Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

Arkansas State Board Approves $12.6M Renovation Plan

The Arkansas State University Board of Trustees Thursday approved a $12.6 million plan to renovate and modernize the historic Wilson Hall on campus in Jonesboro. The university plans to lease the hall to the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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In Little Rock, GOP Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Stands As Another Political Outsider

Ben Carson is emerging in polls as a top-tier candidate in the 17-person Republican presidential field, but that rise is being eclipsed by Donald Trump and his headline-grabbing rhetoric and feuds.
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Receiver Seeks Another Contempt of Court Ruling Against John Rogers

Receiver Seeks Another Contempt of Court Ruling Against John Rogers

John Rogers has drawn another contempt of court action after allegedly taking property under the control of the Sports Cards Plus receiver. Includes video.
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Judge Blocks New Federal Rule on Jurisdiction of Waterways

A federal judge in North Dakota has blocked a new rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some state waters.
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The List Top Lottery Retailers

The list of Arkansas Scholarship Lottery retailers ranked by sales for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015.

Rank Name Address City
1 Y&E Superstop 23190 Interstate 30 N. Bryant
2 Tobacco Corner Plus 319 E. Broadway Morrilton
3 Freeway Mart 7515 Baseline Road Little Rock
4 Big Red Valero 2317 W. 28th Ave. Pine Bluff
5 28th Street Store 2901 W. 28th St. Pine Bluff

Executive Q&A

Sissy's Log Cabin President Bill Jones on Selling Jewelry in the Diamond State

Bill Jones, the son of Sissy Jones, founder and CEO of Sissy's Log Cabin, and Murphy Jones, secretary-treasurer, runs much of the day-to-day business of the jewelry franchise, which has locations in Pine Bluff, Little Rock, Jonesboro and Memphis.