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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Rock N Java Ribbon Cutting Clinton AR

Rock N Java Ribbon Cutting

We had a great time at Rock-N-Java’s ribbon cutting located at 1193 Highway 65 South Clinton. It’s not to late though, if you missed the fun you can stop in and enjoy one of the many things they have to offer anytime. •Open daily •ConvenientlyContinue reading

Photo: Courtesy of the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce

Highway 65 North Bridge Dedication

Tuesday, June 16, 2015: A dedication ceremony named the newly remodeled bridge at the Highway 65 intersection in honor of the two Mobley construction workers who lost their lives in an accident a year ago that also injured 19 others. Hubert Moore – Ricardo TrochezContinue reading

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Chamber Banquet Photos

Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s Chamber banquet on March 3. In spite of some rainy weather, the Clinton Area Chamber Annual Banquet was very well attended and everyone enjoyed great food, an excellent speaker and able to bid on some unique auction items!Continue reading

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Clinton Gymnastics & Styled Child

Last week, the Chamber welcomed two new members with ribbon cutting ceremonies in Clinton. Clinton Gymnastics Academy is located at 1720 Hwy 65 S in Clinton next to the Verizon Wireless Store. The Academy offers tumbling, power tumbling, cheer prep, pre-school program and recreational gymnastics.Continue reading

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2014 Chili Cookoff Photo Gallery

Congratulations to all of our winners at the chili cookoff. The Grand Champion was Faye’s Diamond Mine, 1st place went to Nathan Morgan, and 2nd place went to Clinton Feed Store. The “People’s Choice” AND “Best Decorated Booth” also went to Faye’s Diamond Mine! ThanksContinue reading

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Gallery: White River Area Agency on Aging

The White River Area Agency on Aging celebrated their 35th anniversary on August 1. They are a non-profit organization with the privilege of serving older adults in 10 counties throughout North Central Arkansas. Their core services include meal programs, transportation, socialization, health & wellness, andContinue reading

Deb's Fashions in Clinton 10th Anniversary Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Deb’s Fashions

Local business owner Deb Galligan celebrated the 10th anniversary of her ladies clothing boutique, Deb’s Fashions at its Ingram Street location. Visit her website at www.debsfashionsonline.com for more about her business & the inventory she offers.

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Adrianne Wilbers Small Business Grant

The May 13th Pie Auction fundraiser was a huge success. The generosity of Van Buren County residents and how they can come together for a common cause continues to amaze. People were seated at every one of those long tables in the high school cafeteria,Continue reading

Sunsations Tanning Salon Clinton AR

Ribbon Cutting: Sunsations Tanning Salon

April 14, 2014 – Sunsations celebrated their grand opening on Ingram Street.

Gladys Maxwell - Business of the Year

Chamber Banquet Announcements

The Banquet was a big success Tuesday night, thanks to the generous support from the Clinton Area community. Scholarships Scholarships were presented to three very deserving students; Hunter Gray from Shirley High School, son Jeffery and Debbie Gray; Garrett Collums from Southside Bee Branch HighContinue reading

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Emergency Responders Chili Supper

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 There will be a free public dinner at the Clinton Senior Citizen Center for everyone to help honor our Emergency Responders, Law Enforcement Officers, and Volunteers for the work they do. The 6th Annual Dinner starts at 5:30pm. There will beContinue reading

Clinton Chamber Ribbon Cutting Goode's Cash Saver

Ribbon Cutting: Cash Saver

Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014: Members of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce were on hand with owner Steve Goode for the bright & sunny Ribbon Cutting for Cash Saver Grocery. The former location of Thriftway on Bone Street in Northside Shopping Center is newly renovated asContinue reading

Rose's Fabrics Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting: Rose’s County Fabrics

January 14, 2014: The Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting for Rose Hamilton’s new business in downtown Clinton, Rose’s County Fabrics & Craft Store on 306 Main Street.

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Light up the Park 2013

Thanks to all the hard workers who helped make Archey Fork Park a beautiful nighttime sight! We appreciate the “Christmas light sponsors” and everyone who contributed to the decorating project, despite the weather!

2013 Clinton AR Turkey Run start line

1st Annual Turkey Run Photos

November 16, 2013: Despite the rain, there was a great turnout on Saturday for Clinton’s 1st Annual “Turkey Run” in support of the Van Buren County Angel Tree Program. The downtown race was organized by Jonathan Hunter & Caden Hickman of Clinton High School’s EASTContinue reading

1st Prize: Adult Education Center, Linda Goins

2013 Fall Decorating Contest

Clinton’s first “Scare on the Square” was a huge success! The fire department estimated that about 1,600 people went through the haunted house on the 31st! Sid King provided excellent music all evening long; businesses opened their doors & many other businesses came to theContinue reading

Julia Pistole & Bill Clinton at Greers Ferry Dedication

Greers Ferry Dedication

Snapshots from the 50th anniversary celebrations at the Greers Ferry Lake Dam in Heber Springs. Governor Mike Beebe and former president Bill Clinton were among the guest speakers.

2013 Chili Cookoff - Booths

2013 Chili Cookoff – Photo Gallery

The 6th Annual “Chili King” Cookoff was a huge success! We had an amazing turnout Saturday evening with booths from businesses, organizations & craftspeople from all over the community pleasing the crowd and the judges with their excellent chili. Even the rain couldn’t put aContinue reading

Archey Fest 2013 after Sunset

Archey Fest 2013 Photos

Archey Fest was a huge success! Special thanks to festival organizer, Chamber President Jason Hayes; also to James Reed of Clinton Feed, who donated the music stage for the Texaco performances; Jerry Evans for providing ice; all the fantastic musical performers (special congratulations to TexacoContinue reading

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Surf the Bay 2013 Photos

Fairfield Bay’s inaugural watersports festival kicked off Friday, June 14 at the beautiful Bay marina, drawing crowds from around the county to enjoy the great music, food, and fantastic water fun. The recreational activities included thrilling “flyboarding” demonstrations alongside traditional wakeboarding & paddleboarding, and rock-climbingContinue reading

2013 Chamber Banquet - Kathy Sherwood and Guest Speaker Craig O'Neill

2013 Chamber Banquet Awards

Business of the Year: Faye’s Diamond Mine; Volunteer of the Year: Carrie Hinds; Chamber Secretary Kathy Sherwood with guest speaker Craid O’Neill; and 3 area Scholarship winners, Joseph Rodefer (Shirley), Cheyanne Jaide Miller (Clinton), and Paxton Scott (South Side Bee Branch) Special thanks to ourContinue reading

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Civil War Dedication

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“Old Tyme” Festival 2011

Christmas carols courtesy of the Hymn Singers Gwendlyn Kay Bradley performs About Gwendlyn: Gwendlyn Kay is an aspiring singer/songwriter and a country girl at heart. Her passion is country music and Gwendlyn Kay Bradley was born to sing. She has been entertaining her family fromContinue reading

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South Fork Nature Center Ribbon Cutting

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2011 Chili Cookoff

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Chamber CDI Class