Spirit of Cabot July 2016READ ONLINE
Three Rivers Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun September 25, 2016
Dixie Evans, executive director of the Literacy Council of White County, talks with Glen Metheny, board president of the United Way of White County, at the United Way’s campaign-kickoff event.
About 70 people from Searcy and surrounding areas recently gathered for the United Way of White County Campaign Kickoff luncheon, where it was revealed that $400,000 is the organization’s fundraising goal. The event was held at the Robbins Sanford Grand Hall in downtown Searcy. The campaign officially begins Saturday and runs through Jan. 31, said board President Glen Metheny, chair of the Graduate School of Business at Harding University. He said 99 percent of the funds stay in White County. “The goal of this kickoff event is to offer a venue for the community to get a gli... READ MORE
JACKSONVILLE — Jacksonville’s annual fall festival celebrates the community with two days of entertainment, food, contests and more.
CABOT — Lexi Weeks of Cabot may not have won a medal or qualified for the finals of the women’s pole vault at the Summer Olympics in Brazil, but she’s still proud of her accomplishments this summer.
The Great Southern Stone-Skipping Championships — the first in Arkansas — held at the Fairfield Bay Marina earlier this month was so much fun that the event will likely be held again next year, said founder John Baker of Little Rock.
BATESVILLE — At Batesville High School, students are already receiving hands-on experience in what it takes to lead a classroom.
Every student and client at the Lonoke Exceptional Development Center has a goal. Whether it is to develop motor skills, work on communication or get a job, children and adults at the center work every day to overcome their disabilities and meet their needs.
NEWPORT — Newport’s yearly music heritage festival has grown to add a day for the sounds that helped put Jackson County on the map.
NEWPORT — Author and speaker Suzette Brawner said she dedicated to helping people enjoy their lives, and she’ll soon bring that zeal when she visits Newport.
CALICO ROCK — Savannah Skidmore is on cloud nine.
PLEASANT PLAINS — State Rep. Michael John Gray said visiting with and listening to residents in the community should be in the job description of any state leader.
HEBER SPRINGS — Cleburne County Relay for Life kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday in Spring Park with a traditional banquet for cancer survivors and their caregivers, followed by fundraising and fun, said Laurie York, event co-chairwoman.