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76th White River Water Carnival schedule released

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The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and festival sponsors have announced the schedule of events slated for the 76th White River Water Carnival in Batesville. The 2019 schedule of events is as follows: 11 a.m.: Opening of Vendors, Food Trucks, River City Cruiser’s Car Show,...

LISTEN: Foothills Cowboy Church to hold timed rodeo championship events this Sunday

Calle Jane Clark (pictured) of the Foothills Cowboy Church stopped by the White River Now studios to chat about the church's upcoming timed rodeo championship events slated for this Sunday. Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest sports and weather every weekday...

The River City Cruisers Car Show date announced

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The River City Cruisers return to the 76th White River Water Carnival, Saturday, Sept. 7 at Batesville’s Riverside Park. There will be Top 100 plaques, Best of Show, antiques, classics, street rod, muscle cars, rat rides, and much more.  Entry fee is $20 per car, and...

Citizens Bank hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in Riverside Park, Thursday, July 4

“Celebrate America,” the annual Fourth of July celebration of our nation’s founding, will be hosted by Citizens Bank for the 22nd consecutive year on Thursday, July 4, at Riverside Park in Batesville. A full afternoon and evening of fun, food and music is scheduled along...

37th annual Arkansas Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Races

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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...

Crye-Leike’s “Twas the Lights Before Christmas” underway

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Crye-Leike Batesville Real Estate Center’s third annual “Twas the Lights Before Christmas” contest is currently underway. This year, it’s a Christmas photo contest. Contestants should use their imagination to stand out from the crowd. It could be a photo of anything Christmas-related from the Elf...

Mountains, Music, and Motorcycles annual event marks 15 years

Riding enthusiasts agree: some of the best motorcycling in America is in the Ozarks.  Built on that simple premise, a festival organized fifteen years ago with no budget and heavily dependent on volunteers. The first event drew about 350 motorcyclists. Now, thousands of bikers...

Second Annual Mountain View Iris Festival set for May 3-4

Planning has been underway for months in advance for the festival.You will enjoy the iris blooms and the friendly hospitality of our residents in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Live music will fill the air both nights of the festival. The courthouse stage will feature...

Oaks 7 Cinema in Batesville to re-open next month; new seats, sound, and more planned

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Work will soon begin on a major revamp for the area's only multi-screen theater, the Oaks 7 Cinema at 2250 Harrison St. in Batesville. The theater closed earlier this month after the Oaks II Center did not renew its lease with the cinema's previous tenant,...

Cave City Celebrates with the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival

Since 1980, Cave City has celebrated the World’s Sweetest Watermelons with an atmosphere of fun, family and music. The town is gearing up to host the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival this week, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m. Friday,...

Batesville Area Chamber announces details for 76th White River Water Carnival coming Sept. 7

Lots of summertime fun is planned for the 76th White River Water Carnival which will be held Sept. 7, at Batesville’s Riverside Park.  “The theme of this year’s carnival is ‘Summer Forever,’” Kyle Christopher, tourism director for the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, noted in...