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 @ www.fultoncountyfair.org. 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.
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 www.narcononnewlifetreat.org/blog/naloxone-availability.html 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. JacobsPlace.org 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.
What: Independence County Commodity distribution
Where: NADC Office Located 9th & Oak Street
Applicants will need proof of ID & income. We will be giving out a variety of items.
What: Chinese New Year
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.
What: Missionary Baptist Church build dedication
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!
What: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Where: Medical Complex, Southside, Batesville across from the airport
Celebrating the grand opening
What: Children’s Theatre on Tour
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For info about this event call 870-612-2040
What: Acoustic Music
Where: First Community Bank
Country, gospel, folk, your choice.
What: 1977 BHS Class Meeting
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.