Ozark Resort Homes Makes Huge Announcement at Town Meeting

Fairfield Bay is on the move and Wayne Harlon and Mike Lester, owners of Ozark Resort Homes, have so much belief in the future growth of Fairfield Bay, they have put together a $5,000,000 private investment project called Osage Point Townhomes. Osage Point Townhomes will be the most aggressive, single family, residential construction project in Fairfield […]

Five Board Members Fill Positions for the 2016/17 Term of the Fairfield Bay Community Club

The highly anticipated election results ended the Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday, July 19 at the Conference Center. Election chairman, Tom Lang, presented the ballot results. A total of 1,176 ballots were received, 5 were rejected with 2 no votes and 3 with 6 votes per ballot. With five open seats, the winning candidates received […]

Celebrating 50 years in Ministry

On Sunday, July 31, at the Fairfield Bay Baptist Church, Ken’s wife, Pat, family and friends from the past and present will help Ken Reece celebrate his fifty years of service to God. The celebration will begin with the worship service at 10:45 a.m. when Ken’s son, Billy Reece, will be preaching in his father’s […]

Fairfield Bay Community Foundation Offers Residents a Means For Lasting Impact to ‘the Bay’

Among the many exciting announcements at last Tuesday’s Annual Meeting of the Community Club was the creation of the Fairfield Bay Community Foundation. The Community Foundation is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation organized to enhance the quality of life in Fairfield Bay by fostering and promoting education, recreation, culture, historic preservation, literacy and art. As […]

Library Receives United Methodist Women GRANT

Van Buren County Library received grant funds from The United Methodist Women of Clinton to help purchase the sign at the new library and 9 I pads to be used as educational tools in library events such as Minecraft, Computer Coding and Geocaching. Minecraft is an interactive, educational game that builds creativity, math skills, teaches […]

Bridal Shower

The Wedding Shower for Jenny Bittle, bride-elect of Eric Ekhoff, will be on Saturday, July 30 from 11am – 1pm at the Community Water System Community Room in Greers Ferry. The bride is registered at Target. Co-hostesses are Pam Murray, Whitney England, and Tracy Cooley.

Bridal Lunch

Johnnielynn Pace, bride­-elect of Cory Ward, was honored with a champagne bridal brunch on Saturday, July 16. Twenty­-one family and friends attended to celebrate the bride to be. The brunch was held at the home of Irene Lanier of Fairfield Bay. Hostesses were Mona Arnold, Julie House, Irene Lanier, Susan Tynes, and Lori Uemura. Johnnielynn […]

June on Patrol

By Chris Waring As promised, June saw a marked increase in traffic stops. Speeding and not stopping at stop signs continue to be a big problem. Complaints from numerous citizens about speeding in residential areas, are being actively pursued. The average speeding ticket is about $165 not to mention the increase in your insurance premiums. […]

Beautification Takes a Small Donation

     Ralphie the Wonder Dog recently turned 8 and was gifted with his own portrait on a fire hydrant. Ralphie’s portrait is on the fire hydrant next to the first entrance to the Conference Center on Lost Creek Parkway. The project was undertaken by Lisa Duggan to help raise money for the Fairfield Bay […]

Obituary: Harold Nelson “Bud” Lawton

Harold Nelson “Bud” Lawton, 93, passed peacefully to heaven on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. At the time of his passing, he was with his two daughters, Susan and Katherine. A Celebration of Life for “Bud” will be Monday, August 1st at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Iowa Falls. Visitation will be […]