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City Passes Franchise Fee Ordinance

The Fairfield Bay City Council met this past monday in the City Conference Room. The Council approved the minutes from the last meeting as well as the financial report. Council members read the 2nd and 3rd readings of the Franchise Fee Ordinance which was unanimously passed. The 2017 budget team of Robert Otis, Linda Duncan […]

Happy Birthday Ms. Pearl

by Kay Weaver Not very many people live to be 106. Pearl Mahaney has beat the odds. She celebrated her birthday Monday, October 31 at the Ozark Health Nursing Center surrounded by numerous employees, all dressed up for Halloween. The festivities were planned by the Nursing Center. Ms. Pearl was recognized by Governor of Arkansas, […]

Charlotte Rierson Wins Abstract Category

Fairfield Bay Artist, Charlotte Rierson, shown with Conway League of Artists President, Marilyn Richkofski presenting the blue ribbon & monetary award for Charlotte’s “Circus of Life” painting. Joe Lambo judged the show and is currently director of development and external relations for the College of Art letters and Sciences at UALR. He is also and […]

Why FFB? Why Now?

Paul Wellenberger, Rocky Nickles and Dwayne Miller attended the Rockefeller “Uncommon Communities” initiative during 2015 – 2016. A presentation by Arkansas Community Foundation (ACF) focused on the value of a foundation to support growth and quality of life in communities outside the capabilities of City government. ACF manages over $200 million in funds for 27 […]

Fairfield Bay Rotary News

At Rotary we had the pleasure of listening to Thomas W. Nowlin telling us about the Arkansas Master Naturalists. That is an organization committed to developing a corps of well-informed volunteers who provide education, outreach, and vital services dedicated to the beneficial management of Arkansas’ natural resources and specifically the natural areas within our local […]

An Angelic Idea at West Side

Pictured are (from left) Logan Perkins, Whitney Hickey, Art teacher, Brittany Madalone, Jacob Bles, and Welding Instructor, Randy Carr showing the EAST at West Side prototype of one of the many angels to be adopted and placed in the outfield in memory or support for the upcoming Christmas in Greers Ferry project. Mr. Carr’s welding […]

Recreation Holiday Hours

Recreation Announces Holiday Hours for Woodland Mead Park Mini-Golf, Disc-Golf and Fairfield Lanes. Relax, enjoy your family, friends and that wonderful Thanksgiving meal and then come on over for a fun game of Mini-Golf. You can choose from two eighteen-hole mini-golf courses. This year our Classic Course has been refurbished with new carpet, needed repairs […]

Installation Service

The People of Peace Lutheran Church of Edgemont, Arkansas (whose membership includes folk from Fairfield Bay, Greers Ferry, and the surrounding areas) invite everyone to the Service of Installation for Reverend Kara Shaw. The congregation is delighted to welcome her as pastor as they begin a new chapter in their church history. The celebration will […]

Pumper Triplets

All three brand new pumper trucks at the Fairfield Bay Fire Department have been equiped with all the necessary gear and ready for full service when called upon. Each volunteer on the department has been getting complete training on operational procedures of the vehicles which gives consistant service. In the past, the department had dealt […]

Obituary: Patricia Ruth Hurt Braem

Patricia Ruth Hurt Braem, 84, of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Born in Amarillo, Texas, Pat grew up in Kansas City and earned her bachelor’s at University of Kansas in Lawrence. Pat married and was a loving mother to three children whom she raised in Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. […]