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Friday, August 14, 2020

White River Health System selects VP administrators

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Gary Paxson, president and CEO of White River Health System (WRHS), recently announced the selection of four Vice-President (VP) officers within the system: Lindsey Castleberry as VP of human resources and general counsel; Jeff Reifsteck as assistant VP and chief information officer; Jody Smotherman...

First Community Bank launches new savings app, Plinqit

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First Community Bank has launched Plinqit, a savings app that rewards customers for saving while encouraging them to learn more about personal finances, a release from the bank noted today. Plinqit, an expansion of First Community’s digital offerings, supports the savings needs of customers. "With Plinqit’s...

First Community Bank’s Main Street location opens; bank announces new initiatives for downtown Batesville

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First Community Bank announced two new initiatives for downtown Batesville at Monday's ribbon-cutting ceremony for the bank's new branch bank on Main. Dale Cole, CEO for First Community Bank, told the large crowd gathered for the event that the bank will make available $10 million...

Arkansas Business ranks women-owned companies; one area business makes the list

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The recent (March 9-15, 2020) issue of Arkansas Business contains some very informative articles on women-owned businesses in Arkansas. The magazine has also ranked women-owned companies by number of employees. The list is led by a North Little Rock company, Welsco, Inc., which has 129...

WATCH: Video and slideshow from this morning’s ribbon-cutting at Ford’s Guns and More’s new location

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Ford's Guns and More held a ribbon-cutting this morning at their new location, 87 Batesville Blvd. in Batesville. Ambassadors from the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce were on hand along with guests and local dignitaries.

BREAKING NEWS: Deal in place for George’s, Inc. to buy Ozark Mountain Poultry

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Big news that affects the local (and state) poultry industry: Talk Business & Politics is reporting that Springdale, Ark.-based George's, Inc., the nation's 11th largest poultry producer, is in talks to purchase Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP), based out of Rogers, Ark. OMP has facilities in...

Batesville Area Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for new location of Edward Jones-Lloyd Davis offices

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held for the new location of Edward Jones offices housing Lloyd Davis as a financial advisor at 430 Harrison St. in Batesville. Edward Jones serves nearly 7 million investors from more offices than any other investment firm in America,...

Power Chiropractic holds ribbon cutting

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for Power Chiropractic Clinic Tuesday, Feb. 6. Power Chiropractic Clinic is owned by Dr. Mary Power and works with community members of every age ranging from babies to seniors. Power Chiropractic Clinic is open Monday through Thursday 8...

Dickie joins First Community Bank’s Little Rock loan origination team

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First Community Bank has hired Christopher Dickie as a home loan originator in its Little Rock branch according to an announcement from Dale Cole, the bank’s chairman and chief executive officer. Dickie earned a Bachelor of Science from Lyon College and went on to complete...

Gary B.: Gas prices hit over $3 a gallon in parts of state

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Gasoline prices continue to rise from $2.11 a gallon in late November of last year to a national average of $2.99 today. In Arkansas, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded ranges from $2.27 a gallon at McGehee to $3.09 a gallon at...

WATCH: Last call at Kelley Wyatt’s — longtime Batesville restaurant closes today; view the final buffet

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Kelley Wyatt's Restaurant, a longtime Batesville eatery, served its final lunch buffet today. The restaurant, which has operated off and on in Batesville at various locations since the mid-1930s, posted the following announcement on their Facebook page late yesterday afternoon: The lunch buffet, which was famous...