Lye Soap Making Workshop

Treat yourself and join us to make homemade soap at the Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park. Join a guest instructor to explore the process of lye soap making and take home your own unique, handcrafted soap. Making something with your own hands and using it in your home is a rare gift to have. The […]

Obituary: Dwinaline Leighton Barron

March 28, 1946 – May 15, 2017 Dwinaline Leighton Barron, 71, of Shirley, Arkansas, passed away on 05/15/2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm – 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at First Baptist […]

Pet Parade Contest


21’ SunTracker Fishin’ Barge, 50 hp Mercury-Power Trim, Graph, Anchors, Down Riggers and Fish Light. Great condition – used 13 times. $10,500. Call for more details or to see 870/408-0618. RG 5/17

Annual Membership Cookout

The Hart Center in Fairfield Bay is holding their Annual Membership Appreciation Cookout on Wednesday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Be sured to come out and enjoy some great food and see what’s happening.

Osage Point Production is back on Track

Mike Lester It’s a great feeling to be back in full production mode again. This week the framers returned and are moving very fast. Our schedule is for them to finish by Friday, May 19th. Mechanical and Electrical rough-ins will start the end of next week, as well. Roofing, weather permitting, is scheduled to start […]


THE WHITE HOUSE PEACE OFFICERS MEMORIAL DAY AND POLICE WEEK, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION During Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, we honor the men and women of law enforcement who have been killed or disabled in the course […]

Celebrating 35 Years

Kim and Chris Waring of Shirley will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary this month. The couple were married May 14, 1982. They have two children, Melissa Waring of Boise, Idaho and Wendy (husband William) Jones of Beebe; and one grandson, Christopher Jones, 18 months. Chris is an investigator/assistant chief and Kim is an administration assistant/dispatcher, […]

Osage Point Issues Grateful Recognition for Ground Breaking Display

It is our sincere pleasure to extend a long over due “Thank You” to Willa Wells and Sharon Boone. They have created a wonderful display marking the launch of Osage Point Development and the official ground breaking ceremonies. October 18, 2016 was a grand day that was well attended by Federal, State and Local officials, […]

Three Arrested for Burglary at AGFC central Arkansas Nature Center

LITTLE ROCK – The Little Rock Police Department has arrested three suspects following a break-in just after midnight, Thursday morning, at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center at the east end of the River Market in downtown Little Rock. One suspect was charged with commercial burglary, theft of property, criminal mischief and fleeing. […]