OUT OF BOUNDS By Geary (Smedley) Leason


“Read it and Weep” E. Hemmingway Smedley, the legendary local gadabout who regards himself as a “man of letters,” invited the writer of this column to a book signing party held recently at the VFW Drinkarama Room. Smedley’s latest tome is titled “Lost in Inner Space,” described on the book jacket as “a psychological, philosophical, […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center

What’s Happening at the Conference Center 501-884-4202 Happy New Year and a BIG THANKS for making 2014 a fun and successful year! All of us at the Conference Center want to say thank you to all of our neighbors, friends and visitors for making our first full year a fun and successful one. Thank you […]

Shelter Mews by Sugar, the Shelter Cat


This week’s featured pet is Toby. Toby is a Lab mix around a year and a half old. He has been at the animal shelter since August 08 14, so his time at the shelter is about to expire. It’s very important for Toby to find a home. He would be prefect for a farm. […]

Obituary: Mildred Virginia Platt-Ganey

Mildred Platt-Ganey

Mildred Virginia Platt-Ganey 89, slipped peacefully into her final joyous home with her Lord and Savior January 10, 2015. Now void of severe chronic pain, she reunites with many loved ones, and leaves behind a host of family and friends to grieve the loss of such a loving, giving and delightful soul. A long time […]

Another Four Years Of Progress

Swearing in

On Thursday, January 1, 2015, the Honorable Charles E. Clawson, Jr. Circuit Judge-Third Division 20th Judicial District, held the swearing in for Mayor Paul Wellenberger for another 4 years.

Blue and You For A Healthier Arkansas Check Presentation

Blue & You

Patrick O’Sullivan, Executive Director of Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, came to present the check for the grant awarded to the City for $33,000 for the fitness stations to be installed at the Rambling Cove Trail down by the marina. Pictured left to right are Alderman, Doyle Scroggins and Sharon Luxon, Mayor […]

City Of Fairfield Bay Receives The “City of Distinction” Award


The City of Fairfield Bay has been recognized as the “City of Distinction” and will be presented the award on January 16, 2015. Mayor Paul Wellenberger and Alderman Doyle Scroggins will be accepting the award. The City of Distinction program is designed to honor outstanding initiatives in cities across the state. The award will serve […]

Worldwide Week of Service

lions-we-serve week

by Jim & phyllis Wilkins Well, our holiday break is over and what better way to start the Fairfield Bay Lions Club articles than with one that the Lions are all about “WE SERVE.” The Lions Worldwide Week of Service kicks off January 10, 2015. The Worldwide Week of Service is an international event that […]

Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income


If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing potential of your investment portfolio. However, before taking action, it’s helpful to know what the […]

DAR Celebrate Christmas Luncheon

DAR Insignia Pin

The Little Red River Chapter of NSDAR held their Christmas luncheon at Red Apple Inn on Eden Isle. Lea Berry introduced our entertainer, Dennis Farmer. All the members and their guests enjoyed Dennis’ program of Christmas songs. Members in attendance were Edna Nigh, Lea Berry, Janet Small, Ruth Rasmussen and Lois Rickman. Back row: Jo […]