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Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office issues reminder to parents on child identification

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ark. - (Oct. 29, 2015 – With recent flash news alerts regarding missing children, teens, and others alike throughout the state, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office decided to issue a reminder to all parents regarding the indentification of their children. 

Major Lafayette Woods, Jr. issued the following statement on Thursday:

When a child or someone you know is reported missing, emotions become raw, which can hinder the ability of parents or love ones to make rational decisions. Yet, their actions and the actions of law enforcement in the first 48 hours are critical to the safe recovery of a missing. Knowing what you can do, what others can do, and where to go for help will not only expedite the search and recovery of your child or love one, it also will help to ease the emotional and financial burden of the search.

BACC preps for board nominations

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) is preparing its Board of Directors for 2016.

The Batesville Symphony League Presents Soloist Limmie Pulliam

The Batesville Symphony League Presents Soloist Limmie Pulliam

BATESVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - Lyon College will be hosting Soloist Limmie Pulliam with Delta Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, November 1. 

The Batesville Symphony League will present Pulliam on November 1 at 3 p.m. The performance will take place at Lyon College Brown Chapel.

Ticket prices include:

Adult- $15

Senior- $12

Student- $5

Family- $30

Lyon faculty, staff and students-free

You can purchase tickets to the show by contacting kmelson@firstcommunity.net

UACCB to host third annual Cyber Security Summit

UACCB to host third annual Cyber Security Summit

BATESVILLE, Ark. – With cybercrimes becoming an ever-growing concern, it is important for the public to educate themselves about the threats and ways to protect themselves from these crimes.

The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville will present a Cyber Security Summit lasting from 1 p.m. till 3:30 p.m. on October 27 in the Nursing and Allied Health Building Lecture Hall, room 902.

This is a free event, and the public is invited to attend.

BACC to hold Fun Time Vacation/Cruise One, Impulse Boutique ribbon cutting

BACC to hold Fun Time Vacation/Cruise One, Impulse Boutique ribbon cutting

BATESVILLE, Ark. - The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold a ribbon cutting for Fun Time Vacation/Cruise One and Impulse Boutique. 

The ribbon cutting for Fun Time Vacation/Cruise One will be held on Tuesday, October 13 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the BACC, located at 409 Vine Street in Batesville. 

The ceremony for Impulse Boutique will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 1 p.m. The event will be located at 3244 Harrison Street in Batesville. 

All community supporters, chamber members, ambassadors, board members, and staff are invited to attend both ribbon cuttings. 

 

Country singer Kevin Mac to kick off Performing Arts Series at UACCB

Country singer Kevin Mac to kick off Performing Arts Series at UACCB

BATESVILLE – Up-and-coming country music singer Kevin Mac will kick off the Performing Arts Series at 7 p.m. on October 13 at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. 

Mac’s show, “Classic Country Jukebox,” is a tribute to the music of country legends like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Sr., George Jones, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and more. Mac puts his own fresh spin on classic hits while engaging his audience in this fun, feel-good show.

A native of King George County, Va., Mac grew up on country and bluegrass music. Despite his youth, he has a great deal of experience in the music industry, opening for headliners such as Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride, Trace Adkins and Colt Ford. He’s also collaborated with some of the most accomplished songwriters in country music. Mac signed his first major record publishing deal with a Los Angeles-based studio in 2014.

Old Independence Regional Museum hosts "A Night at the Museum"

Old Independence Regional Museum hosts "A Night at the Museum"

BATESVILLE, Ark. - Inspired by the Night at the Museum films, Old Independence Regional Museum will host A Night at the Museum on Friday, October 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.  

This family-friendly event will feature a fun evening of character interactions, crafts and refreshments.   Admission for the evening is $5 per person.  Bring your camera because photos are encouraged, no flash please.  Visitors are invited to come as they are or dress in their favorite costume.

In the museum’s Civil War exhibit, visitors will meet Emily Weaver, Nannie Wilson and Emma Burr, three teenaged girls living in Batesville during the Civil War.  These ladies didn’t let the war get them down.  They enjoyed the new social opportunities that the war brought to Batesville by hosting balls and parties for the soldiers.   Join the ladies, as they discuss the latest happenings.