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Established in 1867, Little River County, Arkansas, has been a haven of natural beauty and a region renowned for an abundance of fish and game throughout it’s history.

Always rich in natural resources, Little River County boasts abundant water from it’s many lakes and rivers, fertile farming soil, vast timberlands, and natural limestone. Over the years, major industries have located to Little River County because of it’s ample and affordable resources, but the region remains an unspoiled beauty and has balanced prosperity and progress with preservation.

Today, Little River County is a thriving mix of international industry, southern hospitality and unending outdoor recreation. The citizens of Little River towns such as Ashdown, Foreman, Ogden, Wilton and Winthrop enjoy a rare and relaxing quality of life. The future of Little River County is as limitless as our natural resources and our creative, diverse and dedicated people.


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Little River Chamber of Commerce

February Members Spotlight

Pleasant Manor Nursing & Rehab

950 Homestead Ashdown, AR 71822

Pleasant Manor Nursing & Rehab is one of the Little River Chamber of Commerce’s Member Spotlight. Pleasant Manor is located at 950 Homestead in Ashdown. You may reach them by calling 870-898-5001 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Pleasant Manor has been in business for over 20 years. They provide skilled nursing care and inpatient & outpatient rehab. They are one of the top 10 nursing homes in Arkansas. They offer Culture Change in Long Term Care which means they adapted to a more home like environment versus institutional style nursing homes.

Cowling Title

170 S. 4th St. in Ashdown, AR 71822

Cowling Title Company is one of the Little River Chamber’s Member Spotlight for February. They started their business in 1990 and have expanded their business to 5 locations throughout Arkansas. Located at 170 S. 4th St. in Ashdown they offer services in escrow, closing and title insurance. Their office hours are Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Owner is Ken Cowling, to reach him call 870-898-5390 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cowling Title Company provides title insurance and closing services to all counties in Arkansas. Since 1990, buyers, sellers, lenders and realtors in the area have depended on them for all their title and real estate needs. They are not your average title company. They bring a precise, quality approach to each transaction. Their integrity shows, from the time you first place an order, all the way through to a smooth closing and timely funding.

At Cowling Title, accountability for your personal information is their top priority. You’ll immediately notice our professionalism; it’s a difference that helps us stand above the rest. Cowling Title Company has earned the ALTA (American Land Title Association) Best Practices Certification. They are in compliance with procedures instituted by the America Land Title Association in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Five office locations: Ashdown, Forrest City, Marion, Murfreesboro, and Wynne, Arkansas

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Little River Chamber of Commerce

January Members Spotlight

Little River Memorial Hospital

451 W. Locke St.cin Ashdown, AR 71822

January 2016 Chamber Member Spotlight is Little River Memorial Hospital (LRMH.) LRMH has been serving the citizens of Little River County and the surrounding area since 1958. They are still located at 451 W. Locke St. in Ashdown. The hospital employees 156 people and is one of the largest employers in Little River County. Their services include inpatient health care, rehab, home health, hospice, sleep lab, radiology, laboratory and clinic. They are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. What makes them unique is they provide quality and caring health care for their hometown. You may contact them at 870-898-5011 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

York Pecan Company

2919 Hwy 32 W. in Foreman, AR.

January 2016 Little River Chamber of Commerce business spotlight of the month is York Pecan Company. They are located at 2919 Hwy 32 W. in Foreman, AR. Owner Dan York has been in the pecan business for 17 years, since 1999. York pecan specializes in pecan buying, selling and processing. They are open Monday – Friday from 8:00 – 5:00. The services they offer are pecans – retail, wholesale and fundraising. You can check them out at or contact them 870-542-6196 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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