County Judge’s Report July, 2014

Roger Hooper2

In the winter of 2013-2014, the county road department spent 25 days grading off snow and ice. In addition they hauled 250 tons of sand to deal. During the first 13 weeks of 2014, we spread 23,200 tons of gravel or 1,800 tons per week. The last 13 weeks we have spread 41,500 tons of […]

Women Must Know What to Expect from Social Security


Everyone needs to be aware of the financial resources they will have available in retirement. But if you’re a woman, you must be particularly diligent, for a variety of reasons. And that means you’ll need to know just what to expect from Social Security. Why should you, as a woman, pay extra attention to Social […]

VBC Republican Meeting


The Van Buren County Republican Committee will be holding their next meeting at Jack’s in Fairfield Bay, on Dave Creek Parkway.  Our speaker will be Tim Jacobs, speaking on term limits. Hope to see you all there on Monday, July 21. We will eat at 6 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. […]

Community Club Annual Meeting

FFB Diamond

Fairfield Bay Community Club Annual Meeting July 17, 2014 5 p.m. FFB Conference Center Please join us for the annual meeting as noted above. We will provide a review of the year 2013 Club results along with discussion of current and future initiatives to continue the growth of our community. Election results for three open […]

Making Your Event Special


Co-owners, Kelli and Jason Kidd opened their unique business at 358 Main Street in Clinton April 15 of this year with one purpose. They provide people in the area with an opportunity to make their occasion a one-of-a-kind event. “Special occasions are our specialty,” says Kelli Kidd, of Two Kidds Kreations and Occasions. Weddings, anniversaries, […]

Could You Afford to Live to 100?


Here’s an interesting statistic: Over the past three decades, the centenarian population in the United States has grown about 66%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Of course, this doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a good chance of living to 100 — but the possibility may not be as remote as it once was. […]

Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day


It’s almost the Fourth of July, the day when we celebrate our independence as a nation and the many liberties we enjoy as individuals. Still, we have to keep working to earn some freedoms — such as financial freedom. But by making the right moves, you may eventually enjoy your own Financial Independence Day. Here […]

Ozark Health News


11th Annual Golf Tournament A Big Success What better way to spend a sunny Saturday in June then 18 holes on a beautiful golf course, lunch at Top of the Rock, and supporting a good cause! Sixty golfers did just that on June 14 by competing in the Ozark Health Foundation’s 11th Annual Ozark Golf […]

Fairfield Bay Receives Two Grants


General Improvement Grant Received The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce the receipt of a General Improvement Fund grant from our Arkansas Representative, Robert Dale, in the amount of $12,240. This grant will fund the removal and replacement of stalls in the upstairs Ladies Restroom, 2 commercial vacuums, a foldable coat rack, another […]

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door


If you’ve been around long-time investors, you’ll probably hear them say, ruefully, “If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I’d be rich today.” That may be true — but is it really relevant to anyone? Do you have to be an early investor of a […]