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Friday, August 14, 2020

T-Rex reminds students and parents about Eagle Mountain Elementary’s Fall Fest

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Eagle Mountain Elementary students were greeted by a T-Rex this morning on the way into the Batesville school's front door. The inflatable dino was there to remind all parents and students about the school's Fall Festival Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., on...

Mortar Board initiates 30 new members at Lyon

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Lyon College’s Order of the Tartan Mortar Board chapter inducted 30 rising seniors last week. Mortar Board is an honor society that recognizes seniors for achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service. Faculty and staff nominate students for membership. Lyon’s chapter focuses on service, holding several...

Lyon becomes first private college in state to offer fermentation science

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A new course is brewing at Lyon College. Lyon will be the first private college in Arkansas to offer its students 21 years and older the opportunity to learn how to brew in a new fermentation science course starting in the spring semester. “I hope students...

Is chivalry dead?

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Weekly article submitted by Terrell Tebbetts Terrell Tebbetts teaches English at Lyon College.  Readers can reach him atterrell.tebbetts@lyon.edu. His articles are also featured in the Arkansas Weekly.     Last week when I read an opinion piece by a woman explaining why chivalry has died, I was surprised...

BHS multi-class reunion celebrates at Chimney Rock

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This weekend's multi-class reunion for the Batesville High School classes of 1943 through 1965 is underway. It's estimated over 240 will participate in events and festivities. Today the group attended a special lunch at the Bill and Gail Davis farm, Chimney Rock, near Concord. Pictured, from...

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...

West Batesville man charged with firearm violation

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A West Batesville man has been charged in Independence County Circuit Court with being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The charge is a felony. Robert G. Vaughn, 22, was arrested Nov. 23 after being stopped while he was driving...

Second annual Ozark Sports & Outdoor Expo set for March 30 in Salem

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The second annual Ozarks Sports & Outdoor Expo will be held at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, the Salem City Park, and the Fulton County Trap Range on March 30. New this year is a Kid’s Zone for the area youth on the Fulton County...

Eagle Mountain students help create WRMC Kids Corner

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A new play area in the emergency room area of White River Medical Center (WRMC) in Batesville is the brainchild of some Eagle Mountain Elementary EAST students. The WRMC Kids Corner was inspired by Eagle Mountain Elementary EAST students Taylor Bishop, TaTeanna Jackson, and Rachel...

Online business publication features Independence County

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Independence County Judge Robert Griffin pointed us in the direction of an online publication, Business View North America.   Independence County is featured in the publication's March/April 2019 edition. The publication visited with three community leaders:  Judge Griffin, the Founder and CEO of First Community Bank, Dale...

Gary B. enjoys a sneak peek at his soon-to-be grandson; take a look!

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White River Now's Gary Bridgman recently accompanied his daughter to a "sneak preview" of his soon-to-be grandson. Enjoy his thoughts on his visit... When it comes to babies in the womb, today’s technology allows soon-to-be parents a look at their baby before he or she...