Prepare for Health Care Costs in Retirement


As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs. Yet, too often, many of us overlook what potentially could be a major expense during our retirement years: health care. By […]

Marina Makeover


Sheryl Paxton assumed management of the FFB Marina in late February and her imprint is already evident in the changes occurring at your Marina. Sheryl is the primary presenter at the Monday morning welcome breakfasts, joined by Mayor and Club GM, Paul Wellenberger. The message to guests is “have fun while in the Bay” and […]

“Millennials” Must Plan for Short-and Long-term Goals


If you’re one of the “millennials” — the generation that began in the early 1980s — you are still in the early stages of your career. Retirement must seem like a long way off — yet, it’s never too soon to start planning for it. At the same time, though, you may also have shorter-term […]

$$Pedaling For $$


The Club Board and staff, constantly seeking ways to improve operational revenues at amenities, are adding a new revenue producer that will be a new, fun way to enjoy the lake for owners and guests alike. The FFB Marina is a tranquil place to enjoy the water, protected from wave action by the superb breakwater. […]

Hall Announces Candidacy For County Clerk

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Jeff Hall, 45, announces his candidacy for Van Buren County Clerk. He is a 1987 graduate of Clinton High School, Governor’s Scholar and 1991 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, 1995 graduate of the UA School of Law in Fayetteville and licensed to practice law in 1995. Currently working full time for Van Buren County as […]

Stump Meeting Free to Public

Stump Meeting

An “Old Time Stump Meeting” is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. We are expecting many political candidates from all parties to participate. Any political candidate who will be on the Fairfield Bay Voter’s Ballot (Van Buren County or Cleburne County) are encouraged to participate. Each candidate will be charged $100 […]

You Can Cope with Turbulence…As a Passenger and an Investor


If you’re like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you’re like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn’t as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility […]

US Senator Boozman Visits Fairfield Bay

Official Portrait

United States Senator John Boozman is visiting the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center on Friday, March 21, at 1 p.m. to see our finished product. As you are aware, we have received significant federal funding. Senator Boozman has been a key supporter of Fairfield Bay and as a United States Senator is among the […]

Scott Bradley Seeks Re-Election

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I, Sheriff Scott Bradley, am announcing my intent to run for re-election as Van Buren County Sheriff. I was elected Sheriff in 2002 and began my first term in 2003. I live in Shirley and am a lifelong resident of Van Buren County. I have been married to Kim Bradley for 22 years and we […]

FFB Chamber Welcomes New Director


The Fairfield Bay Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes our new Executive Director, Heather L. Dunn, who began her new position on March 1. Heather brings her experience with member relations, program planning, special events and developing community partnerships. We trust that Heather’s experience and enthusiasm will contribute a great deal to the effectiveness of the […]