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.
posted: 12/04/2012 7:43 a.m.
A single-vehicle wreck Monday in Ashley County killed a Hamburg man and injured another, according to Arkansas State Police records.
posted: 12/04/2012 7:27 a.m.
A Hope woman was killed Monday after her car ran off the road in Scott County, a preliminary Arkansas State Police crash report shows.
updated: 12/04/2012 7:17 a.m.
A Smackover woman was killed Monday evening while trying to cross Arkansas 7 on foot in Union County, authorities said.
posted: 12/03/2012 9:54 a.m.
Little Rock police responded Sunday evening to a report of a robbery in the parking lot of an Outback Steakhouse restaurant.
posted: 12/03/2012 9:15 a.m.
The Arkansas Department of Health on Monday rolled out a service that allows users to search and state death certificates on the Web. Previously, the records were available only through in-person requests or paper-form submissions.
posted: 12/03/2012 8:56 a.m.
Windstream Hosted Solutions, the data-center operator for Little Rock-based communications company Windstream Corp., announced Monday that it will construct a new facility in Nashville, Tenn.
posted: 12/03/2012 8:41 a.m.
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will address graduates at the University of Arkansas’ fall commencement Dec. 15, university officials said Monday in a statement.
posted: 12/03/2012 8:14 a.m.
A driver was killed and his passenger injured Saturday after attempts to evade police led to a crash into a tree, authorities said.
posted: 12/03/2012 7:51 a.m.
A Jonesboro man was killed Saturday evening after he lost control of his vehicle in a curve, authorities said.
posted: 11/26/2012 10:21 a.m.
Acxiom Corp. announced Monday that it has appointed Jena Compton as senior vice president of human resources worldwide.
posted: 11/26/2012 10:04 a.m.
Alexia Weimer, a kindergarten teacher at Avondale Elementary School in the Marion School District, has been named the state’s 2013 Teacher of the Year.
posted: 11/21/2012 9:08 a.m.
Routine maintenance on the Arkansas 187 Bridge over the White River at Beaver will require closures starting Monday, according to Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials.
posted: 11/21/2012 8:47 a.m.
The southbound lanes of Interstate 540 between Arkansas 45 and Arkansas 255 will be closed from Tuesday through Friday next week, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department's Fort Smith headquarters said.
updated: 11/19/2012 2:17 p.m.
The Arkansas Department of Education on Monday released its 2012 school-accountability reports for the first time under the standards of the state’s new system.
posted: 11/19/2012 8 a.m.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s will pay its regular quarterly shareholder dividend of about 40 cents per share on Dec. 27 instead of the previously scheduled Jan. 2, the Bentonville-based retailer has announced.
updated: 11/19/2012 5:34 p.m.
America’s Car-Mart Inc. released its fiscal 2013 second-quarter financial results Monday, with the Bentonville-based buy-here, pay-here chain of used-car lots posting a diluted earnings of .76 cents per share.
posted: 11/15/2012 8:54 a.m.
The portion of Arkansas covered by severe or extreme drought has reduced to 42.2 percent, down from last week’s 63.8 percent, officials said Thursday.
posted: 11/14/2012 1:21 p.m.
Medical Facilities Corp. of Toronto said Wednesday that it has entered a deal to acquire a 51 percent stake in Arkansas Surgical Hospital LLC for about $36.2 million.
posted: 11/13/2012 9:57 a.m.
Manufacturing employment in Arkansas has dipped 1 percent over the past 12 months, an annual industrial directory has reported.
posted: 11/09/2012 1:35 p.m.
The Weekend Theater in Little Rock is moving this weekend’s auditions for a 2013 production of “Company” because of damage caused by a vehicle that crashed into its building Wednesday.