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Welcome to Batesville, Arkansas

Message from the Mayor

Welcome to Batesville's official Web site. Located on the beautiful White River, Batesville is a warm and friendly community with lots to offer its citizens. Batesville is listed in The 100 Best Small Towns in America by Norman Crampton, a nationwide guide to the best in small town living in America, published by the Macmillan General Reference Division of Macmillan Prentice Hall. The Independence County Recycling Program won the Arkansas Community Development Award, and Batesville was selected as Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year because of extensive and effective volunteer programs. Batesville is located in north central Arkansas 90 miles north of the thriving metropolis of Little Rock.

           Whether you are a resident or a former resident, a business friend, a visitor or just curious about our community, we invite you to explore our Web site to discover what makes Batesville a great place to live. 


The regular Airport Commission meeting scheduled for April 20, 2015 has been rescheduled to April 28th at 2:30 p.m. which will follow the bid opening for the terminal renovation project.  Following the meeting the Commission will continue with their long range planning retreat. ___________________________________________________________________________________


First annual Scot Football Blue-White Spring Game

Lyon Football Blue-White Spring Game April 25th, 1:00 p.m. at Pioneer Stadium

Free Admission


Independence County Master Gardeners
Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, April 25, 2015
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In the Arkansas National Guard Armory
At 1690 White Drive
For more information contact:
Extension Office at 870-793-8840

The spring concert of the Lyon College Flute Choir will be on Sunday, April 26, at 4 p.m., in the Bevens Music Room at Lyon College. The ensemble, directed by Laura Stinson, and celebrating its 20th year, includes students from Lyon College as well as Lyon faculty, area flutists, and string players. The program will include works in various musical styles, including several jazz numbers featuring guest pianist Tom Massey and vocalist Caitlin Campbell. Other guest performers include vocalists Benjamin Elton and Molly Lucy, who will sing songs by the Beatles, accompanied by guitarist Jon Healey and whistler Jeanne Fitzgerald, and soprano Rachelle Wade, who will offer a song from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.


Independence County Library will celebrate National Library Week April 12 - 18

by offering Fine Free Days from April 12 - 30.

Visit the Library!


Humane Society of Independence County Launches Shoe Collection

Drive to Raise Money for Spay/Neuter Assistance

 The Humane Society (HSIC) is conducting a shoe collection drive through the week of Monday, May 4, to raise funds for dog and cat spay/neuter assistance in Independence County.  The goal is to collect 2,500 pairs of shoes to earn $1,000.

Anyone can help by donating gently worn, used or new shoes, sandals, boots, etc., at the Bargain Hound Boutique (Tuesday through Saturday) at 228 Ramsey Street in Batesville.  This would be a great project for schools, churches, or any other groups that would like to help the Humane Society. 


Red Cross Blood Drive
Saturday, May 9, 10 AM - 2 PM
Mt. Zion Lodge, Southside





-Batesville Comprehensive Plan

Click Here for the Batesville 2009 Comprehensive Plan Documents

Click Here to view the Batesville Comprehensive Plan Map - Updated

City of Batesville Depreciated Inventory

Click Here to view a list of the City of Batesville's Depreciated Inventory Online.

Click Here to Pay your Water Utility Bill!