Fairfield Bay Conference Center

What’s Happening at the Conference Center 501-884-4202 Valentines Sweetheart Dinner Dance Saturday February 14 Please plan on joining us at the Conference Center with your sweetheart for our Valentine Dinner Dance. Cocktails at 5 p.m. Seated Dinner at 5:30 p.m. The music and dance will start at 6:30 p.m. with D.J. Hammer and continue until 9:30 […]

Obituary: Watson Irvin Smith


Watson Irvin Smith of Shirley was born on March 11, 1913 in the Barrens Community, southeast of Clinton and departed this life on Friday, January 23, 2015. Watson was one of twelve children born to Thomas Irvin and Roxannah Jane Swafford Smith. Watson never met a stranger and was quick to start up a conversation […]

Sexson Oil Class Starts in February


The Fairfield Bay Community Education Center will begin the new class season with popular artist, Doris Sexson, starting her five-week oil painting class on Thursday, February 5 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. The painting, called “Desert Eve,” is a colorful, desert landscape with interesting textures, shadows and bright colors. The canvas can be purchased at […]

Shelter Mews by Sugar, the Shelter Cat

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Major has been at the shelter since 08-28-14!! He is a Lab about 3-4 years old. Major was brought into the shelter for running at large in Fairfield Bay. He is fully potty trained and a very sweet dog. He loves to play, get rowdy with kids, and get his belly scratched. He is good […]

Slo Poke Brings the Bay to Cedar Creek


Part of the West Coast of Florida is called Old Florida and this is Slo Poke’s favorite part. A few months ago, Slo Poke brought part of the Bay there-Patti Leitner,Mac & Rosie McLey, Larry & Gesine LaDage, and Jerry & Sue McCabe. Cedar Key is part of Old Florida, a small town on the […]

Ambassador Training Vital To Tourisim And Growth In Fairfield Bay


Scott Sudduth, Guest Service Trainer with Welcome Arkansas, held an Ambassador Training seminar at the Performing Arts Theater in the Conference Center, Monday, January 19. Employees from the Club, City, Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and residents attended one of two seminars. Scott has been in the Hospitality Industry for over 30 years and brings […]

AARP Taxaide Program Free In Fairfield Bay


The AARP TaxAide Program will begin February 10th at the Fairfield Bay Senior Center. This program provides assistance in preparing and filing 2014 Federal and State income tax returns for taxpayers with low- and moderate-income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. This assistance will be available by appointment only, through April 15th. […]

Boy Scout Fund Raiser


Boy Scout Troop #401 will be holding a fund raiser at the Fairfield Bay Lions Den on Saturday, February 7, 2014. This is a pancake fund raiser and runs from 5 – 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend and a donation of $6 will be accepted. All proceeds support Boy Scout Troop #401 […]

VBC Literacy Council Adds New Board Members

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The Board of Directors of the Van Buren County Literacy Council recently elected three new members. They are (left to right) Carrie Ward, Sr. Vice President and Branch Manager of Regions Bank; Mark Gammill, retired Clinton school Principal; and Chad Brown, local attorney. They join other Board members Lori Blagg, Therese Preusser, Emma Hink, Marla […]

Did You Know??

Betty Crocker

Betty Crocker Lived In Fairfield Bay When General Mills came into being, it represented the merging of five flour mills in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Each mill had its own home economist, and those five persons became the original department of customer contact. President of the largest of the original mills was Mr. Crocker. It was […]