Annual BBQ Contest Nets Two County Winners


The 2nd Congressional Republican District held their Annual BBQ Contest in Van Buren County this year. It was held at the Senior Center on Yellowjacket Lane. The Van Buren County Republican Committee had two entries and went away with two of the top awards. Jackie Sikes, candidate for JP8, took the Judges pick as the […]

Ambassadors of Peace: Korean War Veterans


On July 11, 2014, three of Fairfield Bay’s Korean War Veterans responded to the invitation from the South Korean government, through the Korean American Federation of Arkansas, to be present at a dinner they were giving to honor these brave veterans in Little Rock, AR. Those three were, George Gerndt, Gene Kortz and Lee Johnson. […]

Fairfield Bay Conference Center Happenings

What’s Happening at the Conference Center Thank you A special thank you to Bob Ziajor for arranging a concert with The Clark Family Trio and Bill Nesbit which was held on Saturday August 23. It was a wonderful evening of excellent entertainment. If you missed it you missed a real treat. Labor Day Welcome Breakfast […]

Veterans To Be Honored At Van Buren County Fair

The Van Buren County Fair Association will have a Veterans & Military Appreciation program on September 13 at 11:30 a.m. at the fairgrounds, located on Highway 16 East, Clinton. Each veteran and military person will be recognized. Families and friends are invited to attend the program. An all American hotdog lunch will be served immediately […]

Obituary: Richard Allen Sands

Richard Sands

On August 29, 2014, the world lost a special man. An extraordinary husband, father and friend was Richard Allen Sands. A successful business man, he retired as a Human Resource Manager from Sun Oil after 33 years and he and Claudia moved to Fairfield Bay to enjoy their retirement and enjoy it he did! He […]

Web Exclusive: Conference, Arts & Visitor Center

Featuring – September Events at the Fairfield Bay Conference, Arts & Visitor Center. There’s something always happening at the FFB Conference Center. From concerts, to live stage plays, to Health Fairs and so much more. Something for everyone. To find out more, or purchase your tickets, call 501-884-4202. Melanie and Anne Concert, Friday September 19 […]

Web Exclusive: Fitness


  How Stress Impacts Your Fat Loss Results by Shannon Clark If you’re currently moving forward on a fat loss diet plan, but aren’t seeing results that you hoped to see, chances are you are feeling pretty disappointed. You want to see the absolute best results from your efforts and when effort is put in […]

Web Exclusive: Golf News


Indian Hills is looking forward to an exciting remainder of the golf season. As most of you know, we changed our greens to TifEagle Bermuda grass in late July and have been on temporary greens since. We are looking forward to possibly open the new greens Labor Day weekend. Progress has been as planned. We […]

Web Exclusive: Drink of the Month

Spanish Fly

Spanish Fly This cocktail has a nostalgic feel, with the sweet smooth taste of Amaretto. This one’s definitely worth a few sweet sips. Ingredients: • 1 oz Tequila • 1 oz Amaretto • Swirl together Preparation: Combine Tequila, Amaretto in a highball glass. Add ice, stir to combine.

Corps Seeking Volunteers For Cleanup

Army Corps

The Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River Association and the Army Corps of Engineers are seeking volunteers and sponsors to pitch in from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 6 during the 45th Annual Greers Ferry Lake and Little Red River Cleanup. Volunteers interested in assisting should check in between 7:30 a.m. and 8 […]