Oct. 26 – 28 Battle of the Little Red Community Impact: Join us as we support our Yellowjackets with our Community Impact Drive. It will be here next week so stocking up!!! They will be taking diapers and wipes for the Call and non-perishable foods for the food banks. They will begin taking donations next week! Make sure you add these items to your grocery lists! All items stay right here in the Clinton community! Help us FIGHT for each other! @ Clinton High School (Arkansas)

Oct. 31, 9 a.m. Ozark Health Golf Classic: Join Ozark Health for their benefit 4 person scramble and help them in giving back to the community. It is a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Indian Hills Golf Course. For more information contact Linda at 501-745-9714 or Lisa at 501-745-9516.

Oct. 31, 10 a.m. Halloween Spooktacular Pageant: This pageant is costumes only with no formal dress and all ages welcome to participate. The pageant will start at 10 a.m. with babies and youth on Halloween morning and the finish with the adult division starting at 2 p.m. All are welcome to enter and this pageant looks to be fun for the whole family. For more information please contact Corrine at 501-745-8100.

Oct. 31, 4 – 6 p.m. Boo Bash: Located downtown Shirley will be a drive through Halloween. To stop in for your bagged candy and popcorn turn by the Mona Lisa Café on Brown Street and drive the loop taking Clinton Avenue to Pruitt Street back to Highway 9.

Oct. 31, 5:30 p.m. Scare on the Square: On Halloween night, the Clinton Fire Department will host the region’s biggest trick-or-treat event in downtown Clinton! Masks are REQUIRED, so be there with your most creative face coverings and costumes! There will be hand sanitizer stations set up. Streets on the square will be closed to traffic after 5:30pm, so come early for good parking. This year’s event will not have a hayride or haunted house. For more info, visit www.clintonark.com.

Nov. 1, 2 p.m. 43 Years of Dancing at the Judi King School of Dance: We will be celebrating 43 years in Dancing at our Annual Dance Recital “Keep Yo Dis-Dance” on Sunday, at the Clinton High School Auditorium.

Public Announcements

Clinton Rotary Club Speaking Opportunity: The Clinton Area Rotary Club is extending the opportunity to speak at one of their general meetings. As the guest speaker you will be given the opportunity to inform and educate on what your business does and how and why your services can benefit businesses and the community as a whole. To schedule your speaking opportunity contact Dixie at dixie@khpq.com

Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Survey: Your thoughts are important to us. Petit Jean Electric Cooperative is interested in hearing your thoughts about high speed internet service. Fill out the survey at https://join.pjecc.com/

Upcoming Events

Nov. 3, Election Night on the Square: On election night we will again shut down the downtown streets for “ELECTION NIGHT ON THE SQUARE” bring your lawn chairs and we will set up a big screen to watch the election results come in.

Nov. 7, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junk in the Trunk: Every First Saturday of the month Howard’s Antiques & Flea Market will be hosting this community sale in their parking lot located on Highway 65. Come see what new treasures this month will have or sell your extra items because booth spaces are free to set up. Call Linda at 501-757-1725 to reserve your spot or for more information.

Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m. Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are usually 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.

Nov. 19, 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.

Nov. 26, 6 p.m. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets the last Thursday 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.

Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m. Toy, Food Run, and Christmas Parade: Join the Flameriders, CMA Chapter 911 at the Downtown Clinton City Park for this fun filled day with a parade, lunch, and a visit from Santa with a gift for the little ones 12 and under. Floats and bikes are welcome to be in the parade. Please bring nonperishable food items and unwrapped new toys ($10 cap please) to be in the parade or if you are able.

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