Obituary: Tommy D. Parker

Tommy D. Parker of Fairfield Bay passed away October 22, 2014 at the age of 64 years. He was born May 20, 1950 in Alta, Iowa. He was the owner of Parker Heating and Cooling and a US Army Veteran. Mr. Parker was preceded in death by his father Van D. Parker. He is survived […]

Oktoberfest Successful Despite The Weather

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The first annual Oktoberfest in eleven years was reinstated on Friday and Saturday October 10 and 11 regardless of the weather. With more than six months of planning for this Oktoberfest in more than eleven years here in the Bay, a lot of wind and rain were not going to stop us. The plans called […]

Painting Donated For Shirley School Foundation Fundraiser


Local Artist, Doris Sexson, is delighted to donate one of her beautiful oil paintings, titled “Sugarloaf Sunset,” to be used in the fundraising efforts of the Shirley School Foundation in their Fall Fundraising Direct Mail Campaign. The painting will be awarded to a donor by random drawing in early December. Each year, the annual fundraiser […]

Discover Fairfield Bay Welcome Breakfasts Having Big Impact

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The “Discover” breakfasts were reformatted for 2014 and relocated to the Conference Center. Many local businesses became engaged and contributed to covering a portion of the costs of the presentation. Many thanks to all who participated this year! Mayor/GM Paul Wellenberger and Marina Manager Sheryl Paxton were the presenters for the roughly 45 minute experience […]

Mary Philips Hosts Fairfield Bay “Appreciation Rally”


JP candidate Mary Philips invites her supporters to the Lions Den, Tuesday, November 4, from 8-10 a.m. for thanks and assorted refreshments. “I am grateful to all who have helped in any way. Signs in yards, decals worn each day, word-of-mouth recommendations, cards being addressed and mailed, telephone calls, golf cart use, prayers and many […]

Blessing Of The Animals

Blessing of Animals

October 25 @ 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Greers Ferry, on Devil’s Fork Road. At this annual Blessing of the Animals, each animal will receive a blessing from Dr. Walter Swetnam. In years past Dr. Swetnam has blessed horses, rabbits, a raccoon, hermit crabs, several cats and many dogs. There will be […]

Music Is Magic


Playing an instrument when you are young can have added benefits when you are older. Music also has been shown to have the benefit of helping the brain organize information and allow for self-expression, among other benefits that have lifelong advantages, according to John Ratey, MD. in his book, “The User’s Guide to the Brain.” […]

Trunk Or Treat

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Holiday Hills United Methodist Church invites you to their Annual Trunk or Treat on Friday, October 31 starting at 5 p.m. in the church parking lot. There will be trunks with treats, games to play, a bonfire for a wiener roast and prizes for the little goblins. The church is located at 8824 Edgemont Road […]

Animal  Shelter Celebrating 20 years


The Fairfield Bay Animal Protection League will be hosting a 20th Birthday Party for our shelter building, located on Old Quarry Rd. on Saturday, October 25 from 1-3 p.m. The public is invited to join us for cake, ice cream and door prizes! As always, we’ll have dogs, cats, puppies and kittens available for play, […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center

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What’s Happening at the Conference Center 501-884-4202 A Big Thank You! All of us at the Conference Center want to say a big thank you to everyone who helped us make the first Oktoberfest in eleven years a great success. Some of the folks we want to thank are, Trudy, Syrian, Rick, Pat, Kay, Nancy, […]