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Arkansas plant gets $30.7 million grant for nuclear submarine batteries

posted: 06/28/2016 1:14 p.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH — A battery manufacturer has received a $30.7 million "cost-sharing" federal grant for a project at its Fort Smith facility to improve battery systems for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines.

Hotelier with properties in Arkansas says bankruptcy a strategic legal move

posted: 06/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Hammons Inc., owner of hotels and convention centers across the country, including three properties in Arkansas, has filed for bankruptcy in response to an ongoing legal dispute with a one-time investor.

News in brief

posted: 06/28/2016 1:52 a.m. Discuss

800 suppliers plan pitches to Wal-Mart

Bankruptcy watch

posted: 06/27/2016 1:58 a.m. Discuss

ALEXANDER Na'im Salaam, 13057 Skyridge Cove, June 22, 2016, Chapter 13.

State growers give hops a try

posted: 06/26/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

With a growing local brewery scene, and an emphasis on using local ingredients, some farmers are trying their hand at growing hops.

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.

PATENTS AWARDED

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

U.S. patents issued to Arkansans

BUILDING PERMITS

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

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

OIL AND GAS REPORT

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:

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

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:

BUSINESS AWARDS

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

BUSINESS PEOPLE

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.

Business news in brief

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

Design firm lauded as good workplace

NW BUSINESS PEOPLE

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.

ON THE AGENDA

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.

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