Lyon College Nursing Student Association launches donation drive to support new mothers and babies
BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT/Edited News Release) - The Lyon College Nursing Student Association has kicked off a donation drive. With a focus on aiding new mothers and their newborns who lack immediate resources, particularly those facing financial constraints, the association is rallying the community to contribute to this noble cause. One...
USDA invests $20.2 million for water and sewer projects in rural Arkansas communities
Little Rock, Ark (KATV) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday they are investing $20.2 million into rural Arkansas communities to fund three new Water and Waste Disposal projects. We’ll be able to provide more volume, more capacity, as the system continues to grow," said Joey Richardson,...
Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office detention officer dies after one-vehicle accident
A 19-year-old Cleburne County man who worked as a detention officer for the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office died Tuesday after a single-vehicle accident on State Highway 16 in Higden. According to the Arkansas State Police Fatality Report, Brock McCarthy of Edgemont, was killed after his westbound 2001 Dodge left...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.88 and $2.99 in Batesville as of 2024-02-24. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Three-pointers Lift Rural Special Over Concord
The Rural Special senior boys put on a three-point shooting clinic in their district semifinal game against top-seeded Concord Feb. 15, propelling the fourth-seeded Rebels to a 73-51 victory. The team got 11 long-range baskets from sophomore Brayden Watts and recorded 18 overall. The team could not repeat the shooting...
Highschool Soccer | 26 February Little Rock Southwest Girls Game Notice
The Little Rock Southwest Girls Soccer team will have a Non-conference game with Heber Springs(Heber Springs, AR) on 26 February, 2024, 5 PM. As of now, has won 0 games and lost 11 games, and the winning rate is 0.
Searcy rolls out mobile family resource center for students
What most will see as a trailer on the outside, is much more within for families in Searcy.
Pangburn High School Announces Pee Wee Basketball Program
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Spice Up Your Life: The Top 3 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Searcy
This article presents three Mexican restaurants located in Searcy. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Work begins on second bridge replacement in Spring Valley
Work began today on replacing Spring Valley’s second bridge. According to Independence County Judge Kevin Jeffery, the Stacey Drive bridge is being replaced, and the location will be barricaded during the process. Drivers in the area should plan their routes accordingly. In late January, crews replaced the neighborhood’s other...
Community eclipse-viewing events planned
With less than 50 days until April 8, Arkansas will be front and center for a celestial spectacle - the total solar eclipse. Arkansas State University-Beebe proudly announces its Beebe, Heber Springs and Searcy campuses as premier viewing sites, promising an unforgettable experience for all attendees. Each campus offers a...
Police: Two men arrested in Searcy for being in possession of more than 1,300 illegal drugs
SEARCY, Ark. — During a traffic stop in Searcy, on the morning of February 19, several agencies arrested two men who had several illegal drugs. According to reports, the agencies involved in their arrests were the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force (CADTF), Searcy Police Department (SPD), SPD's Criminal Investigation Division, and the White County Sheriff's Department.
LISTEN: White River Fan Con is coming to Independence County Library
The Independence County Library will host Batesville’s first “Fan Con” next weekend. White River Fan Con, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 2 and March 3, at the Library, will welcome special guests from the worlds of film, television, cosplay, anime, books, and podcasting. The all-ages event will also focus on comics and gaming. A cosplay contest and vendors offering all types of “geek items,” including books, art, jewelry, clothes, and more, will also be part of the fun. Performances and panels are also planned. All three library floors will host aspects of the convention, and all monies raised will go toward continuing the event and funding various aspects of the library’s operation.
LISTEN: National Wild Turkey Foundation banquet coming March 9
The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Foundation (NWTF) will hold its annual banquet on Saturday, March 9, at the Batesville Community Center, 1420 S. 20th St. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m. The banquet, which will also include a silent auction, a...
White county drug task force investigator gets pulled over by law enforcement impersonator
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — According to a White County Sheriff's Office social media post, an undercover vehicle was stopped by an unmarked gray car with flashing red and blue lights on Highway 67. At the time, the White County drug task force investigator was under the assumption that...
Experience La Dolce Vita in Batesville: 4 Italian Restaurants Worth Your Attention
This article presents a guide to four Italian restaurants located in Batesville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave your comments below.
NADT Dance Academy Team competes in Branson
Featured image: back row (from left to right) — Sadie Mae Spurlock, Addyson Mawhinnie, Keira Terrell, Karis Ford, Lila McLaughlin, Addison Huss; (front row, l-r) Elizabeth Ballard, Harris Hogue, Aria Ivy, Rosalie Mundrean, Nina Krepps, Nora Black. Image provided by NADT Dance Academy. The NADT Dance Academy’s Competition Team...
SEARK triumphs with doubleheader sweep
Southeast Arkansas College found its way back on the winning path Wednesday after a baseball doubleheader sweep of the Lyon College junior varsity in Batesville. Cameron Gonzalez went 3 for 4 with an RBI and 2 runs scored and helped SEARK collect 12 hits in a 6-3, Game 1 win over the Scots. The Sharks pulled off the sweep with a 13-7 win in Game 2.
Something to Smile About: College opening professional clothing closet
BATESVILLE, Ark. (KAIT) - A Northeast Arkansas college is ensuring students are dressed with the best for success away from campus. Lyon College recently announced that it would be opening its “Career Closet Initiative.”. The initiative allows for students to visit the career services office to pick up needed...
Dead mountain lion found in Arkansas by U.S. Forest Service employee
STONE COUNTY, Ark. — A mountain lion carcass was found in northern Stone County at the Sylamore Wildlife Management Area, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) confirmed. On Feb. 9, Keith Stephens with AGFC said after an autopsy was performed on the adult male mountain lion, it was...