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Thursday, May 28, 2020

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.

Traffic backs up after three-vehicle accident at St. Louis and College yesterday

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A three-vehicle accident Thursday during the lunch hour in Batesville backed up traffic and sent some involved in the mishap to be treated at White River Medical Center. The Batesville Police Department report said a blue 2018 Dodge Journey driven by Kaitlynn Crisco, 23, of...

Southside Public Water Authority board cancels April meeting

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There'll be no April meeting of the Southside Public Water Authority, according to a release from the authority this morning. "Based on the policies instituted by the Governor of Arkansas regarding social distancing and the reduction of unnecessary interaction, the Southside Public Water Authority Board...

Batesville Fire Dept. on scenes of fires minutes into frigid 2018

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The Batesville Fire Department was busy minutes into 2018. Around 12:40 a.m. on New Year's Day, the department was called to a College Street residence to what was initially believed to be a chimney flue fire, according to Batesville Fire Chief Brent Gleghorn. Overheated gas logs...

Firemen’s pension fund issues discussed at Batesville City Council Meet

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Firemen's pension fund issues discussed at Batesville City Council Meet By Bob Qualls The financial adviser for a firemen’s pension fund appeared before the Batesville City Council Tuesday night to discuss its investments. The group of retired firefighters is asking for the city’s help in finding a...

More sports tourneys coming to area thanks to local partnerships

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The recent announcement that the Southside School District will host three major tournaments for 2018 is one more example of Independence County becoming a destination for regional sporting events, noted the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC). The Arkansas Activites Association (AAA) awarded Southside Schools...

A-State’s spring semester headcount: 13,790

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JONESBORO – Arkansas State University’s total headcount on the 11th day for the spring 2018 semester is 13,790, Chancellor Kelly Damphousse announced today. The total student headcount, including students from A-State’s Campus Queretaro, was slightly higher than last spring.  However, the number of students associated...

Parish joins M&P Insurance and Investment Services

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Jeri Parish has joined M&P Insurance and Investment Services as a licensed personal lines agent for automobile and property insurance. Parish holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Arkansas State University and has been in the insurance industry for three years. “We are...

(UPDATE: Suspect in custody) Warrant issued for Stone County man charged with felony assault after crossbow incident

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UPDATE, Nov. 1, 4:45 p.m.: The Mountain View Police Department is reporting Carston Lee Lucas is now in custody. An arrest warrant has been issued for a Stone County man charged Tuesday in Stone County Circuit Court with felony aggravated assault involving an incident with...

Cave City School Board to meet Thursday Evening to address personnel

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The Cave City School board has called a Thursday evening meeting to address personnel.  The board will accept resignations and also hire new staff members. The Cave City board meets at the Cave City Middle School Library, 711 N. Main St. at 5:30 p.m.  All...

Community service honoring MLK’s legacy to be held at Batesville’s First United Methodist

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In honor of the upcoming holiday, Kathey McKinney visits with Big Daddy Randy about an interdenominational community service celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Monday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. The service will be held at First United Methodist Church, 615 E....