Arts & Crafts With Sue Pico

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Fairfield Bay Community Education Center announces the following series of arts and crafts workshops. Sue Allen Pico will be the instructor. Tentative schedule for the workshops will be weekly in May and early June. You may be the best Grandma in the world, a Sunday School Teacher, VBS Leader, Homeschool Teacher, Entertainment Director, want to […]

Out of Bounds by Geary Leason


You are the Problem, Part II Last week J. Huntington Smedley painted a grim picture that pointed to not only the continuance of horror and slaughter that has besieged mankind from Day One, but that the increasing intensity of these episodes foretells that the end of humanity is not too far away. Smedley made the […]

Health & Wellness Column

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Shirley’s Railroad Trail


An Excerpt From An Article By Glenn Hackett For The Fairfield Bay News June 1, 1990 When you walk along the historic railroad in Shirley, you will observe wildlife, wild flowers, and a variety of trees as you listen to the songs of the Middle Fork of the Little Red River as it meanders on […]

Our Towne Productions Presents “Harvey”


Our Towne Players will will perform a warm and wonderful comedy, called “Harvey” by Mary Chase. Elwood P. Dowd, played by Dan Feuer, decides to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six and a half tall rabbit, to guests at a social party. His sister, Veta, played by Jackie Rohrer, has decided enough is enough […]

Free Programs at South Fork Nature Center on April 18

South Fork

Programs begin at 10 a.m. with herbal enthusiast Shirley Pratt for a walk around South Fork Nature Center and learn about some of the Medicinal & Edible Plants of South Fork. The trail walk will emphasize identification and historic uses for plants found in nature. Shirley Pratt, a retired biology teacher and herbal enthusiast, encourages […]

Baby Shower


There will be a baby gIrl Shower for Nick and Kristin Clark, Sunday, April 19 from 2-4 p.m at the home of Benny and Doris Brown in Shirley. The shower is hosted by the Shirley Methodist Church. Nick and Kristin are registered at Babies R Us, Target, Wal-Mart, and Amazon.

Conference Center Events


The Monday Morning Visitor’s Welcome 9 a.m. A great way to kick off your “Stay in The Bay”! We invite all of our visitors to join us each Monday at 9 a.m. for free coffee and donuts along with milk for the kids. North Central Arkansas Art Gallery We will have new art in the North […]

Scout Camporee

Boy Scouts

Members of Boy Scout Troop 401 of Shirley/Fairfield Bay attended the Crowley Ridge District Spring Camporee, March 27 – 29. Activities included Orienteering, Skeet Shooting and Scouting Skills. They had a great time!

Shirley Pageant Winners

Pageant Winners

Pictured above are the winners of the Miss Shirley Pagant that was held on March 14, 2015. Left to right Tiny Miss Alyssa Torres Daughter of Anthony Torress and Jessi Morrison Tiny Miss 1st Runner up Nevaeh Reynolds, 2nd runner up Sara Passmore, 3rd runner up Sara Bradberry Jr. Miss Steffanie Howard Daughter of Mike […]