Dixie Cafe locations to close this week

Dixie Cafe locations to close this week

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Dixie Cafe is expected to close their doors this week.

According to Dixie Cafe, all 17 of their stores will close in the coming days.

Dixie Cafe managers in Jonesboro and Paragould confirmed the country-style restaurant will close by the end of the business day on Wednesday.

Dixie Cafe's CEO Allan Roberts sent a press release stating, "Allan Roberts, CEO, stated: "After over 35 years in business, we have decided that we must close our restaurants. It's a very difficult operating environment for full-service, family-oriented restaurants. We have seen declining sales combined with increasing costs that has made this difficult decision necessary."

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