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Gary B. reflects on longtime Izard County physician “Doc” Tatum

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White River Now's Gary Bridgman remembers longtime Izard Country physician "Doc" Tatum, who passed away yesterday. A dedicated member of the Izard County medical community has passed away. Harold Maury “Doc” Tatum, 88, died on New Year's Day. Tatum was also affectionately known as “Papa Doc” and...

Batesville Motor Speedway holds 2017 awards banquet

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The Batesville Motor Speedway 2017 Awards Presentations and Banquet was held Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Chimney Rock Cattle Company facility in Concord, Ark. A record number of attendees were present as the top ten drivers in five divisions were recognized with awards and trophies...

Old Independence Regional Museum celebrates volunteers at luncheon

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The Old Independence Regional Museum in Batesville held its annual Docent Appreciation Lunch today. All volunteers were honored. Those serving more than 50 hours were awarded the President of the United States Volunteer Service Award which is the premier volunteer awards program encouraging citizens...

Independence County Circuit Court: Motorcyclist clocked at 100 mph, stopped by trooper, admits to carrying pot and meth

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A bench warrant has been issued in Independence County Circuit Court on a Cave City man for felony possession of drugs after being clocked at 100 mph on a motorcycle. On Friday, March 9, Arkansas State Trooper Michael Woodward conducted a traffic stop on N. Hwy....

Blaze breaks out at Batesville’s Daylight Donuts location

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A fire broke out at the Batesville Daylight Donuts location Monday, July 9, around 6:30 p.m., according to authorities. The blaze appears to have originated from the attic and caused damage to that area as well as to the interior of the building. However, quick...

Stone County man in jail on multiple charges after A.T.V. pursuit

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A Floyd, Ark. man has been charged with multiple crimes in Stone County. Brent Allen Whitman, 24, was taken into custody in Cleburne County after authorities there arrested him after a pursuit with an A.T.V. that had been stolen at Gunner Pool in Stone County. Stone...

Lyon College basketball teams hosting Coaches vs. Cancer games Jan. 30

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The Lyon College men and women's basketball teams are doing their part in the fight against cancer. Both squads and their coaches are participating in the National Association of Basketball Coaches' (NABC) effort to raise awareness and help save lives from cancer by raising...

Two in Cleburne County test positive for COVID-19; Gov. Hutchinson expects state number to rise as active testing begins

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Featured image: Gov. Asa Hutchinson (at podium) speaks at today's briefing. At a late-morning briefing in Fayetteville today, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said there are now 22 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state -- including two new cases in Cleburne County. The two people from...

Five percent raise for Independence County employees approved

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Article for White River Now by Madeline Pyle The Independence County Quorum Court approved an ordinance implementing five percent raises for county employees at last night's meeting, but not everyone will see a raise. Since funds are not available, the prosecuting attorney for the county will...

White River Health System offering care 24/7 via online platform

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According to a recent media release, White River Health System (WRHS) is launching WaveLink, an online platform that allows patients to connect with a provider through a smartphone, tablet, or computer with a camera. The online platform allows patients to schedule immediate real-time video/virtual visits...

A decades-old contention between local governments continues; resolution on the horizon?

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Last week at both the Independence County Quorum Court and Batesville City Council meetings, years-long contention about the distribution of county jail fees and other "county vs. city" items resurfaced. At last Monday's quorum court meeting, Sheriff Shawn Stephens reported to the justices of the...