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Twelve to Swim the English Channel

Fairfield Bay resident, Mona Arnold, is a proud grandmother and is very excited to share the news that her grandson, David Arnold, is one of twelve people to swim the English Channel this month. A team of six American swimmers and six French swimmers have prepared to cross the English Channel from Dover France in […]

Obituary: Dolora Ann Smith

Dolora Ann Smith, age 80, of Fairfield Bay was called to heaven June 1, 2017. She was born Sept 1, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ann completed high school at Classen High in Oklahoma City and studied interior design at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, where she was a member of the school choir. […]

Obituary: Bonnie L. Busch

Bonnye L. Busch, 94, passed away May 25, 2017. She had relocated during the last year of her life from Fairfield Bay, AR, to Topeka, KS, to be in the care of her family. Bonnye was born Bonnye Lynn Harris in Angleton, TX, Sept 27, 1922, to William Bond Harris and Dola Lynn (George) Harris. […]

Garden Club Trip

Our interesting adventure on June 20 takes us to the foothills of the Quachita Mountains where the beautiful Subiaco Monastery and School will pique our interest and provide us with a lot of surprising information. After our tour through the monastery, we will travel to the Weiderkehr Winery Restaurant for a refreshing lunch and visitation. […]

Grillin & Chilin at Little Red

Flamenco Guitarist, Ronald Radford Comes to Heber Springs

Renowned Flamenco Guitarist, Ronald Radford will be performing at the Heber Springs Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 10 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. Admission is FREE. Ronald Radford is known world-wide as the American master of the Flamenco (Fla-meng-ko) guitar. He began his career as a student of the legendary Flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya […]

Corps to Closes One Lane of Hey 25 Bridge Across Greers Ferry Dam

HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers will close one lane of Highway 25 across Greers Ferry Dam from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. June 12, weather permitting, while Corps personnel conduct a routine inspection of the bridge. The lane closure has been coordinated with local emergency and law enforcement agencies. Officials from the […]

Free Fishing Weekend and fishing derbies June 9-11

LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and approved by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Free Fishing Weekend furnishes […]

Organization of the Month

TOPS Club There is an option in town to help residents of the Greers Ferry Lake area realize a healthier lifestyle. It’s two chapters of the TOPS Club, Inc., the short name for “Take Off Pounds Sensibly”, a nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Weekly meetings are held at The Hart Center in Fairfield Bay on Mondays […]

Web Exclusive: Fitness Tip

Love Your Summer Workout: 10 Motivation Tricks Work out in hot weather! We’re psyched to try these 10 keep-it-cool discoveries. By Hallie Levine Sklar The only problem with hot weather is that, well, it’s so darn hot outside. Put the cool factor back into your workout routine with these tricks from top fitness pros: 1. […]