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Van Buren County Community Outreach Meeting Addressing Foster Care Crisis


Your invited to attend this meeting on Thursday, July 23 at 6 p.m. at the Van Buren County DHS office—449 Ingram Street, Clinton, AR. Today, as you wonder how you can make a difference in the life of a child in Van Buren County; know that children who are abused and neglected need YOU! Van […]

Education Classes This Week


WEEK OF JULY 22 – July 24 Fairfield Bay Community Education Center 501-884-4440 As always we request that you call in advance to reserve your space… Jewelry Making Wednesday, July 22 10 a.m.-noon Learn the basics of jewelry making, select your beads from our stock, design your earrings, necklace or bracelet and then leave with […]

Memorial Service


A memorial service for Regina Sisson, wife of Glen Sisson, will be held on Wendesday, July 22 at 2 p.m. at the Holiday Hills methodist Church in Greers Ferry, Arkansas. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 1 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Annual Town Hall Meeting Election Results


The Community Club held their Annual Town meeting at the Conference Center tonight July 14. Paul Wellenberger and Dwayne Miller, discussed the position of the Club and the City, both are in an upward swing. Patsy Wiedanz, the Election Committee Chair, gave the election results. The numbers are as follows: Lacey Mitchell 777, Doug Landry […]

Church Expo Raises Funds For Mission Trips

Expo Collage

The first-of-its-kind Church Expo last Saturday provided opportunities for residents and visitors to see the variety of activities the church offers. The added entertainment of the inflatable, octagon house attracted the young and the table games appealed to the young at heart. Musicians filled the air with favorite old hymns while the burgers and dogs […]

Generous Donation


Alan Beeson, with Chow Hall BBQ, gives a generous donation from the prodceeds from the 1st Annual Miniature Golf Tournament. Accepting the check is APL Board President Linda Ritchie and Vice-President Dan Feuer.

Van Swink Raffle


An original painting in pastels, by the late Van Swink, has been donated to the Animal Shelter to help raise funds for the abandoned dogs and cats who call the shelter “home.” Inez Swink has generously agreed to help the financially distressed shelter by sharing the framed painting, titled “Antique Roses,”valued at $500. It would […]

New at the Fairfield Bay Library

The Enemy

Adult Fiction The Enemy Inside by Steve Martini Butternut Summer by Mary McNear Murder In Three Volumes by Lorna Barrett The Fall by John Lescroft Without Warning by David Rosenfelt A Harvest of Hope by Laura Snelling The Wonder Garden by Lauren Acampora Neighing With Fire by Kathryn O-Sullivan Kickback by Robert Parker Texas Tough […]

Republican Meeting


The Van Buren County Republican Committee will meet on Monday, July 20 at the Chief’s Little Steakhouse at 328 Main Street in Clinton.  6 p.m. to eat and 7 p.m. for the meeting.  They will prepare a chicken dinner special for us. All those that are conservative thinking are welcome to attend.

A Little Bit Of History

Railroad Bypasses Village Of Settlement Excerpts From An Article By Tom J. Cowan In the early half of the first decade in this century news began to stir in the village of Settlement that a railroad might one day come through that town. Trains only came as far south as Harrison on the Missouri and […]