Crosseyed Auction Recipients


Pictured left to right are Randy Moore, principal; Sidney Burgess, Marquis Perkins-Landon, Natalie Berry, and Ricky Ridgway, Crosseyed sponsor. Sidney and Marquis are planning to attend Arkansas Tech. Natalie plans to attend UCA. Each received a $1,000 scholarship. The money for the scholarships came from the Crosseyed Silent Auction held in April. I want to […]

Arkansas Tech Awards Scholarships

Nikki Owen Grad

Nikki Owen, daughter of Rose and the late Steve Owen of Fairfield Bay has received a Distinguished Scholars award from Arkansas Tech University beginning with the fall 2014 semester. Nikki is the Valedictorian for the 2014 graduating class of Shirley High School with plans to enter the Pre-Pharmacy program at Arkansas Tech. She is the […]

“Cheeseburger in Paradise” Fund Raiser

This year’s spectacular beach style Party, Raffle and Silent Auction will be held at the FFB Conference and Visitor Center on Saturday evening, May 17. Dress is casual: wear your shorts/ capris and flip flops or sandals. Or better yet—plan to enter the contest this year for the “Craziest Beach Attire.” A $50 gift card […]

Oil Painting Class

Sexson Painting

New oil painting class at Community Ed. Center will begin Thursday, May 1, and meet each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. for five weeks. Title of the new picture will be “Water Lilies.” Students will learn the technique of layering lilies on water. Seeing the shadows in the background, then the pop of […]

Third Annual Fund Raiser – Cheeseburger In Paradise


This year’s spectacular beach style party and Silent Auction, ‘Cheeseburger In Paradise,’ will be held at the FFB Conference and Visitor Center on Saturday evening, May 17. Dress is casual. Wear your shorts/ capris and flip flops or sandals. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tour the facility, peruse the Silent Auction items and make your […]

Why Be A Volunteer At The FFB Comm Ed Center?

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Perks! Not Pay! Well, OK, what are these perks? If you become a committed and regular volunteer at the Education Center, volunteering for a few hours per week, the benefits to you could be considerable. Let’s start with the Education Center Annual Registration Fee of $25 which will be waived for you. The List of […]

Here Is What’s Happening At The Education Center

"Instructors Elisabeth and Pete Ave-Lallimont working with student, Randy Presley on his Stain Glass project, while BettyeAnn Cooper works in the background"

Erin Baugh’s Herb classes will continue each month. The next class will be held on Thursday, February 27 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. This time, Erin will teach us about herbal remedies for cold and flu. Erin brings a supply of her herbs and teaches how to make some healthy remedies from all natural […]

New Windows 8.1 Class Forming Now

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Don’t wait! Call to register for this exciting new class. The class will be held either on February 12 or 19, depending on best date for the majority of users, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the FFB Community Education Center with our Instructor Deb Bond. Windows 8.1 is the latest version of Microsoft’s operating […]

Great New Classes At The FFB Comm Ed Center


Attention investors: There will be an informative FREE seminar at the Education Center on March 5 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with Kevin Feeler of Edward Jones. This class covers the basics of Investing. Kevin will take questions and can schedule another class if there is continuing interest. Bejeweled Arachnids (spiders) as shown in […]

Web Exclusive: 2014 Education Center Classes

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Education Center’s NEW 2014 Classes Get the pencils out and grab your calendar. You’re going to want to sign up for the exciting classes being offered this year. 2014 Class Line Up is better than ever. The Center’s 2014 classes begin on January 6, 2014 (after taking a short December Holiday break). In addition to […]