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Front & CenterUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun December 8, 2013
David Pittser didn’t grow up in Batesville, but this Kansas native is using his teaching background to work with children in that area. He’s been a “big brother” with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization in Batesville for seven years but didn’t come into that role in the most conventional way. Pittser was a teacher for about 40 years in various cities in Kansas. Teaching in the Gifted and Talented program took the majority of his time during his four-decade career, he said. Pittser and his wife, Sharan, both taught at one of his last teaching stops, in Colby, Kan., he ... READ MORE
Although Joel Williams didn’t grow up in Batesville, the city he now calls home has become a huge part of his life. As the new director of Main Street Batesville, he has big plans for the town of around 10,000.