Governor Sanders Authorizes Deployment of Arkansas Wildland Firefighters to Assist Louisiana

Governor Sanders has authorized a crew of six wildland firefighters from the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division to assist the State of Louisiana with their ongoing wildfire suppression efforts. Approximately 40,000 acres of wildland fire have impacted the State of Louisiana and a … [Read more...]

Jordan Feliz and Colton Dixon Concert in Searcy

Searcy Beats and Eats presents Dove Award winning artists Jordan Feliz and Colton Dixon on their "Love and Light" Tour. The concert will take place at the new Lion Arena at Searcy High School. Tickets starting at $25. Event date is set for Thursday, September 28 at 7pm. … [Read more...]

A&P Commission Announced Holiday Event Pitch Contest

The City of Batesville's Advertising and Promotions (A&P) Commission proudly announces its Holiday Pitch Contest.  The contest allows interested and experienced parties to pitch their innovative holiday event ideas and compete for funds to bring those ideas to life. Applicants will pitch a … [Read more...]

Over $217 Million Provided for Arkansas Water and Wastewater Projects

On September 20, 2023, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Commission approved $217,767,302 in financial assistance for 16 water and wastewater projects serving more than 622,472 Arkansans. The projects are as follows:City of Altheimer, Jefferson County, received a $1,606,172 … [Read more...]

Chamber to Celebrate Opening of UACCB Skills Development Lab, powered by Spartan Mowers

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon-Cutting ceremony for the new Skills Development Lab at The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The Ribbon-Cutting will occur at UACCB’s Workforce Training Center at 2005 White Drive in Batesville on Wednesday, September … [Read more...]

Arkansas State University-Beebe Increases Fall Enrollment 

Arkansas State University-Beebe, a member of the Arkansas State University System, is proud to announce that the college joined fellow system campuses in exceeding fall enrollment expectations, according to preliminary 11th-day enrollment reports.   Total enrollment in the ASU System’s … [Read more...]

White County Emergency Mangement Text System

White County Office of Emergency Management Director Tyler Mize is encouraging citizens to “text in” to subscribe to their new notification system. This will be for White County and all of its cities combined. To enroll free of charge, text WCALERTS to 24639.  … [Read more...]

BACC to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Repentless Tattoo and Piercing

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting for Repentless Tattoo and Piercing. The ceremony will occur at 908 Sidney Street in Batesville on Thursday, September 28, at 1 p.m. A new tattoo and piercing studio in Batesville, Repentless Tattoo and Piercing, offers customers a … [Read more...]

Arkansas Advanced Energy Association Announces 2023 "emPOWER" Event The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association (AAEA) will hold its 11th annual meeting and policy conference November 10th, 2023, at the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences in Fayetteville. A welcome reception will be held the … [Read more...]

Chamber to Celebrate Opening of Student Pantry at Lyon College

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon-Cutting ceremony for a new student pantry at Lyon College. The ceremony will occur on the lower level of Edwards Commons on Lyon's campus in Batesville on Friday, September 22, at 11 a.m.  The new "Serve Our Students Pantry," funded … [Read more...]