Legal Archive

Arkansas Law Enforcement Agencies Eye Body Cameras

by Associated Press 1/4/2015 02:53 pm

Arkansas law enforcement officials say they would like to equip their officers with body cameras but that their cost may prevent it.

Mayflower-Vilonia Tornado is Top AP Story of 2014

by Associated Press 1/1/2015 09:39 pm

Arkansas' worst natural disaster of 2014 has been selected by Associated Press members as the state's top news story of the year, edging out the Republican dominance in the midterm elections and court decisions that opened the door to marriages between same-sex couples.

Mike Beebe Appoints 7 to Judicial Posts

by Associated Press 1/1/2015 09:38 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe has announced the appointments of seven people to judicial posts in Arkansas — including the appointment of state Supreme Court Justice Cliff Hoofman to the Arkansas Court of Appeals.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Thursday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2014 11:20 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Thursday in recognition of the New Year's holiday.

Notable Deaths in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 07:13 pm

William H. Bowen, Bob Lamb and Jeff Baskin were among a number of notable business leaders and professionals who died in 2014.

Tunnels, Dennis Smiley, John Rogers, Wal-Mart Kept Readers Checking Online

by Lance Turner 12/30/2014 07:13 pm

A tour of the hidden underground tunnels of Hot Springs was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2014.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 07:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

Best Quotes of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 11:15 am

They said it: The best quotes of the year.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Thursday, Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2014 07:29 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Thursday and Friday in recognition of the Christmas holiday.

Lori L. Burrows Named VP, General Counsel for AECC/AECI

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2014 10:33 am

Lori L. Burrows has been named as vice president and general counsel for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc.

Bank: John Rogers Misrepresented Price of Hoffman Collection

by George Waldon 12/22/2014 07:09 pm

First Arkansas Bank & Trust says photo dealer John Rogers misrepresented the purchase price of an archive he bought in 2012, leading the bank to loan almost five times the collection's value. Rogers denies misleading the bank.

Sydney Morning Herald Owner Sues John Rogers

by Sean Beherec 12/22/2014 06:34 pm

An Australian media company is suing photo archivist John Rogers, arguing that his company violated an agreement to digitize the company's photographs and has refused to return the collection.

John Roberts Elected to Board of Fed's Eighth District

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 11:25 am

John Roberts III, CEO of JB Hunt Transportation Services, is elected to a three-year term on the St. Louis Fed's board of directors. Ray Dillon, CEO of Deltic Timber Corp., is named chairman of the Fed's Little Rock branch.

Angela Wilcoxon, Janet Moore Join Citizens Bank of Batesville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Angela Wilcoxon has been promoted to senior vice president of enterprise risk management for Citizens Bank in Batesville. Janet Moore has joined Citizens Bank in Batesville as senior vice president of operations. She will lead account services and information technology.

Cody Metheny Parents: Hands Tied, Cannot Pay $2.1M Judgment

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Kenny and Pamela Metheny of Mabelvale said their hands are tied so they can't pay a $2.1 million judgment in connection with an unpaid medical bill for their son at a rehabilitation center in Virginia.

UA, UALR Forecasters See More Improvement in Arkansas' Economy in 2015

by Mark Friedman 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas' leading economists say the state should have an improved economy next year. One of the highlights: the unemployment rate is expected to continue to drop to 5.5 percent by the end of 2015 and then slip to 5.3 percent in 2016.

The Best & Worst of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

From best investment to worst financial projects, Arkansas Business recaps the best and worst of 2014.

First Arkansas Bank Wins $14.5M Default Judgment Against John Rogers

by George Waldon 12/19/2014 11:57 am

First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville landed a $14.5 million default judgment against sports memorabilia and photo archivist mogul John Rogers.

Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.8 Percent in November

by Mark Carter 12/19/2014 09:38 am

The unemployment Rate in Arkansas fell to 5.8 percent in November, down from 6.1 percent in October. The 5.8 jobless rate matches the U.S. rate, which remained stable between October and November.

Arkansas Grand Jury Indicts 3 for Trying to Steal USDA Money

by Mark Friedman 12/18/2014 01:06 pm

Three people, including two state Department of Human Services workers, were indicted Thursday as part of a scheme to steal federal Department of Agriculture money.