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Lyon College Kilted Kiln opens on Main Street Batesville

Lyon College recently started a pottery studio in historic downtown Batesville on 309 E. Main St. Formerly Main Street Pottery, the new Lyon College Kilted Kiln will now offer pottery classes for class credit and workshops for the local community. Main Street Pottery owners...

Batesville Area Arts Council announces 2019 Member Exhibition

The Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) is presenting the third annual BAAC Member Exhibition, which will be on display at the BAAC Gallery on Main, 226 E. Main St. through Jan. 26. This exhibit features artwork from 13 local and regional artists, including Karen...

Bagpiping, Scottish drumming and Highland dance offered at Lyon College

The Lyon College Pipe Band has formed a youth group that offers bagpiping, Scottish drumming, and Highland dance to young people between the ages of 10 and 17. The lessons will take place on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. in the Scottish Heritage Building...

Arkansas State University-Newport to host Broadway’s “Rat Pack”

Arkansas State University-Newport, through its Patron Series, will host Sandy Hackett’s "Rat Pack" on April 23, 2019. The Broadway production is based "...on the musical and comedic legacy of the original Rat Pack. The show features a most extraordinary musical and creative team plus the...

Main Street Batesville to host the ‘weirdest, coolest’ New Years Eve event

Spend your New Years Eve in the weirdest, coolest way. Ring in the New Year by participating in the ultimate community movie experience, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show!", hosted by Main Street Batesville.  This mini-musical dance party features a DJ, the interactive movie experience, refreshments...

Partial shutdown of federal government impacts Blanchard Springs

The partial shutdown of the federal government has impacted many federally funded projects and attractions nationwide including services in the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests. The U. S. Forest Service-Ozark-St. Francis National Forests posted to their official Facebook page on December 22 about the cancellation of...

LISTEN: Josh Swinea of First Baptist Church in Desha visits about live nativity

Josh Swinea, pastor of First Baptist Church in Desha visited with White River Now's Big Daddy Randy Alan about their live nativity that is open this Friday and Saturday evening. The nativity is free and open to the public.

LISTEN: Pam Setser stopped by the White River Now to talk about “Caroling in the Caverns” final weekend

  Pam Setser visits with White River Now's Ken Loggains about the upcoming final weekend of "Caroling in the Caverns" at Blanchard Springs Caverns in Stone County.

LISTEN: UACCB’s Frazier and Thornburg discuss, m-pact, the a cappella vocal group performing Friday at UACCB

Deborah Frazier, chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB), joined Greg Thornburg, UACCB's vice chancellor for student affairs, in the White River Now studios this morning to discuss tomorrow night's performance from the a cappella vocal group, m-pact, at Independence...

Outstanding concerts and shows coming to Verizon Arena in 2019

Verizon Arena in North Little Rock will be featuring outstanding concerts and shows in 2019. January 17, 2019:               Justin Timberlake January 19, 2019:                 The Harlem Globetrotters February 15, 2019:               James Taylor & His All-Star Band February 17, 2019:               Dwight Yoakam March 23, 2019:             ...

New State Capitol “Toy Trains Exhibit”

Secretary of State Mark Martin hopes the “Toy Trains Exhibit” at the State Capitol reflects the Spirit of America mystique displayed by the railroad more than a century ago. This month, the Capitol’s first-floor displays celebrate the tradition of trains around the Christmas tree and...

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