OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason


Timely Advice from “Dear Geezer” Dear Geezer, It’s that time of the year again when I get stuck trying to buy appropriate gifts for all my loved ones – who consist of my adult children and a mix of young and older grandchildren. There is also a stray nephew and my deceased mother’s youngest sister […]

Piecemakers News November 2014


A group of 39 animated quilters was in attendance at Piecemakers monthly quilt club meeting on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Linda LaDoux welcomed members and guests. Then, the Quilt of Valor Presentation was made. Ramona Johnson gave a brief synopsis of the Quilts of Valor project. Quilts of Valor began with a mother’s desire to […]

Paws Report Featured Shelter Pet


The Fairfield Bay animal Shelter is currently full and they are looking for homes whether through fostering or adoption. Pictured right, is the Featured Pet, Toby, he is a year and half old greyhound mix. Toby is a very energetic and playful dog/puppy. Toby does need some basic training, the staff has been working with him. […]

December DAR Meeting

DAR Insignia Pin

The Little Red River Chapter of DAR will hold their meeting Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Red Apple Inn Eden Isle in Heber Springs. Our luncheon will begin at noon, followed by a meeting and Christmas musical program. Hostesses will be Lois Rickman and Lea Berry of Fairfield Bay. If anyone is interested in […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center


What’s Happening at the Conference Center 501-884-4202 December 1- 13 Chamber of Commerce – Festival of Trees We have been in the process of “Tree Judging” so be sure you come by the conference center and add your favorite to the list. The judging will take place through Friday this week and then, the grand […]

Travels With Thom

by Thom Dillon “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” Lin Yutang Not many statements are truer than that one by Yutang. I slept for the first time on my old, familiar pillow last night after almost twelve weeks on […]

Outdoor Adventure Group Treks To Lost Valley Trail

Lost Valley

The Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure group will hike the Lost Valley Valley Trail near Jasper December 13th. The Lost Valley trail is considered one of the “most beautiful trails in the state of Arkansas . It is a 2.2 mile hike round trip and parallels a creek bed . At the end of the hike […]

Joyce Hartmann Featured In Calendar

Eglantine Beach

Joyce Hartmann’s art was selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of CARTI’s “The Art of Survival.” Her watercolor entitled “Eglantine Beach” will be featured for August 2015. The calendar features work by artists whose lives were touched by the cancer experience, whether as a patient, a family member or a friend, an employee or […]

Patriot Pen & Voice of Democracy Winners

Patriot Pen

VFW 4513 and it’s auxiliary is happy to announce there VOD and Patriots Pen winners. VOD first place winner Seth Connell received $150. 2nd place Gabriel Alberg $100. Patriots pen first place Mathew Alberg received $50. Our first place winners went on to district and they both won first place and now are going on […]

Noel, Jesus is Born


The Fairfield Bay Baptist Church Choir, under the direction of Gary Powell, invites you to attend the 2014 Christmas Musical on Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21 at 6 p.m. Don Marsh, who wrote the musical arrangement, explains that the word “noel” has a rich tradition of meaning at the Christmas season. It’s more […]