An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage Short Valid Signatures

(July 23, 2014) Little Rock, Ark. – Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin announced An Act to Increase the Arkansas Minimum Wage did not meet the required 62,507 valid signatures after the verification process.  They now have until August 18 to gather 15,107 more valid signatures to make the … [Read more...]

The Great American Road Show is in Batesville this week

Do you ever wonder what that old toy, class ring or piece of war memorabilia you have stashed away in your closet is worth? You might be sitting on a small fortune. Mark your calendar because the Great American Road Show and their specialists are coming to Batesville, AR! The Great American Road … [Read more...]

Cotton Releases Statement on U.S. Court of Appeals Obamacare Ruling

U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton released the following statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Sebelius: "Today's ruling is just the latest example of why we must start over on healthcare reform," said Cotton. "Senator Pryor thought it was a good idea … [Read more...]

Pryor’s Mobile Office Staff Headed to White, Cleburne, Stone, Independence, Sharp, Fulton, and Izard Counties

LITTLE ROCK, AR—U.S. Senator Mark Pryor’s Mobile Office will continue its statewide tour next week to help Arkansans who may be having problems with the Veterans Administration, Social Security, or other services involving the federal government. Over the past year, Pryor’s Mobile Office has made … [Read more...]

Citizens Bank of Batesville Donates Fallen Soldier Monument to Independence County Veterans Memorial Wall

Citizens Bank President Phil Baldwin (right) with Cara Baxter (left)

Kara Baxter of the Independence County Fair Veterans and Military Day Committee, accepts the donation of the Fallen Soldier Monument from Citizens Bank President Phil Baldwin. The bronze sculpture was provided by Citizens Bank for permanent display at the Veterans Memorial Wall at the … [Read more...]

The Attendance at the Independence County Fair Tuesday Night was 2973

The attendance at the fair last night was 2973. The New Miss Independence County: Raini Stewart, the 20 year old daughter of Frank and Beth Roberts of Batesville.  The first runner-up is 19 year old Jordan Hicks the daughter of Tim and LaRhonda Hicks of Floral Teen Miss Independence … [Read more...]

Bob Connell Talks with Alan Kizer with Chick-Fil-A about the Grand Opening of the New Store In Conway

Alan Kizer General Manager with Chick-Fil-A about the Grand Opening of the New Store In Conway on KFFB’s Open Mic,  July 16th at 7:45 am and 5:40 pm, hosted by KFFB’S General Manager and owner Bob Connell. [display_podcast] There were 114 people lined up first thing Wednesday morning to secure a … [Read more...]

5th Annual Arkansas Salutes the Troops

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WHAT: A golf tournament, concert and full day of fun to raise money for Arkansas military families. WHEN: Saturday, August 23, 2014 Golf tournament: 7:30 AM registration, 8 AM shotgun start Concert: 6 PM WHERE: Greystone Country Club 57 Greystone Blvd. Cabot, AR 72023 TICKETS: … [Read more...]

Citizens Bank in Batesville Announces ‘Celebrate America’ Prize Winners

BATESVILLE – July 7, 2014 – Billy E. Meeks was shooting off fireworks for friends and family last Friday night on his farm near Flora when his wife, Jannette, received a text message on her cell phone that he had won a new car in Citizens Bank’s “Celebrate America 2014” drawings on the Fourth of … [Read more...]

Remembering Carl Garner, Colleague and Friend

Mrs Carl Garner and Mr. Carl Garner Bob Connell and Mr. Johnson

A Special Note from the Owner of KFFB: I was saddened when I heard that a dear friend had passed away. Carl Garner was one of those individuals who will be missed as one of the greatest promoters of Greers Ferry Lake and Arkansas areas. Carl and I did many interviews over the years promoting … [Read more...]