posted: 06/13/2013 3:49 a.m.
The projected size of Arkansas’ corn crop took a hit as this spring’s wet weather delayed planting and caused some growers to turn to other crops such as soybeans, according to a University of Arkansas agronomist.
posted: 06/13/2013 3:44 a.m.
Heavy storms and localized flooding this spring have left Arkansas ranchers dealing with so-called hardware disease and other livestock challenges.
posted: 06/13/2013 3:43 a.m.
A recent computer-hacking incident left the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas struggling to balance information security and convenience in the Internet connected world.
posted: 06/13/2013 3:39 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “ERT has been woven into Greeks’ own identity.What’s happening is a mistake. Certainly you need to make reforms and changes, but not like this.You don’t shut down ERT, you try and fix it.” Christodoulos Yiallourides, Panteion University professor of social and political science, on the Greek government’s shutdown of state broadcaster ERT Article, 1D
posted: 06/13/2013 3:37 a.m.
Fort Smith chamber chief schedules exit FORT SMITH — Paul Harvel, chief executive of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce, will leave the organization on Dec. 31 after more than 40 years of work at chambers of commerce in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
posted: 06/13/2013 12:46 a.m.
An incentive package worth $41 million that the state’s largest airport put together to help persuade a private jet manufacturer to expand in Little Rock cleared its first hurdle Wednesday.
posted: 06/12/2013 11:08 a.m.
India’s Apollo Tyres Ltd. is buying Ohio’s Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. for about $2.22 billion, increasing its presence in North America and other markets around the world.
posted: 06/12/2013 12:13 a.m.
FORT SMITH — Teamsters union leaders are urging more than 7,000 of their members to approve a new, five-year contract with ABF Freight System Inc. in Fort Smith, one of the nation’s largest trucking firms.
posted: 06/11/2013 2:33 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS — The Hot Springs Planning Commission is considering a 55,085-square-foot expansion at Oaklawn Park, increasing the south end of the casino.
posted: 06/11/2013 2:32 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R Ark., said Monday that he is supporting legislation in Congress that would streamline the certification process for small general-aviation aircraft.
posted: 06/11/2013 2:31 a.m.
BENTONVILLE — At Wal-Mart’s annual shareholders’ meeting on Friday, stock owners elected 14 board members proposed by the company, yet the ratio of yea to nay votes for some — including President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke — shows negative sentiments still linger about the handling of the bribery scandal in Mexico.
posted: 06/11/2013 12:34 a.m.
Nearly 20 percent of workers in the Little Rock area have expertise in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, or STEM, according to a Brookings Institution report released Monday. That’s four times more than was previously thought.
posted: 06/10/2013 12:48 p.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke and two other board members received less than 90 percent of shareholders' votes at last week's annual meeting amid probes of allegations of bribery abroad.
posted: 06/10/2013 7:13 a.m.
JBS SA, the world's largest beef producer, agreed to buy Marfrig Alimentos SA meat-processing plants in Brazil in a noncash deal to become the world's largest chicken producer.
posted: 06/10/2013 2:57 a.m.
ALEXANDER Jennifer L. Plunkett, 4600 Cliff Court, May 31, 2013, Chapter 7. Rodney and Carolyn Courtney, 12212 Germana, May 30, 2013, Chapter 13.