DAR January Meeting

The Little Red River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their January meeting on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at First Electric Cooperative in Heber Springs, AR. We will have a luncheon meeting beginning at noon. The program will be “Music of the South” presented by Rebecca Cockrell. The hostesses are Thea […]

Van Buren County Property Assessment now Available Online

Trina Jones, Van Buren County Assessor would like to inform our taxpayers that they can now assess personal property online starting today Jan. 4th, 2017 just go online to and navigate to the online assess box and follow the prompts to complete your assessment. You will be able to print your assessment when completed […]

2017 14th Annual Chunky Dunk Plunge

The 14th Annual Chunky Dunk took place on New Year’s Day at the Fairfield Bay Marina. Mother nature was kind to 23 brave souls takng the plunge with an air temperature of 46 degrees and the water temperature of 46 degrees . The Fairfield Bay EMS was there as a precautionary measure. Many spectators came […]

Ozark Health Recognizes Employee Service

Ozark Health recently announced the 2016 Employee of the Year and Years of Service recognition: 2016 Employee of the Year: Shannon “Rod’ Rodrigues 30 Years of Service: Nina Perkey 25 Years of Service: Twanette Booher 20 Years of Service: Denise Huggins & Betty Pruitt 15 Years of Service: Whitney Davis, Diane Foster, Allison Scroggins, Sheila Smith, Carol Wilder & […]

Animal Shelter Holding Shelter Cleanup Event

The Fairfield Bay Animal Shelter is holding a Shelter cleanup event on Saturday, January 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your gloves, bring your tools and let’s get ready to paint, clean and move stuff around. For those who cannot assist with this, there are dogs that would love to be walked. Hope […]

VFW January Meal

YES!!! The Ladies are cooking again!!! PUBLIC WELCOME – Please join the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary for their next meal on Saturday, January 14 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. We will be serving our Homemade Spaghetti – Cheese Garlic Bread – Salad – Coffee/Tea and our HOMEMADE DESSERTS (ALL YOU CAN EAT). The […]

VBC Farm Bureau Donates to Food For Life

Left to right: CindyWilson, Scott & Betty Spencer, Sheila Brown. A holiday donation of $200 from the VBC Farm Bureau board of directors, as well as a gift of several hundred packets of cheesy rice packed by the Farm Bureau women’s committee was accepted by Scott & Betty Spencer on behalf of Food For Life, […]

Indian Rock Questers Meet

Ten members of Indian Rock Questers met December 19 for their Annual Mimosa and Christmas Pot Luck Luncheon. After the delicious lunch, a “Dirty Santa” ornament exchange was held, which was great fun. A short business meeting was held by President Willa Wells, which included discussion on the State Convention in Little Rock in April. […]

Tips to Save and Spend Wisely in 2017

(StatePoint) Did you get carried away with the holiday spirit this past season? On the heels of hefty spending, the New Year is the best time to take stock of personal finance habits and make beneficial changes for the year ahead. Here are some useful tips and tricks to spend and save wisely in 2017. […]

Web Exclusive: Fitness Tip

15 Foolproof Strategies to Stick to Your Fitness Resolutions – by Nick English January is always the busiest time of the year for gyms—you might even call it the fitness version of Black Friday. After a holiday season of eating, drinking, and being merry (often in excess), many gyms see their membership double each January. […]