Arkansas Gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders to speak Wednesday in Mountain Home

September 7, 2021

Arkansas Gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders will include Mountain Home on her 15-stop “Freedom Tour across Arkansas” on Wednesday. Sanders will host a “meet and greet” at noon at Buncles Brick Oven & Brews, which is open to the public. Sanders says, “The freedoms we are blessed with as Arkansans and Americans are always worth…

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Temporary lane closures on Bull Shoals Dam and Norfork Dam postponed

August 24, 2021

Lane closures scheduled for the Highway 178 bridge across Bull Shoals Dam on August 25th, and the Highway 177 bridge across Norfork Dam on August 26th have been postponed until further notice. Once an alternate date has been finalized local media outlets will be notified about the new dates. Recreation information can be found on the Internet at,…

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CR School Board reimposes mask mandate, Board President ignores request to clarify vote

August 17, 2021

  The White River Current received notification last Wednesday afternoon, as required by state law, that a special meeting of the Calico Rock District School Board had been called for the following evening (Thurs, 8/12) at 5:30 p.m. Special meetings are not unusual, especially in the lead-up to the beginning of a new school year…

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WRC to change publication day

February 26, 2021

In an effort to achieve improved color image print quality and minimize logistics and distribution costs, the management team at the White River Current will be making a change in the contract printing service that produces the paper each week. This shift in provider will require a change in the day the paper comes out…

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Longtime Norfork Principal passes

January 27, 2021

Bobby Hulse, the longtime Norfork High School principal, has passed away, the school announced Wednesday morning via social media Hulse had been hospitalized since early December with COVID-19. The dean of Twin Lakes Area education circles, Hulse spent 55 years as an educator, including 41 as Norfork’s high school principal. He graduated from the Henderson…

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