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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Greers Ferry Chamber of Commerce announce fishing tournaments, more

  • The Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that 17 fishing tournaments has been scheduled so far this year at the Devils Fork Fish Life Support Tournament Center.

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  • The Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that 17 fishing tournaments has been scheduled so far this year at the Devils Fork Fish Life Support Tournament Center.
    In March there is a tournament scheduled for every weekend. Greers Ferry is very excited that the ESPN / B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Central Divisional has selected Greers Ferry Lake for their 2009 tournament.
    The tournament will be held at Devils Fork Fish Life Support Tournament Center starting June 24-26.
    This tournament will bring ESPN and the top 12 fishermen with their families, from each of the eight central states in the division for qualification to the National Tournaments. Also qualifying will be a Junior Bass Masters and casting kids division.
    The Greers Ferry Area Chamber of Commerce holds Bingo in the city hall building every Thursday night. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., early birds start at 6:15 p.m.
    The Greers Ferry Ladies Auxiliary sells food and drinks with the proceeds going to the purchase of playground equipment for the kids at the city park.
    So come hungry and be prepared to have lots of fun playing bingo.
    The Greers Ferry A & P Commission along with the Chamber of Commerce purchased 10 lighted Christmas pole decorations in 2008, proceeds from the bingo and grant from the commission, the chamber plans to buy additional lighted pole decorations each year until the city is covered with lights. The Greers Ferry A & P Commission has approved a grant to purchase gym fitness equipment for the city park.
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