Arkansas State Parks can be great places to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will be at Woolly Hollow State Park this Saturday from 8:30-11 p.m. They will have telescopes available for you to view the different celestial bodies and will be there to […]

Little Red River claims third drowning victim in Cleburne County in 2017

On July 13, 2017 at 6:27pm, Cleburne County Deputies were dispatched to a possible drowning on the Little Red River below Heber Springs. A witness stated that he heard a female yell for help, and saw two people floating in the river. The witness was able to assist both people to a nearby boat dock, […]

Shirley Man Arrested on Assault Charges

On July 17th, 2017, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a disturbance in Shirley. After arriving and speaking with witnesses and victims. Arrested 37 year old Jesse Adam Barnett of Shirley after he became combative and resisted deputies. Barnett is being charged with felony Aggravated Assault, misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, and misdemeanor […]

Concert Series

Memorial Service: Bonnye L. Busch

The memorial service for Bonnye L. Busch will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church on Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church c/o 250 Dave Creek Pkwy, Fairfield Bay, AR 72088.

Obituary: Rota Glynn Walker

Rita Glynn Walker, age 93, of Greenbrier and Conway Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 surrounded by friends and family.

She was born Rita Lourdes Tuppen in Buffalo, New York March 7, 1924. She was granddaughter of William J “Fingy” Conners, publisher of the Buffalo Courier newspaper.

In 1998 she was predeceased by her husband […]

Fireworks, Food and Swim Safely

Little Rock, Ark. – With the Fourth of July approaching, now is a good time to learn about firework, food, and swim safety. Fireworks-related injuries are most common on the Fourth of July. Improper use of fireworks can lead to death and injury, including burns, cuts, and foreign objects in the eye. To prevent injury, […]

Organization of the Month

Wear & Share County and the surrounding area through the sale of clothing, furniture, bedding, small appliances and kitchen and bath items. Wear & Share also responds to requests for aid after natural disasters such as tornados, fires and floods. Wear & Share is fortunate to be able to help needy people by making annual […]

Web Exclusive: July Fitness Tip

Breaking Down the Mental Marathon American Running Association If cognitive strategies during a marathon won’t exactly make or break your race, they are still among the most important weapons you have in your arsenal against fatigue. To try and determine which might be the most effective, researchers questioned non-elite runners in the 1996 London Marathon […]

Web Exclusive: FFB Recreation

Summer is always a busy time here at the Bay! July 3rd & 4th Celebrations: It’s already July and we are planning a big July 3rd-4th celebration here at Fairfield Bay for you to enjoy beginning at 6 p.m. on July 3rd. Our fireworks will begin at dark from the Bay Marina and is always […]