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Local attorney appointed by Governor to sit on state Supreme Court for case

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Michelle C. Huff of Blair & Stroud in Batesville was recently appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to sit as a special associate justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court. Huff will participate in Richard R. Conte v. the State of Arkansas, Case No. CR-17-260, which is...

Citizens Bank employees help make Christmas bright

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Featured image: Citizens Bank employees (from left) Jasmine Hilliard, Laura Vanmalden, Cindi Griffin, and Randy Seale place items in bags for delivery to Batesville area nursing home residents. The prospect of nursing home residents feeling lonely and isolated during the holiday season inspired a group...

First Community Bank welcomes new members to their mortgage team

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Pictured top left to bottom right; Karagon Prestidge, Katie Ingram, Amber Agee, Jennifer Harris, Courtney Young, Denise Klingensmith, and Jelena Veteto. First Community Bank announced the addition of five new members to its mortgage team in Jonesboro. They are temporarily working out of the Southwest...

Citizens Bank announces date for move to new HQ

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Final preparations are underway for the opening of the new Citizens Bank headquarters and financial center at 655 St. Louis St. in Batesville. At the close of business on Friday, Jan. 18, the bank’s branch at 480 St. Louis St. will relocate its existing services...

First Community Bank tops Forbes 2020 Best-in-State Banks and Credit Unions list

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First Community Bank has been chosen as the top bank among four other financial institutions on Arkansas’ best banks by Forbes for its 2020 Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions list. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal...

Plans for new brick oven pizzeria underway with First Community Bank’s Downtown Batesville Revitalization Program

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First Community Bank says it is continuing to invest in Batesville’s downtown district in 2020. In a media release, the bank says Dr. Doug and Laurie Gottschalk plan to open Stella’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Bistro at 250 E. Main. The project is being financed...

Area unemployment down to 3.8%, but jobs still available

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The director of the Arkansas Work Force Center in Batesville, Ben Magness, says the area unemployment rate is down to 3.8%, but jobs are still available. Magness told White River Now's Gary B. this morning that the state unemployment rate is at 3.7%, a far...

Lyon Students pitch their entrepreneurial ideas

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Article By Bob Qualls Lyon College A post-grad baseball program, a golf club warmer and a hemp farming operation were among the ideas pitched by entrepreneurship students Tuesday, Dec. 10, in an Enactus business pitch competition on the campus of Lyon College. Eight teams presented their ideas...

Shelly Hendrix talks the 2020 BACC Business Expo

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The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold a Virtual Business Expo presented by FNBC Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26. The event will be hosted virtually through the BACC’s website, batesvilleareachamber.com and the chamber’s Facebook page. The theme for the 2020 Business Expo is “Discovering...

Walmart to close its stores on Thanksgiving Day

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NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart will close its namesake stores and Sam’s Clubs on Thanksgiving Day this year, saying that it wants to have its employees spend time with their families during the coronavirus. The move marks the first major indication of how COVID will...

Lyon senior to start his own business after graduation

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Two years ago, Zachary Stewart (pictured) was a nursing student at a state university with a need for stout coffee. Now graduating from Lyon College with his B.S. in business administration, he’s opening his own coffee shop in Batesville, Nova Joe’s. Before transferring to Lyon...