Little River County

Little River County is Arkansas's 59th county

HOURS

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:30pm

ADDRESS

351 N. Second St., Ashdown, 71822

UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETINGS


Friday, March 15, 2024 through Saturday, April 20, 2024
Keep Arkansas Beautiful




Friday, April 19, 2024 
9am 
Ashdown High School of Innovation Job Fair 
Where: Helen Parker Gym 



 Sample of Student Skills Available & Instructions for Business Owners 

Friday, April 19, 2024
10am - 1pm (or until supply runs out)
Free Seedling Giveaway 
Where: Farmers Market



Friday, April 19, 2024 - Saturday, April 20, 2024 
2024 Youth Shooting Sports Trap Tournament
Where: Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Nature Center 
       1685 Hempstead 35 Rd N
       Columbus, AR 71831

Saturday, April 20, 2024 
12th Annual Impact 2024: Walking for Christ 


Saturday, April 20, 2024 
6pm - 8pm 
UA Cossatot Shooting Sprots Team Drawdown 
Where: Little River County Fairgrounds

       We welcome you to join us for a drawdown fundraiser to support 
       your local collegiate UA Cossatot Shooting Sports team! This 
       Saturday, April 20th at the Little River Fairgrounds from 6 - 8 pm. 
       Tickets are $100.00 which includes one draw ticket and 2 meals. 
       $5,000 will be awarded to last remaining draw or split between top 
       five draws. BBQ meal provided by local Big Gilley’s Smokehouse!

        Contact Madelyn Jones at 870-584-1172 
        or Coach Brett Blackburn 870-584-1145 to purchase tickets





Tuesday, April 23, 2024 
7:30am - 9:30am 
Coffee with the Chancellor 
Where: UA Cossatot - 1411 N. Constitution Ave., Ashdown, AR 



Wednesday, April 24, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
LifeShare Mobile Drive 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital



You may schedule blood drive appointments here 
https://donor.lifeshare.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/265822
and forward this link to others to schedule their own appointments.

Friday, April 26, 2024 - Saturday, April 27, 2024
2024 Youth Shooting Sports Regional Tournament - South Region
Where: AGFF/Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex 
       2800 Graham Rd
       Jacksonville, AR 72076

       April 26 – Junior Division (grades 5-8)
       April 27 – Senior Division (grades 9-12)

Saturday, April 27, 2024 
6am - 2pm 
Big Bass Showdown 
Where: Millwood Lake 



Saturday, April 27, 2024 
9am - 3pm 
Springtime at the Fair Barn 
Where: Little River County Fair Barn 



Springtime vendor event coming!! https://forms.gle/sxh3s1SuHMdqWeubA 

Saturday, April 27, 2024 
10am - 1pm 
Drug Take Back
Where: Ashdown Walmart



Saturday, April 27, 2024 
4:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #4 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots 
       or other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 

       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member. 

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Saturday, April 27, 2024 
5pm - 11:30pm 
Alleene Mulligan Supper
Where: Alleene Community Center

      Mulligan supper will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with dance to follow 
      at 7:30, ending at 11:30 with the Shinewell band performing.

      Prices are as follows: 

      Supper (includes drink and dessert)
      Adult-12 years of age: $10.00
      6-11: $5.00
      5 and under free
 
      Dance
      Single $6.00
      Couples $10.00

Saturday, April 27, 2024 
6pm 
Ashdown Panther Theatre presents Disney's The Lion King (JR) 
Where: Ashdown High School Auditorium 
       
       Tickets are $5  

Sunday, April 28, 2024 
2pm 
Ashdown Panther Theatre presents Disney's The Lion King (JR) 
Where: Ashdown High School Auditorium 

       Tickets are $5  

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 
10am - 12pm 
Congressman Westerman's Mobile Office 
Where: Little River County Courthouse Lobby 

       Congressman Westerman's Staff will be available to assist 
       constituents with casework matters related to passports, 
       Veterans Affairs, Social Security, Internal Revenue Service, 
       and other federal agency issues. 

       Congressman Bruce Westerman - Official Website 

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 
8am - 3pm 
LifeShare Mobile Drive 
Where: Ashdown High School Administration Building



You may schedule blood drive appointments here 
https://donor.lifeshare.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/255702
and forward this link to others to schedule their own appointments.

Friday, May 3, 2024 
6:30pm 
Foreman School District Talent Show "Gators Got Talent"
Where: Foreman High School Cafetorium

Monday, May 13, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse 

Monday, May 13, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting  

Monday, May 13, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall 

Monday, May 13, 2024  
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman  

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 or 
       email jsansom@uada.edu. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 

       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. 
      
       For information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net 

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting  

Saturday, May 18, 2024 
7:30am - 12:30pm
Keep Ashdown Beautiful Project
Where: The Two River Park (Pocket Park)


Saturday, May 18, 2024 
4:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #5 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots or 
       other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 

       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. $5 per event, 
       if member. $10 per event, if non-member. 

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Monday, May 20, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting 

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting  

Monday, May 27, 2024 
Courthouse Closed for Memorial Day  

Saturday, June 1, 2024 
5:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #6 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots or 
       other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 

       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member.  

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule  

Monday, June 10, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse  

Monday, June 10, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting  

Monday, June 10, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall 

Monday, June 10, 2024 
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman  

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 or 
       email jsansom@uada.edu.  

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 
      
       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For 
       information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net  

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting  

Saturday, June 15, 2024 
9:30am 
3rd Annual Juneteenth Celebration 
Where: Old Brown School, Ashdown, AR 

       Parade lineup at 9:30 am and parade is at 10 am. Celebration 
       to immediately follow. $25 vendor spots available. Contact 
       Jeff Henderson at 903-733-7952 or TyRhonda Henderson at 
       501-804-0217.  

Saturday, June 15, 2024 
5:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #7 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots or 
       other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 
 
       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member. 

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Monday, June 17, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting  

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting  

Saturday, June 22, 2024 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail Fishing Tournament 
Where: Yarborough  

Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Events 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Event Rules 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Event Estimated Payouts  

Monday, July 8, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse  

Monday, July 8, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting  

Monday, July 8, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall  

Monday, July 8, 2024 
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman  

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 
       or email jsansom@uada.edu.  

Tuesday, May 14, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 
 
       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For 
       information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net  

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting  

Saturday, July 13, 2024 
5:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #8 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots 
       or other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 

       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member. 

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Monday, July 15, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting  

Tuesday, July 16, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting  

Saturday, July 20, 2024 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail Fishing Tournament Championship 
Where: Yarborough 


Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Events 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Event Rules 
Ark-La-Tex Team Trail - 2024 Event Estimated Payouts  

Saturday, July 27, 2024 
5:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #9 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots 
       or other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 
 
       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member.  

       Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
       Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Saturday, August 10, 2024 
5:30pm 
Foreman Riding Club Playday #10 
Where: Little River County Fairground 

       Foreman Riding Club is a family oriented and beginner friendly 
       riding club. We have barrels and poles and rotate many other 
       events during the playdays. We often host clinics, jackpots 
       or other events throughout the year. 

       Age groups: Peewees/Leadline, 9 & under, 10-13, 14-18, 19 & over. 
   
       Events: Barrels, Poles, Goat Tying, Breakaway 

       There is a membership fee if you want year-end awards. 
       $5 per event, if member. $10 per event, if non-member. 

Letter from Foreman Riding Club 
Foreman Riding Club 2024 Playday Series Schedule 

Monday, August 12, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse  

Monday, August 12, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting  

Monday, August 12, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall 

Monday, August 12, 2024 
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman  

Tuesday, August 12, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 
       or email jsansom@uada.edu. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 

       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For 
       information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net 

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting  

Monday, August 19, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting 

Tuesday, August 20, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting 

Monday, September 9, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse  

Monday, September 9, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting  

Monday, September 9, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall  

Monday, September 9, 2024 
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman  

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 
       or email jsansom@uada.edu.  

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 

       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For 
       information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net  

Tuesday, September 10, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting  

Monday, September 16, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting  

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting  

Tuesday, October 8, 2024 
11am - 1pm 
Little River Extension Homemakers Club 
Where: Spirit & Life Fellowship, 112 LR 711, Ashdown, AR 

       Please bring a dish for the potluck lunch. The standing meeting 
       is the 2nd Tuesday of every month, same time and same place as 
       mentioned above. If you would like to join, please contact Janet 
       Tew, President, or call the Extension office at 870-898-7224 
       or email jsansom@uada.edu. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2024 
1pm 
Parkinson's & Care Partner Support Group 
Where: Little River Memorial Hospital 

       Organized by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas in 
       partnership with the Texarkana Regional Center on Aging. For 
       information, contact Nancy Bailey, Community Support Specialist 
       at nbailey@aaaswa.net 

Tuesday, October 8, 2024 
6pm 
Ogden City Council Meeting 

Monday, October 14, 2024 
9am - 10am 
Quorum Court 
Where: Little River County Courthouse 

Monday, October 14, 2024 
5pm 
Wilton City Council Meeting 

Monday, October 14, 2024 
5:30pm - 6:30pm 
Ashdown City Council Meeting 
Where: Ashdown City Hall 

Monday, October 14, 2024 
6pm 
Little River County Fair Board Meeting 
Where: Ag Building, Foreman 

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 
7pm 
Winthrop City Council Meeting 

Saturday, October 19, 2024 
9am - 11pm 
3rd Annual Rocky Comfort Pecan Festival 
Where: Foreman, AR 



Monday, October 21, 2024 
4pm 
Foreman City Council Meeting