May 2017 Board Minutes

FAIRFIELD BAY COMMUNITY CLUB BOARD OF DIRECTORS May 23, 2017 The Regular Meeting of the Fairfield Bay Community Club was held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Indian Hills Complex. Directors in attendance: President Jack Weeks, Bill Fisher, Dave Foster, Terri Hargrove, Ken Schuette, and Rose Shurts. […]

Driver Destroys Ten Commandments Monument at Capitol

  by Arkansas Business Staff The Ten Commandments monument installed outside Arkansas’ Capitol on Tuesday has been destroyed. Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News reports that a 32-year-old man drove a vehicle into the monument at about 5:15 a.m. Photos at the scene show the monument laying in pieces. The Arkansas Times and other […]

Staying Healthy During Summer Vacation

By Karen Cassidy, MD, Market Medical Director of UnitedHealthcare of Arkansas Summer is here, and for many in Arkansas, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 234.1 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31, up from 224.8 million a year ago, according to Airlines […]

Clinton Chamber of Commerce

This Week in Our Community Archey Fest 2017 was a record-breaker, with staggering attendance numbering in the thousands, and an earth-shaking fireworks display sponsored by the Clinton Advertising & Promotion Commission. Thank you to many generous local sponsors & volunteers, and all the great folks who made this year unforgettable! Visit for a recap […]

2017 Yacht Club Membership Cards

We are currently in the process of completing the list of retailers giving discounts to Yacht Club members. The cards should be finished next week and we are making them digital so you can carry them with you on your phone. The cards will be sent to your email address that you provided on your […]

Tom Cotton Column: An Arkansas Patriot Finally Comes Home

This month, the remains of Private First Class Larry Roberts, a native of Damascus, Arkansas, were reinterred at Arlington National Cemetery. I had the honor of attending his funeral, and I wanted to share his story with you. It was November 1943, the height of World War II. Private Roberts was assigned to the Special […]

Man Accused of Inappropriate Door-to-Door Solicitation Arrested

On June 20, 2017, the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office received several complaints about a male subject doing door to door solicitation. It was reported to deputies that a male, identified as Jeffery Hergert, had gone to several residences, and also contacted several people by phone, claiming that they had won prizes to be delivered to […]

Twelve to Swim the English Channel

Fairfield Bay resident, Mona Arnold, is a proud grandmother and is very excited to share the news that her grandson, David Arnold, is one of twelve people to swim the English Channel this month. A team of six American swimmers and six French swimmers have prepared to cross the English Channel from Dover France in […]

Obituary: Dolora Ann Smith

Dolora Ann Smith, age 80, of Fairfield Bay was called to heaven June 1, 2017. She was born Sept 1, 1936, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Ann completed high school at Classen High in Oklahoma City and studied interior design at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma, where she was a member of the school choir. […]

Obituary: Bonnie L. Busch

Bonnye L. Busch, 94, passed away May 25, 2017. She had relocated during the last year of her life from Fairfield Bay, AR, to Topeka, KS, to be in the care of her family. Bonnye was born Bonnye Lynn Harris in Angleton, TX, Sept 27, 1922, to William Bond Harris and Dola Lynn (George) Harris. […]