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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.


 

2016 Member and Award Banquet

2016 Banquet Flyer
2016 Chamber Award Nomination Form
2016 Chamber Award Banquet Flyer
 

July 2016 Ribbon Cuttings

The Little River Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cutting in the last week.


Ashdown Realty - owner Wayne Reed


Weathered Rooster - owner Brenda Reed - Located at 961 S. Locust St.

 

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Little River Chamber of Commerce

June Members Spotlight

 

Ash Grove Cement Company

4343 Hwy 108, Foreman, AR
870-542-3048

One of this month’s Little River Chamber of Commerce member spotlight is Ash Grove Cement Company. Ash Grove is the largest, and one of the few, American owned Cement Companies in the United States. The Company has been privately held by the Sunderland Family since its inception in 1882. The Foreman Plant is the only cement production facility in the State of Arkansas. The cement manufactured here is shipped to a market area covering Arkansas, SE Oklahoma, NE Texas and the majority of Louisiana. Production capacity of the plant is 1.6 million tons per year making it one of the largest cement plants in the United States. Ash Grove Cement Company was started in 1882. The original Foreman Plant was built in 1958 and the new plant came on line in 2010. Ash Grove sells three types of cement at the Foreman location. These are Type I/II, Masonry Type N/S and Oil Well Cement. The plant produces cement 24 hrs per day 7 days a week. Truck loading hours stretch from 11 pm Sunday night to 11 pm Friday night. The Cement Plant employees 143 people. Ash Grove Cement Company is located at 4343 Hwy 108, Foreman, AR. Contact information is phone 870-542-3048, fax 870-542-3026. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it webpage: www.ashgrove.com.
 

Little River Leadership Packet

 

 

Application

Packet

 

 

A program sponsored by:

Little River Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 160

Ashdown, AR  71822
(870) 898-2758
Fax: (870) 898-6699
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Cost $350.00 (not due until applicant is accepted into program)
Applications must be turned in to the Little River Chamber of Commerce Office
No later than July 15, 2016 to be considered for the 2016-17 class.



 

Little River Chamber of Commerce

May Members Spotlight

 

McIver Abstract

371 NW Front St., Ashdown, AR 71822
870-898-3502

McIver Abstract & Title. Located at 371 NW Front St in Ashdown. McIver employees 3 Little River County residents. According to owner Sherry Grounds, McIver Abstract & Title has been in business for 100 plus years. Their products are title insurance, real estate closing and searches. What make McIver unique is they research the past to protect your future. Hours are Monday-Friday – 8:30 – 4:30. You may reach McIver at 870-898-3502 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Madden Funeral Home - Ashdown, AR

Madden Funeral Home

371 N. 3rd St. in Ashdown, AR 71822
870-898-3331

Little River Chamber of Commerce Member Spotlight for May is Madden Funeral Home. They are located at 371 N. 3rd street right here in Ashdown. Madden has been in business since 1913 offering funeral and cremations services. They employee 3 full time employees from right here in Little River County. Roddy Smith tells us that they also offer preneed services and support to grieving families. Their office hours are 8:00 – 4:30 but are available for all other needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may reach them at 870-898-3331 or through their website maddenfuneralservice.com.


If you would like to nominate your business for a spotlight please contact the Little River Chamber of Commerce office at 870-898-2758 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Little River Chamber of Commerce

February Members Spotlight

Pleasant Manor Nursing & Rehab

950 Homestead Ashdown, AR 71822
870-898-5001

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
870-898-5390

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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