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[1 Jul 2011 | One Comment | 3,251 views]
Yarnell’s ceases operations

An estimated 200 people lost their jobs and a whole region will be without what has been a favorite ice cream for 75 years. Yarnell’s Premium Ice Cream ceased operations Thursday, according to a press release that was issued the same day.
The privately-owned company is based in Searcy.
Here’s a piece of the press release:
“This has been an extremely tough year for the ice cream industry in general, and particularly to regional, independent manufacturers like ourselves,” said Christina Yarnell, chief executive officer of Yarnell’s. “We have examined many possible avenues to …