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3rd Annual Autumn Antique & Craft Festival

3rd Annual Autumn Antique & Craft Festival

Main Street Batesville will hold the third annual Autumn Antique and Crafts Festival on October 21 and 22. The event will take place in historic downtown Batesville and at other antique and crafts shops in Independence County.  Festival hours are Friday, noon to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Vendor space is available on Main Street, outdoors at the Pocket Park or indoors at the Landers Theater building (332 E. Main) across the street. Contact Paula Grimes, at 870-793-4632 or downtownbatesville@sbcglobal.net. The Autumn Antique and Crafts Festival is sponsored by Main Street Batesville, First Community Bank, FutureFuel Chemical Company, Fellowship Bible Church, and Ozark Gateway Tourist Council.  

  

Why purchase heartworm preventative from vet?

Why purchase heartworm preventative from vet?

Why should you purchase your pet's heartworm preventative from a veternarian instead of an internet pharmacy?

There is a very, very simple answer!  The pharmaceutical companies that make heartworm preventatives will guarantee their products when you purchase from your veterinarian, but will not guarantee products purchased through Internet pharmacies.  We know that nothing in life is 100%, and the same is true of heartworm preventatives.  Regular and consistent use of heartworm prevention remains our best tactic in the battle against heartworm disease, but it is possible, though rare, for a pet who is on heartworm prevention to contract the disease.

If your pet tests positive for heartworms, and your veterinary records indicate consistent use of preventatives and annual heartworm testing, then the pharmaceutical company is willing to pay toward your pet's treatment expenses, offsetting the cost significantly.  We have

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.

Estate auction

Estate auction

 Saturday, June 11, 2011 10:00 A.M.

Spring's most wearable fashion trends

Spring's most wearable fashion trends

Swingy coats, desert colors and preppy accessories are on the list of spring fashion must-haves, according to Glamour magazine's website glamour.com.

Four inducted into Lyon Hall of Fame

Four inducted into Lyon Hall of Fame

BATESVILLE, Ark. -- Former Arkansas College cager Freddie Avant, and baseball player's Elbert Lindsey and Patrick Kircher, have been chosen to be inducted into the 2011 Lyon College Athletic Hall of Fame along with long time baseball coach Kirk Kelley. The ceremony to honor the four recipients will take place during a banquet on March 26 at 5:30 p.m., with the ceremony beginning at 6:30, in Becknell Gym on the Lyon campus.

Also a part of the weekend's festivities is the first game of the baseball series against Mid-Con beginning at noon, and the 7th Annual Kilted Invitational Golf Scramble with a bagpipe start at 12:30 at The Course at Eagle Mountain on Friday.

Tickets for the banquet are $20 for adults and $10 for students, while children age 3 or younger are free.

Parents talk business, have fun at fair

Parents talk business, have fun at fair

BATESVILLE, Ark. -- The Southside School District will host its Community Parent Fair from 3-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at Southside Elementary.

Representatives will local agencies, programs and businesses will be on hand to talk with attendees. Free promotional items, information and door prizes will be available.

Free health screenings including those for vision, blood pressure, blood sugar, height and weight, and stress reduction will be offered by students in UACCB's nursing program. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's 1,000 gallon mobile aquarium will also be on disply. For more information, call the Southside Parent Resource Center at (479) 251-4024.