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LISTEN: Carius Concert set for March 21 at the Melba Theater

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The Fifth Annual Carius Concert has been set for March 21 on the Melba Theater stage in downtown Batesville. Danny Dozier tells us about the beneficiary of the concert. The event's music director, Cynthia Carius, says she has some super talent assembled for the concert. The tickets...

Gary B.: Springfest at Lyon College set for Saturday, March 14

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This is the time of year to celebrate the change in weather, enjoy springtime in Arkansas, and have an outdoor event that can be enjoyed by all.  I have just described “Springfest” at Lyon College in Batesville. The Director of Student Involvement at Lyon,...

White River Health System Takes Proactive Steps to Prevent Influenza

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Due to the significant increase in influenza cases across the state, and the community, White River Medical Center began screening visitors and employees for signs of respiratory illness on Wednesday. This decision aligns with the approach of other hospitals and complies with the recommendations of...

Cedar Ridge Junior set to graduate with two associate degrees from UACCB in May

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By Hannah Keller Flanery UACCB Communications and Marketing Coordinator While high school seniors are anxiously awaiting graduation in May, one Cedar Ridge junior is also preparing for commencement. But while some of her classmates will be receiving their high school diplomas, Kylee Wood (pictured above) is...

WRMC ‘Little Hats, Big Hearts’ campaign raises awareness of heart disease

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Featured image: Baby girl Aileen Dayana is pictured wearing a red hat after her arrival on Valentine’s Day. During the month of February, each baby born at White River Medical Center (WRMC) received a hand-knitted red hat as part of the Little Hats, Big...

Lyon students will perform Songs For a New World beginning Feb. 13

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The Lyon College Music Department will present "Songs For a New World," a staged musical production. The music and lyrics were composed by Jason Robert Brown. Songs For a New World is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). The production, directed...

BACC holds groundbreaking for Sara Low Memorial Dog Park

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The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking ceremony for the future Sara Low Memorial Dog Park on Chaney Drive, Thursday, Feb. 6. The park is named in honor of the late Sara Low, daughter of Mike and Bobbie Low, who died in the...

LISTEN: Batesville Parks & Rec previews spring activities

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Jacob Rawlings, Lowen Lermitte, and Tanner Ring (pictured above, from left) from Batesville Parks & Recreation recently visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan about all of the events and activities coming up within the next few weeks. Listen below to their conversation, and to follow...

‘Winter Wednesdays,’ North Heights Church of Christ series on mental health, to begin Wednesday

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Have the "Winter Blues"? Then, check out Winter Wednesdays at North Heights Church of Christ. Through the month of February, the church, located above the fairgrounds at 200 Warrior Rd. in Batesville, will be having a guest speaker, Joe Brumfield, talk about mental health awareness. Brumfield has...

Kindergarten Pre-Registration for Batesville School District begins soon

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Kindergarten Pre-Registration for the Batesville School District will begin Feb. 10, 2020, and run through March 13, 2020, to be in the first round of kindergarten placement. Notification of placement will begin March 20 via email, so please provide a valid email and contact...

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...