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Obituary: Joan Kretz Bragg

Joan Kretz Bragg, widow of Richard Henry Bragg, passed away on March 20, 2015 at the Indian Rock Village Health Care Center in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas. Born on June 19, 1927 in Joliet, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Philip Kretz and Lucille Boyle Kretz. Joan was a 25 year retiree of Illinois […]

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Web Exclusive: Fitness Tip

How to Strengthen Your Core Strengthening your core is one of the best ways to get fit and is very helpful in many sports, like football and Parkour. In fact, core muscles are engaged in all activities making them extremely important muscles to keep strong and healthy. Core muscles include all of the muscles of […]

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Web Exclusive: Recreation

    First Full Blown Open Pro Am Disc Golf Tournament a Big Success! In spite of receiving almost four inches of rain, the Disc Golf tournament, sponsored by Fairfield Bay Recreation and Full Blown Discs, went on as scheduled. Most of the 82 players, both men and women, were young adults and seemed undaunted by […]

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Web Exclusive: Golf

Indian Hills Golf Course Winter is officially over, and many are eager to hit the golf course. I would like to give you some quick tips to help your game if you have been unable to play over the Winter months. 1) First, stretch before you play. This will help you avoid injury along with […]

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Web Exclusive: Marina

The Fish Have Returned to the Marina! The Fish Feeding Frenzy at the Fairfield Bay Marina is a favorite attraction for the young and the young at heart on Greers Ferry Lake. Every spring, we anxiously await the return of these ever-hungry carp so that hundreds can enjoy watching them eat. Last Sunday, they made […]

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Help Wanted/Beautify the Bay Days April 10 & 11

Pictured above are Pat Bailey (not pictured is Gordon Bailey) and Dean Luethje, presenting donations for the Mall Cleanup to Club President Dwayne Miller. These generous donations give a great start to buying materials needed. Last week, we publicized our 2035 Team’s planned efforts to enhance first impressions impacting visitors to the Bay. Target – […]

Rambling Cove Fitness Trail Ribbon Cutting

John Foster Alderman The City of Fairfield Bay proudly announces the Grand Opening of the Rambling Cove Fitness Trail on Friday, March 27 at 1 p.m. The trail is located near the Fairfield Bay Marina entrance directly across from Stringbeans Restaurant. The trail is the result of much work by community volunteers and two grants […]

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Arkansas Freedom Fund Donates To Veterans Barge Project

Gary Wynn, Board member of the Arkansas Freedom Fund, visited Fairfield Bay to present a donation to Mayor Paul Wellenberger for the Veteran’s Handicapped Barge project. The mission of the Arkansas Freedom Fund is to serve and support activities that benefit our military, veterans, wounded warriors and their families. The focus of the AFF is […]

Conference Center Events

North Central Arkansas Foundation for Art and Education This Sunday at 2 p.m. Alfred Lee in Concert Alfred Aaron Lee, keyboard virtuoso and singer, returns this Sunday, March 29 at 2 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center located in the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center. Mr. Lee will be presenting a program focused on […]

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Put Your Tax Refund to Work

In 2014, the average tax refund was about $2,700. If you got that much this year, what would you do with it? You can probably think of a lot of things you might do with $2,700. You might decide to splurge and buy some big-ticket item you’ve been eyeing. Or you could use the money […]