Founders Day Proclomation


In honor of Beta Sigma Phi’s 83rd anniversary, April 26, 2014 has been designated Beta Sigma Phi Day in Fairfield Bay. Beta Sigma Phi is the world’s largest Greek letter women’s service, cultural and social organization.  The day will be observed by the members with a Founder’s Day Luncheon at the Top Of The Rock. […]

Highest Achievement


Becoming an Eagle Scout is the highest achievement rank in Boy Scouting and only about seven percent of all Scouts ever reach this level. On Thursday evening, April 24 the Fairfield Bay Lions Club will host the Eagle Court of Honor for Dylan Ruple of Boy Scout Troop 401 here in Fairfield Bay. As the […]

World Services For The Blind

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by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins Located in Little Rock, AR. the World Services for the Blind was founded in 1947 by fellow Arkansan Roy Kumpe, with the desire to “serve people who are blind and visually impaired who needed to learn independent living skills or job training skills that considered the special requirements of their […]

Outdoor Adventure Group

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The Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure Group will take it’s annual Upper Buffalo river canoe trip April 22. This upper section of the river has about 45 small water rapids which need to be traversed. As such, this section of the Buffalo River has the potential to tip your canoe over. However, we will only canoe […]

Rotary News by Fred Hilsenrath


Judge Roger Hooper gave us a progress report of Van Buren County road projects. To summarize: Here is data that might interest all of us: Over the last 4 years the county received from FEMA alone $732,000. Expenditures amounted to $1,110,000 during that period. This took care of 210 miles of road or $5280 per […]

Another Successful Style Show Presented By XI Gamma Kappa Sorority


The sisters of the Xi Gamma Kappa Sorority welcomed in Spring, 2014 with smashing new designer ensembles at their 21st Annual Spring Style Show on Friday, March 28. Nearly 220 ladies attended the show at the St. Francis Catholic Church Fellowship Hall in Fairfield Bay. Pat Cash, also know to many as Aunt Minnie from […]

Lions Measle Challenge

Lions We Serve

“In celebration of World Immunization Week, from April 24 – 30, Lions Club International Foundation has launched a 30 day challenge to raise US $1 million for the One Shot, One Life, Measles Initiative! When you make a donation for measles during the month of April 2014, it will be matched on a 1:1 basis […]

Daughters Of The American Revolution Meet

DAR Insignia Pin

The Little Red River Chapter of DAR will hold their April 11, 2014 meeting at Harding University in Searcy, AR. It will be a luncheon meeting beginning at noon, The program will be “Women Spies in the Civil War” presented by Ruth Browning. If anyone is interested in learning more about becoming a member of […]

Beta Sigma Phi XI Gamma Kappa Officers Nominated

Beta Sigma

Beta Sigma Phi XI Gamma Kappa Chapter met at the home of Celle Newsome on April 2, 2014. Co-Hostess was Rose Teer who served fruit, nuts, and a delicious coconut cake. Our guest speaker was Jackie Sikes who informed us of “The Dirty Farmers Community Market” in Clinton (364 Main Street). They are a non […]

Rotary News by Fred Hilsenrath


This week we listened to Kathy Bryan’s heart-breaking story of her early life. Kathy shared her story and some education about human trafficking at our Rotary meeting. She is an Advocate, Abolitionist and Child Sex Trafficking Survivor. Now Kathy is the executive director of Margie’s Haven House in Heber Springs and a Realtor for Crye-Leike […]