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Monday, August 19, 2019

Phone call scam circulating, caller fraudulently claims to be “Amazon”

A phone call scam is going around according to the  Independence County Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Shawn Stephens says county residents are getting phone calls stating the person is from the online company Amazon, and that money has been deposited into the person’s bank account by mistake. The caller...

Batesville native travels to France and Germany on Lyon Nichols trip

Lyon students celebrated the centennial of the Treaty of Versailles on their Nichols Trip to France and Germany, studying the causes and consequences of World War I. The Nichols International Studies Program provides financial assistance to students, so they can take two-week long Nichols Trips...

The 53rd Annual Boy Scout White River Canoe Race is underway

The 53rd Annual Boy Scout White River Canoe Race is off and paddling with the three-day race ending Saturday afternoon in Batesville. George Latus, Scout leader and race organizer sat down with Gary B. to give a rundown of the race. The canoes should finish the...

Cave City Celebrates with the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival

Since 1980, Cave City has celebrated the World’s Sweetest Watermelons with an atmosphere of fun, family and music. The town is gearing up to host the 40th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival this week, beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m. Friday,...

LISTEN: John 3:17 Ministries talks about this weekend’s “Harmonizing for Hope”

Jordan Shaw (pictured, left), Amanda Tuggle (center), and Brandi Ford (right) from John 3:17 Ministries were recently in the studios of the White River Now family of radio stations to chat about their fundraising event coming this weekend at Believers Community Church in Batesville. "Harmonizing...

LISTEN: Ted Hall stresses need to check on elderly during hot temperatures

There might be a slight break in ultra-hot summer temperatures this week with highs predicted in the lower 80s for the next few days. However, forecasters predict temps will begin creeping back up over the weekend, so it's always smart to be careful and...

Youth tennis camps led by A-State coach planned for next week in Batesville

NEA Tennis is holding a round of summer tennis camps next week, and area youth are invited to register and enjoy the active fun of the game. The programs, led by Kel Lange, the head coach for women's tennis at A-State, will be held...

Have a #ScoopForSammy this Thursday, July 18

Gloria Brown contributed to this article Eagle Mountain Elementary School, a part of Batesville School District posted on their Facebook page about a unique and touching tribute to a "sweet and loving student" that passed away last week. According to the post, during the funeral service...

Batesville Kiwanis presents check for swimming program

Today, Gary Baker (right) with Batesville Kiwanis Club presented Batesville Mayor Rick Elumbaugh a check for $2,700 for the swimming program "Every Child a Swimmer." The mission of the Kiwanis program is to reduce the number of child deaths from drowning by teaching them water safety...

LISTEN: Yard and bake sale this Saturday at Foothills Cowboy Church

Haley Wilmouth (left) and Callie Jane Clark (right) recently visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan at the White River Now radio studios about Saturday's yard and bake sale being held at Foothills Cowboy Church, located at 595 Hilly Village Rd., in Batesville. It kicks...

LISTEN:”The Heat is On 8k” this weekend

Johnathan Dorris with the White River Road Runners stopped by the White River Now studios and visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan about their event this weekend, "The Heat is On 8k." The event will be followed with an after party at the Batesville Aquatics...