by Arkansas Business Staff
on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 12:00 am
Johnny Allison, right, chairman of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, and Wallace Fowler, chairman and CEO of Liberty Bancshares Inc. of Jonesboro, talk about their combined markets. (Photo by Mauren Kennedy)
Workers watch as a section of damaged ExxonMobil oil pipeline is removed from the ground in Mayflower on April 15. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
The debate over approval of Arkansas' private option program associated with the Affordable Care Act pitted GOP members of the General Assembly against each other, such as House Speaker Davy Carter, R-Cabot, who voted for the option and Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, who voted against it.
St. Vincent Health System and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences couldn’t reach an agreement to form an alliance during 2013.
Gov. Mike Beebe and John Correnti at the Jan. 29, 2013, news conference announcing plans for a $1.1 billion steel mill in Mississippi County. (Jason Burt)
Jeff Gardner is CEO of Windstream Holdings Inc. (Photo by Russell Powell)
Allens Inc.'s bankruptcy could be one of the largest ever for a private business in the state.
Seperate bank fraud investigations of (from left) Brandon Barber, Layton "Scooter" Stuart and Steve Clary finally began to see resolution in the courts during 2013.
Dr. Stacey Johnson built this home with money allegedly obtained from fraud. (Photo by Kevin Pieper)
Martha Shoffner, ex-State Treasurer, walked away from a plea deal in favor of taking her bribery case to trial. (Photo by Mauren Kennedy)