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Fairfield Bay Library Features Artist Charlotte Rierson

Pictured is Charlotte Rierson with some of her paintings showcased in the Art Exhibit. Charlotte & husband, Don, moved to Fairfield Bay in 1992 from Frankfurt, Germany after Don retired his fighter pilot wings from the Air Force. They loved this area and it was close to where Charlotte was from -Jacksonville (AR). Also they […]

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Donations from Performances

Our Towne Productions, Directors, Jackie Rohrer, left and Sharon Luxon, right, present the proceeds from the most recent performances of Steel Magnolas to Robert Thompason, Conference Center Manager and Doris Williamson, Fairfield Bay Library Board member. Steel Magnolias ran four Thursdays during the month of July and attendance for all performances was high. Congratulations to […]


Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled for Van Buren County

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Van Buren County will be held at the Van Buren County Courthouse Annex on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner State Lands. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Commissioner of State Lands offers an online Catalog of […]


Fairfield Bay Justice Completes UCA Community Training

Justice of the Peace Mary Philips recently completed the Community Development Institute Year One training in Conway. Standing with her are class directors, Bill Luther (left) and Tim Climer. Mary represents District 4, Fairfield Bay, Van Buren County. She was the only justice of the peace in the state who attended CDI One this summer. […]


Avoid Problems by Updating Beneficiary Designations

Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it’s just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, […]


Making Summer Special

Fairfield Bay residents, Debbie & Mike Dorrough, look forward to their grandchildren coming to visit each summer from the Memphis, TN area. This year, on 7/28/15, Cade Downen (age 14) and the Dorrough’s daughter, Holly (age 22) enjoyed spending the day with fishing guide, Bud Lady. As noted in their Fish Art, they “Loved Fishing” […]

Piecemakers August News

Nearly 30 enthusiastic quilters were in attendance at Piecemakers monthly quilt club meeting on Wednesday, August 19. Susan Moore welcomed members and guests and Pam Davis gave the Treasurer’s report. Eloise Brown conducted the business meeting. Virginia Reynolds gave the Sunshine Report. Bernadine Walters reminded us about the Van Buren County Extension Homemakers Quilt Show, […]


Fairfield Bay Yacht Club Meeting

Come one, come all on Thursday, September 17 at 6 Pp.m.for a membership drive meeting for the Fairfield Bay Yacht Club to be held at the Dock of the Bay, 375 Dave Creek Parkway. Commodore, Richard Mills, Vice Commodore, Jeff Pias, and Sec/Tres, Phyllis Wilkins, invite you to come and enjoy light snacks and hear […]

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OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

New Birth Certificate Issued Continuing to comply with several U.S. Supreme Court decisions issued last month, Calhoun County, (AR) Clerk, Buford Smedley, published a revised form of the Calhoun County Birth Certif cate in keeping with the mandated changes. Smedley also factored into the revised form today’s brand of political correctness. Last week, this column […]

Events at the Conference Center

Monday Morning Visitor’s Welcome We invite all of our visitors to join us each Monday at 9 a.m. for free coffee and donuts along with milk for the kids. Lots of door prizes and fun. Information on all our activities for the week are as follows: The Gomer and Patsy Show Each Tuesday, Now Through […]