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BUSINESS MATTERS: Pike County leaders welcome news reopened sawmill will hire 136

posted: 06/26/2016 2:17 a.m. Discuss

Helpless. It's not among the specific words Glenwood Mayor Ron Martin uses to describe how it felt watching nearly 500 jobs disappear from his town in just a few months in 2010. But it's in the subtext as Martin, now in his 13th year as mayor of the 2,500-person town, recalls the impact.


posted: 06/26/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans


posted: 06/26/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

Building permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more:


posted: 06/26/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 1 drilling permit, 0 well completions and 6 well recompletions. By county, they were:


posted: 06/26/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 05/23/2016 through 05/27/2016:


posted: 06/26/2016 2:10 a.m. Discuss

Jeffery Hamilton, vice president of engineering, Jerry Falleur, senior powder metallurgy engineer, and Suresh Shah, chief metallurgist, all at Cloyes Gear & Productions Inc., received an award of distinction in the automotive engine category of the 2016 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards Competition


posted: 06/26/2016 2:08 a.m. Discuss

Eagle Bank and Trust promoted Lee Welfel to president of Eagle Bank Mortgage. In addition, Stephen Griffin joined Eagle Bank Mortgage as vice president/mortgage originator.

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posted: 06/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Design firm lauded as good workplace


posted: 06/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Drew Ledbetter, criminal-law attorney, was named a 2016 American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys’ 10 Best in Arkansas for client satisfaction. The group is a third-party attorney rating organization, which publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Criminal Law attorneys in each state. Attorneys making the list must pass a selection process based on client and peer nominations, thorough research and an independent evaluation.


posted: 06/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Monday 1:30-3 p.m. — Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120.


posted: 06/26/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Benton County Higginson Consulting Inc., Wesley K. Higginson, 11680 Gainer Drive, Garfield

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posted: 06/25/2016 1:39 a.m. Discuss

Tomatoes struggling with fungal disease Heavy rainfall in the spring promoted the spread of a fungal disease in central Arkansas' tomato crops.

Harps to open 4 ex-Wal-Mart stores, including 2 in Arkansas

posted: 06/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

GRAVETTE -- Harps Food Stores Inc. will open four of the nine stores it acquired from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Arkansas and Missouri, beginning in August.

Creditor to hand Little Rock bank to U.S.

posted: 06/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

BHL Financing LLC, a Benton County firm owned by billionaire Johnelle Hunt, has agreed to transfer its interest in One Financial Corp., the parent company of One Bank & Trust Co. of Little Rock, to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, court documents indicate.

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posted: 06/24/2016 1:53 a.m. Discuss

Truck group's brief backs electronic log




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