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Monday, August 19, 2019

Topless 100 at Batesville Motor Speedway postponed

The Topless 100 Race at Batesville Motor Speedway (BMS), scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed due to weather and more rainfall projected this weekend. "This is not what we wanted to do, but the speedway was already saturated, and the new rainfall makes for...

LISTEN: Lyndal Waits talks Kiwanis Youth Football and Cheerleading program registration

Lyndal Waits with the Batesville Kiwanis Club visited with Big Daddy Randy Alan this morning in the studios of White River Now's radio family about the upcoming registration for the club's Youth Football and Cheerleading programs. Registration will be 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. each...

Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance names Southerner Athletes of the Week

The Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance Southside Southerner Athletes of the Week have been announced for the past two weeks. Pictured below, from left: Southerner bowler Hunter Smart, Southerner soccer player Kailee McGee, the "Voice of the Southerners" on 99.5 Hits Now Chris Vines, Southerner bowler...

Shaw “switching lanes” as race business vet steps back to spend time with family, pursue interests in travel, farm, and more

Image: Cheryl and Larry Shaw receiving the 2017 International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) Manufacturers’ Cup After forty-plus years in the racing business, Larry and Cheryl Shaw have announced they have decided "...it was time to switch lanes." “Because I don’t like the word ‘retiring,’ I...

Lady Yellowjackets take home 3A State Champions title

Saturday afternoon at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs, the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets defeated the Atkins Lady Red Devils 59-48 claiming the class 3A State Championship. The Lady Yellowjackets took control to the game after the first quarter ultimately leading to a victorious conclusion...

Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance names Southerner Athletes of the Week

The Vicki Stephenson/Shelter Insurance Southside Southerner Athletes of the Week have been announced. Pictured below are Vicki Stephenson (far right) standing with Southerner basketball player Will Sitkowski. Chris Vines (far left), the "Voice of the Southerners" on 99.5 Hits Now, stands with Southerner basketball...

Scholarship recipients named at final O2 Shootout

William Carpenter, Wilson Davis, Hunter Chase Martin and Avery Strickland have been named the 2018 recipients of the Olson Osborn (O2) Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship is awarded to students who have shown an interest in shooting sports and was established to recognize and honor Will...

Mountain View girls heading to state championship game

The Mountain View senior girls basketball team is on the verge of making school history. This past Saturday's victory in the regional finals sends the team to the state championship game this weekend for Class 3A athletics. The team meets Charleston for the championship at 4:30...

LISTEN: A visit with Coach Ryan Morrow on inaugural season of BHS Wrestling; first home match scheduled for Jan. 31

White River Now's Big Daddy Randy recently sat down with Batesville High School Wrestling Coach Ryan Morrow. The program started two months ago and currently has 18 students. Their first home match will be Thursday, Jan. 31 against Mountain View and Southside. Weigh-ins start at...

LISTEN: Coach Ryan Morrow talks BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tourney

Coach Ryan Morrow with the Batesville Pioneers is spreading the word about the BHS Football Inaugural Blackout Golf Tournament coming Saturday, June 1, to The Course at Eagle Mountain. The tournament is presented by Citizens Bank and is a fundraiser to purchase new equipment...

Youth tennis camps led by A-State coach planned for next week in Batesville

NEA Tennis is holding a round of summer tennis camps next week, and area youth are invited to register and enjoy the active fun of the game. The programs, led by Kel Lange, the head coach for women's tennis at A-State, will be held...