UACCB RN students to make multiple community health presentations

Registered nursing students at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville are looking to make a meaningful impact on the community by making multiple community health presentations designed to educate the public on a variety of health topics. The Community Health Project Collaborative, coordinated...

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...

WRMC PEP Club reaching new heights

“I give because if what I give can help even just one person, and brighten their day just a little bit, it’s well worth it” – PEP Club member, Robert Martineau. This is one of the many reasons why employees at White River Health System...

Citizens Bank promotes Stephanie White to direct loan processing operations

Citizens Bank has promoted Stephanie White to the position of vice president of loan processing to oversee all loan processing duties and functions for the bank, according to a release from the bank. “Stephanie has accumulated a wealth of experience during a successful banking career...

WATCH: Maxfield Park — A White River Now Exclusive

White River Now had an opportunity to visit with the vice president of Main Street Batesville and the man leading the Maxfield Park project, Danny Dozier. Dozier gave an exclusive tour and shared the rich history and unique intricacies of the up-and-coming city park. Maxfield...

Sold out BACC annual meeting takes guests to the disco, Honors Award Winners

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s (BACC) Annual Meeting and Gala was held Friday, Jan. 25 at the Batesville Community Center. The “Friday Night Fever” 70s-themed event attracted nearly 400 guests and celebrated community work toward IMPACT goals in 2018 and outstanding business and...

Mountain View council tables liquor license request in order for public input

In its meeting earlier this week, Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner reports the Mountain View City Council tabled a request from a restaurant to support its effort to obtain a liquor license. Gardner told White River Now the council wants city residents to let them...

UACCB breaks ground on new workforce training center

Despite the chilly, windy weather, a crowd of community business leaders and campus faculty and staff gathered on the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville  (UACCB) campus to break ground on the new workforce training center Jan. 17 on the northeast corner of...

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...

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....

UACCB nursing division chair receives distinguished faculty honor

July will mark 25 years of service for Marietta Candler at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB), and she said she can never see herself doing anything else. “Teaching gets in your blood. I fell in love with it my first year,...