Museum Presents Program on Batesville Fur Company

On Sunday, January 10 at 2 p.m., Joe Biard, former mayor of Batesville, will tell about his parents’ businesses and their past as he remembers it.  He will  focus on their Batesville Fur Company, which at one time was the largest fur market in Arkansas.  For more information about this event you may call 870-793-2121 or visit  The Old Independence Regional Museum is located at 380 S. 9th Street, between Boswell and Vine Streets in Batesville.