Bayview Fire What’s Next?


The Board convened a special meeting on 9/11/14 with GM Paul Wellenberger and CFO Rocky Nickles sharing updates on actions underway, and pending, regarding the fire site. As expected, this quickly following the event, many details are yet to be secured. There are as many questions as answers. Briefly, here are some excerpts from the […]

Harmony To Play At Convention Center


The HARMONY Band hails from Mountain View, AR…the heart and soul of folk music in Arkansas. Although Mary and Robert Gillihan have been “picking and singing” together for about thirty-five years, they did not actually become a band until 1988 when they were joined by Dave Smith. They have been “gigging” across Arkansas and outside […]

Happy Feet Dance


There will be a dance Friday night, Sept. 19, at the Sr. Center starting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Come have a good time. Don Nunley and the Goodtimers will be the band playing. For more information call 884-5204.

Community Education Center Offering Beginner Mountain Dulcimer Class


NEW–the Fairfield Bay Community Education Center will be offering a four-week beginning mountain dulcimer class. The class will be held every Monday in October from 2-4 p.m. Cost for the class is $20. The dulcimer is an extremely easy instrument to play and does NOT require that you know how to read music. In this […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center

What’s Happening at the Conference Center Sharky’s Our prayers and best wishes go out to Jim and all of our friends and neighbors who worked at Sharky’s. Let us know how you are doing and when we can again enjoy your friendly service and great food. Melanie and Anne Concert Anne Stone and Melanie Sugg are […]

Are You Curious About Animal Skulls?


Scientists have been studying skulls of vertebrate animals for years. Looking at the skulls and comparing their differences and similarities can tell them a lot about an animal’s lifestyle and also major events and traumas in an animal’s life. Master Naturalist, Bob Verboon will give a presentation at the South Fork Nature Center’s outdoor classroom […]

Fishing Report by Slo Poke


Fishing has been slow the past few weeks so I was glad to hear of a good bite near the Edgemont bridge. Fishing friends Kenny and Buddy had three days of good crappie fishing in that area,with a few whites and a hybrid also. One day they caught 19 crappies trolling crank baits. Crappies have […]

Fire Still Under Investigation


It was a tragic loss of the old Racquet Club, Bay View Club and Sharky’s Sunset Bar and Grill Friday morning September 5, 2014. Fire Chief, Leo Brandmeyer, stated that witnesses said they smelled smoke as early as 5 a.m. that morning which means the fire was burning for at least 2 hours prior to […]

Baptist Health Now Offers High Tech Prostate Imaging & Biopsy


Baptist Health, in partnership with Arkansas Urology, is proud to introduce Arkansas to a powerful new solution for analysis, planning, and targeted biopsy of the prostate. This complete clinical solution for the prostate combines MRI with ultrasound technology offering a new biopsy option for many patients with elevated and/or rising PSA levels. “This new technology […]

Dueling Pianos Performing In Fairfield Bay

Fairfield Bay and Van Buren County residents should mark their calendars for September 12, 2014. The Lucas Emberton Campaign is hosting an evening of entertainment that night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Fairfield Bay Lions Den, 365 Dave Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. This admission free event will be highlighted by entertainment […]