Foundation News

What is the Cornerstone Society? The Cornerstone Society are those residents and businesses that pledge to give a minimum of $1,200, payable over 24 months, to the Foundation between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017. They are the “founders” of the Community Foundation as their initial pledges were used to create the initial civic […]

APL Board Members Needed for 2017

There are three (3) open seats to fill for the 2017 year of the Fairfield Bay Animal Protection League. If you are interested in becoming part of this great organization and willing to help with fundraisers for our four legged friends, please submit a brief description of yourself and why you feel you would be […]

Your Fairfield Bay Library Update

This article is written with the intent to clear up any confusion about library hours, and how the library operates. The library hours are: Mon. 1-4 p.m. Tues. 1-4 p.m. Wed.9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thurs. 1-4 p.m. Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Now let’s explain how our library operates. In spite of what […]

Miles of Memories by Brenda Miles

“What Happened to Our Innocence” This Thanksgiving I am thankful for growing up in a small town in Arkansas during the 50s. We did things and said things then that people are afraid to do and say today because of “political correctness.” During that decade, we had not heard of Ms. Manners or the ACLU. […]


Genetic Testing Could Prevent Disability Recently, I had quite an experience trying to prevent a disability or two in myself. Several years ago, I found a genetic testing service online and later another similar service that could further interpret the first service’s hard data. What happened from then on changed my life top to bottom […]

Davis Special Questers

Davis Special Questers met on Thursday, November 17 at the home of Jane Hempstead. President Lea Berry brought a choice of desserts that included Key Lime Pie and “Tipsy Cake.” Both were delicious and several members tried a little of each. Lea called the meeting to order and read correspondence regarding the State Convention which […]

Xi Gamma Hold Pledge Celebration

The Xi Gamma Kappa sorority held a Pledge ceremony for Pamela Connell, Mary Ann Fisher, and Marti Johnson on November 2 at the home of Lea Berry. It was a beautiful ceremony conducted by Vice President Shirley White. Our new pledges were warmly welcomed by all the Sisters of the Xi Gamma Kappa Sorority. On […]

Blue Devil Results

by Brian Crotts The Shirley Blue Devil senior boys (10-2, 3-0) started the first half of November playing 6 games in a brutal 8 day stretch that included conference wins over Timbo and Concord and tournament wins over Valley Springs and Marshall in the 1st Service Bank Classic. The Blue Devils also suffered their first […]

Tie Dye is NOT Just for Kids

These lovely ladies recently attended one of our tie-dye classes. They are (L to R): Claudia Sands, Sue Ross, Penny Cuttone and Gail Zanoff. These ladies had fun making their own creations. Each one was a “winner” and unique in its own way. You decorated some awesome shirts. Thank you, ladies! Our Tie Dye classes […]

IHGA Keeps Tradition Alive in Appreciation

On behalf of all our IHGA members and Board of Governors, Yours truly & Ernie Campbell (Greens, Grounds & Safety) in keeping with a time honored tradition delivered “Turkeys” (frozen of course) to the golf course maintenance crew, last Friday. Just a small token to show our appreciation for the fine job the guys do […]