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40th Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival at Lyon College April 12-14

Every April, Lyon College holds the Arkansas Scottish Festival, one of the premier Scottish festivals in the United States. Established in 1980 as the Highland Games, the festival is emblematic of the College, its Scottish heritage, and its Presbyterian connection. Over the years, the...

LISTEN: The Arkansas Scottish Festival coming up this weekend at Lyon College

The Arkansas Scottish Festival in Batesville organized and implemented by Lyon College starts with activities on Friday, April 12. Special Events Coordinator at Lyon, Jennifer Green tells us about activities on the festival’s first day. Saturday and Sunday provide an array of activities, food and memorabilia...

Batesville Community Center hosts first “Batesville Gamer Night”

The results from the first "Batesville Gamer Night" hosted at the Batesville Community Center April 6. The event was free to all ages which consisted of two separate gaming tournaments in two age groups (12 & Under and 13+). The game highlight was Super Mario...

Batesville Area Arts Council hosting “Paint Night” fundraiser Thursday at The Pinto

The Batesville Area Arts Council will host a Paint Night Fundraiser on Thursday, April 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Pinto Coffee and Comida, 100 E. Main St. A portion of the proceeds from this class will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center...

BJHS student places first in ASU art exhibition

Among 322 entries, Batesville Junior High School (BJHS) art student Lauren Ramsey (pictured) received a first place ribbon in the eighth-grade division for her artwork, "Maleficent," in the art exhibition, "Through a Child’s Eyes," at Arkansas State University on Sunday, April 7. In addition to...

LISTEN: Big Daddy Randy talks Arkansas Scottish Festival Dog Show

Bring your best friend to compete in the Arkansas Scottish Festival's dog show, starting at 2:45 p.m. this Saturday, with registration opening at 9 a.m. on Couch Garden. The eight competitions are: Best Tail Wag, Best Trick, Clean the Plate, Best Costume, Look Alike, Best...

BJHS student places second in statewide art exhibit

A sixth-grader at Batesville Junior High has placed second for her artwork in the 2019 Wildlife of Arkansas Student Traveling Art Exhibit sponsored by the Arkansas Wildlife Federation. McKenzie Treat (pictured) submitted her artwork, "Horned Owl," in the exhibit. The exhibit opens with the Awards Ceremony...

Lillian Osier secures highly competitive ACNMWA internship

Art major Lillian Osier (pictured left, with Lyon Associate Professor of Art Dustyn Bork at a Batesville Area Arts Council exhibition) has received a stipend to participate in an Arkansas Committee National Museum of Women in the Arts (ACNMWA) Internship, an honor given to...

Lyon College Jazz Band performing at the Melba tomorrow

The Lyon College Jazz Band, under the direction of Monty Hill, will present a concert on Tuesday, April 2, at the Melba Theater in downtown Batesville beginning at 7 p.m. The concert will feature an opening performance by the Batesville High School Jazz Band directed...

18th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest line-up announced

The 18th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest has released the schedule of screenings and ancillary activities slated for this year's festival. The festival is scheduled for April 18-20 at the Melba Theater, 115 W. Main St. in downtown Batesville, and April 27-28 at Independence Hall,...

LISTEN: Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ’s Ken Loggains visits with John Rich about ‘Big & Rich,’ ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ and more

Ken Loggains from The Wake Up Rave Up on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ recently visited with country artist John Rich about what's up with Big & Rich these days, what it was like on the set of "Celebrity Apprentice" with Donald Trump, and the early...