Web Exclusive: Marina news

World Walleye Classic kicks off soon! As the days become longer, and temperatures and singing birds tease us with spring, we know it is time to begin fishing again! For many years, February means walleye time, and the Greers Ferry Lake World Walleye Classic begins again this February 14. This five-week tournament encourages the fishing […]

Chocolate Martini

Web Exclusive: Drink of the Month

Chocolate Martini Simply delicious, and just in time for Valentine’s Day. The perfect drink for the chocolate lover or romantic in us all. Ingredients • 2 oz Vodka • 1/2 oz creme de cacao Pour ingredients into shaker filled with ice, then pour into martini glass.

Quality of Life

City of Distinction… Quality of Life

Pictured left to right is Alderman, John Foster, Nathan Rutledge, Director of Crews and Associates, Mayor, Paul Wellenberger, Alderman, Robert Otis, Conference Center Director, Bob Thompson, Cindy Wellenberger, Alderman Doyle Scroggins and his wife Susan, Conference Center Front Desk Coordinator, Sharon Shaffer, Conference Center Director, Wilba Thompson and Confernce Center Assistant Director Joyce Dobbs. The award was […]


A Photographic Exhibit

  The Fairfield Bay Community Education Center, in cooperation with the North Central Arkansas Foundation for Arts & Education, is proud to announce the opening of a special photographic exhibit entitled “Blue Ribbon Beauties.” This exhibit will feature numerous photographs by local artists which have garnered Blue Ribbon or Best of Show recognition at the […]


Top Of The Rock Hits Homerun

The “Tour of Western Europe Dinner” held Thursday night Jan. 22 was enjoyed by a crowd of over 70 guests. The food and wines served for the five course tour were wonderfully delicious. We all learned about the special wine selections, from our guest sommelier, which complimented each food course. Our Chef and his staff […]

Lion Roar

Roar Like A Lion

by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins When was the last time we, as members of the Fairfield Bay Lions, spoke with one of our friends, neighbors, fellow church members or just golfing buddies about being a Lion? During this past year, Lions Clubs International began a new program called “Ask 1” with the premise “Just imagine […]


Investment Mistakes to Watch For…at Different Stages of Life

As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor’s life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors. Let’s take a look at some […]


Fairfield Bay Rotary

Patti Manville talked to us about her hobby and business of traveling with groups of friends and Eagle Bank investors. Patti is originally from Indiana but has lived in several different states before moving to Fairfield Bay in 1989. Patti said that many of her jobs have been leading up to her career at present […]


Blessed to be Alive

My name is Lynne Corcoran and I am so blessed to be alive. First of all I am an animal lover and I provide a home for three dogs and four cats, most of which were rescued from being dumped on the side of the road. Each has its own story and I have tried […]


Out of Bounds by Geary (Smedley) Leason

Smedley’s Principles for Good Reading: Part II Last week, this column carried the wisdom found in Part I of Waldo Smedley’s magnus opium, “Principles for Good Reading.” More of the same found in Part II follows here: #3 A Good Read Requires a Good Writer: Smedley contends that for a good read, the author and […]