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Car-Mart's quarterly profit $3.4M

posted: 05/25/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

America's Car-Mart Inc. failed to hit earnings estimates by 18 cents per share for its fiscal fourth quarter, the company reported Tuesday, marking the fifth earnings estimate miss in a row for the Bentonville-based used-car dealer.

Arkansas firm makes coins from 'Lord of the Rings,' 'Game of Thrones' fantasy lands

updated: 05/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Fictional travelers fleeing Bree with wraiths hot on their heels typically can't buy a much-needed pony with traveler's checks and no one ever asked someone from Bravos for help by uttering "Valar morghulis" and then flashing an American Express card.

SIG Sauer shifting ammo work to Arkansas

posted: 05/05/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Firearms-maker SIG Sauer Inc. said Wednesday it will centralize all its ammo production at its new plant in Jacksonville scheduled to open by the end of the year.

Casino kitchens serious about homegrown

posted: 05/01/2016 3:06 a.m. Discuss

QUAPAW, Okla. -- The latest trend in cuisine at Downstream Casino Resort might be considered a regional farm-to-poker-table system.

Core Brewing opens beer pub in North Little Rock

updated: 04/04/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A rapidly expanding Northwest Arkansas brewery has planted its flag in central Arkansas.

Police: Suspect in Virginia bus station shooting dead; 3 others hurt

updated: 03/31/2016 4:28 p.m. Discuss

RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot.

Oklahoma casinos’ 2014 haul: $3.95B

posted: 03/03/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Oklahoma’s American Indian-owned casinos saw revenue growth in 2014 twice as great as the tribal industry average and saw nongambling revenue increase at an even stronger pace, according to a report released today.

Trustee in Allens bust claims assets skimmed in firm's sale

posted: 03/02/2016 2:11 a.m. Discuss

The trustee in the bankruptcy of defunct vegetable giant Allens Inc. has filed court documents contending that multiple entities involved in the initial sale of the company made arrangements that left the estate's coffers empty.

Car-Mart's 3Q profit $4.1M

posted: 02/20/2016 5:53 a.m. Discuss

Used-car seller America's Car-Mart Inc. posted profits below analysts' estimates, saying it faces continued pressure from its competition and saw soft sales during its third quarter.

Gun, ammo jobs to grow in state

posted: 01/22/2016 4 a.m. Discuss

Remington Outdoor Co. will add more than 80 jobs at its Lonoke plant and gun-maker SIG Sauer is opening a Jacksonville ammunition manufacturing operation that will employ 50, the two companies said in separate announcements at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas on Thursday.




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