Web Exclusive: Clint’s Corned Beef Recipe

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“Saint Patricks Day just wouldn’t be the same without traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage.  My mom made this one of my fondest childhood  memories. If you want to spice it up a little, add some thyme. If you don’t have time to make this delicious meal at home, come join us at Indian Hills Country […]

My Opinion: Bunch of Know-It-Alls

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Lately we’ve seen a lot in the news about the ever-shrinking power and numbers of the demographic group snidely referred to as “aging white men,” and I just gotta tell you, it gives me a huge case of the Smug Gigglies. Even though, at age 60, I am now personally included in that derogatory reference […]

West Side Students Enjoy Freedom Quilt Presentation

Mrs. Betsy Slaughter of Fairfield Bay showed the  6th Grade students at West Side School a sampler Freedom Quilt which she personally handmade. As they observed the artwork, she told the stories of how the quilts were used by slaves to help guide them to freedom during the days of African American slavery before the […]

New Exhibit At Ozark Health Medical Center

The public is invited to enjoy the 30-plus paintings, hanging on the second floor adjacent to the cafeteria. Subject matter, as always, is quite varied, with many landscapes and florals, Arkansas scenes and whimsy, depicted in various media of watercolor, oil, acrylic, and more. All are for sale with a portion of each sale benefiting […]

Family Outdoor Activities At South Fork Nature Center

On Saturday, Nov. 20 outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy four activities at the South Fork Nature Center. For each activity, meet at the Log Cabin. *At 10 a.m., a fall nature walk will be led by retired wildlife biologist Bob Hartmann, *At 11 a.m. after the hike, Nature Arts and Crafts will be held at the […]

Palette Art League Exhibit At IHCC

Shown in photo L.  To R. back row: NCA Artist League members:  Bonnie Hookman, Ellen Kelly, Doris Sexson, Joyce Hartmann, Lea Berry, Jeannne Homuth, Pauli Sears, Jan Cobb, Melva King, Connie Hood, and Louise Shaw. Seated are guest artist Rick Neubauer, Dana Johnson, Keith Probert; Frt. NCA Art Gallery Coordinator, Charlotte Rierson. Indian Hills Country […]

NCAFA&E Presents Neil Rutman In Concert

The North Central Arkansas Foundation for Arts and Education (NCAFA&E) will present pianist Neil Rutman in a free concert on Sunday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 250 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay.  Mr. Rutman has received worldwide acclaim for his compelling and atmospheric piano recitals, orchestral performances and […]

Optimist Club Learns About Black Stallion Literacy Program

At the regular meeting of the Greers Ferry Optimist Club on October 18 Laura Graves, Southeast Director, and Trish Adams, Arkansas Volunteer Coordinator, of The Black Stallion Literacy Foundation, gave a most inspiring presentation to the members. Those present learned that The Black Stallion Literacy Foundation provides a simple but unique approach to motivate children […]

Hartmann Exhibits Four Seasons At FFB Library

Photo courtesy of Bonnie Hookman. The public is invited to view local artist Joyce Hartmann’s new solo art exhibit “Four Seasons” at the Fairfield Bay Library Gallery, 369 Dave Creek Parkway. The Library is open on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., […]

NCAFA&E Kicks Off New Season With Latin Guidtarist

The North Central Arkansas Foundation for Arts & Education (NCAFA&E) will kick off the 2010-2011 concert season with two concerts by world renowned Latin guitarist David Burgess.  His performances as soloist and chamber musician have taken him all over the world.  Praised by musicians and critics worldwide, he is recognized as one of today’s premier […]