Outdoor Adventure Group Last Winter Hike

Weather permitting the last winter hike of the Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure Group with take place Thursday March 5. The hike will be along the Robinson Point trail which over looks Lake Norfolk just outside Mountain Home. This is a 3.3 mile long loop trail that does not appear to be too difficult. The hikers […]

WSB Meets Fund Raising Goal

Lion 3-10-13

When the clients at the World Services for the Blind left on the holiday break in December it was unknown if they would have a learning facility to return to. The “World Services for the Blind was founded by Arkansas Lion Roy Kempe in 1947 to serve people who are blind and visually impaired, who […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary by Fred Hilsenrath


David Robinson spoke to us at the Rotary luncheon. David is a major in the Salvation Army. He grew up in Davenport Oklahoma. While in High school he worked in oil fields and after graduation attended Jr. College in Oklahoma. For the next 5 years David worked for Ford Manufacturing for 8 years and another […]

Essay Goes To National

Mathew Alberg

Marge Wright Aux Scholarship Chairman Mathew Alberg, a home schooled student in the Shirley area, entered an essay in the VFW 4513 and its Auxiliary patriots Pen contest for 6,7 and 8th grade students. The topic of the essay was “Why I appreciate Americas Veterans.” After winning first place, it then went to District, where […]

Zeta Sigma Queen Crowned

Frieda McClellan

2015 Zeta Sigma Queen Crowned…Frieda was crowned and presented her official attire by current President Sharon Luxon.

Lions Club News


by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins After returning from the eye doctor I was trying to think of a topic for this week’s article when I turned on the TV and immediately the 1962 movie “The Miracle Worker” staring Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke was showing. “With the help of an exceptional teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan […]

Van Buren County Master Gardeners Update

You wouldn’t guess that February is a busy month for the Master Gardeners, but it is! February finds us cleaning garden beds, pruning ornamental grasses, roses and many flowering shrubs in preparation for spring growth. It also is the time when we organize and plan for the season to come by looking at our gardens […]

John 3:16 Faith House Dedication

Faith House Front

The John 3:16 Ministry Faith House for Van Buren and Cleburne County men held a dedication ceremony on Sunday, January 25, 2015. The multi-purpose room at the ministry in Charlotte, Arkansas, holds 600 people and around 500 attended the Faith House dedication ceremony. During the ceremony 4 young men graduated. The Faith House currently has […]

Supporting Youth


By Jim & Phyllis Wilkins One of the corner stone programs of Lions Clubs around the nation and the world is supporting youth. Over the last 30 years, more than 13 million young people in 90 countries have benefited through Lions Quest, our youth development program for kindergarten through 12th grade. Locally the Fairfield Bay […]

Fairfield Bay Garden Club

Trumpeter Swans

Arkansas is the natural state but we have some unnatural visitors every year in late November to early March. No, not the snowbirds! Every winter Heber Springs is chosen to be a winter vacation home for trumpeter swans. No matter how many times one visits with the swans and their friends (Chinese Wood Ducks), it […]