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Friday, August 23, 2019

BREAKING: Reports of accident at bottom of Ramsey Mountain

White River Now is getting reports of a two-vehicle accident at the bottom of Ramsey Mountain on Hwy. 167 with lanes being blocked and traffic backing up. We'll keep you posted with any updates. Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest weather every weekday...

UPDATE: Desha shooting leaves one in hospital, one in jail

A shooting last night near Desha in Independence County has left one man in the hospital and another in jail. The shooting occurred at a Boyd Street residence which is located in the subdivision behind the Desha Flash Market. Sheriff Shawn Stephens said this morning...

Literacy Project presenting summer project to promote better reading levels

The Ozark Foothills Literacy Project in partnership with the John Herman Hickman Foundation and the Bank of Cave City presents SPLASH, or a Summer Partnership for Literacy Achievement at School and Home. Debuting for the first time in Cave City and Batesville, the SPLASH...

Shooting reported in Independence County tonight

Scanner traffic tonight reports a shooting on Boyd Road in Independence County. Preliminary scanner chatter notes a person was shot in the arm and chest, and two people are being interviewed by the Independence County Sheriff's Office. We'll have more info as this story develops. Get...

Region 8 News: State Police patrolling via the skies

Region 8 News has this report on taking those "Speed enforced by aircraft" signs seriously. Take a look at their report  here.  

Reyno man killed by pickup in Randolph County

A Reyno, Ark., man was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Randolph County Sunday, April 22, according to Arkansas State Police. State Police Corporal Gary Ladner said Joshua Allen, 30, was walking on Hwy. 115 at Maynard, when a pickup truck came over...

Eagle Mountain Magnet students get first-hand look at White River Medical Center

Eagle Mountain Magnet Elementary students and teachers Kristi Gillihan, Susan Parker, and Sonja Skelton, visited White River Medical Center (WRMC) this morning. The students learned about heart health in the WRMC Cardiac Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department. Batesville Police and Fire Departments, Survival Flight, and Vital...

LISTEN: Information behind tonight’s benefit concert for family of Zacoriya Combs

Performances by local musical artists and church groups will highlight a benefit concert for the family of Zacoriya Combs with proceeds going to the help pay the funeral expenses of Combs. Combs, a Batesville High School sophomore, passed last week. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m....

Batesville man charged with 11 counts of first-degree forgery of phony money

A Batesville man has been placed on a $75,000 bond after being charged in Independence County Circuit Court with 11 counts of first-degree forgery. The court information said on April 13, 2018, Batesville Police Officer Jason Bryant was dispatched to Walmart in Batesville concerning several...

Woman charged with fatal stabbing in Izard County

An Izard County woman has been arrested and accused of first-degree murder by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities say deputies were dispatched through a 911 call to the Gorby community near Calico Rock early Sunday morning, around 1 a.m. They were told a stabbing...

White River Farmers Market to see more farmers in 2018 season

It is spring, and locally grown, fresh produce will soon be available again in Batesville. This year, with two markets in town, the growing number of small farmers in our area have excellent venues to sell their produce every week through the 2018 season. Local...