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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Students celebrate “Fun Day” at Eagle Mountain Elementary

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With lots of sunshine and warm temperatures onhand, students enjoyed "Fun Day" at Eagle Mountain Elementary in Batesville today. The Batesville Fire Department's ladder truck extended high in the sky and poured a healthy amount of water over the kids on the playground. A...

Fulton County Junior Livestock Show begins Thursday

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The traditional Fulton County Fair was canceled, but a plan was submitted and approved by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture and Department of Health for a Junior Livestock Show for youth who reside in Fulton County or attend school in the county. The shows...

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...

Mountain View medical marijuana outlet holds “Pre-Grand Opening”

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Mountain View's first medical marijuana dispensary held a "Pre-Grand Opening" celebration and tour yesterday afternoon. When it officially opens and is stocked with product, entry into the Fiddler's Green Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Mountain View will only be allowed to those who have an official...

First Community Bank partners with P. Allen Smith to design and install pollinator gardens

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First Community Bank is partnering with conservationist, author, and television host P. Allen Smith on a statewide initiative to design and install pollinator gardens at over 20 of its bank locations throughout Arkansas, including Batesville and Southside. "Bloom With Us" will beautify the community while...

Lyon College art student receives STEM grant for caving photography

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Earlier in January, Lyon College senior art student Nichole Cook, ‘19, applied for a STEM Minority grant from the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium (ASGC), and her proposal was granted. Under the advisement of biology professor and Cavers of the Batesville Region of Arkansas (COBRA) Grotto...

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,"...

Keelboat Aux Arc to travel the White River

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For the first time in over a century a replica of a boat that brought goods to what was Poke Bayou, and now Batesville, will travel the White River from Batesville to Jacksonport State Park.   The keelboat Aux Arc (pronounced Ozark) will leave Batesville's...

Gary B.: Banking without going to the bank

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Area banks are communicating with their customers and the general public and reminding them of the many online, drive-thru, and website services available. Although lobbies and in-door services are still available in most area banks, it is good to note the way you can complete...

UACCB student learns best practices for crop, soil health during internship

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When the opportunity to intern with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service presented itself this summer, Ricki Gilbert rolled up her sleeves and dug right in. Gilbert, an agriculture technology major at the University of Arkansas Community College at...

‘Coats for Kids’ drive underway; donate at area businesses

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White River Now and the White River Now family of radio stations along with Vicki Stephenson/ Shelter Insurance Agency and Settles Cleaners are teaming up to make sure every child stays warm this winter. Drop off your new or gently used coats at Shelter Insurance Agent-Vicki Stephenson’s office in...