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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Main Street Batesville celebrates Christmas tree lighting, Small Business Saturday

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Photos by Stacy Fields A large crowd celebrated the lighting of a downtown Batesville Christmas tree Saturday night. The ceremony for the lighting of the tree, located in the Citizens Bank Pocket Park, was part of a day-long Main Street Batesville event, celebrating the season...

Support the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches on #Giving Tuesday

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Support the Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches this holiday season by donating on #GivingTuesday. The Arknasas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches have provided hope and healing for children who, through no fault of their own, need a place to call home. Your gift supports their mission. ASYR is over 90% funded through private donations. No donation is too small!

UAMS North Central and Citizens Bank team to collect for ‘Christmas Brings Hope’ during Batesville Christmas parade

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UAMS North Central Family Medical Center and Citizens Bank are teaming to collect non-perishable food items for Christmas Brings Hope. On Dec. 2,  they will be serving hot chocolate, cider, and cookies with a special guest, the Grinch, at the Citizens Bank Pocket Park during...

Large crowd celebrates newest inductees into Lyon College’s Athletic Hall of Fame

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Featured image: President W. Joseph King (far right) congratulates the newest members of the Lyon College 2019 Hall of Fame (pictured left to right): John Harvey, ’01; Steven Wright, ’07; Maribeth (Waters) Richards, ’09; and Aubrey Bell, ’72. Article by Keli Jacobi, director of marketing and communications...

Local students help design coffee cup sleeves for Nova Joe’s Coffee

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Sulphur Rock EAST recently partnered with local business, Nova Joe's Coffee, to design coffee sleeves for their cups. Each handwritten design from the students often featured an encouraging message on the back of the sleeve. Pictured above with Nova Joe's owner, Zack Stewart, are students...

Former HR director forges new path in UACCB nursing program

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Article By Andrea Bruner Donna Ashley (pictured above) started her college semester with a list of textbooks, a schedule, and a plan. But with three degrees already under her belt, she's anything but a typical freshman. Ashley worked in human resources for nearly 25 years, moving...

Fourth annual Batesville Area Arts Council Member Exhibition underway

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The Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) is presenting the fourth annual BAAC Member Exhibition at the BAAC Gallery on Main (226 E. Main St.) through Jan. 11, 2020. The exhibit is "...a chance to celebrate and showcase the work of our members during the holiday...

LISTEN: Details on ‘A Cinematic Christmas’ as Batesville Christmas Parade approaches

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The Batesville Kiwanis Club will present the 2019 Batesville Christmas Parade on Monday, Dec. 2. The theme this year is "A Cinematic Christmas." “From the Grinch to Uncle Eddie, Buddy the Elf to fragile Leg Lamps, our community will surely have a blast celebrating their...

LISTEN: Southside Middle School hosting ‘Read Aloud’ event tomorrow

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Brennen Mathews (pictured above, left), a sixth-grader at Southside Middle School, and Principal Kayla Turner (right) visited with the White River Now family of radio stations about a school-wide "Read Aloud" program featuring the book, "Fish in a Tree." Students in Southside Middle School...

White River Wonderland 3K and Fun Run through Batesville Christmas lights set for Dec. 3

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A 3K "Fun Run" through the Batesville Christmas lights is set for Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. The White River Wonderland 3K is a fundraiser for the Batesville Montessori School. The event is for runners, joggers, and walkers of all ages, and it...

‘Quarter Auction’ scheduled for tonight to help support cancer patient

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A “quarter auction” is being held tonight in Batesville to benefit James Canard, who is fighting cancer. Canard has been with the Batesville Walmart for 21 years, and chances are, if you have been at the Walmart in Batesville, you have probably met James. Friends and...