St. Francis of Assisi – Fairfield Bay, Knights of Columbus

   “Cash for Food” Drive St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Fairfield Bay – Knights of Columbus Council 8815 conducted their annual Thanksgiving “Cash for Food” Drive in support of the Shirley Food Pantry and the Van Buren County Foods for Life the weekend of November 14/15. Through the generosity of our parishioners and visitors, […]

Stockings For Veterans

Your local VFW Auxiliary 4513 will be taking 150 handmade Christmas stockings to the Fort Roots Hospital in North Little Rock to give to hospital veterans. We will fill them with a pair of new socks and some goodies such as peanut butter crackers, etc. We will go into every room and visit with each […]

New Annual Wreath Raffle

No just for Women Even though this time of year is exciting, it is equally busy, forcing us to choose which events, parties and church musicals we will attend. On certain days we go breathlessly from one event to the next, greeting friends, eating and enjoying the beauty of the season. One of the events […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary by Fred Hilsenrath

It is always nice to hear about our own Community Club. Heather Dunn described her work and her life in her own words. Heather Dunn, 41, was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo. “I only lived there for two weeks,” she said with a laugh. “My parents were there on a trip. We then made a […]

Indian Rock Quester News

Indian Rock Questers met at the home of Willa Wells on November 16, 2015. Co-Hostess was Jean Eaton who provided us with a delicious spice dessert. Willa Wells asked members to share memories and traditions of their Family Thanksgiving gatherings. Our 2016 State Spring Convention is April 15 and 16, 2016 in Bentonville, AR. Our […]

IRV Teacup Auction

The Auxiliary for the Indian Rock Gardens Assisted Living and Health Care Center invites you to their Annual Teacup Auction on Saturday, November 21 at 2 p.m. at the Fairfield Bay Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. This year, during the Teacup Auction and bazaar and silent auction, you will discover many holiday treasures, a bake sale, […]

VBC Master Gardeners November Update

We are all enjoying Autumn in Van Buren County! The fall colors against the cerulean blue skies make the Ozark foothills look dramatic as they frame out beautiful Greers Ferry Lake. Leaves of every color, shape and form are literally floating through the air as we try to keep up with end-of-year garden chores. Those […]

Join the Team and Save a Life

Did you ever think you would like to be a part of a team that could save lives? That opportunity exists right here in Fairfield Bay. The Fairfield Bay Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is looking for someone like you to volunteer. It is an excellent opportunity for you to either gain new skills or use […]

Audubon Society Meeting

The Northern Bobwhite Quail is the most prized native game bird in the central and southeastern U.S. This bird is also favored by those of us who appreciate seeing and hearing the Bobwhites song and calls. Clifton Jackson, Quail and Small Game Program Coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will reveal the challenges […]

New TOPS Chapter in Fairfield Bay

Pictured Charter Members: Seated L to R Pam Hickman, Charlene Carr, Nancy Pagett, Patty Sullivan, Becky Giannini, Barb Neal, Joe Giannini. Standing L to R Carolyn Cloud, Pat Burns, Trudy Gautreau, Paulette Brogna, Bonnie Hickman. Not pictured: Erschelle Newsome, Rose Teer. Sometimes something is so good that the only way to make it better is […]