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On Computers : User beware: Free downloads a dangerous game

posted: 08/18/2014 2:07 a.m. Discuss

When a reader wanted to divide long audio tracks into segments for public talks, we suggested he try Audacity, a free program.

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

posted: 08/18/2014 2:02 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Archie D. and Tresa M. Davis (aka Tresa M. Ragan), 15505 Charles St., Aug. 7, 2014, Chapter 13.

Default leaving farmers in limbo

posted: 08/17/2014 3:40 a.m. Comment 1

An eastern Arkansas commodities broker has been shut down by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, leaving farmers uncertain about whether they can recover money for their crops, officials said Saturday.

3-day tour highlights river's needs

posted: 08/17/2014 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Working on the Arkansas River since 1972 has given Mike Metzler a deep appreciation for the role the waterway plays in the state's economy.

3 banks ringing up bargains

posted: 08/17/2014 2:07 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas' three major publicly traded banks have been on a shopping spree over the past four years, buying more than 30 banks in 11 states.

18 counties record alien fruit fly, bane of berries, grapes, cherries

posted: 08/17/2014 2:03 a.m. Discuss

A tiny fruit fly known as the spotted wing drosophila has farmers who grow raspberries, blackberries and nearly any other type of thin-skinned fruit in Arkansas on the alert.

BUSINESS MATTERS: New LR apartment complex underway, though scaled back a bit

posted: 08/17/2014 1:59 a.m. Discuss

Back in the summer of 2013 the folks over at Moses Tucker Real Estate announced plans for a new residential development in downtown Little Rock. They followed up a year later to announce that construction on the project had begun.

BUSINESS PEOPLE

posted: 08/17/2014 1:54 a.m. Discuss

ENTERTAINMENT Oaklawn Park has promoted Christina Terrazas to Oaklawn Anywhere manager and hired Roxanne Tanner to the newly created position of player development coordinator.

Oil and Gas report

posted: 08/17/2014 1:53 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 19 drilling permits, 11 well completions and 5 well recompletions. By county, they were: DRILLING PERMITS COLUMBIA -- Quantum Resources Management LLC of Houston for A. W. Taylor No. 3 to TVD: 9,000 ft. and MD: 9,000 ft. in Cotton Valley Form. of Dorcheat Macedonia Fld. Loc. SHL: 2,367 ft. FNL & 2,327 ft. FEL of Sec. 13-18S-22W. Contractor: Reliance Well Service; work began Aug. 15.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

posted: 08/17/2014 1:52 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded July 21 to July 25: Jefferson Ashley Limited Partnership to PF Jefferson Manor LLC, Lots A & B, Pike Plaza Heights, $4,830,000.

PATENTS AWARDED

posted: 08/17/2014 1:51 a.m. Discuss

U.S. Patents Issued to Arkansans Aug. 12 Patent 8,800,131 B2. Method of Constructing a Linear Drive Motor Assembly with a Core.

BUILDING PERMITS

posted: 08/17/2014 1:50 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: COMMERCIAL Dave Grundfest Co., 2800 Vance St., Little Rock, $7,500,000.

Profit dip hits Dillard's stock

posted: 08/16/2014 2:01 a.m. Discuss

Dillard's Inc. stock tumbled 8.2 percent Friday after the retailer reported a drop in profit and greater discounts during its second quarter.

440 acres near winery for sale

posted: 08/16/2014 1:55 a.m. Discuss

A Wisconsin-based commercial and residential auction company is trying to sell nearly 450 acres on Interstate 40 near Altus that once belonged to Wiederkehr Wine Cellars Inc.

News in brief

posted: 08/16/2014 1:49 a.m. Discuss

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