posted: 12/02/2013 2:58 a.m.
Title: Zuzka ZCut ZRopes (Watch it Now Entertainment ) What’s the goal: For the exerciser, the goal is to quickly improve cardiovascular fitness while furiously burning calories alongside online fitness celebrity Zuzka Light. For Light, it’s at least partly to promote her line of branded jump ropes unveiled earlier this year.
posted: 11/18/2013 3:14 a.m.
For home exercisers, YouTube can serve as a seemingly bottomless resource of free fitness inspiration and workout ideas. But the sheer volume and variety — not to mention the democratic but unpredictable anyone-can-contribute quality — pose a few problems that require a little knowledge and planning to overcome.
posted: 11/14/2013 7:51 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported a net income rise of 2.8 percent in the third quarter even as U.S. same-store sales dipped. The Bentonville-based retailer also revised its full-year earnings outlook downward, citing overseas headwinds.
updated: 10/24/2013 9:44 a.m.
Law-enforcement agencies around the state will hold special collection events Saturday for those who want to clear their medicine cabinets of unwanted prescription drugs.
posted: 10/17/2013 7:55 a.m.
USA Truck Inc. on Thursday reported narrowed third-quarter losses compared with the same period a year ago.
posted: 10/11/2013 8:25 a.m.
A Little Rock woman was killed Thursday after the truck she was driving overturned on Stagecoach Road, the Arkansas State Police have said.
posted: 10/07/2013 3:32 a.m.
Title: Yoga for Surfers Presents: Baby on Board Prenatal Yoga for Active Moms-to-Be with Peggy Hall and Melinda Ferreira.
updated: 09/30/2013 7:35 a.m.
Knight Transportation Inc. reiterated Monday that it's disappointed in Van Buren-based USA Truck Inc.'s rejection of a $242 million buyout proposal that Knight made public last week and said it has increased its stake in USA Truck to 11.3 percent of the trucker's outstanding shares.
updated: 09/26/2013 8:53 a.m.
Phoenix-based Knight Transportation Inc. on Thursday announced it had proposed in August to acquire all the outstanding shares of USA Truck Inc., an offer the Van Buren-based trucking firm rejected earlier this month.
posted: 08/19/2013 4:09 a.m.
Title: Prenatal Workouts: Prenatal Fitness Fix With Erin O’Brien and Prenatal Yoga With Desi Bartlett (Acacia) Who’s it for: Expectant mothers who are intermediate to advanced exercisers, although the yoga workout is gentle enough for beginners.
posted: 08/09/2013 7:12 a.m.
Arkansas Best Corp. on Thursday reported a second quarter profit of about $4.9 million, down 58 percent from second-quarter 2012 net income of $11.8 million. The results were an improvement over the $13.4 million net loss posted in the first quarter, and the Fort Smith-based freight transportation services firm's executives say a nearly complete labor pact will help steer the company to "consistent profitability."
updated: 07/19/2013 10:01 a.m.
A man and two minors have been arrested in the theft of 20 guns from a Searcy store, authorities said Friday.
posted: 07/19/2013 9:14 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate remained steady in June at 7.3 percent, the Department of Workforce Services said Friday.
posted: 06/28/2013 9:43 a.m.
Little Rock police Friday identified a woman whose body was found in a pile of burning tires Thursday on the town's south side.
posted: 06/21/2013 9:11 a.m.
Arkansas' unemployment rate in May rose to 7.3 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the month before, the state Department of Workforce Services said Friday.
updated: 06/12/2013 2:11 p.m.
A Little Rock husband and wife are dead after an early morning fire Wednesday that police are investigating as suspicious.
posted: 05/31/2013 7:04 a.m.
A Morrilton woman was killed Thursday in an Interstate 40 pileup that left six others injured and backed up traffic into the afternoon, the Arkansas State Police said.
updated: 05/30/2013 1:29 p.m.
A tornado watch has been issued for a large swath of northwest and central Arkansas, including the Little Rock metropolitan area.
updated: 05/28/2013 11:20 a.m.
Three Memorial Day vehicle accidents in Arkansas left three men dead, according to Arkansas State Police crash reports.
updated: 05/25/2013 10:06 a.m.
Dillard's Inc. said Friday that the company's board of directors has declared a 5 cent cash dividend on its Class A and B common stock.
posted: 05/17/2013 12:46 p.m.
Eureka Springs School District Superintendent Curtis Turner has been tapped to lead the financially troubled Mineral Springs School District, the state Department of Education said Friday.
posted: 04/18/2013 9:59 a.m.
Searcy police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in an armed robbery after officers used applications on stolen smart phones to track him and a juvenile accomplice.
updated: 04/03/2013 10:47 a.m.
Arkansas State Police are investigating Wednesday an overnight shooting that left an Illinois fugitive dead and a Bryant police officer wounded.
posted: 04/02/2013 9:24 a.m.
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville financial aid director Kattie Wing will retire affective April 12, UA officials said Tuesday.
updated: 03/18/2013 9:41 a.m.
The state's unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point in January to 7.2 percent, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said Monday.
posted: 02/21/2013 6:45 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday that it earned a fourth-quarter profit of $5.61 billion, an 8.6 percent increase over the $5.16 billion earned a year earlier.
posted: 02/20/2013 9:40 a.m.
Preliminary autopsy results from the Arkansas Crime Laboratory have confirmed that Mindy McCready’s cause of death was suicide, the Cleburne County sheriff’s office said Wednesday.
posted: 02/19/2013 7:23 a.m.
America’s Car-Mart Inc. has reported net income of $8 million in its fiscal third quarter, up 9.6 percent from the $7.3 million earned in the same quarter the previous year.
posted: 02/18/2013 9:48 a.m.
Little Rock-based Windstream Corp. has set a conference call for Tuesday morning to review the company’s fourth-quarter and full-year earnings.
posted: 02/18/2013 9:29 a.m.
America’s Car-Mart Inc. will release its fiscal 2013 third-quarter financial results after the stock market closes Monday.
posted: 02/06/2013 9:13 a.m.
A 53-year-old man who disappeared after a Monday argument with his daughter has returned home safely, the Garland County sheriff’s office said Wednesday.
posted: 02/05/2013 1:08 p.m.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against Standard and Poor’s on Tuesday, joining the U.S. government and other states in accusing the debt-rating agency of fraud for giving high ratings to risky mortgage bonds.
posted: 02/05/2013 9:09 a.m.
Deputies are searching for a 53-year-old man who disappeared after a Monday argument with his daughter, the Garland County sheriff’s office has said.
posted: 01/31/2013 8:41 a.m.
Tyson Foods Inc. will hold its first-quarter 2013 earnings conference call and its annual shareholders meeting Friday.
posted: 01/31/2013 7:15 a.m.
USA Truck Inc. reported Thursday a fourth-quarter net loss of $3.1 million, or 30 cents per share, an improvement from its net loss of $4.4 million, or 42 cents per share, in the same quarter of 2011.
posted: 01/25/2013 12:41 p.m.
Hawker Beechcraft Inc. said Friday that its key creditors have approved its reorganization plan for emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
posted: 01/24/2013 8:37 a.m.
Simmons First National Corp. said Thursday that its fourth-quarter net income came to $8 million, up 27.4 percent over the $6.3 million earned in the fourth quarter of 2011.
posted: 01/23/2013 12:17 p.m.
AT&T U-verse customers across central Arkansas continued to cite service outages Wednesday.
updated: 01/18/2013 9:14 a.m.
Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 7.1 percent in December, up from 7 percent the previous month, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said Friday.
posted: 01/16/2013 8:18 a.m.
A Bald Knob man was hit and killed Tuesday by a truck that lost control on an icy White County road, Arkansas State Police said.
posted: 01/15/2013 9:48 a.m.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Provost Zulma Toro announced Tuesday that Michael Hunter Schwartz has been named the new dean of the William H. Bowen School of Law.
posted: 01/11/2013 9:25 a.m.
A North Little Rock man was arrested this week after entering the Pulaski County sheriff’s office bearing “a very strong odor of marijuana,” deputies said.
updated: 01/03/2013 10:30 a.m.
Smithfield Foods Inc. said Thursday that it has moved 38 percent of the pregnant sows on its company-owned farms in the U.S. to group housing systems.
posted: 01/02/2013 7:59 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook Wednesday for freezing fog over a large portion of the state.
posted: 01/02/2013 7:04 a.m.
A Prescott man was killed Sunday night after his vehicle was struck by an oncoming train, the Arkansas State Police said.
posted: 12/26/2012 8:15 a.m.
An early morning wreck on Christmas killed two in Pine Bluff, the Arkansas State Police said Wednesday.
updated: 12/26/2012 8:36 a.m.
A Christmas Day collision on Arkansas 36 in Faulkner County killed two and injured four, the Arkansas State Police said Wednesday.
posted: 12/21/2012 9:21 a.m.
Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point in November to 7.0 percent, the state Department of Workforce Services said Friday.
posted: 12/20/2012 2:03 p.m.
Southwestern Electric Power Co. started commercial operation Thursday of the new 600-megawatt John W. Turk Jr. Power plant near Fulton in Hempstead County, the company said.
posted: 12/20/2012 1:35 p.m.
Traffic stoplights were malfunctioning across west Little Rock on Thursday afternoon because of high winds.