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5th Annual Fall Golf Classic was a success!

5th Annual Fall Golf Classic was a success!

 

October 5, 2011 - Nineteen teams entered the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Fall Golf Classic tournament with Presenting Sponsor Citizens Bank held September 30th at The Course at Eagle Mountain.

The finishers were divided into four flights and the winners of the championship flight were first place, Alan Cockrill, Hayden Cockrill, Scott Wood, and Julie Gregg. Second place in that flight was captured by Citizens Bank, and third place in that flight was Wal-Mart.

The first flight winner was Randy Reichardt, Greg Moser, Chip Rayford, and Anthony Milum, Randy Reichardt Insurance Agency. Second place winner was Modern Woodmen-Richard Hawkins, and third place was a three way tie between Lyon College, Terminix, and Citizens Bank.

Johnny Cash music festival

Johnny Cash music festival

For one night, Johnny Cash and his soulful music is being brought back to life.  The ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas is hosting the Johnny Cash music festival on August 4 with several different artists playing tribute to the legend who passed away in 2003. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7.  For more information, you can go to www.johnnycashmusicfest.com.

CAR to host vigil at Batesville Daily Guard June 30

CAR to host vigil at Batesville Daily Guard June 30

From a press release sent to Today's THV Wednesday, June 29:

The Batesville Daily Guard continues to refuse to meet, review and revise their policy regarding the publication of unmarried surviving life partners in their free obituary section.

On June 11, 2011 Mr. Terence James lost his beloved partner of ten years John Christopher Millican to spinal meningitis. He was devastated to learn that the paper erased his name from the obituary. When inquiring about the omission he was told by the paper that they did not print the names of the surviving partners of unmarried couples straight or gay. They then took it further citing the Bible and the AR Marriage Amendment as additional reasons why he would not be included. He was then informed that for $85.00 he could have his name added. 

Mr. James came to our organization for help. He was sick, exhausted and brokenhearted with grief. (Mr.

Women's Shelter hosts annual Great Escape

Women's Shelter hosts annual Great Escape

Saturday, August 6, 2011

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds

2505 East Oak

 

The event includes:

Shopping, makeovers, massages, food, style show, and more!

 

Tickets $5

Additional cost for pampering services and lunch.

"T Tauri" film festival and movie camp

"T Tauri" film festival and movie camp

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) -- The "T Tauri" film festival and movie camp is back for the seventh straight year as filmmakers ages 18 and under from all over the country showcase their videos. The event takes place from Monday, July 18 to Saturday, July 30 at the University of Arkansas Community College in the Landers Theater Building.

Workshops will also be available for the young filmmakers, lasting 2-4 days. Admission for the workshops ranges in price from $40 to $200. For more information, email ttauri@wildblue.net or visit their website at www.ttauri.org.

Don't be an internet victim

Don't be an internet victim

LITTLE ROCK – The Internet is a common and increasingly essential part of everyone’s life, utilized for bill payments, shopping and a variety of everyday activities. However, Internet users may also be targets for criminals who use personal or financial information commit identity theft.

June is Internet Safety Month. And, in an effort to encourage safe practices online, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today issued this consumer alert to provide Arkansans with tips on how to better protect their identity and financial integrity on the Internet.

“Everyone can take steps to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft while on the Internet,” McDaniel said. “It’s necessary to take a few simple precautions to avoid the costly headache of repairing the damage caused by an identity thief.

Miss Arkansas Pageant offers free tickets to students

Miss Arkansas Pageant offers free tickets to students

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. –  The Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant is proud to announce that there will be free tickets for students available at this year’s pageant.  On Wednesday and Thursday, July 13 and 14, Junior High and High School spirit squads are invited to attend the Preliminary competition free!    Spirit squad members must wear their uniform / team gear in order to receive complimentary admission. 

On Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, fraternity and sorority members will be able to watch the final night of preliminary competition and the crowning night for free as well!  Greek members are asked to wear their letters or pin in order to gain complimentary admission. 

For both groups, there will be a table set up outside the Convention Center, on the Embassy Suites side near the box office.  Spirit Squad members and Greeks are asked to check in between 6:30 p.m.