Obituary: Charles B. Owens Jr. “Toppy”

Psalm 116:15 reads, “How precious to the Lord is the death of His saints.” Family and friends are concentrating on the Lord having one of His saints as they grieve over the loss of their dear father, son, brother, grandfather — affectionately called Partner — uncle, cousin, and friend. On April 17, Charles B. Owens, […]

2016 Style Show a Success

The Xi Gamma Kappa sorority held their 23rd Annual Spring Fashion Gala at the St. Francis Parish Hall on April 8. The success of this popular event makes it possible for the sorority to make donations to several local and regional charities. Chapter members will choose the recipients at their next meeting. After 150 plus […]

Red River Boating Center Announces Expansion to North Shore

Red River Boating Center of Heber Springs is expanding with the opening of a new satellite location at the Fairfield Bay Marina on the North Shore of Greers Ferry Lake. Red River Boating Center has been family owned and operated in Heber Springs since 1960. Thier mission has been and always will be to provide […]

Area Students Learn About Child Safety

The Child Development/Parenting Classes at our county high schools (Clinton, South Side, and Shirley) this past week had a guest speaker, Charles Maxwell , of Children’s Hospital . He discussed the aspects of Child Car Seat Safety and the correct way to install a car seat. The important issues he stressed were when to switch […]

Miss Mona Goes To The Capitol (Another “Driving Miss Mona Story”)

For part of her 90th birthday gift friends gave Mona Arnold a “Day at the Capitol.” This, because she mentioned that she had never been inside the Arkansas Capitol building. So, on March 18, 2016, three of us went to Little Rock, stopping first at the Republican Headquarters, to which Mona had also never been. […]

Volunteers Needed

We are in need of volunteers, if you have a spare morming or afternoon. You do not have to commit to any certain day in advance ,you pick your 1/2 day you would have free, in addition you do not have to commit if not convientent for you. We would like to have you one […]

Shop with a Cop, Serving Children’s Needs

The Van Buren County “Shop with a Cop” program has been helping children in our community since 2008. Due to family circumstances, some parents may not be able to provide Christmas for their children, so this program is an opportunity for our local law enforcement to establish a positive relationship with children that may have […]

2016 Hiring Season

by Sue Goff, Human Resource Manager Fairfield Bay is a destination with incredible adventures and natural beauty. We are excited to hire new employees to help us provide these adventures and keep Fairfield Bay beautiful. The Fairfield Bay Community Club has already started hiring for the 2016 Summer Season. There are still positions available for […]

Davis Special and Questers Hold Joint Meeting

The Davis Special and Indian Rock Questers had a joint meeting on March 28, 2016 at Little Red Restaurant. The program was presented by Mickey Roberts from Davis Special. She presented a power point presentation of Masonry building by Silas Owens Sr. 1983-1955. Some of his structures/homes are still seen today. Davis Special Questers celebrated […]

Clinton Tennis Partners With USTA

Clinton Intermediate 21CCLC After School Program is partnering with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to promote tennis in our local area. Representatives from the USTA conducted a three hour workshop to train 21CCLC staff to teach tennis skills to the students. Ann Helmbeck and Jan Vandygriff, FFBCC recreational managers were instrumental in initiating the […]