Geovani Borrayes joins Coldwell Banker Choice Realty

Geovani Borrayes has joined Coldwell Banker Choice Realty as a sales associate working out of the firm’s Batesville Boulevard office. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Choice Realty, Borrayes has been in the field of customer service for over six years. “I am happy to be at...

New hotel announced for Fairfield Bay

A new 63-room, four-story hotel is coming to Fairfield Bay. BD Alliance and DMC International, both of Birmingham, Ala., and Fairfield Bay announced the signing engagement for the development of the Cobblestone Inn & Suites today in a press release. Groundbreaking is expected in February...

Citizens Bank promotes Sandy Starnes to newly created position

Citizens Bank has announced the promotion of Sandy Starnes to a new position. Sandy Starnes has been named Vice President of Emerging Products and Services. This newly created role will oversee and manage the expansion of Citizens Bank into new and unique customer service opportunities....

Grand Flag Raising Ceremony held

First Community Bank held a Grand Flag Raising Ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 24 to mark the completion of their memorial garden. The memorial garden is located next to the main branch at 1325 Harrison St. in Batesville.

Independence County Farm Bureau represented at recent convention

   Image via Arkansas Farm Bureau Pictured, left to right: Delois Staggs, Raymond Staggs, Tom Hess, Jeanice Hess, Stacy Wagoner, Eddie Wagoner, Glen Mohlke and Pearlean Mohlke represented Independence County Farm Bureau at the 99th Annual American Farm Bureau Convention Jan. 6-9 in Nashville, Tenn.

Freezing temps bring area propane prices into focus

With the cold temperatures rolling into the region, White River Now's Gary B. takes a look at propane prices around the area. When you live in a rural area of the country like we do, you will find many residents use propane as a heating fuel....

Longtime ice cream scion Yarnell passes

Albert Rogers Yarnell, 94, whose father founded one of the region's leading ice cream manufacturers, has passed away. Yarnell worked with his family's ice cream brand, Yarnell's Ice Cream, for over 75 years. Read his full obituary by clicking here. Get up-to-date local and regional news...

Batesville Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Anytime Fitness Studio

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Anytime Fitness Studio Tuesday, Jan. 9. Anytime Fitness Studio offers a variety of classes Monday through Friday, such as fitness boot camp, yoga, cardio dance, and Pound at various times. They are located at 3050 Harrison St. For...

Region 8 News: Mall at Turtle Creek losing Express; third store at the mall to close in two months

The Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro is losing another tenant. After the closing of two other stores at the mall within the past few months, Region 8 News is now reporting the Express location at Turtle Creek will close at the end of...

CrossFit Gym in Batesville Now Open

CrossFit Gym, located at 3425 Harrison St, officially cut the ribbon today and is now open! Be sure to go and check out the new facility.

Main Street Batesville’s Winter Gala scheduled for Feb. 2

Main Street Batesville has planned their Annual Winter Gala for Friday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at The Main Street Loft inside the Barnett Building located at 267 E. Main St. in downtown Batesville. The theme for this year’s event will be "Urban Cowboy" with an...