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Paddle Battle

Paddle Battle

Inaugural ‘Paddle Battle at The Bay’ Race Set for Early Fall FAIRFIELD BAY – Imagine spending your Saturday on beautiful Greers Ferry Lake with a little competition and a lot of fun thrown in. The inaugural Paddle Battle at the Bay race begins at the Fairfield Bay Marina at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 and is […]

2015 BayFest

2015 BayFest, September 12th, 10am Village Mall The Fairfield Bay News is proud to announce being host of the 1st Craft, Vendor and Car Show called BayFest. We have 16 corporate sponsors which have made this event possible. They include: ASU Heber Springs, Bud Lady Fishing, Payton Dodge, Payton Chevrolet, Eagle Bank Mortgage, Shop-O-Snap Too, […]

Fairfield Bay Named Arkansas’ #1 Safest Town


Fairfield Bay has the distinction of being Arkansas’ top safest town, according to the website The site identified thirteen towns, including tourist destinations such as Eureka Springs and Siloam Springs, and ranked Fairfield Bay in the top spot. The site shares that these towns have been listed as the safest in Arkansas, and the […]

Fairfield Bay Library Features Artist Charlotte Rierson

Charlotte Close up

Pictured is Charlotte Rierson with some of her paintings showcased in the Art Exhibit. Charlotte & husband, Don, moved to Fairfield Bay in 1992 from Frankfurt, Germany after Don retired his fighter pilot wings from the Air Force. They loved this area and it was close to where Charlotte was from -Jacksonville (AR). Also they […]

Donations from Performances

Our Towne Donation

Our Towne Productions, Directors, Jackie Rohrer, left and Sharon Luxon, right, present the proceeds from the most recent performances of Steel Magnolas to Robert Thompason, Conference Center Manager and Doris Williamson, Fairfield Bay Library Board member. Steel Magnolias ran four Thursdays during the month of July and attendance for all performances was high. Congratulations to […]

Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled for Van Buren County


A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Van Buren County will be held at the Van Buren County Courthouse Annex on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner State Lands. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Commissioner of State Lands offers an online Catalog of […]

Fairfield Bay Justice Completes UCA Community Training


Justice of the Peace Mary Philips recently completed the Community Development Institute Year One training in Conway. Standing with her are class directors, Bill Luther (left) and Tim Climer. Mary represents District 4, Fairfield Bay, Van Buren County. She was the only justice of the peace in the state who attended CDI One this summer. […]

Avoid Problems by Updating Beneficiary Designations


Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it’s just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, […]

Making Summer Special


Fairfield Bay residents, Debbie & Mike Dorrough, look forward to their grandchildren coming to visit each summer from the Memphis, TN area. This year, on 7/28/15, Cade Downen (age 14) and the Dorrough’s daughter, Holly (age 22) enjoyed spending the day with fishing guide, Bud Lady. As noted in their Fish Art, they “Loved Fishing” […]

Piecemakers August News

Nearly 30 enthusiastic quilters were in attendance at Piecemakers monthly quilt club meeting on Wednesday, August 19. Susan Moore welcomed members and guests and Pam Davis gave the Treasurer’s report. Eloise Brown conducted the business meeting. Virginia Reynolds gave the Sunshine Report. Bernadine Walters reminded us about the Van Buren County Extension Homemakers Quilt Show, […]