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Lyon will host Tibetan monks Nov. 4 through Nov. 7 to create sand painting in Holloway Theater

Lyon College will is hosting a group of visiting Tibetan monks on campus Monday, Nov. 4, through Thursday, Nov. 7. The monks will create a Mandala Sand Painting in Lyon's Holloway Theater. Visitors can view the sand painting on Monday until 5 p.m., and from 9...

International guitar duo to give recital on Nov. 12 at Lyon

As part of an Arkansas tour, the international guitar duo Johannes Möller and Laura Fraticelli will visit Lyon College for a recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Bevens Music Room of the Brown Fine Arts Building. Award-winning Swedish guitarist Möller’s close collaboration...

BAAC presenting ‘Navigate by Reckoning’ exhibit

The Batesville Area Arts Council is presenting, Navigate by Reckoning, an exhibition by Claudia Wilburn, at the BAAC Gallery on Main at 226 E. Main St., through Nov. 16. This interactive exhibition features mixed media prints and paintings of the artist's ancestors. Wilburn is an artist...

Justice in Jacksonport 1889: Murder on the Little Rock Express coming Nov. 16

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Jacksonport State Park will host Justice in Jacksonport 1889: Murder on the Little Rock Express on Saturday, Nov. 16. This trial is based on actual events that occurred in Newport. It was held in the courthouse at Jacksonport...

LISTEN: Main Street’s ‘Fun and Safe Halloween’ festivities planned

Main Street Batesville's Mandi Curtwright recently visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan at the White River Now family of radio stations about this year's "Fun and Safe Halloween" festivities in downtown. Last year, it was estimated that 5,000 attended the event. The spooky fun is...

Karaoke for a Cause coming Friday to Main Street Loft

Karaoke for a Cause, a benefit for Family Violence Prevention, will be held Friday, Oct. 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Main Street Loft, above the Independence County Library in downtown Batesville. Gene Crawford dropped by the White River Now family of...

BAAC to host Halloween Workshop for Kids

The Batesville Area Arts Council’s Gallery on Main will be hosting a Halloween Workshop for Kids on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students will be creating Halloween-themed projects with help from the Lyon College Art Student League. The workshop will...

37th annual Arkansas Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Races

A hint of autumn in the air means outhouse racers are being constructed and bean recipes are being perfected for the Bean Fest and Outhouse Races to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26 in Mountain View. Now in its 37th year, the festival has...

Arkansas Country Fall Fest coming Nov. 15-17

A ribbon-cutting was held this morning at the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View for Arkansas Country Fall Fest. Cutting the ribbon is Nathan Hunnicutt, president of the Arkansas Country Music Association. The Arkansas Country Fall Fest will be hosted by the Ozark Folk Center...

“Haunted History” of Main Street tours begin this weekend in Batesville

The L-U ARK 4H club will be hosting "Haunted History" tours of Batesville's Main Street Oct. 18, 19, 29, 30, and 31 at 8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit L-U ARK 4H activities and Main Street Batesville. According to a press release, attendees will "...come walk...

LISTEN: Details on BHS Powder Puff football action tomorrow night

Female students from Batesville High School will compete in a Powder Puff football game tomorrow at Pioneer Stadium beginning at 6 p.m. The game is a fundraiser for BHS Prom 2020. Leigh Keller (pictured above, left) and Sarah Pickett (right) visited with Big Daddy Randy...