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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Authorities: Tuckerman man stopped for no plate was driving stolen car

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A Tuckerman man could be facing felony charges after being stopped in Independence County yesterday morning. According to the incident report, Deputy Adam McGilton was on patrol Jan. 12 when he saw a vehicle with no license plate. Initially, McGilton reported the vehicle driver did...

Download the new, free app from White River Now, featuring up-to-date local news, live streams

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It’s now easier than ever to keep up-to-date with the latest local news and to stay connected with your favorite local radio stations. The White River Now media family has released the all-new White River Now mobile app for your iPhone and Android. The free...

Cedar Ridge School District highlights website revamp, mobile app

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Cedar Ridge School District has launched "...a groundbreaking branding campaign for the district," according to a media release. The release highlights a user-friendly website and mobile app will help connect the Cedar Ridge community. The campaign is part of a larger effort to highlight the achievements...

High-speed ‘joy ride’ lands parolee back in jail early this morning

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It started off with speeding, and it didn’t get any better for a Magnolia, Ark. man after a traffic stop in Batesville early this morning. According to the incident report, Independence County Sheriff's Deputy Bobby Tate observed a white GMC Sierra pickup traveling south on...

WEATHER WATCH: Severe weather expected across Arkansas, other states

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The national Storm Prediction Center said today more than 18 million people in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma will be at an enhanced threat of storms that could include strong tornadoes and flooding rains. A Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service in Little...

Kevin Johnson, announcer for Mountain View Yellowjackets football on KWOZ, selected as Sully Award winner

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The Voice of the Mountain View Yellowjackets on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ, Kevin Johnson, was selected as the 2019 Sully Award winner by the Little Rock Touchdown Club on Thursday afternoon for the Most Outstanding Football Play Call for Arkansas high school football coverage. The award...

Court info: Man arrested after state police find marijuana, meth, and narcotics during speeding stop near Newark

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Authorities say a 63-year-old man was caught south of the power plant near Newark Tuesday with marijuana, meth, and narcotics. According to court information filed in Independence County Circuit Court, the arrest affidavit reports Arkansas State Police Cpl. Jeremy Hughes was on patrol when the...

Authorities: Suspect says he’s in ‘big trouble’ as vehicle search yields pot, mushrooms, vape cartridges, and more

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You’ve heard this story before. A traffic stop results in drug charges. Yet this time the charges are many, and it’s not just using a drug -- it’s selling them. According to the arrest affidavit, authorities observed a vehicle stopped in the southbound lane of St....

Mother-son argument leads to Batesville man being charged with maintaining drug premises

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It turned out to be more than just another incident of a mother and son yelling at each other. Batesville police officers were called to Dari Drive residence on Jan. 3 in regard to a domestic confrontation between a man and a woman. The call...

Music scholarship in memory of Cedar Ridge graduate established at A-State

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JONESBORO – The family of the late Jeffrey Steward, who was a vocal music major at Arkansas State University, has created an opportunity for future music students to pursue their studies with a scholarship established in his memory. Steward's parents, Andrea and Martin Steward, and...

Leo Sutterfield inducted into Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

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Leo Sutterfield, who passed away in 2017, is one of the six new inductees to the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame. Sutterfield, of Mountain View, was a cattleman, a businessman, and an advocate for his hometown and the rural areas of Arkansas. He served nine...