinton High School Theatre Department is putting on the musical, Bye Bye Bye Birdie for their spring play this year. Grab your poodle skirts and bobby socks and travel back in time with the Clinton High School drama students to 1958 as they bid farewell to teen heart-throb Conrad Birdie as he is drafted into the army in their spring musical, Bye Bye Birdie! Showtime is at 7 pm on Friday, and Saturday, with a 2 pm matinee on Sunday, April 19th. Admission is $5.00 for all ages.

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