Lions Hearing Projects

Lions 2012

by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins What most people think of when the hear Lions Club is related to vision related programs and assistance for the blind and visually impaired. According to the World Health Organization, more than 275 million people worldwide are deaf or hearing impaired. Lions Club International is also involved in many projects […]

Outdoor Adventure Group Activities


Spring finds the Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure Group ending it’s hiking adventures and making plans for more appropriate warm weather activities. The Group is now monitoring the water level on the Upper Buffalo River When the water flow is safe ,and the weather acceptable they will canoe the upper Buffalo River with it’s 40 plus […]

Parkinson Support


The monthly Parkinson Support Group will meet Thursday April 2, at 2 p.m. at Fairfield Bay Baptist Church, 481 Dave Creek Parkway. The meeting is open to everyone. We have a special speaker Lauren Kirby who a Patient Advocate for Parkinson’s Disease. For more information call Janice Meier at 745-2073

XI Gamma Pappa News

XGK Oaklawn Trip

Xi Gamma Kappa (XGK) sorority held a business meeting on February 11, 2015 at Vicki Leith’s home. Co-host Mary Ratcliff prepared brownies, tea and coffee at the delight of the Sisters. The main topics of the business meeting were: decorations for the Queen’s Ball, trips to a movie in Conway and the Oaklawn Park, and […]

Queens Ball

Queens Ball

Beta Sigma Phi Queens The annual Queen’s Ball for the international sorority, Beta Sigma Phi, was celebrated Saturday night at the St. Francis Parrish Hall. It is a Beta Sigma Phi tradition – usually in February for Valentine’s Day – for each chapter to elect a Queen, then all Queens are crowned at the annual […]

Bret Bielema Coming To Annual Razorback Club Banquet


Arkansas head football coach, Bret Bielema, will speak at the Greers Ferry Lake Area Razorback Club Annual Banquet on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at the Community Center in Heber Springs. The cost for the event is $25/ticket and will include a bar-b-q dinner, autograph session, raffle, silent and live auctions, speech from Coach Bielema and […]

A Mockingbird Audubon Society Essay Contest

Audubon Society

Pat Bailey of The Little Red River Audubon Society announced today that the 2015 Essay Contest is open to all area children in the 5th and 6th grades who reside in the Arkansas counties served by their chapter. They are Van Buren, Cleburne, Stone and Searcy. The winners of the contest will receive a free […]

Sorority News


The Laureate Alpha Lambda chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at Knuckleheads in Fairfield Bay on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 for lunch. President Annalee Culp led members in a short business meeting to discuss upcoming events in Beta Sigma Phi. The Queen’s Ball was scheduled for March 14 and the Founder’s Day Luncheon will be […]

Log Cabin Pancake Supper Benefit

Log Cabin

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 5 to 7 PM to attend one of those great pan cake suppers cooked up at the Lion’s Den in Fairfield Bay. Tickets will be $6.00 per person and can be obtained from any Quester member or purchased at the door. The two local Quester Chapters, […]

Leaders For the Blind


by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins “It all began in 1938 when Charles A. Nutting, Donald P. Schuur and S. A. Dodge led the Uptown Lions Club of Detroit in establishing a school to train dog guides for the blind. Their motivation was Dr. Glen Wheeler, a fellow Uptown Lion whose attempts to be accepted by […]