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Obituary: James Conway Sexson

James Conway Sexson, 83, of Fairfield Bay, passed away November 24, 2015. He was born in Moorefield, Arkansas on September 17, 1932 to Grover Cleveland and Rosie Slaydon Sexson. James was a member of the Eglantine Church of Christ and lead the singing of many congregations. Left to cherish James’s memory are his wife of […]

St. Francis of Assisi – Fairfield Bay, Knights of Columbus

   “Cash for Food” Drive St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Fairfield Bay – Knights of Columbus Council 8815 conducted their annual Thanksgiving “Cash for Food” Drive in support of the Shirley Food Pantry and the Van Buren County Foods for Life the weekend of November 14/15. Through the generosity of our parishioners and visitors, […]

Stockings For Veterans

Your local VFW Auxiliary 4513 will be taking 150 handmade Christmas stockings to the Fort Roots Hospital in North Little Rock to give to hospital veterans. We will fill them with a pair of new socks and some goodies such as peanut butter crackers, etc. We will go into every room and visit with each […]

New Annual Wreath Raffle

No just for Women Even though this time of year is exciting, it is equally busy, forcing us to choose which events, parties and church musicals we will attend. On certain days we go breathlessly from one event to the next, greeting friends, eating and enjoying the beauty of the season. One of the events […]

Community Club Board of Director News

by Ken Schuette As we all know…how time flies. We are fast approaching the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons and we reflect back on what an extremely successful year the Community Club and City have had, with several City and Community awards, recognitions, and grants. Fairfield Bay is most certainly being noticed. We’ve been blessed with […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary by Fred Hilsenrath

It is always nice to hear about our own Community Club. Heather Dunn described her work and her life in her own words. Heather Dunn, 41, was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo. “I only lived there for two weeks,” she said with a laugh. “My parents were there on a trip. We then made a […]

Time for a Family Meeting to Discuss Financial Preparations?

During the holiday season, you no doubt have a lot going on in your life — work functions, gatherings with friends and neighbors, tracking down the elusive “perfect gift,” etc. But you may find it valuable to add one more event to your calendar: a family meeting to discuss those financial preparations that affect you […]

Indian Rock Quester News

Indian Rock Questers met at the home of Willa Wells on November 16, 2015. Co-Hostess was Jean Eaton who provided us with a delicious spice dessert. Willa Wells asked members to share memories and traditions of their Family Thanksgiving gatherings. Our 2016 State Spring Convention is April 15 and 16, 2016 in Bentonville, AR. Our […]

Vintage Clothing Collection Shown During Kirk Bazaar

Mrs. Ruth Rasmussen’s beautiful vintage clothing collection was displayed during the recent Holiday Bazaar at the Presbyterian Kirk of the Hills. Mrs. Rasmussen began the collection in 1975 when her daughter persuaded her to bid on the clothing at an auction. Additional pieces have been added to the collection through the years and it has […]

The Crazy Things We Did by Doug Nelson

“Thanksgiving” There are several holidays that come to mind when I think of wonderful times with family and friends. I don’t remember just what year it was, but Mom had planned a dinner for the whole family, in-laws and outlaws alike. The turkey was so large it barely even fit in the oven, with all […]