Citizens Bank hosts ‘Celebrate America’ in Riverside Park, Thursday, July 4

“Celebrate America,” the annual Fourth of July celebration of our nation’s founding, will be hosted by Citizens Bank for the 22nd consecutive year on Thursday, July 4, at Riverside Park in Batesville. A full afternoon and evening of fun, food and music is scheduled along...

City of Mountain View announces Independence Day events

The City of Mountain View announces a full schedule of events for Independence Day and Saturday, July 6. Independence Day events kick-off with a patriotic ceremony on the Square at 9:45 a.m followed by the Red, White and Blue Parade at 10 a.m. Live music entertainment...

LISTEN: Tooth Be Told to celebrate one year with ‘Appreciation in the Park’ Saturday

Drew Milton (left) and Dr. Lesley Milton (right) from Tooth Be Told, 930 15th St. in Batesville, visited with Big Daddy Randy in the studios of the White River Now family of radio stations about Saturday's one-year celebration of the pediatric dentistry practice. Tooth Be...

LISTEN: BACC Celebration: Black & White Masquerade is Saturday

Carly Dahl and Hanna Flannery dropped by the White River Now studios to chat Big Daddy Randy Alan about Batesville Area Arts Council Celebration event coming Saturday to the rooftop patio at The Citizen's Bank.  

Independence County Library now accepting donations online

The Independence County Library has recently improved its website and is now able to accept online donations, according to a press release from the library. Online donations can be made by heading to the library's website, IndCoLib.com. Under the "Friends Foundation" tab, click "Donation." You'll...

Rotary Club of Batesville to honor Stephens, Johnson, and more

The Rotary Club of Batesville will present the winners of the 2019 Community Awards at the civic club's officer induction and annual awards night, Monday, June 24, at Colton's Steak House on St. Louis St. in Batesville. Crystal Johnson, president and CEO of the Batesville...

LISTEN: Justin “Grizzly Bear” Frazier talks about his main event bout coming to Pyramid Fights 12 in Batesville

Justin "Grizzly Bear" Frazier (pictured) dropped by the White River Now family of radio stations to talk about his main event match at the upcoming Pyramid Fights 12, Saturday, June 22 at the Batesville Community Center.  He also talks about being a reality star...

Batesville Area Arts Council to host exhibit featuring works of ASU’s Melissa Wilkinson

The Batesville Area Arts Council (BAAC) will be hosting an art exhibit “The Other Side of Nothing: Works by Melissa Wilkinson.” The exhibit will be on display at the BAAC Gallery at 226 E. Main St., June 12 through July 27, and will feature "...a...

Independence County Library named to receive set of acclaimed books aimed at teens

The Independence County Library has been named a recipient of a national giveaway of a set of books aimed at young adults. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), announced the recipients of its 2019 Teens’ Top Ten Book...

Independence County Library Summer Reading Program registration begins June 3

Children ages zero to 12 will explore all things space this summer as the Independence County Library presents “A Universe of Stories” during their Summer Reading Program. Activities will include stories, crafts, singing, and more. Children may register anytime during the month of June at...

LISTEN: Mandi Curtwright talks about Saturday’s Southern Food Festival in downtown Batesville

Main Street Batesville's Mandi Curtwright (pictured) recently stopped by the studios of White River Now's radio family to talk this Saturday's Southern Food Festival. The festival will kick-off with the Main Street Batesville Farmers Market in the Pocket Park at 8 a.m. with other vendors...