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Web Exclusive: Outdoor Adventure Group


The Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure Group will kick off the 2015 fall season with a guided Bike Tour through a historic neighborhood in Little Rock the week of October 12-17th. The 2-3 hour Bike Tour will include frequent rest stops stops to listen to a discussion of particular historic homes and buildings as well stops […]

Web Exclusive: Recreation


Tennis Center plans for busy fall season. The Fairfield Bay Tennis Center is located in the Recreation Office at 157 Chelsea Drive, next to the Bayview Pool and Cool Pool Cafe and we are excited about our upcoming fall season. We have multiple tournaments scheduled with players from as far away as Cave City, Stuttgart […]

Web Exclusive: Indian Hills Golf

Indian Hills Golf Resort is in gorgeous shape and has many exciting events to offer for the upcoming weeks: August 29th – Feed the Hungry Golf Tournament September 2nd, 3rd—Ladies Club Championship September 12th—American Legion 4-person scramble September 16th, 17th—Men’s Club Championship September 24th—Knights of Columbus October 2nd—Superintendent’s Revenge 4-person scramble October 7th, 8th—Bay Cup […]

Web Exclusive: Marina


Cap’n Bailey’s Daily Published daily, or whenever news happens   If you haven’t been to Cap’n Bailey’s Grub Hub, time is running out. The end of summer is fast approaching. The unofficial end of summer holiday – Labor Day is just around the corner. We have a new dock master, Jorn Holt. Justin & Jorn […]

History of Fairfield Bay and Surrounding Communities

History of Eglantine By Anna Shull Emmons Written 1975-1976 Eglantine is a name meaning “Wild Pink Rose.” The hills were covered with wild pink roses, therefore it received it’s name from that. It is located in eastern Van Buren County, Arkansas on the fork of the Little Red River Township. Sugar Loaf Mountain rises to […]

September Featured Artist

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North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery, Fairfield Bay Conference Center’s Feature Artist, Melva King The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery located in the Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center, 110 Lost Creek is featuring the artwork of the late Melva King. Melva and husband Alex settled in Fairfield Bay in the late 1970’s. Melva […]

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 […]