Gene Hatfield

Obituary: Lloyd “Gene” Hatfield

Lloyd Eugene “Gene” Hatfield, 84, of Fairfield Bay, AR, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014. He was born to the late Lloyd and Vera Hatfield, September 25, 1929, in Valley Falls, KS. He is reunited with his beloved wife, Jane Gray, who passed away on April 27, 2014. Gene was a member of the Lambda […]

Brandi Vandygriff

NCAF&E Showcases Brandi Vandygriff

The North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education is sponsoring a gallery show by Brandi Vandygriff at the First Service Bank of Clinton. Opening reception will be held August 22, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m. Come by and see Brandi’s work. Exhibit will be displayed through September 30. About the Artist Brandi […]


Dues Dropbox For Your Convenience

As you are aware, the Community Club offices have now moved to 337 Snead Dr. in the Fairfield room which has been converted to office space. The Club has had a dropbox for payments in the parking lot at the senior center for sometime now. To make it more conveneint for you we recommend putting […]


“Oh Captain, My Captain”

by Ron Phillips “Robin, remember us shooting “Old Dogs” in New York and Connecticut in 2007 where we all spent 14 hours a day together for 12 weeks. You’d come to the set in the morning for a “first team” rehearsal, walk by me and greet me with “’morning RW” and I’d respond back, “morning […]


Start Saving Today for Tomorrow’s College Bills

Another school year is drawing to a close. If you have young children, you might be planning for their summer activities. But you also might want to look even farther into the future — to the day when your kids say “goodbye” to their local schools and “hello” to their college dormitories. When that day […]


Five Weeks of Oil Painting With Doris Sexson

Once again the Fairfield Bay Community Education Center will be offering a five-week oil painting class with Doris Sexson. The class will start on Thursday, August 21st from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The featured painting this session will be of a Hellebours Laten Rose with a Ruby Throated Hummingbird. The Hellebours Laten Rose is one […]


Open House At Indian Hills For The New Community Club, City, and Newspaper Headquarters

Please join us Friday August 22 from 10-11 a.m. for tours of the new Community Club, City and Newspaper offices. We began operations at our new facility on August 11. Construction began on the Ozark Health Medical Clinic at our previous headquarters on August 13. The Clinic plans to open around November 1. Refreshments will […]

Brenda Fudge

To Better Health, Naturally by Brenda Erby Fudge

You Get What You Pay For Old sayings often ring true, and many of us have certainly proven this one to be correct. And didn’t we want to just kick ourselves, especially when we should have known better? This definitely applies to a piece of furniture we purchased years ago, which seemed reasonably priced and […]


OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

Second Thoughts About Knowing Last week’s column discussed the advantages people might have if they knew actually how and when they were going to die. Such foreknowledge would allow for them to thank all the folks who have bestowed so many blessings on them over a lifetime; to apologize to those poor souls they have […]


Attract Wild Birds

If you are looking for a new and simple hobby, then consider wild bird watching. Attracting and observing wild birds can be fun and educational. It is also an inexpensive hobby that you can do right there on your own property. You should begin with a basic bird feeder. A feeder can be purchased or […]