Tax Delinquent Land Sale Scheduled for Van Buren County

A public auction for the sale of tax delinquent land in Van Buren County will be held at the Van Buren County Courthouse in Clinton on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m., according to John Thurston, Arkansas Commissioner State Lands. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The Commissioner of State Lands offers an online Catalog […]

Local Real Estate Office Wins State and National Awards

Local real estate office, United Country Arkansas Mountain, is the recipient of several state and national awards recognizing excellence in the field of real estate. The office itself was awarded national recognition from the United Country franchise with its Diamond Award presented to Owner, Phillip Jones, and Principal Broker, Wendy Russ. In addition, Executive Broker, […]

2015/2016 Road Resurfacing/Restriping Work Completed, City Saves Over $400,000

The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce the completion of 36.4 miles of road resurfacing and over 60 miles of road striping over the last two years. The work, financed by a $2,500,000 bond package overwhelmingly approved by the voters (353-12), was originally planned to take care of around 25 miles of urgent […]

Protect Seniors From Financial Abuse

It’s unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation. In fact, by some estimates, this type of targeted abuse results in billions of dollars in losses each year. If you have elderly parents, what signs should you watch for to determine their vulnerability? And what can you do to help […]

VBC County Judge Newsletter

I am writing this letter to you on August 15. So far this summer, it has been hot and humid, with an abundance of rainfall. Some areas in Van Buren County are 10 to 15 inches of rainfall above normal for this year. This has allowed the farmer to have an abundance of grass and […]

What’s Up Fairfield Bay

by Mayor, Paul Wellenberger Nothing like a contest to see who excels at accurately throwing rubber cheeseburgers, or having the county Sheriff rocking and rolling singing Johnny Be Good on stage, or seeing our friends dressed up in tropical outfits while it’s pouring outside. But that was the scene Saturday night at the “Cheeseburgers in […]

Ozark Health Investor Banquet

Each year the Ozark Health Foundation hosts an Investor Banquet to thank our major investors and present scholarships to a senior member of our T.H.U.G and S.W.A.T. Team recipients. This year’s Banquet honored two outstanding groups that have done so much for Ozark Health and the Community. Our 2016 Business Investor of the Year was […]

Faye’s Diamond Mine Receives 2016 Craftsman Award

We are honored to announce that a one-of-a-kind jewelry design from Faye’s Diamond Mine has just received the Arkansas Jewelers Association’s 2016 Craftsmanship Award at the state convention in Little Rock on Saturday, Aug. 6! The award-winner, a mother-of-pearl cross pendant set with a round brilliant diamond in a gold bezel, and hand-finished yellow gold […]

Be Aware of the Need for Disability Insurance

It probably doesn’t show up on your calendar, but May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. And you might agree that such a month is useful, when you consider the following: Three in 10 workers entering the workforce today will become disabled before retiring, according to the Social Security Administration. At age 42, you are four […]

Lakeside Dental LLC Opens in Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay, AR – August 4, 2016 We’re delighted to announce the opening of Lakeside Dental LLC in Fairfield Bay in the space formerly owned by Dr. Mark Davis located at 15775 Highway 16 East, Shirley. They are open Monday through Wednesday currently, but will switch to more patient-friendly hours beginning August 16. The future […]