Ambassador Training Vital To Tourisim And Growth In Fairfield Bay

Scott Sudduth, Guest Service Trainer with Welcome Arkansas, held an Ambassador Training seminar at the Performing Arts Theater in the Conference Center, Monday, January 19. Employees from the Club, City, Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and residents attended one of two seminars. Scott has been in the Hospitality Industry for over 30 years and brings […]


AARP Taxaide Program Free In Fairfield Bay

The AARP TaxAide Program will begin February 10th at the Fairfield Bay Senior Center. This program provides assistance in preparing and filing 2014 Federal and State income tax returns for taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This assistance will be available by appointment only, through April 15th. […]


Boy Scout Fund Raiser

Boy Scout Troop #401 will be holding a fund raiser at the Fairfield Bay Lions Den on Saturday, February 7, 2014. This is a pancake fund raiser and runs from 5 – 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend and a donation of $6 will be accepted. All proceeds support Boy Scout Troop #401 […]

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VBC Literacy Council Adds New Board Members

The Board of Directors of the Van Buren County Literacy Council recently elected three new members. They are (left to right) Carrie Ward, Sr. Vice President and Branch Manager of Regions Bank; Mark Gammill, retired Clinton school Principal; and Chad Brown, local attorney. They join other Board members Lori Blagg, Therese Preusser, Emma Hink, Marla […]


Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income

If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing potential of your investment portfolio. However, before taking action, it’s helpful to know what the […]

Betty Crocker

Did You Know??

Betty Crocker Lived In Fairfield Bay When General Mills came into being, it represented the merging of five flour mills in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Each mill had its own home economist, and those five persons became the original department of customer contact. President of the largest of the original mills was Mr. Crocker. It was […]

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Inspiring Challenges

by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins Any civic or charitable organization should have a purpose or focus and Lions Clubs are no different. Lions Clubs focus includes several areas (four major ones include sight, youth, disaster relief and humanitarian needs). We Give Sight. LCIF helps to restore sight and prevent blindness by improving eye care. We […]


OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

Smedley’s Principles for Good Reading As just one more service offered to our community, Geezer Wally Smedley is pleased to present his “Principles of Good Reading: Part I What Not to Read,” in hopes that many unsuspecting book readers will be spared from the harm generated from reading a bad book. He proposes that his […]


TOPS Chapters Pave the Way to Healthy Lifestyle

Fairfield Bay, there is an option in town to help residents of Arkansas realize a healthier lifestyle. TOPS Club, Inc. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) a non profit weight-loss support organization, has an established local chapter. Weekly meetings will be held at the Hart on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Experience for yourself the weight-loss support and […]


Fairfield Bay Rotary by Fred Hilsenrath

Tom Tangen was our speaker at the January 7, 2014 Rotary meeting. Tom is a local environmental engineering consultant who specializes in dealing with environmental issues and permitting for natural resources companies, including mining and oil and gas clients. He delivered a talk entitled “Fraccing and Your Drinking Water”. Some of the presentation was drawn […]