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Smokin’ on the White BBQ Championship set for Water Carnival weekend

The Smokin’ on the White BBQ Championship is set to kick off on September 7 and 8 at Riverside Park in conjunction with the 75th White River Water Carnival. This year the contest will be dual-sanctioned with the Memphis BBQ Network and the Kansas City...

BAAC to hold reception for Summer Art Camp exhibit

Students who took part in creating art at the Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC)'s Summer Art Camp this year learned about artists Johannes Vermeer, Edgar Degas, Frida Kahlo, Georges Seurat, and Leonardo Da Vinci. Camp participants created projects inspired by these artists using a variety...

Museum to reflect on “Main Street Memories” during upcoming event

The Old Independence Regional Museum will celebrate the history of downtown Batesville, Saturday, Aug. 24, with "Main Street Memories." During the evening, ten people will gather and share memories they have from specific moments on Main Street in downtown Batesville. Those participating are Fred Wann, Lucy...

Renovations on Batesville’s Main Street to keep workers busy for next few weeks

Downtown Batesville will be busy for the next few weeks, according to Bob Carius with the Main Street Batesville board. First Community Bank is scheduled to begin renovation today of the Platter Inn building for their Main Street branch bank. The renovation will take several...

2017 Batesville Christmas Parade

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Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen, phone interview with 93 KZLE’s Ken Loggains

Live Nation presents Def Leppard and Journey: The two iconic bands will be taking the stage together at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available here. Phil Collen, lead guitarist with Def Leppard, called into the White...

New life for Dogpatch USA property?

InsideFortSmith.com reports the long-closed Dogpatch USA near Jasper might be home to a new tourist destination. Click here for all the info.  

LISTEN: A Joyful Heart Ball set for Saturday in Batesville

Bringing some tasty baked goodies with them, Sara and Barrett Moore dropped by the White River Now studios this week to chat about the fourth annual Joyful Heart Ball. Listen below to their conversation:   The Joyful Heart Ball is a community dance party thrown especially for...

Blanchard Springs Caverns announces winter schedule

Blanchard Springs Caverns, located 15 miles northwest of Mountain View, near the town of Fifty Six, will begin its winter schedule effective Nov. 5. Blanchard Springs Caverns will be open five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, from November through March. The caverns are closed...

Lyon College Symphonic Winds in concert Nov. 30

The Lyon College Symphonic Winds will present the annual “Winds and Friends” Concert on Friday, Nov. 30 in the newly-renovated Sloan Auditorium located at the Brown-Fine Arts Building on the college campus at 7:30 p.m.   This evening of Christmas music will begin with a...

Weekend of family fun planned during Springfest in Heber Springs

Swing into spring at the 32nd annual Springfest in Heber Springs on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. This free festival is packed with great family fun starting at noon on Friday and continuing all day Saturday. Springfest will have attractions, activities, and...