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Three Rivers Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun April 13, 2014
Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Owens, left, and Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh are seen with artist‘s renderings of the new Batesville community center.
BATESVILLE — If things go as planned, residents in and around Batesville will be able to play basketball and float along the lazy river at a new community center next summer. “It’s going to be a major attraction for the city,” said Jeff Owens, Batesville Parks and Recreation director, “not only for the people to come in, but it adds to the quality of life and the healthy lifestyle opportunities for the citizens as well.” Ground was broken for the project in March, and the plans include a gymnasium for three basketball courts or six volleyball courts, offices, group fitness ... READ MORE
MOUNTAIN VIEW — On a slightly sloping piece of land just a few miles from the Mountain View town square, Bobby Thompson continues to project movies for visitors who get to stay in the comfort of their vehicles.
SEARCY — It’s hard to miss the majestic, yellow, two-story home that has stood at 300 E. Race St. in downtown Searcy for well over 100 years. The historic home, known to locals as “Black House” in reference to the name of the only family that ever occupied the residence, looks as if it were plucked from the streets of New Orleans. In a way, it was.
BEEBE — As the saying goes, if you build it, they will come. And they have.
Hair grows back when it gets cut, so what is there to lose by cutting one’s hair short for a good cause?
EL PASO — In a tidy house on a hill in El Paso, one married couple is about to observe a milestone many never get to see.
PEARSON — It’s all about the veterans. That is what Diane Hall of Heber Springs said about the upcoming observance of the Confederate Memorial Day on April 26 at the Pearson Cemetery in Cleburne County.
FAIRFIELD BAY — Just barely out of high school, Melissa Davis joined the Army when she turned 18 in 1986.