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Friday, September 25, 2020

Cardiologist joins WRMC in Batesville

A cardiologist has joined the staff of White River Medical Center (WRMC) in Batesville, according to Gary Bebow, CEO of White River Health System. Dr. Bennett Rudorfer is now accepting patients at his office in the White River Cardiology Clinic. Dr. Rudorfer’s medical specialty is in...

Hispanic population fastest growing segment of Independence County, according to WRPDD stats

The fastest growing segment of Independence County’s population is Hispanic, according to stats from the White River Planning and Development District (WRPDD). The Hispanic population now stands at 5.8% of the county’s numbers. There are 37,592 residents of Independence County. Ninety-one point nine percent are...

Independence County Deputies investigate two domestic disturbances

Independence County Deputies were called to two domestic disturbances over the weekend. Friday night, the call was to Gainer Ferry Road at Desha. The suspect, Roy Ash, 43, is accused of pulling the victim, Natalie Dale, 34, off the couch, and onto the floor,...

Batesville man, probable passenger in fatal crash, arrested on outstanding warrants

Sgt. Michael Moody with the Independence County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Audubon Street in Batesville around 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning to assist Arkansas State Police (ASP) in locating a child of a deceased driver, Ashley Carter.  Carter was a fatality in an accident...

Arkansas Business: UAMS cutting 600 positions

Arkansas Business is reporting that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences will be cutting 600 positions in a cost-cutting move that is expected to save $60 million over the fiscal year. To read the article, click here.

Henderson lifts No. 13 Scots over Owls

  FULTON, Mo. – Liz Henderson had a career high 24 points and hit the eventual game-winner, on a fade away jump shot to give No. 13 Lyon College Women’s Basketball a 59-57 win over William Woods Saturday afternoon. The Owls had one final possession...

Cleburne County Sheriff: Watch out for possible police impersonator

The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office has received reports in the last couple of weeks of a vehicle attempting to pull over vehicles in the Hopewell area, the office says in a statement posted on its website. Complaints say that the possible suspect vehicle is a...

Charges filed against Cave City man in case of unresponsive infant

Calling the case “particularly disturbing," the prosecuting attorney for Arkansas’ Third Judicial District has filed charges against a Cave City man in the case of an unresponsive 3-month old infant. Prosecutor Henry Boyce filed the charges against Carl Adrian Ring, 30, who now faces First...

Scots use fast start to defeat Owls on the road

FULTON, Mo. – The Lyon College men’s basketball team raced out to a 9-0 lead and would not relinquish that advantage the rest of the way as the Scots closed out their three-game road trip with a 61-52 win at William Woods on Saturday...

ASP: Batesville woman killed in early a.m. accident Saturday

Arkansas State Police (ASP) recorded the state's first 2018 fatal crash after a Batesville woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning in Independence County. Ashley Renae Carter, 28, was eastbound in a 2005 Mercury Mariner when she failed to negotiate a curve in...

UPDATE: Boil water alert LIFTED

The boil water order has been lifted by the State Health Department that was in effect for Batesville Water Department customers served in west Batesville, Denny Hill, Ruddell Hill, Cushman, and Bethesda. Get up-to-date local news and weather with Gary B. each weekday morning by...