City Council to Consider Pit Bull Ordinance Public Input

The next City Council meeting is September 14, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Indian Hills complex. The City Council invites constructive input on the Pit Bull ordinance currently under consideration from Fairfield Bay citizens. We will move discussion of this topic to the beginning of the meeting. We are asking […]

County Judge’s Report August, 2015

We have just completed eight (8) months and have only four (4) months left in 2015. I would like to bring you up-to-date on the road, some happenings in the County, and about upcoming events. The first item to report is the Road Improvement Plan: 2011 thru 2014               […]

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 […]

From Your Community Club Board of Directors

As September arrives we look forward to our community activities such as BayFest, Paddle Battle and Octoberfest. Meanwhile, your Board has appointed an alternate to the “2035 Team” and elected a new Vice President, since our current Vice President has already served two (2) consecutive years in that position and reviewed the open position on […]

KFFB 106.1’s Bob Connell Elected President of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association

At the recent annual convention of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association, Bob Connell was elected President of the ABA Board of Directors. Connell is President and CEO of KFFB 106.1 Radio Station. Connell replaces Steve Jonsson of Signal Media in Little Rock. Jonsson becomes Past-President. Rich Moellers, of EAB of Morrilton, is the new President-Elect. The […]

Firemans Special Bond Election for New Fire Trucks

Douglas Forsman Deputy Fire Chief A bond election for residents of the City of Fairfield Bay is scheduled for Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The single item on the ballot will be granting permission to the City to issue bonds to purchase three new fire department pumpers using financing longer than 5 years. The funds required […]

Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income

If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing potential of your investment portfolio. However, before taking action, it’s helpful to know what the […]

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 Annex on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 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 of […]

Fairfield Bay Justice Completes UCA Community Training

Justice of the Peace Mary Philips recently completed the Community Development Institute Year One training in Conway. Standing with her are class directors, Bill Luther (left) and Tim Climer. Mary represents District 4, Fairfield Bay, Van Buren County. She was the only justice of the peace in the state who attended CDI One this summer. […]

Avoid Problems by Updating Beneficiary Designations

Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it’s just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, […]