Northwest Arkansas

UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

UA Turns to Wood In Building Projects

Building with cross-laminated timber panels is changing the major elements of the construction industry –¬†with southern Arkansas standing to gain if the process becomes more popular.
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Asa Hutchinson III Sues Couple for Backing Out of Home Deal This article is available only in print.

Asa Hutchinson III, the governor's son, has sued a couple for trying to renege on an agreement to buy his home in Rogers.
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J.B. Hunt 1Q Net Income Up 15 Percent

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell reported 2018 first-quarter earnings of $118.1 million Monday, up from $102.7 million in the same quarter of 201
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Walmart, Other Retailers Step Up Personalization on Their Websites

Shoppers will see more personalization based on where they are and what they've bought before on the Walmart website, as the retailer and several other stores try to build stronger connections with shoppers used to the customization of Amazon. read more >

USA Truck CEO Reed Tops $1M in 2017

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported that CEO James Reed earned slightly more than $1 million in total compensation for fiscal year 2017. read more >

Bank Taps Wood Company for $1.3 Million Judgment This article is available only in print.

A Logan County wood company is being sued for allegedly defaulting on a $1.4 million loan dating to October 2015. read more >

River Rock, Entegrity Build Renewable Features into Houses of the Rising Sun

Arkansas builders are incorporating solar energy into everyday projects, from residences to commercial businesses to schools to prisons. read more >

Listen Up, PR People (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

If you have a story to pitch me, bring it on. But I never forget that I'm working for my readers, not your client. read more >

Financial Literacy for Legislators (Editorial)

Financial incompetence is not a crime, but desperate people do desperate things. read more >

Mercy Clinic Adds Strickland, Sees Phillips Appointed to State Board (NWA Movers & Shakers)

Natalie Strickland has been hired as a pain management doctor for Mercy Clinic Interventional Pain Management in Fort Smith. Don Phillips has been appointed to the Arkansas State Medical Board. read more >

Solar Leads Way as Net Metering Has Record Year

More than 350 Arkansans added on-site generation systems in 2017, raising the state's number of net-metering customers from 633 to 988, a 56 percent increase. read more >

Fort Smith Freight Bridges Part of Federal Transportation Project

In the Trump administration, a popular $500 million transportation grant program is focused more on projects in rural areas that turned out for Donald Trump in the 2016 election. read more >

Fruit Growers in Arkansas Prepare for More Cold Temperatures

Arkansas fruit growers are preparing for another round of freezing temperatures this weekend. The National Weather Service estimates a low temperature of 29 degrees Sunday in northwest Arkansas. read more >

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