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Arkansas Farm to You program visits Eagle Mountain Elementary

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Featured image: An Eagle Mountain PTO parent presents part of the Arkansas Farm to You program to students. Eagle Mountain Elementary recently hosted the Arkansas Farm to You program from the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Office in Little Rock. The program is a traveling interactive...

Author and comedian Ted Cunningham to appear at IMBC in Pleasant Plains, March 14

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Author, comedian, and pastor Ted Cunningham will be the featured speaker at Independence Missionary Baptist Church's Connect Conference 2020, Saturday, March 14. The event begins at 5 p.m. Cunningham is a pastor and author of "Fun Loving You," "Trophy Child," and "Young and in Love,"...

Eagle Mountain celebrates 100th day of school

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Featured image: Eagle Mountain Elementary fifth-grade teachers (from left) Joey Davidson, Carol Williams, Cathy Laney, and substitute Pam Bohannon prepare for their performance of "What Does the Fox Say?" during the recent celebration of 100 days of school. *** Eagle Mountain Elementary celebrated 100 days of...

Two recipients receive Above & Beyond Award from Citizens Bank, Batesville School District

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Two Citizens Bank Above & Beyond Awards were presented Tuesday at the Batesville School Board meeting to Wayne Gibbs of the district's maintenance department and George Earle of the transportation department. Gibbs was selected as the Above & Beyond Award recipient for December while Earle...

‘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...

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...

WRMC welcomes first baby of 2020

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Image: Alma Lebrato, Diego’s mom (middle left), and Matthew, Diego’s dad (middle right), take a photo with the White River Medical Center (WRMC) staff that helped during labor throughout the night. Diego was WRMC’s first baby to be born in 2020. Pictured from left...

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...