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Honoring Those that Have Served

In honor of our local veterans, members of the Fairfield Bay VFW Auxiliary Post 4513 will place a flag at the grave of veterans who have served our country at the Bradford Cemetery on Hwy 16 toward Shirley, the Eglantine Cemetery on Hwy 330 and the Woodland Cemetery on Hwy 16 toward Greers Ferry. Those […]

Ceremony Planned

The annual Fairfield Bay Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. on May 30 at the Veterans Memorial just outside the Senior Center. Seating will be provided for Veterans and their immediate family members. Others should bring their folding chairs. The Fairfield Bay Memorial Day Ceremony has grown substantially over the years. Estimates […]

49th Annual Shirley Homecoming Celebration

Things are underway for ”The 49th Shirley Homecooming” in Historic, Downtown Shirley. “This is the time of year when everybody that was born and raised here, comes home to visit” reports, Missy Worthing, co-chairof this event. “We have so many events this year and hope to please everyone.” Friday, June 3. all vendors and crafters […]

Rotary Club of Fairfield Bay

by Fred Hilsenrath The Rotary Club announces a Fundraising Plan to support a new project with the Boy Scouts Rocky Nickles and Tom Tangen talked to us about a project and plans for our club. Our Rotary Chapter in Fairfield Bay is expanding its efforts to be more involved in the community. The first project […]

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door

If you’ve been around long-time investors, you’ll probably hear them say, ruefully, “If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I’d be rich today.” That may be true — but is it really relevant to anyone? Do you have to be an early investor of a […]

Popular Gospel Singer In Concert This Sunday

The Fairfield Bay Baptist Church will host a special Memorial Day event on Sunday night, May 29. At 5 p.m., a hamburger cook-out will kick off the evening so you can socialize with friends before a very special gospel concert, featuring world famous Dave Boyer, at 6 p.m. The Fairfield Bay VFW Post 4513 Auxiliary […]

Spaghetti Fundraiser

The Fairfield Bay Senior Center will host its annual fundraiser for the Van Buren County Aging Program on Monday night, May 30, 2016 from 4 – 7 p.m. Along with the spaghetti with meat sauce, you will enjoy Italian green beans, salad, garlic bread, cake with strawberries and whipped cream and a beverage. Adult tickets […]

Memorial Day Weekend

American Legion Auxiliary Fairfield Bay, Post 333 Memorial Day 2016 will be Monday, May 30th. The American Legion Auxiliary of the Fairfield Bay, Unit 333, will again be distributing Poppies on Saturday, May 28th and again at the Memorial Day celebration on May 28. These Poppies are made by hospitalized Veterans for Veterans. Auxiliary and […]

Summertime, Summertime

by Robert McBride Director, Community Club BOD Hey, World, it’s recreation time in Fairfield Bay! Spring, Summer and Fall are all great times to enjoy the casual resort atmosphere of the Bay. The lake is inviting, golf is challenging, tennis is competitive and lying by the pool getting a great sunburn is very relaxing. All […]

Out of Bounds by Geary Leason

“Curiosity in the Forth Grade” “Raise your hand, please.” These are the words Mrs. Loveless spoke when she noticed Tommy Smith squirming in his seat located in the back row of her fourth grade classroom over at Shirley Elementary School. “All right, what is it, Tommy?” she asked after acknowledging Tommy’s raised hand. “I need […]