Lutheran Women Mission Project

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Helping Shirley Food Pantry…The LWML (Lutheran Women”s Missionary League) of Faith Lutheran Church chose as one of its mission projects supplying food for the Shirley Food for the Kids Food Pantry. During the months of January, February and March items for the regular food boxes were collected. With a gift fromThrivent more supplies were purchased […]

VBC Master Gardeners April Update

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Countdown has begun for the Van Buren County Master Gardener’s annual plant sale in conjunction with Bloomin’ in the Bay on May 9, 2015 at Ed Leamon Park in the heart of Fairfield Bay. Last year’s Fairy Garden was such a big hit that this year, we are expanding on the theme. These whimsical gardens […]

Quester Sponsored Event A Huge Success


Pictured in front of the Children’s Wild Animal Exhibit at the Log Cabin Museum, Quester President, Nancy Mueller, Indian Rock #0869 and Vice President, Lea Berry, Davis Special #1193 presented Director, Marilyn Robertson, a check for $2,320 to benefit the Museum. These funds were raised at a benefit pancake supper in Fairfield Bay. The pancake […]

“Hollywood Hillbillies”


“Hollywood Hillbillies” The Shirley Drama Club will present the “Hollywood Hillbillies” on April 10 at 6 pm. This is a story from the heart of the Ozarks about a family working to embrace their hill roots. Gram Hawley and her granddaughter, Cindy Lou, run the general store and post office in Happy Hallow, where there […]

Questers Have Busy March

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It’s been a very busy month for the Indian Rock Questers. We all worked very hard to support the Pancake Dinner and Silent Auction to benefit the Log Cabin Museum. Our Indian Rock Banner was presented at the meeting. Toni Kaiser and her banner committee did a great job in coming up with ideas. Co-Host […]

DAR Attends State Convention


The Arkansas Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their 107th State Conference March 19-21, 2015 at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock. Members of the Little Red River Chapter attending were, pictured above from left, Kimberly Walker of Fairfield Bay, Ramona Diles of Pangburn, and Leona Kemper-Cash of Quitman. The Little Red River Chapter’s […]

VBC Master Gardeners March Update

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March certainly came in like a lion with the snow and ice storms, but we have finally made it to spring! Our county is already abloom with crocuses, daffodils, jonquils and all manner of spring blooming bulbs. Dogwoods and pear trees are treating us to fairy tale blossoms in the palest of spring hues. Our […]

Lions Hearing Projects

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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