Myra 80s

Obituary: Myra Elizabeth Johnson

Myra Johnson of Fairfield Bay, AR passed away early Saturday morning at home, with family close by, September 20, 2014 from complications of COPD. She known and well liked in Fairfield Bay, having moved there 8 years ago after the passing of her husband, Usi V. (Johnny) Johnson. Myra grew up in Memphis, attended Hillcrest […]


Obituary: Henry Richard “Elvis” Randel

In Loving Memory of Henry Richard Randel Henry Richard Randel, aka Dick/Elvis, 73 of Fairfield Bay Arkansas was escorted with peace into the arms of his lord and saviour Jesus Christ on September 22, 2014 after a struggle with cancer. Appreciated and enjoyed for his exceptional talent as an Elvis Presley impersonator, love of golf, […]

IRV Queen Winners 2014

2014 Indian Rock Village Health Care Pageant

by Tara Morgan A few weeks ago the facility was abuzz with anticipation for the upcoming Health Care Pageant. The ladies had spent that Wednesday and Thursday getting their hair rolled, teased and sprayed (our IRV Salon always does a fabulous job). Thursday was also the day the contestants had their fingernails painted to match […]

Club Offices

City Allocates Management Charges To Departments

During the September City Council meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014, Mayor Paul Wellenberger explained actions taken to improved the Cities cash position. They have refinanced $100K remaining balance of loan to a 4 year term. The management charges have now been allocated to different departments in the City, this is a common practice in other […]

Trojan Horse

Arkansas Legislators Attempt To Change Term Limits

On Monday, Sept 15, 2014 Bob Porto, Co-Chairman of Arkansas Term Limits and Tachany Evans, State Representative of District 68 candidate, arrived in Fairfield Bay with a symbolic Trojan Horse to bring awareness to the public that ballot Issue #3 is slated for your vote on November 4, 2014 and politicians wants to increase term […]


Rambling Cove Trail Paving Complete

The Rambling Cove 1/4 mile loop trail has been paved and is an excellent trail for walking, jogging or running. A grant is still in the works to install exercise stations along the trail. As you can see handicap parking has been designated.


FFB Rotary Club by Fred Hilsenrath

Our mayor, Paul Wellenberger gave an impromptu report about the state of our Fairfield Bay community. Our community has a number of projects going: trails, road planning, Castle Ridge paving schedules, the new offices in our country club building, medical clinic construction and broadband grant status. We have indeed an active program under Paul Wellenberger’s […]

Arkansas Column

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

We are rapidly approaching an important deadline in Arkansas. October 5 is the last day you can register to vote and still cast a ballot in the November general election. Because the deadline this year falls on a Sunday, the Secretary of State’s office will continue to accept applications the following business day. The Secretary […]


Help Older Parents Avoid Financial “Scams”

Here’s a disturbing statistic: One out of every five Americans over the age of 65 has been victimized by a financial scheme, according to the Investor Protection Trust, a nonprofit organization devoted to investor education. If your parents are in this age group, should you be concerned? And can you help them avoid being “scammed” […]


Travels With Thom

by Scout Dillon You can’t go home again. Thomas Wolfe The Midwest is looking good. Since we left Fairfield Bay Dad and I have traveled through parts of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota. (By the way, don’t be confused. I may refer to my master as Dad, Master or just Thom. It’s all the […]