VBC Republican Meeting


On Monday, May 19th the Van Buren County Republican committee will hold their monthly meeting at Pizza Hut in Clinton. We will eat at 6 p.m. with the meeting beginning promptly at 7 p.m. All are invited. For more information contact Linda 745-1136 or Rick 723-8433.

Be Prepared for the Changing “Seasons” of Your Life


A few days ago, we observed May Day, a celebration of spring. And, after a long and hard winter in many parts of the country, most of us are ready for sunshine, warmer temperatures and the hopefulness that spring always symbolizes. But as winter gives way to spring, we are also reminded that our lives […]

Observe Tax Freedom Day by Making Tax-smart Investments


You didn’t see it on your calendar, but Tax Freedom Day fell on April 21 this year. So, why not mark the occasion by beginning to look for ways to become a “tax-smart” investor? Tax Freedom Day, calculated annually by the Tax Foundation, is the day on which Americans have earned enough money to pay […]

Stacy Zimmerman Recognized At American College Of Physicians

Pictured at the national ACP Convocation in Orlando, FL, April  Arkansas ACP new Fellows, John Holston MD (Searcy) and Stacy Zimmerman MD (Clinton).

Stacy C. Zimmerman MD, FACP, FAAP, an internist and pediatrician practicing in Clinton, was recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in an awards ceremony during Internal Medicine 2014, ACP’s annual scientific meeting, held April 10-12, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Zimmerman was recently elected a Fellow of ACP […]

Local Nursing Home Wins Quality Award

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Ozark Health Nursing and Rehab Center has earned a Culture Change Award in the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s annual Quality Awards program. The Quality Awards are designed to recognize improvement in individual health care agencies’ performance in AFMC’s quality improvement projects. The Culture Change Award is given to nursing homes that have made exceptional […]

TEA Coalition Donate Alcohol Sensors To Schools


   In efforts to combat the use of alcohol on school premises, the Van Buren County TEA Coalition recently donated Passive Alcohol Sensors to all three schools in the county. Passive Alcohol Sensors are a passive device that can detect alcohol in the ambient air. It’s held five to six inches from the person while […]

Arkansas Linemen Electrify Two Additional Guatemalan Villages


Fifteen Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near Huehuetenango resulting in approximately 320 villagers receiving electricity for their homes. “After a year of planning, the men arrived in Guatemala on March 26 and then traveled approximately nine hours northwest to the remote villages of Las Flores […]

Ken Schuette Announces Candidacy For Board

Ken Schuette

During the past several years we have witnessed a gradual yet steady “rebirth” of our community, not only from within, but from the surrounding areas. Through the efforts of numerous volunteers accompanied by hands on guidance and leadership, our future is on a much brighter path. My experience, common sense, effort and enthusiasm will help […]

Glyde Seeks Seat On Club Board

Toby Glyde

Toby Glyde submitted petitions qualifying for a place on the ballot of the upcoming election to fill one of the open positions on the FFB Board of Directors. A resident of Fairfield Bay since 2006, past President and multi-year Board member of the Indian Hills Golf Assoc. and Indian Hills Golf Club I actively support […]

Turn Your Retirement “Vision” into Reality


Retirement can be an exciting, active time of your life. But if you’re going to get the full benefits from your retirement years — which could last two, or even three, decades — you’ll need to have a vision for what you want to do. And to transform this vision into reality, you’ll need to […]