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Blood Drive

1/26/2017: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., University of Arkansas Community College, 2005 White Drive

1/28/2017: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Mt. Zion Lodge #10, 985 Batesville Blvd



Fulton County Fair Scholarships

Graduating seniors who have participated in county, district or state fairs have the opportunity to apply for the Fulton County Fair Scholarship. Apply online @ Complete & turn into the Fulton County Fair office by March 31, 2017.


Ozark Foothills Literacy Project

Do you struggle with reading? Would you like to get help? We can help you improve your reading for free. We offer reading and English tutoring sessions on your schedule. We also have places available on our team if you would like to help adults in your community w/ their reading and writing skills. Call 870-793-5912 or stop by 156 3rd St. Just off Main St.


Every Tuesday

What: Joy of Living Community Bible Study

When:  Every Tues. 10-11:45

Where: West Baptist Church, 1100 N. Central Batesville

This is non-denominational class study. Close to one hundred women are enrolled and almost every local denomination is represented. This fall’s study is the book of Ruth and about Gideon. A loving nursery is provided. Everyone is invited to attend. For more details: 870-307-1342 or 870-251-6989.


Every Wednesday - Saturday

What: Paws and Claws I-Care Thrift Store

When: Open every Wednesday – Saturday from 10-2

Where: 189 South Lunen, turn at the courthouse and down the hill 2 blocks behind the Melbourne times


Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation & Education

Narconon reminds families that abuse of heroin & opiod drugs has become a national health crisis. Learn to recognize the signs of heroin abuse & get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Visit to learn about the overdose reserving drug known as naloxone & find out its availability in your state. Addiction screenings- Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1-800-431-1754


Jacob’s Place - White County’s resource for displaced families needing a temporary residence while they get back on their feet. Located in Searcy candidates must qualify as a family with children, including a married couple with children, single parent with children or an expectant mother. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. or call 501-380-8283.


Batesville Disabled Americans Veterans Van is looking for volunteer drivers.  Can be either male or female.  Regular driver’s license required, do not need to be a veteran.  1-2 days per month. Call Andra 870-793-8812.


 Disabled Veterans of Arkansas offers NO COST RIDES to the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock and North Little Rock.  The van runs Mon-Fri except Holidays.  Starts in Mountain View and makes pickups in Drasco, Concord, Floral, Pleasant Plains, Bald Knob, Searcy, Beebe, Cabot, and Jacksonville.  Call to schedule 870-269-4277.


Sweats for Vets VFW Post 4501 Batesville AR asking for donations of new sweats, t-shirts, and socks for Veterans residing in nursing home in the area.  Bring items to 1680 Chaney Dr. in Batesville More info call 870-612-9809


Project Graduation- Calico Rock High School sponsoring several fundraisers. Raffle tickets are $5. Bad Boy mower, Remington 700 rifle. Purchase from any senior class member or call Katy Johnson 870-297-2242. Drawing March 18. Do not have to be present to win.


Every 3rd Monday Jan-Nov at 1:30

What: Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

When: Every 3rd Monday of the month Jan-Nov               

Where: Citizens Bank Annex building College St in Batesville


Every Tuesday starting Oct 11, 2016

What: Celebrate Recovery

When: Every Tuesday starting October 11 at 6:30pm                                             

Where: Pleasant Plains First Assembly of God 7477 Batesville Blvd in Pleasant Plains


Every Thursday at 6:30

What: Hoops Basketball Church

When: Every Thursday

Where: Family Life Center of First Church of the Nazarene Batesville

For ages 18 an up, Meet every Thursday. For more info call 870-698-1994


Calico Rock Presents Bill Of Rights Exhibit

Honor the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights @ the Calico Rock Museum & Visitor Center now through Feb. 25th. The pop-up exhibit was developed by the National Archives & is being presented @ select locations throughout the nation. The exhibit shares some history of the Bill of Rights & challenges guests to appreciate the freedoms found in them. Tues-Sat 9am-5pm. For more info call 870-297-6100


Batesville Ares Arts Council presents Signal Lost

Artwork by Joe Ford. The exhibition will be on display @ the BAAC Gallery 226 E Main St. Batesville, Jan10-Feb25. The gallery reception for this exhibition will be held on Fri. Jan. 20th from 5-7pm, w/ a brief artist talk @ 6pm. Free & open to the public. Sponsored by Citizens Bank. Gallery hours are Tues-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-2pm.


An account for Faith Fox, a Jr at Cave City High school, has been set-up at all Bank of Cave City branches to help her family with her funeral expenses.  She was killed in a car accident Wednesday night returning home from Batesville.  She was an honor roll student, great athlete, and loved by all.  Her dad, Travis Fox, is loved by many at the Batesville Hardees where he, Faith and her brother are all employed.  Please help us help this family by easing the burden of funeral expenses.




Friday 27

What: Independence County Commodity distribution

When: 8:30am

Where: NADC Office Located 9th & Oak Street

Applicants will need proof of ID & income. We will be giving out a variety of items.


Saturday 28

What: Chinese New Year

When: 10am-4pm

Where: Discovery Center of Springfield, 438 E. St. Louis St, Springfield MO 65806

Build a pagoda, make a Chinese lantern, practice Chinese calligraphy, learn about fireworks, experience traditional Chinese music & dancing, learn how to use chopsticks, & be a part of the Dragon Parade.


Sunday 29

What: Missionary Baptist Church build dedication

When: 1-3pm

Where: Missionary Baptist Church, 3 miles south of Pleasant Plains

Service starts @ 10:45; potluck after service & open house of the new building from 1-3pm. Everyone is invited!


Tuesday 31

What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

When: 10am

Where: Medical Complex, Southside, Batesville across from the airport

Celebrating the grand opening


Tuesday 31

What: Children’s Theatre on Tour

When: 6:30pm

Where: UACCB, Batesville

Performing Stone Soup, doors will open at 6pm. Admission is free. For more info. On The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on tour, contact Jessica Wright @ 501-396-0350 or For info about this event call 870-612-2040





Monday 6

What: Acoustic Music

When: 6-8pm

Where: First Community Bank

Country, gospel, folk, your choice.


Tuesday 7

What: 1977 BHS Class Meeting

When: 6:30pm

Where: First Community Bank, George Rider Room

Doors open @6. Enter through the Harrison St. Entrance. If you have any questions contact Cindy Collom Kallsnick 613-2236, Melanie Bufford Garner 307-2290, or Pat Jackson 613-1898.



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