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Unique Rotary Program Tomorrow

The guest speaker for the Rotary Club, Wednesday, October 12, is Donna Waugh of the American Scent Dogs Association. She will address the group about her search and rescue/cancer detection dogs. Even if you are not a member of Rotary, you are invited to come in time for lunch at 11:30, ordering from the menu, […]

Master Gardeners Classes Being Offered in 2016

Are you interested in home gardening, landscaping, or other areas of horticulture? If you are we have a program for you! The Van Buren, Cleburne, Searcy, and Stone County Extension offices will be conducting training sessions to become a Master Gardener. The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you […]

Foundation Applies for Golf Cart Grant

   In 1542, Henri Desoto wandered past Indian Rock cave while searching for the fountain of youth and the fabled passage through North America and onto India. On Wednesday, a small group of nine explorers pulled into the Indian Hills complex and began their own journey. Their goals were more practical. They wanted to visit […]

VBC Master Gardener September 2016 Update

by Cynthia Lacken, Master Gardener Ed Leamon Park’s Rose Garden in Fairfield Bay is one of the most popular spots for a leisurely stroll or quiet contemplation. The flower covered gazebo is a photo op waiting to happen! There are 62 rose plants of every color and size imaginable. Earlier this year, due to the […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary by Fred Hilsenrath

At Rotary we hear and learn about many subjects and projects. The latest rather exciting development is the creation and construction of a new housing project. Michael Lester gave us a nice presentation of the housing plans. Lester and his wife, Christy, moved to Fairfield Bay in 1978. They have two children and three grandsons, […]

Lake Area Fun Flyers Squadron

Pilots and spectators are invited to join LAFFS for our 11th Annual “Fun Fly” on September 16 and 17 in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas. There will be a food vendor and lots of great raffle items including a new DX 8 radio, RTF drone, RTF glider, cookie jar, several ARF kits and much more! Open flying […]

Patriot’s Pen Competition

This VFW sponsored Youth Essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. The theme this year is “The America I Believe In.” We invite you to join the more than 120,000 students who participated last year in this contest. The National winners will receive at least […]

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest

Since 1947 the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars premier scholarship program. Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year’s theme is “My Responsibility To America.” […]

Zeta Sigma Welcomes Three New Pledges

The Zeta Sigma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Dolores Hietbrink on September 8. Mayor Paul Wellenberger was the guest speaker. He told of all the exciting happenings that are coming or that are being planned here in Fairfield Bay. Also at the meeting the three new pledges were welcomed and […]

Zeta Sigma Celebrates Beginning Day

On August 25 members of Zeta Sigma chapter of Beta Sigma Phi gathered at Encore in the Fairfield Bay Conference Center to begin the 2016-2017 sorority year. It started with a lot of fun, gaiety and good food. The officers for the year supplied the food. The members supplied the rest. President Georgia Peifer presented […]