E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: In Concert to Close Arkansas Symphony Season

Audiences will enjoy the full feature film with movie-music titan John Williams' score performed live to picture by full symphonic orchestra. Little Rock, ARK, April 22, 2019 - The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Philip Mann, Music Director and Conductor, presents the fourth and final concert of the … [Read more...]

7th Annual “Boati Gras” Celebration Join the Mardi Gras fais do-do on Greers Ferry Lake

Take one-part Zydeco, a pinch of Creole, and a whole mess of fun and laughter, and you'll end up with the best party on the lake! Come join Fairfield Bay Marina, Lacey's Marina, and the Krewe of Jesters as we celebrate Boati Gras, an explosion of color and good times on the water. … [Read more...]

2019 BACC Business Expo Details Announced

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold its annual Business Expo presented by FNBC on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. The event will be held in the gymnasium at the Batesville Community Center. The theme for the 2019 Business Expo is “Famous Sitcoms Edition.” Vendors are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Arkansas Highway Commission Approves Bid for Improvements in Independence County

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved a bid for improvements to roadways in Independence County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. The purpose of this project is to resurface approximately 2 miles of various city streets in Moorefield to include … [Read more...]

The Conway Women’s Chorus presents “The Natural State”

The Conway Women's Chorus presents "The Natural State" on Friday, April 26th and Sunday, April 28th! Slap on a pair of jeans and your best Arkansas t-shirt and come hear Conway Women’s Chorus celebrate “Arkansas”. Listen as the ladies sing about our state’s natural beauties, and clap along as … [Read more...]

Ashley Homestore Ribbon Cutting Held

Ashley HomeStore, an Ashley Furniture Outlet, has officially announced their opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce. The store offers discount pricing on a variety of Ashley furniture, mattresses, bedding, home décor and more. For more information … [Read more...]

Arkansas VFW Members Urge Passage of Boozman-Led Bill to Improve Services for Women Veterans

Arkansas members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) advocated for improvements to women veterans’ health programs and called for passage of the Deborah Sampson Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that would ensure the VA better supports women veterans’ needs. VFW … [Read more...]

Boozman, Hoeven Introduce Legislation to Improve Education Benefits for National Guard and Reserve

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) to introduce the Montgomery GI Bill Parity Act to enable members of the Guard and Reserve to concurrently use GI Bill benefits and Federal Tuition Assistance (FTA) programs to fund their education. “I am pleased to join with my … [Read more...]

Arkansas Craft School Demonstrations for Arkansas Folk Festival

Arkansas Craft School will have free demonstrations during the Arkansas Folk Festival on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20. The annual Arkansas Folk Festival is coming! Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20. Arkansas Craft School is hosting several demonstrations by their extraordinary … [Read more...]

Arkansas Receives Grant Award for More Than Half a Million Dollars

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) was awarded funding from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant program. The CRISI grant program assists departments of transportation by directing available funds towards rural communities to safely connect and … [Read more...]