Ponder AllCare Pharmacy closes, acquired by Walgreens


A landmark Mountain Home business will close its doors Wednesday afternoon after being acquired by the nation’s second-largest pharmacy chain.Employees at Ponder AllCare Pharmacy learned their store had been acquired by Walgreens, shortly after closing on Monday afternoon.

The move shocked employees, including namesake pharmacist Danny Ponder.


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The store was owned in recent years by AllCare Pharmacy, an Arkansas chain with 15 locations.

The Ponder family has served the Twin Lakes Area for over 40 years, according to Ponder.


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Ponder says his customers haven’t seen the last of him yet.


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