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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Local finalists to be recognized at BACC Annual Meeting & Gala

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The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s (BACC) Annual Meeting and Gala will be held on Friday, Jan. 24 at the Batesville Community Center. The “White River Lodge” themed event is expected to attract in excess of 400 guests and celebrate community accomplishments from 2019. “We are...

Angel receives honor at national meeting

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Dr. Jeff Angel, orthopaedic surgeon at White River Medical Center, recently received the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) Ambassador Award. He was recognized during the fall 2019 PSH National Meeting for his efforts and support in the PSH model. The PSH model is designed to meet the...

Leo Sutterfield inducted into Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

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Leo Sutterfield, who passed away in 2017, is one of the six new inductees to the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame. Sutterfield, of Mountain View, was a cattleman, a businessman, and an advocate for his hometown and the rural areas of Arkansas. He served nine...

Lyon junior starts county’s first Latino outreach organization

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When Lyon College junior José Balderas Jr. looked into volunteer organizations to help out the local Latino community, the last thing he expected was to start the first. He established Create, Rise, Educate, Achieve, Represent (CREAR) in 2019 to offer educational programs, provide resources to...

UACCB instructor selected as Interstate Passport facilitator for state

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Article By Hannah Keller Flanery UACCB communications and marketing coordinator In 2016, Beverly Meinzer (pictured), a chemistry and physical science instructor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB), attended a meeting in Boulder, Colo. to learn about a new transfer initiative called Interstate...

Citizens Bank Travel Club concludes fourth year

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Featured image: Colorful decorations at Garvan Woodland Gardens greeted Citizens Bank Travel Club members (from left) Glenda Baker of Cherokee Village; Candy Weber of Batesville; Mary Murphy of Hardy; Marcella Langley, Joyce Prickett, Sharon Webb, Gary and Cathy Goforth, Barbara Fitzpatrick, Sharron Swaim, and...

First Community Bank launches New Hero Rewards Club bundle

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First Community Bank is now offering the Hero Rewards Club, a free reward bundle that is available as an add-on to any new or existing checking account for those who are active military and veterans, educators, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and EMTs, the bank...

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,...

December issue of White River Valley Homes now online at White River Now

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If you're in the market for real estate or you'd simply like to read about various properties for sale throughout the area, you can now view the latest edition of White River Valley Homes, long known as "the real estate listing magazine of Batesville,"...

Local businesses, Southside students participate in Project Future Story Celebration

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Featured image: White River Now's Randy Alan conducts a mock interview with Braden Jones, a senior at Southside High School, during a recent event at the school. On Thursday, Dec. 12, over 50 local businesses and industry partners provided interview opportunities for our JAG (Jobs...

First Community Bank opens Conway location

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First Community Bank’s newest banking center located at 1089 Front St. in Conway has opened to provide full-service community banking to Faulkner County, the bank noted in a press release. “First Community Bank makes it a priority to meet customers where they are and offer...