Homes, Drivers Impacted By Batesville Power Outage


An afternoon electric outage is impacting hundreds of households and businesses as well as traffic in Batesville.

There are approximately 938 customers in Batesville and Oldenburg without power. It was first reported at 3:59 p.m. and Duke Energy estimates the power to be restored around 6 p.m.

Five traffic signals between S.R. 229/S.R. 46 and Kroger are also not working properly. Emergency crews are helping direct traffic this afternoon.

Stay tuned to your hometown station for the latest on this developing story.