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Kids get creative with "Arts in Education"

Kids get creative with "Arts in Education"

BATESVILLE, Ark. – The Batesville Area Arts Council presents its “Arts in Education” series, which features various artists working with students on creative projects. Upcoming events include:

February 7-11: Artist Patty Carreras works with Southside first-graders.

February 28-March 3: Artist Clayton Scott works with Southside fifth-graders.

March 7-11: Clayton Scott returns to Batesville West Magnet.

For more information on these and other BAAC events, please visit http://www.batesvillearts.org/.

Glimpse the trinkets at the trunk show

Glimpse the trinkets at the trunk show

BATESVILLE, Ark. - Join Ivory Owl owner Deann Castleberry from 11-3 for a Jewelry Trunk Show!! Ivory Owl is located at 655 St. Louis Street, Batesville, AR 72501, and you can contact them at (870) 793-7939.

FDIC releases last-ditch efforts to save First Southern

FDIC releases last-ditch efforts to save First Southern

By Gwen Moritz, courtesy http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/

 

BATESVILLE, Ark. - In the days before it took receivership of First Southern Bank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was pumping out demands that the Batesville bank come up more than $20 million in new capital.

Orders made public on Friday show that the FDIC had placed First Southern in its "critically undercapitalized" category on Tuesday, Dec. 7. That was just 10 days before the bank was closed by the Arkansas State Bank Department and turned over to the FDIC for acquisition by Southern Bank of Poplar Bluff, Mo.

According to the "supervisory prompt corrective action directive" that was released Friday, a Sept.

"War Chronicles" comes to UACCB

"War Chronicles" comes to UACCB
BATESVILLE, Ark. - The BCT presents part I of "War Chronicles" Jan. 28-29 at Independence Hall at UACCB. The performances will start at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, with a school matinee at 2:00 pm on the 28th. Admission is $7 per adult; $5 for kids age 18 and under. Tickets are available at the door and at Schwegman Office Supply and the Old Independence Regional Museum.

"Going green" means cold cash for BAAC

"Going green" means cold cash for BAAC

BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Batesville Area Arts Council is asking you to donate your old ink jet cartridges, toner cartridges, cell phones, and ipods to the BAAC. We are able to get money back for recycling these items. The "green" dollars that we earn go to helping us fund our programs in the community.

Soup's on at art benefit

Soup's on at art benefit

BATESVILLE, Ark. - Come by St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Feb 5th from 10 am to 2 pm to purchase yummy soup ($7 per quart). A big thanks to all of the local restaurants and cooks who donate soup for this event. Advance tickets sales are available at the Batesville Area Arts Council Main St. Gallery, and from any BAAC board members. Buy early to reserve your soup! Proceeds go to BAAC, the Main Street Gallery, AIE programs, and the BCT.

Ladies learn to defend themselves

Ladies learn to defend themselves

BATESVILLE, Ark. - There will be a S.A.F.E self-defense course for women on Saturday, January 29 at 10 am. Pre-registration for the class is $20. Brian Davis will be the instructor. For location information contact Michele Pasylis at 307-2046.