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Batesville, AR (February 6, 2024) – First Community Bank is excited to announce the expansion into the Lead Hill community, marking a strategic move to serve the evolving financial needs of the region beyond the well-established Harrison market.

The new location, situated at 116 Highway 14 East in Lead Hill, will service communities in North Boone County including Lead Hill, Diamond City, Peel, and Omaha, pending regulatory approval. Community president, Tabitha Eddington, expressed enthusiasm about the expansion, emphasizing the organization’s dedication to providing excellent financial services to the area’s residents.

"Our investment in Lead Hill aligns with our mission to support local communities. We're dedicated to contributing to the economic growth and prosperity of the community," stated Eddington.

First Community Bank remains a steadfast presence in the region, with the Harrison branch at 220 East Ridge Avenue, in Harrison, offering convenient banking hours Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including drive-thru services during the same hours. Additionally, with the customers’ convenience in mind, an ATM is located at 1204 Highway 65 West in Harrison.

Eddington continued, “As we embark on this expansion, we look forward to fostering meaningful relationships with the Lead Hill and Diamond City communities and providing them with the outstanding service that has defined First Community Bank for years. We know our neighbors in these communities have needed a bank for some time, and we are eager to offer our brand of true community banking to meet that need.”

For more information about First Community Bank, please contact our Harrison branch at 870.204.5600 or visit


About First Community Bank

First Community Bank, which is locally owned and managed, opened August 4, 1997, in Batesville, Arkansas, and currently operates in 33 locations across Arkansas and Missouri. First Community employs 575 professional bankers and reports assets of $2.75 billion as of December 31, 2023.



The above press release is from First Community Bank.

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