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Friday, September 25, 2020

Freezing waters await participants of Saturday’s Batesville Community Polar Plunge

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Participants raising awareness and funds for a good cause will endure freezing temperatures Saturday as they make a splash in chilly waters during the 2020 Batesville Community Polar Plunge at the Batesville Aquatics Center, 1420 20th St., in Batesville. Registration begins at 10 a.m.,...

‘Souper Bowl Saturday’ ready for Feb. 1 kick-off

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Batesville Area Arts Council’s annual “Souper Bowl Saturday” fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the BAAC Gallery on Main, 226 E. Main St. Individuals can support the arts in our community by purchasing delicious soup to...

Learn all about quilting with informational meeting at Old Independence Regional Museum

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Featured image: A velvet “Crazy Quilt” made by Mary E. Todd Heuer in the 1930s, gifted to OIRM by Don Heuer If you're interested in learning to quilt and enjoy sewing or crafting items from material, the Old Independence Regional Museum (OIRM) will be hosting...

Batesville Area Arts Council hosting Art-Yoga-Wine night Jan. 23

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The Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) is partnering with Yoga-7 Studio to host an Art-Yoga-Wine night on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. at the BAAC Gallery on Main, 226 E. Main St. BAAC said in a release the event will feature a 15-20 minute...

Main Street Batesville Winter Gala will bring back the Roaring 20s

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The Main Street Batesville Winter Gala will take place on Friday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Street Loft located at 267 E. Main St., 3rd Floor. All proceeds generated by the event will benefit Main Street Batesville. This year’s event will feature...

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...

Exhibition featuring local artist underway at BAAC Gallery on Main; reception scheduled for Friday

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The Batesville Area Arts Council is presenting Back to the Basics, an exhibition by Aline McCracken, at the BAAC Gallery on Main, 226 E. Main St., through Feb. 29. This exhibition features a series of watercolors, exploring beauty found in everyday simple objects: locally grown...

Download the new, free app from White River Now, featuring up-to-date local news, live streams

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It’s now easier than ever to keep up-to-date with the latest local news and to stay connected with your favorite local radio stations. The White River Now media family has released the all-new White River Now mobile app for your iPhone and Android. The free...

Winner of Crye-Leike Batesville Real Estate Center’s Christmas photo contest announced

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Dianne Palmer Reed (pictured above, center, with White River Now's Butch Ketz, left, and Crye-Leike Batesville Real Estate Center's Lackey Moody) is the winner of the third annual Crye-Leike Batesville Real Estate Center's Christmas photo contest. Reed's winning photo (below) was posted on the Crye-Leike...

Area groups team for community meal; hold drive for Family Violence Prevention

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On Saturday, Dec. 21, two area groups combined to provide a community holiday meal as well as hold a toy drive. According to a press release, organizers John Kunkel and Shannon Hix wanted to have an event for anyone who might be spending the holidays...

Sulphur Rock students welcomed by special holiday greeters

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Frosty the Snowman, some of Santa's reindeer, and Saint Nick himself were on hand yesterday to welcome students at Sulphur Rock Elementary School. Rudolph, Cupid, Frosty, and Santa were played by principal Stacy Lindsey, bookkeeper Jacqui McSpadden, interventionist Johnnie Moore, and custodian Benny Goings,...