89.2 F
Batesville
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Independence County man shot after confrontation with police

0
A confrontation with police by a man who had civil papers to be served on him resulted in the man being shot early Saturday evening, around 7:15 p.m. near the parking lot of an area restaurant just south of the White River bridge at...

Batesville Schools not applying for early start to 2018 school year

0
Batesville School District (BSD) Superintendent Dr. Michael Hester says the district has not applied for the waiver with the state to start the next school year five days early. “With the proposed changes in the pending strategic plan, the teachers and the administration feel...

BREAKING: Accident on Ramsey Mountain

0
At 11:35 a.m., police dispatch notified whiterivernow.com of a wreck involving an 18-wheeler on Ramsey Mountain in Batesville. Traffic has been stopped in the two southbound lanes, along with the middle turning lane. Northbound traffic is moving very slowly. People are encouraged to avoid the area...

WRHS Foundation celebrates opening of new location in Batesville

0
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the new office location of the White River Health System Foundation, next to Hobby Lobby, at 1989 Harrison St. in Batesville Tuesday, Dec. 12. The White River Health System Foundation supports the healthcare mission of the White River Health...

Stone County man wanted for sexual assault

0
The Stone County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for a man wanted for sexual assault. Click here for information on the whereabouts of Elvis Mingues. Elvis Mingues / Image via Stone County Sheriff's Office

Fox 16: Batesville funeral home cremates wrong body, state finds paperwork errors

0
Little Rock Fox affiliate Fox 16 has news tonight on Willis Funeral Service in Batesville and how paperwork errors along with the mistaken cremation of a wrong body have led to a temporary suspension for the funeral home. The Fox 16 report is here.

Batesville School District discuss planned changes for junior and senior highs

0
The Batesville School District (BSD) held another town hall meeting Tuesday night to discuss their proposed strategic plan with an audience of parents, teachers, and administrators. The meeting, held at the Batesville Community Center, focused on changes for the junior and senior highs within...

Stone County Jail inmate found dead

0
A Stone County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Josh Henry, 32, of Mountain View had been incarcerated since Dec. 4 of this year, according to the Stone County Sheriff’s Office. Henry was incarcerated on felony charges which stemmed...

Stone County Sheriff’s Dept. looking for info on two caught on camera

0
The Stone County Sheriff's Department is seeking information on the identity of the two individuals seen in the below photographs. The two are persons of interest in a burglary and theft at 335 Cedar Creek Rd. in the Round Mountain area of the county. If...

Southside area hit with power outage

0
UPDATE: Looks like the lights just came back on in Southside. Reports are coming in that parts of Southside are currently without power. One reader has reported a semi-truck clipped some power lines on Heber Springs Road. We currently have no reports of injuries due...

Two Stone County residents charged in connection with “severe bruising” of 4-year-old

0
Two Stone County residents have been charged after a father noticed severe bruising on his 4-year-old son. Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds noted in a Dec. 12 press release that deputies met with a complainant who said he noticed the bruising on his son after he...