photo by KENNETH FRY

Ambassadors of the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for Sparks Pain Management Clinic at 2010 Chestnut, Suite C, in Van Buren. Dr. Patricia Jumelle cuts the ribbon at the ceremony for the clinic, which offers a wide variety of services including non-opioid medical pain management, epidural injections, peripheral nerve blocks, joint injections, Botox injections for migraines and natural alternatives. Jumelle, a native of McAlester, received her bachelor’s degree at Yale University and medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago and a pain medicine fellowship at the University of Washington.