Tea Time at the Library

Tea for two or three or more! Come to the Fairfield Library and see the unique collection of teapots from around the world – from England, Germany, Japan, and the USA. Thanks to Alice Chambers, one of our librarians, for showing her display in the library case as you enter the building. You might enjoy […]

11th Annual Unity Event

On May 28, the John 3:16 Ministries is having their annual Unity Fest Fish Fry. This is really a fun event at the Batesville’s River Park. There will be lots of items for auction as well as blue grass music, a kids play area, and their famous catfish dinner. The first place door prize (you […]

Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser

The Fairfield Bay Senior Center will host its annual fundraiser for the Van Buren County Aging Program on Monday night, May 30, 2016 from 4 – 7 p.m. Along with the spaghetti with meat sauce, you will enjoy Italian green beans, salad, garlic bread, cake with strawberries and whipped cream and a beverage. Adult tickets […]

IRV Celebrates Mother’s Day in Style

Mother’s Day was celebrated in high fashion at IRV. Our residents enjoyed an old fashioned tea party. The dietary staff prepared finger sandwiches of cream cheese with strawberries and cucumbers, (they were cut in triangles with the crust removed). Side dishes consisted of a colorful, fresh fruit platter of strawberries, grapes and cantaloupe. Apple streusel […]

Miles of Memories by Brenda Miles

“A Tribute to My Willie” She never wore a lacy cap. She never wore a ruffled white apron over a black uniform with matching shoes because she wasn’t a real maid. Instead, she wore dresses she had sewn herself from feed sacks and navy felt house shoes when her corns ‘got to botherin.’ She was […]

Out of Bounds by Geary Leason

“Let’s Talk” Bathroom privacy, the big issue of the day, has the potential to tear America apart, to strip us to our bare essentials! It also offers several great moneymaking opportunities according to Mickey Smedley, a local wheeler-dealer, best known for his somewhat successful Hog Waste Conversion Kit back in 2013. Here’s the problem/opportunity: The […]

“On Patrol” April Report

by Chris Waring The weather is starting to heat up and we need to remember out four legged friends we keep outdoors or in cars. Outdoor pets must have shelter, food and water, per city ordinance. I see a lot of people who take their dogs with them in the car. Keep in mind a […]

Rotary Club Announces Fundraising Plan to Support a New Project with the Boy Scouts

Our Rotary Chapter in Fairfield Bay is expanding its efforts to be more involved in the community. The first project is to work with the Boy Scouts to create a Star Gazing location in the Bay with the use of a telescope and projection equipment. The Scouts will be able to hold demonstrations for the […]

Couch Potato by Brie A.

Romans 12:11 Hebrews 12:1 1Corinthians 9:24 “I don’t want to be an anointed couch potato!” Reinhard Bonnke was an evangelist to Africa. Literally, multitudes of people would come to his services and millions of people would get saved and healed. Well, never mind. Just read this. At one of the events my family goes to, […]

Laureate Alpha Lambda Hold Ritual of Jewels

The May meeting of Laureate Alpha Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi was held at the home of Alice Chambers, with co-hostess, Trudy Gautreau, serving delicious desserts. President, Annalee Culp, opened the meeting. There was a discussion of plans for donations to service projects in Fairfield Bay. Activities for the year were also discussed. Annalee […]