Organization of the Month – NCAFAE

Following The Yellow Brick Road The history of NCAFAE must start at the beginning of the Yellow Brick Road. The North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education was first envisioned by Mrs. Irene Puckett, a retired educator and lover of the Arts in her own right. She sensed a hunger for the music, […]

NCA Featured Artist – Van Swink

Van & Works

The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery is featuring Guest Artist Van Swink Van L. Swink, Jr.’s artwork is the featured art for the month of Aug. Van was self-taught artist who enjoyed working in many different mediums and a veteran of many juried art shows, one man shows and exhibits. His works have been […]

August BayToon


Recipe of the Month


Philly Steak & Cheese Philly cheese steaks are known for making yummy sandwiches piled high with thin slices of rib eye steak, sweet peppers, and onions. A popular party and game day treat. Ingredients: 6” Hoagie bun 4 ozs roast beef 1 oz bell pepper sliced (I prefer the red or yellow) 1 oz onion […]

Education Center

Community Education Center Offering New Class-Photography for Kids Welcome to the wonderful world of photography. On Tuesday, August 5, 2014, FFB Community Education Center is offering for the first time a four (4) hour photography class for middle and high school age kids. The class begins at 10:00 a.m. and will end at 2:00 p.m. […]

Organization of the Month

FAIRFIELD BAY LIONS CLUB By Lions, Phyllis & Jim Wilkins The Fairfield Bay Lions Club received it’s charter from Lions International on September 11, 1969 with some 53 original members and meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. In the succeeding years, there have been many local Lions Club members […]

NCA Featured Artist-Amy Hill Imler

Amy Hill Imler, Guest Artist-NCA Art Gallery_edited-2

The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery is featuring Guest Artist Amy Hill Imler Amy Hill Imler has been painting over forty-five years. She received her formal training at the art Academy of Cincinnati, Ohio where she earned a four-year degree in design in 1969. She illustrated a twenty volume set of Children’s Books entitled […]

Recipe of the Month

Monte Cristo

Monte Cristo Sandwich Rumored to have first been served in Los Angeles in the 1950s, the Monte Cristo sandwich is still a staple on the lunch menu at Disneyland’s Blue Bayou restaurant. There are many ways to make this sandwich, including deep-frying it, but here we’ve presented a basic method for pan-frying that’s much simpler […]

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