Chase Schuman, left, who plays Joseph, and Chandler Ferren, who plays Mary, take part in the Living Nativity scene at Searcy First Assembly of God last year. This year’s event will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Dec. 6, and Dec. 11-13. The drive-thru event is free, but donations will be accepted.
Melinda Marsh has been a part of the Living Nativity at Searcy First Assembly of God since the event’s inception 15 years ago. But for the past four or five years, she has been in charge of the parking-lot area, where she handed out CDs or the USB flash drives to the guests so they could listen to the story while driving through each scene. “I have the best job, I think,” Marsh said. “I get to talk to the people. I love that about my j... READ MORE
If there is one thing Kasey Joe Westenhover wants people to get from her story, it is hope.
When Cabot High School added a video board to its football stadium in 2005, Chuck Massey was the most qualified person to help run the operation. “When we purchased the board, there was some training that was included, but I have a knack for electronics and gadgets — I am very skilled at that,” Massey said. “I used to build personal computers all the time, and I am very knowledgeable about audio and video gear. “Don’t ask me to fix yo... READ MORE
Editor’s note: Many events have been canceled or postponed due to concern about the coronavirus. Today – Thursday Winter Wonderland Ferris Wheel Rides BATESVILLE — The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the White River Wonderland Ferris Wheel from 4-9 p.m. today through Thursday in Riverside Park. The fee to ride the Ferris wheel is $5 for ages 2 and older. Online reservations are required by visiting https://experience-in... READ MORE