OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

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“In Praise of the Vulture” While there is much in nature that is beautiful – sunsets, tigers, roses, mountains, bluebirds – and this is just a wee sample, there are also some very ugly sights as well. And the highways and byways of Arkansas often serve as a display platform for one of the most […]

Calling All Artists!!


The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery has extended the exhibit schedule. The exhibit will go through to Oct. 26. The NCA Art Gallery is located in the Fairfield BayConference Center at 110 Lost Creek, Fairfield Bay. The artwork is chosen by a selection committee and is open to all artists eighteen years or older. […]

New Look of Cabana at the Bayview Pool


Come on over to the Bayview Pool for a swim and enjoy the water, the view and the convenience of the Cabana. We have Cool Pool Café merchandise, including T-shirts, sunglasses, sunglass straps, cups, koosies, visor clips for sunglasses and more. We also stock items such as, beach bags, sunscreen, water, softdrinks and light snacks. […]

Corps Opens Devils Fork Swim Area in Greers Ferry

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The Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Project Office has reopened Devils Fork swim beach. The swim beach was temporary closed because of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health. The swim beach has been retested and officials have determined that it is safe […]

How Do Mutual Funds Compensate Investors?


As you probably know, a mutual fund may contain many different types of investments, such as stocks, bonds and government securities. But as an investor, you need to pay attention not only to what goes into your mutual fund, but also what comes out of it — namely, the three ways in which a fund […]

Community Education Class Schedule

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Weekly Schedule for June 17 – 19 WEDNESDAY – June 17 9:30am – noon Calligraphy 102 Sue Allen Pico $25 2-day (June 17-18) 10am – noon Jewelry Making Bettye Ann Cooper $30 1-day 2pm – 3pm Tea Party and Table Manners Catherine Swift $10 Adult (required), $10 Child, $5 additional Child 2pm – 4pm Fused […]

Church Expo

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The Fairfield Bay Baptist Church is planning an exciting first-of-its-kind “expo” on Saturday, July 4 for you to have fun as you view all the programs and activities offered by the church. Included is a huge, gigantic, giant, humongous, ginormous, yard sale, started last year to benefit the Honduras Mission Program. Last year you helped […]

OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason

Geary Leason

“The Silent Letter” Last week we left the unfinished story about a June wedding attended by our old friend, Orville Smedley. The tale was paused just as the Pastor, Sister Phrederica Pfunderbund, invited the wedding guests to “now speak their peace or hold their say-so,” when all Hell broke loose. The story continues…. From the […]

Annual Creature Feature


The Little Red River Audubon presents their Annual Creature Feature with the Little Rock Zoo. Get close and personal with some of our two and four legged furry friends. The program will be held on Tuesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. in the Petit Jean building on Quality Dr. in Clinton, AR. There will be […]

On Patrol May Report

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by Chris Waring The warm weather is upon us and we need to remember our four legged friends. Outdoor pets need plenty of water and some type of shelter to offer them some protection from the heat. Lots of people take their dogs with them to run errands and the heat in an enclosed car […]