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Main Street Batesville to host the ‘weirdest, coolest’ New Years Eve event

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Spend your New Years Eve in the weirdest, coolest way. Ring in the New Year by participating in the ultimate community movie experience, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show!", hosted by Main Street Batesville.  This mini-musical dance party features a DJ, the interactive movie experience, refreshments...

Lyon College Gospel Choir planning trip to Italy for a performance

The Lyon College Gospel Choir has been invited to participate in the week-long Passion of Italy Festival in Rome for the summer of 2018. The approximate cost of the trip for the 14 choir members is around $44,700, $20,000 of which has already been...

T-Rex reminds students and parents about Eagle Mountain Elementary’s Fall Fest

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Eagle Mountain Elementary students were greeted by a T-Rex this morning on the way into the Batesville school's front door. The inflatable dino was there to remind all parents and students about the school's Fall Festival Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., on...

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: Danny Dozier talks about this weekend’s grand opening of Maxfield Park in downtown Batesville

A ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration for Maxfield Park will be held this weekend. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 11, at 10:30 a.m., and the grand opening celebration will be Saturday, Oct. 12. A fundraising dinner will be served by...

COLUMN: White River Now’s Ken Loggains remembers Rush’s Neil Peart

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Column by Ken Loggains, White River Now “Suddenly You Were Gone, From All The Lives You Left Your Mark Upon” Rush's Afterimage (lyrics by Neil Peart) Yet you remain. We now live in world without Neil Peart. Maybe if I say it enough times it will...

LISTEN: Details on BHS Powder Puff football action tomorrow night

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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...

Inaugural Delta Waterfowl banquet scheduled for Saturday in Batesville

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The inaugural Delta Waterfowl banquet for the Black Rivers End Chapter is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Best Dam Steakhouse in Batesville. Delta Waterfowl is a leading conservation group founded at the famed Delta Marsh in Manitoba, with its U.S. Headquarters in Bismarck,...

Batesville Area Chamber holds ribbon cuttings for Coca-Cola mural, Holy Cow Burger Company

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated two ribbon cuttings in downtown. On May 9, members of the community gathered to celebrate the restoration of the historic Coca-Cola mural located at the intersection of Main Street and Central Avenue. The century-old mural was restored...

Natural Disasters to open 11th ‘Friends in Great Places’ concert March 2

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The Natural Disasters will kick off the 11th annual Friends in Great Places concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 2, at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB) in Independence Hall. Also featured this year is dancer and singer, Alex Prince. The Natural Disasters...

LISTEN: Rob visits with Shani Kramer about Saturday’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ benefit in Batesville

The first "Once Upon a Time" gala and black tie benefit will be Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the loft of the Barnett Building in downtown Batesville. The dinner with live entertainment is a benefit for the Ozark Foothills Visual &...