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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Batesville Area Chamber reminds all to ‘Keep the Cheer Here’ and shop local

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Shelly Hendrix with the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce visited with the White River Now Family of radio stations about the chamber's campaign to shop local this year, "Keep the Cheer Here." And, she also previewed some highlights of the seasonal fun, including the...

Centennial Bank donation to support UACCB Food Pantry

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Kevin Rose, market president, and Adam Curtwright, assistant vice president, from Centennial Bank, recently presented a $1,500 check to support the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville’s (UACCB) Student Food Pantry. The gift was made through the "Community Reinvestment Act" program, a program that...

First Community Bank receives EPCOR recognition

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First Community Bank has been awarded the 2020 David P. DeMarea Payments Innovation Award by EPCOR (Electronic Payments Core of Knowledge), a not-for-profit payments association, in recognition of their procedures and programs to help the bank detect ACH (automated clearing house) abnormalities and prevent...

Lyon College and Stone Ward announce data science partnership

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Lyon College and Stone Ward have created a data science partnership, which provides real-world experience to students by allowing them to collaborate and work alongside Stone Ward’s analytics team. The news was made in a joint Monday morning release by Lyon and Stone Ward. The...

Batesville School District, Citizens Bank honor Eagle Mountain teacher

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Shannon Baker, a kindergarten teacher at Eagle Mountain Elementary School, has been named as the October recipient of the “Citizens Bank Above & Beyond Award” for the Batesville School District, the bank said in a Tuesday release. Citizens Bank and the Batesville Schools collaborated in...

Approximately 245 jobs to be created with new Ash Flat Emerson facility opening

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Emerson will open a new facility in Ash Flat, where it plans to invest $35 million and create approximately 245 new jobs within four years, according to a release from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. “We greatly appreciate the support of Gov. Hutchinson, the Arkansas...

Carter Ford State Farm teams up with the Batesville Fire Department to serve up kitchen safety

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Pictured left to right; State Farm Agent Carter Ford, Captain Mark McCollum, Lt. Clint Stark, Chris Seat The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm Agent Carter Ford are teaming up with the Batesville Fire Department to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public...

Arkansas Business survey: Citizens Bank ranks among ‘Best Places to Work’

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For the second time in the past two years, Citizens Bank has been named as one of the “Best Places to Work in Arkansas,” according to a survey sponsored by the Arkansas Business newspaper. The “Best Places to Work” survey and awards program is “designed...

Walmart looks to airports as inspiration of new store layout

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Bentonville-based Walmart is getting inspiration from the airport terminal as it revamps the layout and signage of its stores to speed up shopping and better cater to smartphone-armed customers. The nation’s largest retailer said that the look, which includes signs with bold dimensional typeface spotlighting...

First Community Bank celebrates 23rd anniversary

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Throughout the month of August, First Community Bank celebrated its 23rd anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, the bank asked customers to provide feedback about the bank, their favorite employee, and favorite non-profit organization with the promise that the top in each category would receive $1,000,...

Local attorney elected to Arkansas Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Executive Council

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Local attorney Alexandra T. Chunn of Blair & Stroud in Batesville has been elected to the Executive Council of the Arkansas Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section. Chunn represents District A, which includes 29 counties. Her term will expire in 2023. As a member of the Executive Council,...