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Lyon Alumnae voted “Woman of the Year” for fundraising efforts for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Arkansas

Photo submitted Jalesa Reed, a 2013 Lyon College graduate was voted the 2019 “Woman of the Year”  for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Arkansas. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the largest nonprofit health organization devoted to fighting blood cancer. Reed’s first financial goal was met...

LISTEN: Batesville Preservation Association to host “Tour of Homes”

Photo Credit: Batesville Preservation Association Facebook page The Batesville Preservation Association is featuring a "Tour of Homes" this Sunday in Batesville. Four homes in the downtown area will be featured Sunday, May 12 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Leslie Gitz with the Batesville Preservation Association stopped...

LISTEN: Coach Ryan Morrow talks BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tourney

Coach Ryan Morrow with the Batesville Pioneers is spreading the word about the BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tournament coming Saturday, June 1, to The Course at Eagle Mountain. The tournament is presented by Citizens Bank and is a fundraiser to purchase new equipment...

PROS in Batesville now offering pelvic floor therapy

White River Health System (WRHS) recently announced Betty Bradley, PT, GCS (pictured), has received certification as a pelvic floor therapist. Bradley was awarded the certificate of achievement in pelvic physical therapy by the American Physical Therapy Association, Section on Women’s Health, after completing comprehensive...

Gary B.: A look at lifelong Melbourne resident and Pioneer Days Parade Grand Marshall — Lee Campbell Watson

A lifelong Melbourne resident and attendee to the first -- and all the other 67 Pioneer Days events -- has been chosen to serve as the Grand Marshall of the Pioneer Days Parade, coming this Saturday. Lee Campbell Watson (pictured), 79, takes great pride in...

LISTEN: Main Street Batesville’s Mandi Curtwright talks Farmers Market 2019

It's that time of the year for the Farmers Market in downtown Batesville. The Main Street Batesville Farmers Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 4, in Pocket Park. The market will be open from 8 a.m. until noon on the first and...

Second Annual Mountain View Iris Festival set for May 3-4

Planning has been underway for months in advance for the festival.You will enjoy the iris blooms and the friendly hospitality of our residents in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas. Live music will fill the air both nights of the festival. The courthouse stage will feature...

LISTEN: Free smoke detectors available to Batesville residents

Residents of the City of Batesville can have something valuable free of charge if they act quickly. Batesville Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn stopped by and talked to White River Now's Gary B. about the free smoke detectors. The smoke alarms are FREE of charge to the...

Ozark Gateway banquet honors Cave City Watermelon Fest, Dozier, Folk Fest, White River Now, and more

JACKSONPORT — This year’s Ozark Gateway Leo Rainey Tourism Appreciation Banquet was held on Thursday at the Jacksonport State Park visitor center, recognizing citizens, organizations and businesses that have made an impact on the Ozark Gateway Region. Featured speaker was Mat Faulkner, president of Think...

Batesville Rotary Club seeking Community Award Nominations

Batesville Rotary Club is now taking Community Award Nominations.  Rotarians are looking for nominees from our area in the five areas listed below.  The winners will be awarded at their Annual Rotary Award Banquet. Making A Difference Service Award:  Honor persons who are making significant...

Batesville FFA member elected to state officer team

Kyler Stolarik, a member of the Batesville Schools Future Farmers of America (FFA), has been elected to serve on the 2019-2020 Arkansas FFA State Officer Team. Stolarik was elected to serve at the state level as the eastern district vice president. Officials at the Batesville...