First Community Bank to open a branch in downtown Batesville

First Community Bank will be adding a banking center in downtown Batesville pending regulatory approval according to an announcement from Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are extremely eager to offer another service center in historic downtown Batesville,” Cole said. “We...

KATV: Dixie Cafe locations to close

A longtime fixture on the statewide restaurant scene is apparently closing its doors. Little Rock television station KATV is reporting they've received word from managers of various locations of The Dixie Cafe that the chain is closing for good on Wednesday. Apparently, the Little Rock corporate...

Atlas Asphalt joins Delta Asphalt to successfully bid on $58 million road project

Atlas Asphalt in Jonesboro has entered into a joint venture with Delta Asphalt of Arkansas and successfully bid a Federal Aid Project in Greene and Lawrence counties. The project is 14.3 miles of State Highway 412 construction and paving with a successful bid of $58,516,744....

WRMC Rheumatology Clinic welcomes new provider

The WRMC Rheumatology Clinic and Shailendra Singh, MD are pleased to announce the association of Caitlin Andryka, MPAS, PA-C. As a physician assistant (PA), Andryka’s responsibilities include the evaluation and treatment for patients with rheumatic diseases that may affect bone, joints, muscles, skin, and other...

Casey’s General Store coming to Batesville

  Video captured Tuesday, November 21 by WhiteRiverNow.com A portion of Harrison Street in Batesville will begin looking a little different within the next few months. Construction has started on the area’s first Casey’s General Store at 1779 Harrison St., directly across from White River Medical Center. ...

New entrance to WRMC officially opened in Batesville, listen to comments from Mayor Elumbaugh

It was time to cut the ribbon yesterday for “Volunteer Way” -- the name of the new eastern entrance to the White River Medical Center (WRMC) off 20th St. in east Batesville. The ribbon cutting was Thursday morning for the new medical center entrance. At...

Vinson welcomed to Stone County Medical Center Pros

Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) recently welcomed Kristie Vinson, physical therapist, to SCMC Pros as a therapy supervisor, according to a press release. As a physical therapist, Vinson utilizes evidence-based treatments, including therapeutic exercises and manual therapy to assist patients in returning to their previous...

First Community offering initiatives for Batesville’s downtown district

Two new initiatives from First Community Bank are aiming to continue the revitalization of Batesville's downtown district. The bank recently renovated a building at the corner of Main and Third streets. This full-service banking center in the heart of downtown represents the bank’s 22nd banking...

Gary B. visits with Bill Miller about Grass Roots Equipment & Outdoors

Pic via Grass Roots Equipment & Outdoors Facebook Bill Miller, owner of Grass Roots Equipment and Outdoors, recently dropped by the White River Now studios with Gary B. about the all-new power equipment and outdoor supply retailer, located at 925 Batesville Blvd. in Batesville. Their...

Bobcat Company introduces new authorized dealer in Batesville/Southside

Bobcat Company has expanded its dealer network with the addition of Bobcat of Independence County as an authorized new and used sales, service and parts provider of Bobcat equipment, according to a press release. The dealership is located at 1525 Batesville Blvd., Batesville, Arkansas. For...

WATCH: Video and slideshow from this morning’s ribbon-cutting at Ford’s Guns and More’s new location

Ford's Guns and More held a ribbon-cutting this morning at their new location, 87 Batesville Blvd. in Batesville. Ambassadors from the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand along with guests and local dignitaries.