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Put Thanksgiving Lessons to Work in Your Financial Plans

Thanksgiving is almost here. Over the years, this holiday has taken on a variety of meanings, most of them centered on family, caring and sharing. You can carry these same values past Thanksgiving into your daily life – and you can certainly incorporate them into your financial strategies for taking care of your loved ones. […]

APL Board Members Needed for 2017

There are three (3) open seats to fill for the 2017 year of the Fairfield Bay Animal Protection League. If you are interested in becoming part of this great organization and willing to help with fundraisers for our four legged friends, please submit a brief description of yourself and why you feel you would be […]

New Art Exhibit at Ozark Health Medical Center

  Members of the NCA Artist League hung a new exhibit at Ozark Health Medical Center in Clinton. They recently completed a workshop with Caren Garner of Conway. Some of the members are (from left, front row) Caren, Instructor, Pauline Sears, Pam Mallory, Yun Kim, Joyce Hartmann (back from left) Alecs Long, Dianne Traylor, Faye […]

Shop With a Cop Donation

Bill Thompson with Modern Woodman presents a $2,500 check to Sheriff Scott Bradley for the Shop with a Cop Program.  Pictured right to left; Keri Tumbleson, Bill Thompson, Sheriff Scott Bradley and Kim Bradley. The Van Buren County Shop with a Cop Program is now taking applications for families in need with children to help make […]

Shirley Community Christmas Party

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and that’s the Annual Shirley Communtiy Christmas Party. “We work hard planning this night all year long and it’s our favorite,” reports Lisa Hackett, co-chair of this event. Saturday, December 3, at 6 p.m. the holiday lights of Shirley will shine. Santa will visit to deliver toys, […]

Piecemakers November News

by Brenda Dunlap Greeted by cheerful holiday decorations and the aroma of holiday food, 34 quilters met for Piecemakers monthly quilt club meeting and end-of-the-year party on Wednesday, November 16. Evelyn Eades welcomed members and guests. Susan Moore conducted the business portion of the meeting. Pam Davis gave the treasurer’s report and Virginia Reynolds gave […]

Christmas Parade

Saturday, November 26 promises to be an exciting day in Clinton to kick off the Christmas season. You can participate in three ways: 1.Be in the parade – dress in Christmas attire, decorate your bicycle, truck or wagon or even make a float. 2.Bring a donation of non-perishable food items and/or a toy for a […]

VBC Master Gardeners November Report

by Cynthia Lacken Master Gardener Welcome to autumn in Van Buren County. The fall colors against the cerulean blue skies make the Ozark foothills look dramatic as they frame out beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. Breathtaking vistas are all around us! Just leaving the Clinton Annex on Hwy 65 gives a spectacular panoramic view reminiscent of […]

Kelly Exhibit at First Security Bank in Clinton

Fairfield Bay artist, Ellen Kelly, has a new, one-woman art exhibit at the First Security Bank in Clinton through January 9. The public is invited to view the art during regular business hours, with most of the work available for purchase on site. When thinking about the exhibit for 1st Security Bank in Clinton, Kelly […]

City Passes Franchise Fee Ordinance

The Fairfield Bay City Council met this past monday in the City Conference Room. The Council approved the minutes from the last meeting as well as the financial report. Council members read the 2nd and 3rd readings of the Franchise Fee Ordinance which was unanimously passed. The 2017 budget team of Robert Otis, Linda Duncan […]