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NADT performs at Woodcrest Assisted Living

Flying high, Abby Woodruff leads the rest of jumping “Russians” as they perform for the residents at the Woodcrest Assisted Living Facility.  Senior members of the non-profit, North Arkansas Dance Theatre (NADT) presented a variety of ballet, lyrical, contemporary, musical theater and jazz numbers...

American Spiritual Ensemble to perform in Jonesboro

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s Fowler Center will present the American Spiritual Ensemble in the Riceland Distinguished Performance Series Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. The American Spiritual Ensemble is a critically-acclaimed professional group composed of some of the finest singers in the classical music...

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...

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...

UACCB and First Community Bank partner to bring national talent to Batesville

UACCB, in partnership with First Community Bank, bring national acapella talent M-Pact to perform in concert at Independence Hall. The first concert entitled "White Christmas" is set for this Friday evening, December 14th, 7 p.m. at UACCB. M-Pact is celebrating 20 years of music and touring. ...

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...

Miss Independence County, Miss Teen Independence County named

The 2018 Miss Independence County and Miss Teen Independence County were crowned last night at ceremonies held in conjunction with the Independence County Fair in Batesville. Whitney Hopper (center) was named Queen Miss Independence County. Allison Batson (right) was named First Runner-Up while Alexia Hughes...

WATCH: Revisit highlights of the 1992 Batesville Christmas Parade before this weekend’s Main Street Batesville Holiday Open House

This weekend is the time for shopping downtown as Main Street Batesville holds its Holiday Open House.  Participating Main Street merchants will have all types of seasonal fun and specials. Click here more information and a list of downtown businesses with their particular Holiday...

City of Mountain View announces Independence Day events

The City of Mountain View announces a full schedule of events for Independence Day and Saturday, July 6. Independence Day events kick-off with a patriotic ceremony on the Square at 9:45 a.m followed by the Red, White and Blue Parade at 10 a.m. Live music entertainment...

Main Street Batesville plans for Southern Food Festival

After two successful years of hosting the Southern Food Festival, Main Street Batesville will do it again on Saturday, June 1. The festival will kick-off with the Main Street Batesville Farmers Market in the Pocket Park at 8 a.m. with other vendors opening on the...

Southside Choir Department to again celebrate ‘Ye Olde Christmasse Madrigal Feaste’

The Southside Schools Choir Department is again preparing for its big holiday event. The 24th annual Ye Olde Christmasse Madrigal Feaste, a reenactment of a 15th-century royal banquet, will be held Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening...