Main St. Batesville’s Fun & Safe Halloween will now take place Tuesday

Main Street Batesville just announced that due to the expected rain on Halloween night they have moved their Fun & Safe Halloween from Oct 31 to October 30, Tuesday night. They took a poll asking local residents if the date change was necessary and 80% recommended changing the night to avoid the heavy rain.

Some local events will still be happening on Halloween night including: The Darkness Haunted House at 570 Stadium Drive (open from 7 p.m.m -10 p.m., Believers Community Church will be set up in the Pocket Park and A Very Harry Potter Halloween will take place at the Library (teens only) from 3 p.m. -6 p.m.

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Cathy Drew is a life long resident of the region that she loves to promote! As a matter of fact, she was born in Downtown Batesville in the late ’60s in one of the eight counties she now loves to encourage people to visit.
Drew is married to her husband of 27 years, Jeff Drew. Jeff and Cathy have a son, Jonathon (Jon) Drew and his wife Devyn Stewart and can’t leave out her grandson Jase Drew. Of course Drew can’t skip the other part of her family, the pets! Lady Bird (a stray that was welcomed into their home June 2012) and of course Howard – the puppy was compliments of Lady Bird shortly after arrival at the Drew home. They also have Kasha which Cathy inherited when your mother passed in 2016 and they adopted Bullet a stray in November of 2016 and the newest arrival Bullet a stray adopted into the family.

Drew, part of Ozark Gateway Region since 1990 while working at the ad agency (The Media Market Inc.) for the association where she helped produce their annual tabloid publication. She began work as the director of the Ozark Gateway Region June, 2000.