2017 Yacht Club Transition Team

During the Fairfield Bay Yacht Club Christmas Party in December, the 2017 Officers were announced and presented with their officer flags. Pictured left to right is Past Commodore Richard Mills, 2016 Commodore Dan Feuer, 2017 Commodore Jim Beach, 2017 Vice Commodore Sam Lister, 2016 Fleet Commander, Tim Hallet, 2017 Secretary/Treasurer Belinda Lister and 2016 Secretary/Treasurer, […]

Creation of Cleburne County

Cleburne is Arkansas’ youngest county. It was created by act of the General Assembly as the state’s 75th county, and the act was signed into law on February 20, 1883. The new county was formed from the eastern part of Van Buren County and smaller portions of land taken from the western edge of Whit […]

“Miles of Memories” by Brenda Miles

“Rescuing John Grisham” I HATE losing things and resolve to rid myself of this foolish habit in 2017. I shudder to think of time wasted and frustration caused by my forgetfulness. The following are a few examples of this annoying trait… Actually, it first reared its ugly head early in life. When I was twelve, […]

Christmas Gift Wrapping Needed

The Fairfield Bay Library will be wrapping gifts for Christmas 2017 to raise funds for the library. If you have any extra Christmas gift wrap, ribbon, bows, gift tags, etc…that you would like to donate , please bring it to the Library during the hours we are open, please don’t put in the library drop […]

DAR January Meeting

The Little Red River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their January meeting on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at First Electric Cooperative in Heber Springs, AR. We will have a luncheon meeting beginning at noon. The program will be “Music of the South” presented by Rebecca Cockrell. The hostesses are Thea […]

Van Buren County Property Assessment now Available Online

Trina Jones, Van Buren County Assessor would like to inform our taxpayers that they can now assess personal property online starting today Jan. 4th, 2017 just go online to and navigate to the online assess box and follow the prompts to complete your assessment. You will be able to print your assessment when completed […]

2017 14th Annual Chunky Dunk Plunge

The 14th Annual Chunky Dunk took place on New Year’s Day at the Fairfield Bay Marina. Mother nature was kind to 23 brave souls takng the plunge with an air temperature of 46 degrees and the water temperature of 46 degrees . The Fairfield Bay EMS was there as a precautionary measure. Many spectators came […]

Ozark Health Recognizes Employee Service

Ozark Health recently announced the 2016 Employee of the Year and Years of Service recognition: 2016 Employee of the Year: Shannon “Rod’ Rodrigues 30 Years of Service: Nina Perkey 25 Years of Service: Twanette Booher 20 Years of Service: Denise Huggins & Betty Pruitt 15 Years of Service: Whitney Davis, Diane Foster, Allison Scroggins, Sheila Smith, Carol Wilder & […]

Business Profile: His & Hers Tees & More

Pictured above is Dina Freeling of Fairfield Bay and she is proud to have opened her new shop, His & Hers Tees and More in the Fairfield Bay Mall down from Edward Jones. Dina originally started her shop in Shirley but quickly grew out of it and was very happy to find a spot in […]

Consider Some New Year’s Financial Resolutions

We’re just about ready to open the door to 2017, so you might be thinking about some New Year’s resolutions. What’s on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? Mastering the perfect beef bourguignon? All worthy ambitions, of course, but why not also include some financial resolutions? By reviewing […]