THV 11 News: Pilgrim's Pride Closing Batesville Plant by Lance Turner Posted 8/22/2013 08:05 am Updated 5 years ago Pilgrim's Pride, which in October announced it would close its feed mill in Hope, has announced this week that it will close its Batesville plant, putting 400 people out of work. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.