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Xi Gamma Sigma Donation

Wilba Thompson, Conference Center Director, is shown accepting a decorator screen from former Xi Gamma Sigma members Sharon Shafer and Willa Wells. The sorority is no longer in existence, but funds were designated for several local projects after a successful garage sale at the home of member Avonelle Studts. Donations were previously made to the […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary

by Fred Hilsenrath Patti Manville is the Tour Coordinator/Summit 55 Club and Assistant Vice President at the Eagle Bank in Fairfield Bay. Patti is originally from Indiana but has lived in several different states before moving to Fairfield Bay in 1989. Many of her jobs have been leading up to the career at present because […]

Colorful New Program at the FFB Library

And boy-oh-boy do we mean colorful! Libraries are commonly known for their books, DVDs and computers. Patrons in other libraries across America are using them to tap into their creativity to…COLOR! That’s right! Adult coloring is sweeping the nation with doctors and other health care professionals praising its benefits to our mind, body and soul. […]

Pancake Supper Fundraiser

Sam Williams Masonic Lodge #89 will host an “All You Can Eat” pancake supper on Saturday, February 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fairfield Bay Lions Club. Tickets may be purchased from any member of the lodge or at the door. Tickets are just $6 for adults and $4.50 for children 12 and […]

Piecemaker News

Bridget Reimers Thirty five gathered for the first meeting of 2017. Bernardine Walter, the new Vice President, opened the meeting. Eloise Brown, the new President, conducted the business portion. Lori Griffin is the new Greeter. Pam Davis, the Treasurer, was excused. The Spring Retreat is scheduled for February 27 – March 2 at Mount Eagle. […]

VBC Library Valentine’s Day Event

The Van Buren County Friends of the Library, Inc (a 501©3 corporation) will host a Chocolate Lovers Delight on Monday, February 13 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the VBC Library in Clinton. For a $5 donation you can create your own sampler box of Chocolate Candy. In addition, items have been donated for a […]

Lady Bulldogs Hold Off Pesky MVE

Will Gilbert Sports Reporter Class 2A No. 2 ranked Quitman dealt Mount Vernon-Enola two losses by a combined 50 points entering Friday’s contest at Mount Vernon. The Lady Warhawks battled to the buzzer on senior night, but the Lady Bulldogs proved too strong, withstanding MVE’s valiant effort to pull out a 44-41 victory. MVE jumped […]

King, Smothers Lead Warhawks Past Quitman

Will Gilbert Sports Reporter After being honored at mid-court for senior night, Mount Vernon-Enola guard Tanner Smothers and post player Devin King each registered 14 points to carry the Warhawks past feisty Quitman 48-40 Friday night at Mount Vernon. MVE, which improved to 23-8 overall and 7-3 in 1A/2A District 7 games, defeated the Bulldogs […]

Community Education Classes

Its time to quit hibernating and crawl out of the bear cave – the Community Education Center has reopened after our short winter break. While we are busy putting together the spring schedule please check our facebook page for the latest information on events and classes: FFB Community Education Center Our first Painting with Jim […]

Obituary: Bessie Lucille Clodfelter

Bessie Lucille Clodfelter, passed away on January 24, 2017 at her home in Fairfield Bay. She was born on October 12, 1923, in Hawthorn, Illinois, to John Finley and Inez Lucille Robinson. Her 3 younger brothers, William, Thomas and Franklin, preceded her in death. Bessie Finley and Earl Clodfelter, who preceded her in death in […]