Reinvesting Dividends Can Be a Smart Move


As an investor, you’ll eventually need to make all sorts of decisions — and some will be difficult. But there’s one choice you can make that can be relatively easy: reinvesting stock dividends. It’s simple to reinvest dividends — you just need to sign up for a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP). Once you do, you […]

Fairfield Bay Family Clinic Welcomes New APRN

Baptist Health Family Clinic-Fairfield Bay (BHFC-Fairfield Bay) welcomes Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Keitha Keech as another provider to meet the healthcare needs of Van Buren County and the surrounding communities. Keech received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro in 1994. As a registered nurse, Keech’s professional experience […]

Don’t Get Trampled by the “Herd”


Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and many runners have gotten badly injured over the years. As an investor, you may find that running with the herd is dangerous to you, too — because if you’re constantly […]

BayView Site Progress Report

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Our insurance provider has now delivered the check in the amount of $786K for the coverage on the lost building. Funding for debris removal and content coverage is still pending. The site was released for cleanup on 10/29/14 and the process will initiate in the near term. The Board formed a project committee to manage […]

Fund Raiser

Pryor Visit

Pryor Fund Raiser…Senator Mark Pryor came to the Fairfield Bay Conference Center for a Fund Raiser with a nice turnout. Little Red Restaurant catered the event. Senator Pryor spoke about how important rural Arkansas was and that he was proud to be able to help in anyway possible. Pictured above, left to right is County […]

Saving is Good…But It’s Not Investing


It’s a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, “saving” is not “investing” — and knowing the difference could pay off for you far into the future. Think about it this way: […]

Discover Fairfield Bay Welcome Breakfasts Having Big Impact

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The “Discover” breakfasts were reformatted for 2014 and relocated to the Conference Center. Many local businesses became engaged and contributed to covering a portion of the costs of the presentation. Many thanks to all who participated this year! Mayor/GM Paul Wellenberger and Marina Manager Sheryl Paxton were the presenters for the roughly 45 minute experience […]

Business Spotlight: Caring Touch

Caring Touch LLC

Penny Sanders is the owner and operator of Caring Touch, LLC. Meeting your Needs With Care. Caring Touch is a personal,homecare and houskeeping service. Penny is a licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with 25 years of experience. She specializes in senior needs and hospice care. Services include: Alzheimers, Dementia, Parkinsons, Wound care, Diabetic care, Bedfast patients, […]

What Are the Key USES of Cash?


As an investor, you may find that the elements of your portfolio that seem to draw most of your attention are stocks and bonds. After all, these investment vehicles, and others derived from them, provide you with potential growth and income opportunities — which is why you invest in the first place. Yet, you also […]

Fairfield Bay HIPPE Recycling Center Wins Statewide Recycling Award

FFB Recycle Award

Pictured left to right are: Ron Milligan, Paul Wellenberger, Linda Pratt, Bobby Fanning, Patsy Weidanz, Jaime Lewis, Annalee Culp, John Edmiston and Betty Edmiston The Arkansas Recycling Coalition (ARC) held its annual awards presentation at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs, AR, on September 30. The presentation took place during […]