Poppies By Veterans For Veterans

Pictured above is Fairfield Bay Mayor, Paul Wellenberger, signing a Poppy Day Proclamation for May 23, 2015. Judy Johnson, American Legion Auxiliary District 2 President, stands proudly supporting Poppy Day. Memorial Day 2015 will be Monday, May 25. The American Legion Auxiliary of the Fairfield Bay, Post 333, will again be distributing Poppies on Saturday, […]

Our Towne

Theater Proceeds Distributed

Our Towne Productions Directors, Sharon Luxon, Left and Jackie Rhorer, right, present a check over $2,100 from the proceeds from the performances of the recent play “Harvey” to Sharon Schaffer, representing the Conference Center. Another check for the same amount is also given to the Fairfield Bay Library. The performances of Our Towne Productions is […]

VBC Community Band Concert

The Van Buren Conty Community Band will perform a Memorial Day Concert on Monday, May 25, 2015. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. in Morgan Park, downtown Clinton. Please come out and bring your lawn chairs, food and drinkand enjoy an evening of great music as we celebrate those who paid the price for […]

Please Return DVD’s

In February, Pat Bailey, (our membership volunteer), and I set out to find missing books and other missing items from the library. We had a ‘Fine Free’ February, in hopes we would get these missing books, DVD’s and audio-books returned. We made phone calls, sent emails, mailed letters, and even went to pick up a […]

Memorial Day

Celebrating Memorial Day

On May 25, Fairfield Bay will once again celebrate a day set aside nearly 150 years ago to honor those fallen on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Showing respect through the simple act of placing flowers on the graves of the fallen, the women of the defeated Confederacy unconsciously started a tradition. That […]


If Rates Rise, What Should You Do with Bonds?

Interest rates are at historic lows. But they will rise eventually. If you invest in fixed-income vehicles, such as bonds, what might higher rates mean for you? As is almost always the case in the investment world, there’s no simple answer. First, it’s important to distinguish between short-term and long-term interest rates. The Federal Reserve […]

Outdoor Adventure Club Canoe Float and Hike

Inviting all adventurers for a day trip on the Buffalo River June 10 with a rain date of June 12. We will meet and depart from the parking lot at Indian Hills 8 a.m. sharp, then caravan up to Wild Bill’s Outfitters at the Buffalo State Park area just off Highway 14. We’ll put in […]

Willa Wells

Fairfield Bay Rotary News

by Fred Hilsenrath We had the pleasure of listening to Willa Wells on volunteering. Here are the impassioned points she made and examples Willa cited to us. “Volunteer – It’s the right thing to do.” From the first volunteer fire department, founded by Benjamin Franklin in 1736, through the establishment of the American Red Cross […]

FFB Diamond

We Are The Bay But Who Are We?

Residents of FFB are a tight knit community, friends and neighbors always ready to assist each other. The population signs at our perimeters say there are 2460 residents in FFB. But what about property owners that do not live in the Bay? There are 910 Arkansans who own property in the Bay that do not […]


OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

Smedly Announces! Last week, north-central Arkansas experienced a thunderous groundswell, shivering many a timber! This unnerving event was soon traced to one, Huey P. Smedley, who, while perched on his favorite stool at the local VFW “recreation” center, announced his intention to run (again) for President of the United States of America! After his failed […]