Results are in from the HeART Your Community Meeting

The results are in from the HeART Your Community Meeting. Over 200 community members gathered in early September to share their vision for the future of the community through guided conversation and art. The purpose of the meeting was to gather input and identify priorities for...

New issue of White River Valley Homes now online at White River Now

If you're in the market for real estate or you'd simply like to read about various properties for sale throughout the area, you can now view the latest edition of White River Valley Homes, long known as "the real estate listing magazine of Batesville,"...

Dolly Parton Imagination Library coming to Stone County

A new library program is coming to Mountain View Elementary, and school patrons are invited to celebrate its upcoming launch. Children in Stone County up to the age of five will be the beneficiaries of Dolly’s Imagination Library. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book-gifting...

BBQ dinner, silent auction, and concert fundraiser to be held tomorrow for Austin Shay Davis Memorial Scholarship

A BBQ dinner, silent auction, and concert will be held tomorrow at the Southside High School Auditorium and Performance Hall to benefit the Austin Shay Davis Memorial Scholarship. The dinner and auction kick off at 5 p.m., and the concert, featuring Love Holler and...

Bean Fest and Outhouse Races coming Oct. 25-26 to Mountain View

A hint of autumn in the air means outhouses are being constructed and bean recipes are being perfected for the Bean Fest and Outhouse Races to be held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26 in Mountain View. Now in its 37th year, the festival...

WRMC Prostate Cancer Screening event a success; over 300 men participate

Jeff Wyatt, a WRHS employee and one of the many volunteers during the White River Medical Center Prostate Cancer Screening, collects a sample from a participant to test his PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) level. Over 300 men were screened, and 35 of those men were...

BJHS art students design Red Ribbon Week t-shirts

Pictured, from left: Drew Sandage, assistant superintendent at Batesville Schools; Katie Covington, BJHS art teacher; Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens; and Matt Douglas, BJHS principal. Covington's class received a check from the Arkansas Sheriff's Association to help promote Red Ribbon Week through t-shirts designed...

LISTEN: Amanda Reaves visits with White River Now about ‘Spokes for Hope’

Amanda Reaves (pictured), with the Children's Advocacy Center of Independence County, was recently in the studios of the White River Now radio stations to talk about "Spokes for Hope,"  a bike-riding fundraiser coming Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will...

Cedar Ridge students take a trip back in time to Parker Homestead

Fourth graders from Cedar Ridge visited Parker Homestead in Harrisburg yesterday. Parker Homestead is a recreated 19th-century town with a vast collection of buildings and artifacts from times past. To visit the Parker Homestead website, click here.

LISTEN: P. Allen Smith visits with White River Now about Saturday’s ‘Taste of Moss Mountain Farm’ event at UACCB

Lifestyle expert, garden designer, conservationist, author, and television host P. Allen Smith will be in Batesville Saturday, Oct. 5, to present "A Taste of Moss Mountain Farm," at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The event...

Southwest Trail Historical Marker dedication set for Oct. 19

Article by Andrea Bruner A historical marker dedication of the old Southwest Trail route through Independence County will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the historic Walnut Grove Cemetery between Charlotte and Cord, one block off Highway 25 on Walden Road. Guest speaker...