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Monday, July 22, 2019

Lopez joins First Community Bank in Hispanic community liaison role

First Community Bank has announced the hiring of Miguel Lopez. Lopez, who is fluent in both English and Spanish, will use his bilingual talent to serve as a liaison for the Hispanic community. “The Hispanic population is one of the fastest growing in the...

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens Batesville location today

Fast-casual restaurant concept, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, opens today at 1190 S. St. Louis St. A ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Freddy's is known for its lean, ground beef steakburgers, "Vienna Beef" hot dogs, crispy shoestring fries, as well as frozen custard treats...

Norfork Brewing Co. opening June 23

A new brewery is coming to the region. Based out of the renovated former Norfork Post Office and Grocery, the Norfork Brewing Company will have its grand opening celebration Saturday, June 23. Musical guests will perform through the day with the band Rio performing...

Bakery coming to Main Street Batesville

On Tuesday, May 8, the Batesville Downtown Foundation signed a lease to a new bakery business. The bakery will be located at 359 E. Main and has a projected opening date of June 1. Extensive renovation of the building has and is taking place...

It’s the ‘tooth’! ‘Tooth Be Told,’ new pediatric dentistry practice, opens to busy business in Batesville

The only pediatric dentistry practice in the Batesville area has opened to busy business: Tooth Be Told, located just off Harrison at 930 15th St. Tooth Be Told has seen about 750 patients -- kids from their first tooth to those that are 18 years...

Nast achieves certification as Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner at WRMC

White River Health System (WRHS) has announced the certification of Deanna Nast, as a Certified Heart Failure Nurse (CHFN) Practitioner by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurse (AAHFN), according to Gary Bebow, CEO of WRHS. Certification promotes the highest standards of practice for clinicians...

Tooth Be Told pediatric dentistry clinic holds ribbon cutting in Batesville

Tooth Be Told, a pediatric dentistry clinic, held a ribbon cutting this morning to celebrate their opening. Ambassadors from the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce, local dignitaries, and the Tooth Be Told staff were on hand for the festivities, and food was served from...

Rayford appointed to state coalition

The Arkansas Department of Education Division of Public School Accountability has appointed Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce COO Jamie Rayford to their Family and Community Engagement Coalition. Rayford also currently serves as a Community Resource Partner for ForwARd Arkansas.   In a letter received Thursday,...

Pasha Alexander joins First Community Bank

Pasha Alexander has joined First Community Bank as a secondary market loan originator in Batesville according to an announcement from Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are happy and excited to have Pasha join our team at First Community Bank,”...

Warden promoted to president of LaCroix Precision Optics

LaCroix Precision Optics of Batesville recently announced the promotion of Kirk Warden to president of the company, effective July 2, 2018. Ray LaCroix, Jr., who has served as president since 1985, will assume the role of chairman of the board, noted a release announcing...

Wood-Lawn provides UACCB nursing students with uniforms and more this semester

Wood-Lawn, Inc. purchased all uniforms for practical nursing (PN) students this semester at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB). Each student also received $225 to help offset the cost of supplies needed for the nursing program. “We wanted to make an...