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Thursday, March 4, 2021

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...

‘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...

Lyon alum serves as director to relaunch Texas camp for black girls

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One of the first summer camps for black girls in Texas is being revived this year, and a Lyon alumna will serve as camp director. Angelica Holmes, a 2015 graduate of Lyon College, said Camp Founder Girls was founded in 1924 by a San Antonio...

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

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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...

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...

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

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

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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...

Local students help design coffee cup sleeves for Nova Joe’s Coffee

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Sulphur Rock EAST recently partnered with local business, Nova Joe's Coffee, to design coffee sleeves for their cups. Each handwritten design from the students often featured an encouraging message on the back of the sleeve. Pictured above with Nova Joe's owner, Zack Stewart, are students...

Sulphur Rock students participate in art project, pledging to be drug-free

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Sulphur Rock art teacher Dana Martin recently helped kindergarten and first-grade students pledge to be drug-free. Students traced their handprints and attached them to their drug-free pledge. Below are students from Ms. Stanfield's and Ms. Youngblood's kindergarten classes and Ms. Baxter's and Ms. Manry's...

Southwest Trail Historical Marker dedication set for Oct. 19

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Article by Andrea Bruner A historical marker dedication of the old Southwest Trail route through Independence County will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the historic Walnut Grove Cemetery between Charlotte and Cord, one block off Highway 25 on Walden Road. Guest speaker...

2019 HealthFirst women’s health event announced

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Fall is returning to Batesville, and that means it is time for the HealthFirst Women’s Health Event. For the eighth consecutive year, First Community Bank and White River Medical Center (WRMC) have partnered to offer women of the area an event focused on women’s...