2014 Scholarship Recipients

2014 Scholarship Participants

The Van Buren County Retired Teachers Association awarded $150 scholarships to three 2014 VBC graduating seniors. After receiving their college degree, each of the recipients is planning to become educator in an Arkansas Public School. This is the second year the association has awarded scholarship money, and plans are to continue the scholarships for each […]

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Stories of the Past

Alice Butts, 91 years, of Fairfield Bay visits the Log Cabin every Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. wearing attire of the period and tells stories about what life was like back in the day when living in the cabin was a way of life. Seated with Alice is her great grand-daughter, Stevie Beavers. […]

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Another Canoe Trip For A Few Hardy Folks

This past Wednesday a dozen of us had an OUTSTANDING canoe float from the US-65 bridge to Gilbert . The water level was high enough we did not have to paddle much and we got to traverse about a dozen rapids . It only took us 2 hours (instead of the normal summer 3 hours). […]

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Fairfield Bay Rotary News

Rotary learns About Arkansas’ “Mission Of Mercy” by Jeanne Castro When Hassan Bashiri, DMD MS moved to FFB in 1989, it was one of the least traumatic transitions of his life. He recalls being a student from Iran in June, 1975 when he traveled to the US on a scholarship. He landed in Chicago and […]

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Make the Right Moves to Leave a Legacy to Grandchildren

On Sept. 8, we observe National Grandparents Day. If you have grandchildren, they will hopefully mark this occasion by sending a card, making a call or, best of all, paying a visit. But however your grandchildren express their feelings for you, you undoubtedly have a very big place in your heart for them. In fact, […]

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To Better Health, Naturally by Brenda Erby Fudge

Hawaii’s Secret Potion THINK TROPICAL! A calming paradise with its pristine beaches and palm trees, Hawaii is considered a vacationer’s dream. A “secret potion” so valuable and unique is found in the deep rain forests of Kona, Hawaii. Famous for its erupting volcanoes and ash covered soil, Hawaii produces a small and precious amount of […]

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OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

“The Trip” Re-Visited Recently two friends of mine from the Bay, Grant Olson and Bob Major, passed away within a week of each other, causing me to remember a similar set of passings some twelve years ago. At that time I was writing a column for the paper under the title of “Golf and Beyond” […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center

What’s Happening at the Conference Center Thank you Thank you to everyone who attended the Ladies Nite Out. What a fun night we had and many told us they are pleased to have a place to shop for a nice gift and also enjoy the time with neighbors and friends. Labor Day Welcome Breakfast Each […]

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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 […]

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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 […]