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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Judge anticipates Warrant Amnesty Day within next few months

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Independence County and the City of Batesville District Court Judge, Chaney Taylor, told White River Now's Gary B. today that the judge anticipated having another Warrant Amnesty Day within the next few months. Warrant Amnesty Day is a time set aside for those who have...

Volunteer opportunities available through WRHS

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Volunteer opportunities are available with the White River Health System (WRHS), according to Toi McMullin, director of volunteer services at the White River Medical Center (WRMC), a division of WRHS. The WRHS volunteers assist patients, visitors, physicians, and employees and give their time to improve...

Stone County couple arrested for allegedly tying up and beating juvenile after missed curfew

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Stone County authorities were recently notified that a 16-year-old female, according to court records, had been handcuffed, tied up with rope, and beaten for missing curfew. The juvenile told investigators she had gotten home after her curfew time, staying late with some friends at the...

BREAKING: Accident near Southside School on 167 N causing traffic backup; authorities caution to slow down or detour

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Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens tells White River Now a traffic accident on Hwy. 167 N in Southside, near Southside Schools (just past the Donut Palace), has snarled traffic. The sheriff cautions drivers to slow down, and if possible, take an alternate route to...

Couple, allegedly high on meth, lead Stone County officer on chase with speeds reaching 100 mph

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A Fifty-Six, Ark. man, allegedly high on methamphetamine, led a Stone County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant on a high-speed chase over the weekend, according to authorities. On Saturday, March 5, Lt. Zach Alexander of the Stone County Sheriff's Department noticed a couple in a vehicle driving...

Stone and Searcy County sheriff departments need assistance in identifying two ‘persons of interest’

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Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds is assisting a fellow sheriff's department to help identify two "persons of interest" regarding an incident that occurred in Oxley which is in Searcy County. It was noted that Stone County residents, in particular, take a look the two. Scroll...

Razorback Coach Mike Anderson coming to Hog Bash 2018 April 24

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The head coach for the Arkansas Razorbacks, Mike Anderson, will headline Hog Bash 2018, Tuesday, April 24, at Independence Hall on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. The Razorbacks’ mascot, Tusk, is also scheduled to be part of the...

Southside 4H members raise money for Ronald McDonald House

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Over the past few years, Kate Mead has been very involved in volunteering for the Ronald McDonald House in Little Rock. One of her main projects has been to facilitate the "Day of Change" at the local Batesville McDonald's each October.   This year the...

Big win for the Hogs today against the Tenn. Vols; listen to the radio highlights

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The Arkansas Razorbacks pulled off a comeback against the Tennessee Volunteers that was nearly squashed in the final seconds of this afternoon's tense basketball match-up in Fayetteville. WholeHogSports.com has highlights from today's radio broadcast featuring Razorbacks play-by-play announcer Chuck Barrett and color analyst Matt Zimmerman. Listen...

SECCountry.com: A&M’s Chavis reported to be new Razorback defensive coordinator

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More Razorback football news from The Hill. SECCountry.com passes along word that Texas A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis will make the move to the Arkansas Razorbacks in the same position under new head hog Chad Morris. Click here for the scoop from SECCountry.com

A-State community mourns death of rugby player

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JONESBORO - Arkansas State University rugby player Garrett Soileau died late Friday in an automobile accident near his hometown of The Woodlands, Tex. Visitation and memorial services are scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 1p.m. to 4 p.m., at Stonebridge Church of The Woodlands, 1 Stonebridge...