Republican Meeting


The Van Buren County Republican Committee will be holding their next meeting in Clinton at Simmons First Bank. It will be held on Monday, February 16 at 6 p.m. to eat and 7 p.m. for our meeting. The bank is located at 1783 US 65 South, Clinton.  We will meet downstairs in the back. For […]

5K Hunger Run/Walk

Hunger Run 2015

The weather’s mild so brush off your running shoes to start building your endurance for the March 28th Annual Hunger Run to benefit Food For Life and the Choctaw Food Bank. The USATF certified course starts and finishes in downtown Clinton. The entire course is paved and offers excellent traffic control. The rules state that […]

Veterans Barge Donations


Donations continue to come forth from local businesses and organizations. Pictured right is Darla McJunkins, First Service Bank President, in Clinton, Chuck Boerner project lead and Mayor, Paul Wellenberger. Pictured below L to R are: Marge Wright, Patti Leitner, State VFW President, Mayor, Paul Wellenberger, Deb Lutz and Chris Lang. The large group are all the […]

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 5:00 pm Seated Dinner at 5:30 pm. The music and dance will start at 6:30 pm with D.J. Hammer and continue until 9:30 […]

Shelter Mews by Sugar, the Shelter Cat

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Labrador/ retriever mix around 6 months old. Alma is a very sweet girl, once she gets to know you. This is one of the shyest dogs I have seen but she is most definitely a lover. Alma seems fine with other dogs, and cats. Alma does growl when you first meet her, but bribe her […]

Bay Ladies Assist With World Record Quilt


That was our newspaper headline September 14-20, 1984. This is the paraphrased story as reported by our friend, Art Wichern. It all started when Jean Wilkinson came up with the idea of making a quilt of gigantic proportions as a fund raiser for the Van Buren County Fair. Discussing the idea were Velores Graham, of […]

Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras Mask

Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday Party February 17, 2015 It’s safe to say that masks are one of our favorite Mardi Gras traditions. Mardi Gras and masks go together like peanut butter and jelly; it’s hard to think about one without the other. Whether they cover the wearer’s eyes or whole face, masks add an element of […]

Fairfield Bay Community Club and The Little Red Restaurant Announce Agreement


The Fairfield Bay Community Club and The Little Red Restaurant are pleased to announce an agreement in principle for the acquisition of the equipment, inventory, liquor license, and name of the area’s #1 rated restaurant on top travel web & app sites – Trip Advisor, Yelp, Urban Spoon, YP, Around Me, Facebook, Four Square, and […]

Emergency Responders Seminar

Ingram Philips, with City Watch Community Activity, has announced a special seminar focused on tornado disaster events. Mayor James Firestone, of Vilonia, will meet with 30 invitees on Thursday, February 12, 11-2 p.m. in the DPS Training Room, Fairfield Bay. The purpose of the session is to provide first-person experience to community responders from across […]

Blue Ribbon Beauties Bios


Jennifer Kuipers Jennifer has been involved in photography for over twenty-five years. Photography first interested Jennifer through 4-H as a youth, and the challenge of capturing better pictures has kept her involved. Over the years, Jennifer’s work has won multiple local, area, and national awards and has been published in several media including national horse-related […]