Hartmann Wins Womans Table Tennis Open

Tournament Director, Eugene Atha, presents Joyce Hartmann with a trophy and cash after the Arkansas Open Table Tennis Tournament at UALR, Little Rock.

Joyce Hartmann of Choctaw took first place in the women’s competition event in the 2014 Arkansas Open Table Tennis Tournament held Sept. 27 at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, sponsored by the Little Rock Table Tennis Club, Sherwood Parks and Recreation Department, and other organizations and volunteers. Winner of the Open Singles was […]

Rambling Cove Trail Ribbon Cutting

Rambling Cove.

A Ribbon Cutting was held on Tuesday, October 7 at the new Rambling Cove Trail, next to the entrance to the Fairfield Bay Marina. The trail was made possible through a grant awarded by the Department of Parks and Tourism, represented by Mike Sprague (center), Project Officer and State Trails Coordinator. The Grant was awarded […]

Obituary: Sue Carole Cooper

Sue Cooper

Mrs. Sue Carole Cooper, of Harrisburg, departed this life Monday, October 13, 2014, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, at the age of 74. She was born September 14, 1940, in Waldenburg, the daughter of Willard Wilson and Ruth Dennon. Sue graduated High School in May of 1958 and married Billy Ray Cooper July […]

Obituary: David A. Britton

Dave Britton

David A. Britton 72, of Clinton, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He was born September 26, 1942 in West Laco, Texas to David Arthur and Rea (Edwards) Britton. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Arthur and Rea (Edwards) Britton, and a sister, Dianne. He is survived by his wife, Sally […]

FFB Rotary Inductees


Fairfield Bay Rotary Club has had several new members added to their club recently.  Shown above are three of the newest inductees.  Rocky Nickles, CFO of the FFB Community Club, Betty McGruder, Superintendent of the Shirley Public Schools, and Paul Wellenberger, Mayor and CEO of the FFB Community Club.   The FFB Rotary Club meets […]

NCA Art Gallery Showcasing Michael Fess, Guest Artist

Michael Fess Collage

Sculptor & Author, Michael Don Fess, is the featured artist at the NCA Art Gallery/Fairfield Bay Conference Center through October. He carves wood and stone and will display several of his large pieces that have never been seen in Arkansas. His art has been sold across the U.S., from California to Florida, since 1994. Along […]

Tingle And Lepp Spin Their Tales At StoryFest

Bil Lepp 1

Two nationally known storytellers will be the featured entertainment on October 11 at STORYFEST ’14, a part of Fairfield Bay’s OktoberFest. The event will be held at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitors Center. Tim Tingle is an Oklahoma Choctaw whose great-great grandfather walked the Trail of Tears in 1835. Tim was enamored with the […]

FFB Rotary Club by Fred Hilsenrath

From right to left: Cheryl Golden, to her left is Bonnie Schrieber, the office manager for both clinics. Next is Keith Keech, an APRN originally from Mountain View who will be the Nurse Practitioner in Fairfield  Bay. Next is Caitlin Worthing, the receptionist in Fairfield Bay. On the far left is Chandra Cathren our Fairfield Bay nurse LPN.

The new medical team replacing Dr.Sandra Young (who moved to Russellville) came to Rotary to tell us about all the changes. Cheryl Golden introduced herself and the Baptist staff. Cheryl has been employed with the Baptist Health Family Clinic in Greers Ferry for over 13 years. She has worked alongside Dr. John Herring for the […]

Lions World Sight Day


by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins The next regular meeting of the Fairfield Bay Lions Club will be Thursday, October 9 which is also Lions World Sight Day – focusing attention on preventing blindness and improving sight. Lions Club International will officially mark Lions World Sight Day in Reykjavik, Iceland on October 14. Lions around the […]

529 Plan Can Help with College Funding and Estate-planning Considerations


Now that another school year is drawing to a close, your young children are a step closer to the day when they’ll be heading off to college. Of course, as you’re probably aware, higher education doesn’t come cheap — and the costs seem to continuously climb. You can help your children — or even your […]