Rierson Awarded During Annual 2014 Art Show

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Local Fairfield Bay Artist, Charlotte Rierson was an award winner in the 2014 Annual Arkansas League of Artist Art Show. She won 2nd place in Landscape Category. Her two paintings were juried and judged by Crystal Bridges Curator, Manuela Well-Off-Man. The exhibit is located at the Butler Fine Art Building, President Clinton Avenue in Little […]

ArkansasOutside.Com Fairfield Bay Feature Story

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September 20 was an active day for two professionals who happen to produce a very popular web blog for outdoor enthusiasts in Arkansas. Joe Jacobs and Lisa Mullis spent the day exploring the trails of the Bay. They were joined by Debbi Brawley, a local enthusiast who has worked tirelessly to assist in the development […]

Bowling Alley To Re-Open Under New Management


Rick and Lacey Mitchell, owners of the Dock of the Bay are expanding their business sense and taking over the bowling alley in the Lakewood Mall. Leagues start this Thursday, October 2 at 6 p.m.  Alot of work has been done to remodel the inside. There will be pool tables, air hockey, Touchtunes Jukebox and […]

Fairfield Bay Fire Department Receives Rural Services Grant

The City of Fairfield Bay Fire Department is pleased to announce receipt of a grant in the amount of $6,317.50 to be matched by our fire department (Total project cost of $12,635.00). Funds will be utilized to purchase a K-12 Circular saw for roof opening/venting, a Stihl chain saw, 400 feet of 2 ½ inch […]

Extension Service Welcomes Torrie Caston


Van Buren County Cooperative Extension Services would like to welcome Torrie Caston as the new County Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H. Torrie was raised on a farm in Onia, Arkansas and she attended high school at Marshall. Torrie is the daughter of Lewis and Bennetta Caston and the granddaughter of Benny and […]

FFB Rotary Club by Fred Hilsenrath


By Fred Hilsenrath Janet Nelson of Alzheimer Arkansas gave us a pep-talk about participation in Alzheimer relief activities. Here is Janet’s message: Janet’s message to the Rotary on Wednesday, September 10, was titled – “A Mission to Serve Others. The major premise of the talk was, while serving others,” one has to carve out time […]

OHN&R Center Launches Music & Memory Program

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Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab Center in Clinton, Arkansas has become the state’s first Music & Memory Certified Care Facility. This program gives iPods, loaded with personalized music selections, to residents with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to enhance their memories and enrich their lives. The Program, which is grounded in neurological research, engages residents by […]

Choose Mutual Funds Carefully to Help Diversify Portfolio


If you’re somewhat familiar with investing, you probably have heard that owning mutual funds is a good way to help diversify your portfolio. Is this true? And, if so, how should you go about selecting the right mutual funds? To begin with, let’s quickly review the importance of diversification. By owning a variety of investments— […]

Voice of Democracy And Patriot’s Pen Contests


It is time for our youth grades 9-12 to enter two of the VFW and it’s Auxiliary’s contests. The theme for Voice of Democracy is “Why Veterans Are Important To Our Nation’s History And Future.” The state level prize is a free trip to Washington D.C, and a chance to win $30,000. Each participant must […]

Travels With Thom

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by Scout Dillon “The dwelling houses were set apart haphazard on the tough prairie sod; some of them looked as if they had been moved in overnight, and others as if they were straying off by themselves , headed straight for the open plain.” Willa CatherWilla Cather is Thom’s favorite writer. He loves the way she […]