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Balloon Shop opens

The Balloon Shop, located at 118 S. Rusk St. in Overton, opened last Thursday with a ribbon cutting sponsored by the Overton-New London Chamber of Commerce. Owners Diana Sieber and Jamie Copeland, holding scissors, were joined by vendors who have items in their shop, which customers may enter through The Hairitage salon next door. …

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President recalls how chamber helped her family

By CHARLOTTE HELDENBRAND Overton Press editor     Although Chamber President Bobbie Guinn now co-owns a local business, she brings another viewpoint to the organization: that of how volunteers can make an impact on the community.     Guinn, who helps operate Arpco Valves & Controls LLC in Overton, remembers how chamber officials and other local residents […]

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Herraduras opens March 16

Herraduras Mexican Restaurant, 211 S. Commerce Street, will open for business Wednesday, March 16. Half Price, Opening Day Specials will be offered from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on certain plates. Hours will be Sundays through Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays – Saturdays. Herraduras has 14 years of […]

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La Hacienda open

FIRST CUSTOMER! Joann Baker (back row, middle) was the first to dine at La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, Overton’s newest eatery at 116 East Henderson. Baker was joined by (l-r) Owners Dario and Norma Hernandez, employees Tina Margraves, Jynni Patterson, Isai Hernandez and Eli Hernandez. La Hacienda is open Mondays – Fridays from 11 a.m. to […]

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