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Terry Nelson of LEAP - Law Enforcement Against Prohibition - will hold a public discussion at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Clinton School Auditorium. To join the meet and greet hosted by the Choctaw VFW Post 4764 afterward, e-mail or call Scott Bramlett at (501) 454-1988.

The Upward Bound Math-Science Program at Lyon College in Batesville is now accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Session. This is a six-week residential program for high school students who will be completing the ninth, 10th or 11th grades this spring. The program will be in session June 1-July 13 for rising seniors, and June 7-July 13 for rising sophomores and juniors. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 4. There is no cost to students for this program. For more information visit

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is accepting entries for “Student Selects: A Young Filmmakers Showcase,” which highlights the creativity and talent of the state’s kindergarten through 12th-grade students. Selected entries will be broadcast on AETN and posted to Entries must be submitted electronically or postmarked by Friday, March 28, and winners will be announced in May. Anyone interested in submitting films should visit for complete rules, to submit entries electronically and to download entry forms for mailed entries. Additional information may be obtained by contacting Casey Sanders at 501-682-4190 or

The Van Buren County Democrat website is available only to print and digital subscribers. If you are already a subscriber, you can access the website at no additional charge.