Signature Events Highlighting FFB Thru-out the Year

FFB Diamond

One element of our marketing plan to introduce (or re-introduce) regional friends to FFB was the creation of Signature Events that would attract guests as well as locals to enjoy all the Bay has to offer. It began a couple of years ago with Bloomin’ in the Bay and Surf the Bay and has now […]

Food For Kids Food Pantry


We at the Shirley Alternative Learning Center (SALC) have been running the Food for Kids food pantry at Shirley High School for many years. This year we would like to reach as many families as possible. However, our food supply has been running drastically low as of late. So far, this school year we have […]

Red Cross Blood Drive

Blood Drive

Fairfield Bay is sponsoring the American Red Cross Blood Drive in our community on Tuesday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Fellowship Hall. The church address is 250 Woodlawn Drive. If you wish to schedule an appointment in advance, please go to and enter […]

Questers Tour Calico Rock


On Thursday, September 25 seven Members and four guests of Davis Special Questers Chapter 1193 travelled to Calico Rock to tour the museum there. They were guided by members of Calico Bluffs Quester chapter. In addition to the museum, the ladies of Calico Bluffs showed the visitors their Preservation and Restoration.project, the old town coal […]

OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason


Sylvester Smedley found himself in a strange predicament with his newly acquired neighbors, the co-residents of a new subdivision located in West Des Moines, Iowa. Sylvester had recently bought a modest two bedroom home in this 117 new home development, Friendly Green Acres, coming from Pottsville, AR in response to a job offer from a […]

Go Pink for October

Pink Ribbon

Everyone knows someone who has been affected by the “C” word, and sometimes the stories can be devastating. According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women in the United States – slightly more than 12% – will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. October 1, marked the official […]

Clothes For Veterans

VFW Ladies

Your local VFW Auxiliary Post 4513 is again collecting good clothing for our veterans. Our boutique will be held at the Fort Roots Hospital in North Little Rock on Tuesday, October 21. We put all the clothing out on display and the needy veterans come in and get the clothing they want for free. Their […]

Xi Gamma Kappa Begins a New Season

XGK_Aug 2014_El Poplano

The XI Gamma Kappa Chapter of the Beta Sigma Phi gathered at the El Poblano restaurant August 27, 2014 to begin their new sorority season. We had a wonderful lunch and enjoyed catching up with each other over the summer’s events. On September 3, 2014, we met at our new President Shirley Rudolf’s home for […]

Happenings in the Bay


Chuck Willard And Ice Cream What does Chuck Willard and Ice Cream have in Common? I’m Chuck Willard, the Justice of the Peace, representing our city in Van Buren County and I would like to invite the Fairfield Bay community to a “Meet and Greet: fund raiser on Monday, October 13 at the Fairfield Bay […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center News

What’s Happening at the Conference Center Oktoberfest and Storyfest October 10 & 11. This week it is all about Oktoberfest. Everyone at the Conference Center is focused on the details to make this first annual Oktoberfest a fun and entertaining experience for everyone. We are expecting over 40 craft and art booths with a wide […]