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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Grass Roots Equipment & Outdoors holds ribbon-cutting

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Grass Roots Equipment & Outdoors, Friday, April 27. Grass Roots is locally owned and operated by Bill Miller and Heath Carlton and carries products such as Massey Ferguson, Stihl, Rhino, Gravely, eXmark, and Bush Hog. They also carry disc...

Groundbreaking held for new Fairfield Bay hotel

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thursday afternoon at Fairfield Bay for the city's new and first hotel. Paul Wellenberger, mayor of Fairfield Bay, said yesterday the city has long needed a place for visitors looking at the area as a possible retirement community. Cobblestone Hotel and Suites will...

WRMC hosts Auxiliary District Meeting

  The White River Medical Center (WRMC) Auxiliary recently hosted the Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association (AHAA) North Central District meeting at the Batesville Community Center and Aquatic Park. In addition to the host Auxiliary, the meeting included volunteers from seven hospitals in the region Ron Taylor,...

WATCH: Gary B. visits with Gov. Hutchinson at the White River Now studios

https://youtu.be/N14-YXd1AM0   Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest weather every weekday morning by listening to Gary B. and Ozark Newsline on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ, 93 KZLE, and other W.R.D. Entertainment radio stations. If you have a news tip or event to promote, email White...

Batesville company awarded bids to resurface sections of state highways

A Batesville company has just received the bids on two of four resurfacing projects in White County. Atlas Asphalt, Inc. of Batesville was awarded a contract to resurface over seven miles of U.S. Highway 167 between Velvet Ridge north of State Highway 87. The Arkansas...

Batesville Chamber to ‘Love the 80s’ with 2018 Business Expo

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold its annual Business Expo presented by FNBC on Wednesday, June 6. The event will be held in the gymnasium at the Batesville Community Center. The theme for the 2018 Business Expo is “I Love the 80s.”...

Oscar Mayer “Wienermobile” rolls into town

The famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was in town yesterday and parked in front of the Batesville Walmart. "Hotdoggers", wienermobile attendants, greeted fans and distributed collectible Wiener Whistles. Side note: a "hotdogger" uses an average of 75 puns per day.

Rayford appointed to state coalition

The Arkansas Department of Education Division of Public School Accountability has appointed Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce COO Jamie Rayford to their Family and Community Engagement Coalition. Rayford also currently serves as a Community Resource Partner for ForwARd Arkansas.   In a letter received Thursday,...

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...

Main Attire & Salon holds ribbon-cutting in downtown Batesville

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Main Attire & Salon, Friday, March 30. Main Attire & Salon, located at 159 W. Main St. in Batesville, is a family salon and women’s clothing boutique carrying all sizes in the latest trends.  Their staff specializes in...

Greenway Equipment celebrates ribbon cutting at new Batesville location

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting today for the new Batesville location of Greenway Equipment, 1550 White Dr., in Batesville. Ambassadors from the Chamber and other guests enjoyed the celebration despite the rainy weather outside. Greenway's Ryan Pace (pictured below,...