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Shirley Students Qualify for Arkansas Challenge Scholarship

Pictured above are members of the Class of 2016 of Shirley High School who qualified for the Arkansas Challenge Scholarship . This year’s’ class had only 26 graduates and half of those made a 19 or better on the ACT ( American College Test) that gauges readiness for college. The Challenge provides $1,000 for freshman […]

Regretfully, Music in the Mall will be Discontinued Effective Immediately

The reason for creating Music in the Mall was to draw a wide range of pickers and performers in an environment known as an “Acoustic Jam”. That has not happened and a number of potential musicians have let Greg and I know that they are not comfortable performing on stage at this point in their […]

Now YOU Can Help to Honor and Support our Veterans

Join the 50 for 50 Project and donate a Flag These are special days in our country where we celebrate our national heritage and an opportunity to show our pride and support to our Veterans. On those days across the country, we proudly see waiving brightly the American Flag. It’s a POWERFUL symbol of our […]

Honoring Those that Have Served

In honor of our local veterans, members of the Fairfield Bay VFW Auxiliary Post 4513 will place a flag at the grave of veterans who have served our country at the Bradford Cemetery on Hwy 16 toward Shirley, the Eglantine Cemetery on Hwy 330 and the Woodland Cemetery on Hwy 16 toward Greers Ferry. Those […]

Ceremony Planned

The annual Fairfield Bay Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. on May 30 at the Veterans Memorial just outside the Senior Center. Seating will be provided for Veterans and their immediate family members. Others should bring their folding chairs. The Fairfield Bay Memorial Day Ceremony has grown substantially over the years. Estimates […]

49th Annual Shirley Homecoming Celebration

Things are underway for ”The 49th Shirley Homecooming” in Historic, Downtown Shirley. “This is the time of year when everybody that was born and raised here, comes home to visit” reports, Missy Worthing, co-chairof this event. “We have so many events this year and hope to please everyone.” Friday, June 3. all vendors and crafters […]

Rotary Club of Fairfield Bay

by Fred Hilsenrath The Rotary Club announces a Fundraising Plan to support a new project with the Boy Scouts Rocky Nickles and Tom Tangen talked to us about a project and plans for our club. Our Rotary Chapter in Fairfield Bay is expanding its efforts to be more involved in the community. The first project […]

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door

If you’ve been around long-time investors, you’ll probably hear them say, ruefully, “If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I’d be rich today.” That may be true — but is it really relevant to anyone? Do you have to be an early investor of a […]

Popular Gospel Singer In Concert This Sunday

The Fairfield Bay Baptist Church will host a special Memorial Day event on Sunday night, May 29. At 5 p.m., a hamburger cook-out will kick off the evening so you can socialize with friends before a very special gospel concert, featuring world famous Dave Boyer, at 6 p.m. The Fairfield Bay VFW Post 4513 Auxiliary […]

Spaghetti Fundraiser

The Fairfield Bay Senior Center will host its annual fundraiser for the Van Buren County Aging Program on Monday night, May 30, 2016 from 4 – 7 p.m. Along with the spaghetti with meat sauce, you will enjoy Italian green beans, salad, garlic bread, cake with strawberries and whipped cream and a beverage. Adult tickets […]