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Obituary: Charles Edward Beverage

Charles Edward Beverage, 89, of Fairfield Bay Arkansas, was born March 8, 1926 to the late Howard Earl and Donnah Simkins Beverage in Princeton Missouri and passed away October 7, 2015 in Clinton, Arkansas. He was a skilled carpenter, owner and operator of Beverage Construction Company, an avid fisherman, a member of the Good Sam […]

2 for 1 Weekend Ahead

Fairfield Bay is celebrating fall with two festivals in one on Oct. 9 and 10: the Second Annual OktoberFest and StoryFest, which is a celebration of professional story telling. Held annually at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center, this event is growing in festivities! “Our community enjoys celebrating the seasons and welcoming others to […]

Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper Seeks Re-Election

Judge Hooper is looking forward to making further road improvements, promoting economic growth in business and tourism jobs, managing budgets for maximum utilization of funds, obtaining more grant funds, and keeping the citizens informed thru newspaper articles, town hall meetings, and personal involvements. Additionally, he will continue to promote the growth of technical and higher […]

Book Signing During OktoberFest

Carl J. Barger, an author and native of Greers Ferry and Quitman in Cleburne County, will be at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center on Friday and Saturday, October 9-10 during OktoberFest to do a book signing. Barger is a retired superintendent of public schools in Arkansas where he spent thirty-eight years in education, thirty-three years […]

City of Fairfield Bay Receives COPS Grant

The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce that it has been notified it will receive a COPS grant from the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $97,889. These funds will pay upto 75% of the officer’s salary including benefits for a period of three years. Congratulations go to Deputy Police […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary News

From left to right, Skylar Want, Katie Hutto, Mariana Larson, Peyton Loeschner, Joscelyn Boggs and Mary Considine. Pam Murray The Fairfield Bay Rotary Club received a Grant from the Rotary District 6150 to have a High School Rotary Essay Contest, based on the Rotary 4 Way Test. The Rotary 4 Way Test consists of 4 […]

Avoid Emotional Investment Decisions

What’s the biggest obstacle to your ability to invest successfully? Is it the ups and downs of the financial markets? Political events? The fact that you weren’t born rich? Actually, the chief hurdle you face is something over which you have control: your own emotions. Your emotions can lead to a variety of ill-advised investment […]

Community Club Marketing News

Marketing News After a great summer filled with spectacular events, we on the Community Club Marketing Team are pausing for just a second to reflect. What a great time was had by all who attended every summer event: Surf the Bay, July 4, Boati Gras, Bayfest, Paddle Battle and Ozark Byways Buy Days, just to […]

The Legend of Engine Creek Part III

as told by Glen jacket As you recall, a group in a Cadillac came to Shirley with a map drawn by one of the outlaws. They looked for days for the treasure near the blue hole of water, but finally left without finding anything. As the story continues…Some looked around and found certain people that […]

Community Club Health Insurance Changes

Susan Goff Human Resource Manager Annually, Fairfield Bay Community Club sends our insurance broker, Rodney Bailey from Employee Benefits Services, Inc., out to find us the best health insurance rates. This year, he came back to us with a 12% savings from our current plan. By switching healthcare plans now we will benefit from early […]