8th Annual Alzheimer’s Arkansas Walk 2014

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The Greer’s Ferry Lake Area (Fairfield Bay/Clinton) 8th Annual Alzheimer’s Walk for 2014 was held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Woodland Mead Park in Fairfield Bay. This year’s theme was “Caregivers Count.” There were over 200 in attendance and over $15,000 was raised. Ron Henson, RN, from Ozark Health Home Care and Alan Cappuccio […]

Pumpkin Alley


The Recreation Department wants you to be a “kid” again for Halloween by sharing your hidden creativity and lighting up the Park. Carve or paint a pumpkin for Woodland Mead Park’s Pumpkin Alley to be held Oct. 29, 30 and 31. This fun event is open to all ages! Drop off your pumpkins by 5 p.m. […]

Fishing Report by Slo Poke

Bud Lady

Bud Lady Fishing took out visitors, Danny Ossola and Chad Dimichele, this week for one day of hot catching. Danny and Chad own some charter fishing boats down in florida. They took a break to have some fun on Greers Ferry Lake. They caught over one hundred whites and hybirds in a half day of […]

Hartmann Wins Womans Table Tennis Open

Tournament Director, Eugene Atha, presents Joyce Hartmann with a trophy and cash after the Arkansas Open Table Tennis Tournament at UALR, Little Rock.

Joyce Hartmann of Choctaw took first place in the women’s competition event in the 2014 Arkansas Open Table Tennis Tournament held Sept. 27 at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, sponsored by the Little Rock Table Tennis Club, Sherwood Parks and Recreation Department, and other organizations and volunteers. Winner of the Open Singles was […]

Rambling Cove Trail Ribbon Cutting

Rambling Cove.

A Ribbon Cutting was held on Tuesday, October 7 at the new Rambling Cove Trail, next to the entrance to the Fairfield Bay Marina. The trail was made possible through a grant awarded by the Department of Parks and Tourism, represented by Mike Sprague (center), Project Officer and State Trails Coordinator. The Grant was awarded […]

Obituary: Sue Carole Cooper

Sue Cooper

Mrs. Sue Carole Cooper, of Harrisburg, departed this life Monday, October 13, 2014, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, at the age of 74. She was born September 14, 1940, in Waldenburg, the daughter of Willard Wilson and Ruth Dennon. Sue graduated High School in May of 1958 and married Billy Ray Cooper July […]

Obituary: David A. Britton

Dave Britton

David A. Britton 72, of Clinton, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014. He was born September 26, 1942 in West Laco, Texas to David Arthur and Rea (Edwards) Britton. He was preceded in death by his parents, David Arthur and Rea (Edwards) Britton, and a sister, Dianne. He is survived by his wife, Sally […]

NCA Art Gallery Showcasing Michael Fess, Guest Artist

Michael Fess Collage

Sculptor & Author, Michael Don Fess, is the featured artist at the NCA Art Gallery/Fairfield Bay Conference Center through October. He carves wood and stone and will display several of his large pieces that have never been seen in Arkansas. His art has been sold across the U.S., from California to Florida, since 1994. Along […]

Tingle And Lepp Spin Their Tales At StoryFest

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Two nationally known storytellers will be the featured entertainment on October 11 at STORYFEST ’14, a part of Fairfield Bay’s OktoberFest. The event will be held at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitors Center. Tim Tingle is an Oklahoma Choctaw whose great-great grandfather walked the Trail of Tears in 1835. Tim was enamored with the […]

Signature Events Highlighting FFB Thru-out the Year

FFB Diamond

One element of our marketing plan to introduce (or re-introduce) regional friends to FFB was the creation of Signature Events that would attract guests as well as locals to enjoy all the Bay has to offer. It began a couple of years ago with Bloomin’ in the Bay and Surf the Bay and has now […]