Baxter County Sheriff’s Office: Rural Mountain Home man jailed for making threats against CNN, Don Lemon, more

A rural Mountain Home man is in jail after allegedly making more than 40 phone calls to the headquarters of CNN in Atlanta and making death threats toward CNN anchor Don Lemon. The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Benjamin Craig Matthews on charges of...

KATV: Judge to review “Boys on the Tracks” documents

Little Rock TV station KATV is reporting a judge in a Freedom of Information Act suit will review federal documents related to the 30-year-old "Boys on the Tracks" case. In 1987, the bodies of two teenage boys were found on railroad tracks in Alexander, Ark....

Open enrollment begins tomorrow for state-based health insurance exchange

Open enrollment begins tomorrow (Nov. 1) in the state-based health insurance exchange. The program provides health insurance plans for individuals who do not have access to employer-provided insurance and uses the federal enrollment platform found on Healthcare.gov. Individual plans available through the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace...

Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge visits with Gary B. about Mobile Office stop in Salem and more

White River Now's Gary B. visited with Arkansas Attorney General (and Batesville native) Leslie Rutledge this morning. Listen to her comments below regarding the AG's Mobile Office making an appearance in Salem this morning, as well as her political future, including talk of a possible...

2018 HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo announced

For the seventh consecutive year, First Community Bank and White River Medical Center (WRMC) have partnered to offer women of the area an event focused on women’s health. HealthFirst Women’s Health Expo will be presented at the Batesville Community Center on Tuesday, October 23rd, from...

Area travel club visits Eureka Springs, sets preview of major trips for 2019

Two prime 2019 travel destinations – to explore the history and culture of Italy, and to enjoy an acclaimed Dutch-inspired tulip festival in Michigan – will be previewed by the Citizens Bank Travel Club at a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11,...

Gary B.: U.S. Census Bureau is hiring

The U.S. Census Bureau says it continues to recruit thousands of workers for temporary jobs available nationwide in advance of the 2020 Census. 2020 Census jobs allow you to earn extra income while helping your community. To be eligible for a job, you must...

Outstanding concerts and shows coming to Verizon Arena in 2019

Verizon Arena in North Little Rock will be featuring outstanding concerts and shows in 2019. January 17, 2019:               Justin Timberlake January 19, 2019:                 The Harlem Globetrotters February 15, 2019:               James Taylor & His All-Star Band February 17, 2019:               Dwight Yoakam March 23, 2019:             ...

Fulton County Fair coming up July 23 – 28

The Fulton County Fair in Salem, Ark will be held July 23 - 28. The fair will bring back Johnson Brothers Amusements out of El Dorado Arkansas for the 3rd year with several new rides.  Advance armband tickets for the carnival rides are now on...

Jonesboro Police on hunt for suspect in New Year’s Day homicide

UPDATE, 01/02/2019: The suspect has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Jonesboro Police Department. One person is dead after an afternoon shooting today in Jonesboro, and police say the suspect has been identified. Around 1:30 p.m., officers of the Jonesboro Police Department were...

BREAKING: Concord Schools reporting a gun-related death of student on campus; no other students were near at time of incident

Concord School District parents are reporting they have received a call from the school confirming that today after lunch a high school student died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. No students were around when the incident occurred, according to the recorded message from the district's...