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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Arkansas State Police: A reminder to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ during upcoming holiday period

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During the upcoming July 4 holiday period, nationwide projections indicate the number of Americans who plan to travel 50 miles or more away from home could top 47-million travelers, according to the American Automobile Association. Law enforcement records show a pattern of increased consumption of...

UPDATE: Missing Stone County woman found safe

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UPDATE 5:56 p.m.: Authorities report Kayla Brannon has been found safe. Authorities are currently searching for a Stone County woman after her family reported her missing and fear she could be in danger because of a medical condition. Kayla Brannon, 30, of Fifty-Six, Ark., was last...

‘Coats for Kids’ drive underway; donate at area businesses

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White River Now and the White River Now family of radio stations along with Vicki Stephenson/ Shelter Insurance Agency and Settles Cleaners are teaming up to make sure every child stays warm this winter. Drop off your new or gently used coats at Shelter Insurance Agent-Vicki Stephenson’s office in...

WATCH: July 2019 “One for All” recipient recognized

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Pictured left to right: Rob Roberts, Carl Marentette and Chad Whiteaker First Community Bank and White River Now are proud to honor our area’s unsung heroes for the differences they make in our community.  Each month, a nominee will be selected from all entries. The winner...

Independence County JP speaks at Batesville City Council meeting

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At Tuesday's Batesville City Council meeting, Mayor Rick Elumbaugh said he would be willing to meet with the county and discuss their city-county issues, but the mayor wants all Independence County cities to participate as well. A new member to the Independence County Quorum Court...

Enjoy video of First Community Bank’s new memorial garden and flag at night

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The new memorial garden at First Community Bank in Batesville was dedicated last week. The garden is located next to the bank's headquarters at St. Louis and Harrison. Enjoy this footage of the garden at night.

Gov. briefing: Arkansas cases now at 165; COVID-19 tests up to over 130 a day

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At today's COVID-19 briefing from Gov. Asa Hutchinson, officials noted positive cases in the state are now at 165, up from yesterday's total of 118. There are 10 cases in children; 62 cases age 65 and up; and 93 cases between the ages of...

LISTEN: Gary B talks with guests about upcoming 4-H fundraiser

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Independence County 4-H Teen President, Steven Stout and Independence County Extension Agent, Julian Carpenter stopped by the White River Now studios to talk with Gary B. about the upcoming 4-H fundraiser at UACCB's Independence Hall on Friday, March 29.

Cedar Ridge SkillsUSA students win big in state competition

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Cedar Ridge Radio Students recently placed first and second in the Audio/Radio Production contest at the state SkillsUSA competition in Hot Springs which was held April 9 - 11. Senior Toni Cremeens and freshman Donnie Thorne won gold medals, while seniors Jonah Rice and Hunter...

Lyon students win at Arkansas INBRE Conference

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Article by Madeline Pyle Lyon College senior Jordan Trant and sophomore Hannah Zang both received awards for their research presentations at the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference last weekend in Fayetteville. The Arkansas INBRE conference is the largest undergraduate conference in the...

Independence County deputies arrest man for alleged assault

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Independence County Sheriff's deputies were called on Friday morning, May 11, to a domestic disturbance on Section Lane. The caller to dispatch said, “Timothy Bardis was pushing Jennifer Johns around, and then had her on the ground," according to the police report. The police report also...