Men’s VFW Catfish Dinner


The men of VFW Post #4513 in Fairfield Bay are planning another of their “Almost Famous, Mouth Watering Catfish Dinners” on Friday, July 18 starting at 5:30 p.m. Bill Henley and his crew will cook catfish until you can’t eat another bite. And, of course, your favorite trimmings will accompany the crispy, hot, southern favorite; […]

Rotary News by Fred Hilsenrath


Kristy Edwards, a Fairfield Bay resident, reported to us her volunteer work with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) a sworn officer of the court for the 21st District, including Searcy, Van Buren and Faulkner Counties. A CASA Advocate becomes the “eyes and ears” for foster children who were taken out of the home due to […]

June Piecemakers News


Summer is in full swing and numbers were a little sparse, but the enthusiasm and camaraderie of Piecemakers Quilters was in abundance at their monthly quilt club meeting on Wednesday, June 18. Linda LaDoux welcomed members, new members, and guests. Pamela Davis gave the treasurers report; then Victoria Banks conducted the business meeting. Jill Hardison, […]

Independence Day Breakfast


by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins On Friday, July 4, our community and nation will celebrate Independence Day for the 238th time. Many parts of the country celebrate in different ways and here in Fairfield Bay is no different. Besides the fireworks on the lake in the evening, we will have a parade beginning at 9 […]

Our Work As Lions

Lions We Serve

When it comes to meeting challenges, our response is simple: We Serve. In over 200 countries, in hospitals and senior citizens centers, in regions battered by natural disaster, in schools and eyeglass recycling centers, Lions are doing community volunteer work. We want everyone to see a better tomorrow. That’s why we support sight programs and […]

Barbara Neal TOPS Success

Barb Neal before

Here is Barbara Neal’s weight loss story: “I have spent the majority of my life being fat, but then in 2005, I discovered that I was also a diabetic. Being diabetic really scared me because I had an uncle that was diabetic and he was scheduled to have his foot amputated, but died the night […]

Guide Dog Training

Guide Dog

by Jim & Phyllis Wilkins “Since 1939 Leader Dog for the Blind has operated one of the world’s most respected and innovative guide dog programs. The free, 26-day residential training program welcomes clients who are legally blind, at least 16 years of age, have good orientation and mobility skills and are able to care for […]

TOPS Success Story

Ten yr KOPS lady, Pam Hickman, receives her award from TOPS leader, Rebecca Giannini.

This is a personal story from our 10 yr TOPS. lady, Pam Hickman. KOPS means Keeping OFF Pounds Sensibly. She has reached her goal and kept it off for 10 yrs now. “Before moving to Clinton in Jan, 2003, I’d been a member of TOPS 0451 Marshall for 10 yrs, but lost very little weight. […]

American Legion Boys State / Girls State 2014

American legion

These national programs have been held for 75 years. American Legion & Aux Post 333 FFB sponsors juniors from the local High Schools to attend Boys/Girls State. It was held May, 25 – 30, 2014. Boys State was at ACU in Conway and Girls State was at Harding University in Searcy. The delegates attending Boys’ […]

Garden Club Trip

Garden Club

On June 20, 2014, the Fairfield Bay Garden Club will be traveling to the lodge at Mt. Magazine State Park to attend the annual Butterfly Festival. We will have lunch in the beautiful restaurant at the lodge and spend the afternoon touring the lodge grounds and enjoying the many activities of the annual festival. Meet […]