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Making Summer Special


Fairfield Bay residents, Debbie & Mike Dorrough, look forward to their grandchildren coming to visit each summer from the Memphis, TN area. This year, on 7/28/15, Cade Downen (age 14) and the Dorrough’s daughter, Holly (age 22) enjoyed spending the day with fishing guide, Bud Lady. As noted in their Fish Art, they “Loved Fishing” […]

Fairfield Bay Yacht Club Meeting


Come one, come all on Thursday, September 17 at 6 Pp.m.for a membership drive meeting for the Fairfield Bay Yacht Club to be held at the Dock of the Bay, 375 Dave Creek Parkway. Commodore, Richard Mills, Vice Commodore, Jeff Pias, and Sec/Tres, Phyllis Wilkins, invite you to come and enjoy light snacks and hear […]

Events at the Conference Center

Monday Morning Visitor’s Welcome We invite all of our visitors to join us each Monday at 9 a.m. for free coffee and donuts along with milk for the kids. Lots of door prizes and fun. Information on all our activities for the week are as follows: The Gomer and Patsy Show Each Tuesday, Now Through […]

TOPS, Taking Pounds Of Sensibly


I believe it was sometime in 1973 while living in Des Plaines, IL, I joined a Wt. Watcher’s group and lost 25 lbs. Unfortunately I regained those pounds. March 18, 1976, I became a member of a TOPS chapter in Mt. Prospect, IL…lost the 25 lbs. in 16 weeks. At that time, one had to […]

Upcoming Oil Painting With Doris Sexson

A new oil painting class is scheduled to begin at the FFB Community Education Center on September 3. The class will meet on Thursday’s, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., for 5 weeks. Instructor Doris Sexson says, “Put away your summer travel road maps, bathing suits, sun screen, and get your brushes, canvas, and paints ready for […]

Two Benefits Coming Up For Shop With A Cop Program

Shop Cop Color Art

The Van Buren County Sheriff’’s Office announced this week that the first Annual Fish Fry to benefit the “Shop With A Cop” Van Buren County Program will be Friday, September 11 at 5 p.m. at the Fairfield Bay VFW Post 4513 on Highway 330. Sponsors are the Mountain Ranch Golf Course, Bill Henley, VFW Post […]

“Poetry of Art” Displayed at Medical Center

NCAAL exhibitors

The public is invited to visit the new exhibit “The Poetry of Art” at the Ozark Health Medical Center on Highway 65 in south Clinton through November 9. Featured art includes both framed and unframed originals and prints by local area artists, all members of the North Central Arkansas Artist League. Title cards match poetry […]

City Council To Amend Ordinance of Animal Control

The City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, August 10. New business discussed included a fire fighting equipment resolution and two ordinances to amend leash requirements and ownership of Pit Bulls. All dog owners are now required to have their dogs on a leash at all times. See page 2 of the paper […]

Samantha Loves Care Caps


As a cancer in-patient, Samantha, 22, has written to Mary Philips, Fairfield Bay Care Cap founder, thanking the volunteers who give their time for our local cancer project. She tells of how pretty and comfortable the caps are. Anyone who sees her smiling face knows how they help while she undergoes chemotherapy. As over 67,000 […]

Events at the Education Center

Resident, Fran Schroder, modeling medieval armor.

The summer events at the Community Education Center were well attended by both residents and resort guests. Our Community had the most popular meeting place for cool afternoon workshops. is a list of some fun classes. The Fused Glass Workshop, the Tea Party and Table Manners Class, the Sterling Scholars on “The U.S.S. Independence CV-22″, […]