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Obituary: Wilma Cora Moore

Moore Obit

Wilma Cora Moore age 80 went to her heavenly home on August 20,2015 at her Indian Rock Village apartment in Fairfield Bay, AR. Born January 17, 1935 To Roland Lloyd Moore and Hazel Ann (Garges) Moore in Pacific Junction Iowa. Graduated From Pacific Junction Iowa in 1953. During her school years she played basketball, the […]

“Poetry of Art” Displayed at Medical Center

NCAAL exhibitors

The public is invited to visit the new exhibit “The Poetry of Art” at the Ozark Health Medical Center on Highway 65 in south Clinton through November 9. Featured art includes both framed and unframed originals and prints by local area artists, all members of the North Central Arkansas Artist League. Title cards match poetry […]

City Council To Amend Ordinance of Animal Control

The City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 10. New business discussed included a fire fighting equipment resolution and two ordinances to amend leash requirements and ownership of Pit Bulls. All dog owners are now required to have their dogs on a leash at all times. See page 2 of the paper […]

Samantha Loves Care Caps


As a cancer in-patient, Samantha, 22, has written to Mary Philips, Fairfield Bay Care Cap founder, thanking the volunteers who give their time for our local cancer project. She tells of how pretty and comfortable the caps are. Anyone who sees her smiling face knows how they help while she undergoes chemotherapy. As over 67,000 […]

“Step-by-Step” Approach Can Ease Estate-planning Process


Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress you’re making toward your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement. However, you might be less excited about doing estate planning, dreading the perceived time, […]

Events at the Education Center

Resident, Fran Schroder, modeling medieval armor.

The summer events at the Community Education Center were well attended by both residents and resort guests. Our Community had the most popular meeting place for cool afternoon workshops. is a list of some fun classes. The Fused Glass Workshop, the Tea Party and Table Manners Class, the Sterling Scholars on “The U.S.S. Independence CV-22″, […]

On Patrol July Report

Patrol Car

by Chris Waring I played golf in the fire fighters tournament on Aug 8th and the question on half a dozen peoples mind was on citations. I was asked do officers HAVE to write citations. The answer is in 80% of situations the officer has total discretion on when to write a citation. Some situations […]

First Backpack Effort A Success


Last Saturday was a hot and dry day, but did not curb the excitement of the students and parents as they headed for the Fairfield Bay Baptist Church to pick up their free backpacks and supplies for school. Pictured are Alex Cox, Truffles the Clown and Andrew Cox who blew bubbles and waved backpacks in […]

The Crazy Things We Did By Doug Nelson

Doug Nelson

“Baked Potato” Uncle Kenny was the type that always kept his car polished and if anything wasn’t mechanically perfect it would be in the shop that evening. When he went into a gas station, the service attendant was not allowed to wipe his windshield with their filthy rag. We were not allowed to even touch […]

Out of Bounds by Geary Leason

Geary Leason2

Fill This Out! Cousin Buford Smedley has been the County Clerk in Calhoun County for over forty years being re-elected year after year for his ability to get things done without a lot of hassle. One reason for his efficient performance is that all the various forms and legal documents he administers as County Clerk, […]