Prudent Planning Pays Off for Cooper Communities
John Cooper III

Prudent Planning Pays Off for Cooper Communities

John Cooper III is president and chairman of the board of directors of Cooper Communities Inc. of Rogers, a prolific land development company for the past 50-plus years. How prolific is a company secret, as Cooper politely declines to share the private company's revenue or employment figures. He did sit down at his company's headquarters for an interview, his first ever with the media.
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Allen Kerr Named Insurance Commissioner; Sheila Sharp Retained as Community Correction Director

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says outgoing state Rep. Allen Kerr will be the new insurance commissioner, and Sheila Sharp will remain as director for the Department of Community Correction.
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ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

ASU Hires Shane Broadway As VP for Governmental Relations

The Arkansas State University System hires Shane Broadway, the director of the state Department of Higher Education, as vice president of governmental relations.
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Krispy Kreme Opens Thursday in Conway

Krispy Kreme Opens Thursday in Conway

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts officially opens Thursday in Conway.
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The List Largest Commercial Projects

Largest Commercial Contracts in Arkansas list includes project, project value, location, contractor/construction manager, etc.

Rank Name Valuation Contractor/Construction Manager
1 Big River Steel Mill Manufacturing Facility 700,000,000 Big River Steel LLC
2 High School 93,700,000 Baldwin & Shell Construction Co.
3 Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway 61,000,000 CDI Contractors LLC
4 Robinson Center Renovations & Additions 60,000,000 CDI Contractors LLC
5 CARTI 59,300,000 Nabholz Construction Corp.

Executive Q&A

SAU President David Rankin on the Importance of Economic Literacy

David Rankin was named the president of Southern Arkansas University in January 2002 and plans to retire next June.