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Monday, August 19, 2019

Regional overhead door companies merge

Jonesboro Overhead Door and Tri County Garage Door recently merged under a single ownership, combining two of the top overhead and garage door companies in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri.  “As a family-owned business, we keep the families of our customers and the families of...

Batesville Area Chamber holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for Main Street Nutrition

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Main Street Nutrition on Monday at their 159 W. Main Street location in Batesville. Main Street Nutrition retails Herbalife Nutrition, which is a plant-based nutrition supplement to help support a healthy lifestyle. Owned...

Batesville School District to conduct sealed bid sale of several vehicles

The Batesville School District will be conducting a sealed bid sale of several vehicles on Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 12 p.m. All of the vehicles will be sold as they are auctioned and will have a reserve minimum bid representative of the salvage scrap value. The...

WRMC’s Hays selected as president of state association

The pharmacy clinical coordinator and residency program director for White River Medical Center (WRMC) has been named president of a state association. WRMC's Erin Beth Hays (pictured) was recently selected to serve as 2019-2020 president for the Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists (AAHP). The AAHP...

Gary B.: One banking measure shows area banks performing well

By Gary Bridgman News Director White River Now I was recently browsing through the latest issue of Arkansas Business when I came upon a report on Arkansas banks and their return on equity. I noticed that the report was on 93 banks that serve Arkansas and Arkansas-chartered...

Charity Golf Tournament raises green for Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches

IMAGE: First Community Bank’s chairman & CEO, Dale Cole (center, in tie), and president & COO, Boris Dover (left of Cole) present Matthew Cleveland (far left), Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches chief development officer and Nancy Fulton (far right, chief executive officer of the Ranch...

WRMC receives Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving achievement award

White River Medical Center (WRMC) has received the Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. In 2018, WRMC received the American Heart...

Batesville Area Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for Blue Moon Coffee

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Blue Moon Coffee today. Blue Moon Coffee is a drive-thru coffee shop which serves hot and cold fresh brewed Onyx Coffee daily, as well as smoothies, teas, and treats for children. Blue Moon Coffee is...

End of June brings more closings of Fred’s Discount Stores in Arkansas

In April, Fred’s Discount Stores said the company would be closing some 159 stores nationwide by the end of May due to declining sales and timing of lease expirations. Information from Fred’s headquarters said an additional 105 “underperforming” locations would close or be liquidated by...

Miller honored during statewide Farm Bureau meet

Kirk Miller (pictured) of Independence County Farm Bureau was recently recognized for total performance during 2018 at the Farm Bureau Statewide Agents and Agency Managers meeting in Little Rock. Miller received The FB Bank-Millionaire's Club, FB Bank-Banker's Dozen, Grand Slam, Grand Slam Plus, Master Producer, Million Dollar Ring-Diamond Winners,...

Tourism program hosts guest service training at Batesville Community Center

The Batesville Advertising and Promotions Commission sponsored a Guest Service Training workshop hosted by the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, June 25. The free workshop, which was held at the Batesville Community Center & Aquatics Park, was created by the Arkansas Department of Parks...