business

Episode 14: Rick Chrisman

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri sit down with Rick Chrisman, owner of gourmet restaurant American Artisans in downtown Mena, Arkansas. Being such a staple in Mena, Rick has a lot to say about how his business started, the inclusion of art in his establishment, and the highs and lows of owning a restaurant. Rick,…

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Episode 09: Travis Napper

In this episode, Ashley and Jeri have a (socially distanced) conversation with director of Arkansas Tourism, Travis Napper! The ladies and Travis talk about tourism, his travels in Arkansas, the effects of COVID on businesses and tourism, and more. This episode is brought to you by Don’s EZ Pay, the best place for you to…

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Episode 06: Derek Campbell

In this episode, Ashley and Producer Trey sit down with Derek Campbell. Derek is the owner of The Ouachitas, formerly known as Ouachita Coffee Roasters. They discuss Derek’s journey, the coffee-making process, the red tape of starting a micro-brewery in a dry county, and his love for his community.

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