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'Cowboy and Sons Portable Buildings' celebrates opening in Searcy

'Cowboy and Sons Portable Buildings' celebrates opening in Searcy

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held in conjunction with the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of Cowboy and Sons Portable Buildings located at 608 East Race in Searcy.

The Searcy store is the company’s sixth location, with other locations in Dardenelle, Conway, Sherwood and McAlister, Oklahoma.  The business is owned by Cowboy McMillian and his sons Trever and Justin and is managed by Ron Putnam.  

“We have the number one portable building in the market,” said McMillian.  “And we won’t be beat on price and quality anywhere in the four states area”.

Yarnell’s Celebration to be Held on Court Square Tuesday

Yarnell’s Celebration to be Held on Court Square Tuesday

Yarnell’s Celebration to be Held on Court Square Tuesday

Who: All Searcy residents are encouraged to come show their support for local favorite Yarnell’s as its comeback nears.

What: A celebratory parade is going to be held Tuesday, and all Searcy residents and Yarnell’s fans are encouraged to come participate and enjoy free ice cream. Everyone who participates also has a chance of appearing in a Yarnell’s commercial that will air around the state.

When: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3

Where: White County Courthouse Square, Downtown Searcy

For more information contact April Fatula at (501) 827-2505.

Downtown Network Training set for March 20 in Pine Bluff

Downtown Network Training set for March 20 in Pine Bluff

LITTLE ROCK, AR—Main Street Arkansas will host a training session for Arkansas Downtown Network towns, featuring Randy Wilson of Community Design Solutions, in Pine Bluff on Tuesday, March 20, Main Street Arkansas Director Cary Tyson announced today. Main Street Arkansas is a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

The training will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center at 211 W. Third St. in Pine Bluff. It will feature discussions on principles of good design, design as an agent for community change, mid-century alterations to historic buildings, and a “Walk and Learn” tour around downtown. For more information, call Samantha Evans at 324-9356 or email Samantha@arkansasheritage.org.  

The Gold Buying Center opens Searcy Location

The Gold Buying Center opens Searcy Location

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held in conjunction with the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of The Gold Buying Center located at 3203 East Race in Searcy.

The company is new to Searcy, but not new to the business of buying gold, silver or platinum.  The head of the company Jim Steele and General Manager Scott Banasiewicz have been in the precious metals business for many years and have opened 21 centers thru-out Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi with plans to keep expanding.

“Our centers become a permanent fixture in the communities we choose, providing employment for local people’” said Steele.  “We want to thank everyone for allowing us to become a member of your community”.

The Gold Buying Center pays the highest prices for your scrap gold and silver jewelry in any condition, as well as gold watches, gold and silver coins, silverware, silver trays or dental gold.  They also purchase diamonds ½ carat and larger.

Simmons declares 20-cent per share dividends

Simmons declares 20-cent per share dividends

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- Simmons First National Corporation’s (NASDAQ-GS: SFNC) Board of Directors declared a regular $0.20 per share quarterly cash dividend payable April 2, 2012, to shareholders of record March 15, 2012. This dividend represents a $0.01 per share, or 5.3% increase over the dividend paid for the previous quarter.

Great things are happening at Sue's Alterations with the addition of MW Boutique

Great things are happening at Sue's Alterations with the addition of MW Boutique

Great things are happening at Sue’s Alterations with the addition of MW Boutique.  New owners, Lamar and Mary Wright, celebrated their ownership and new boutique addition with a Ribbon Cutting celebration in conjunction with the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce.  The event was held February 21 at their 705 Marion Street location.

“We just feel blessed to be here,” said Lamar Wright, co-owner.  “Searcy is a great community and we are looking forward to many years of success.”
 
Sue’s offers all types of alterations and sewing repairs from clothing to boat tarps.  Patches on jackets, uniforms, monogramming, hidden zippers and repair of clergy clothing is also available.  Look no further for full tailored suits or dresses for any occasion, custom made gowns, wedding dresses, prom and pageant dresses.  You can bring your pattern or our team can custom design it for you.

Businesses eyeing Boardwalk Plaza

Businesses eyeing Boardwalk Plaza

One of the newest shopping centers in Searcy has begun the “build-out” process, with potential businesses to be finalized in the coming weeks.