Northwest Arkansas

America's Car-Mart Reports 61 Percent Profit Drop
Hank Henderson

America's Car-Mart Reports 61 Percent Profit Drop

America's Ca­­­r-Mart Inc. of Bentonville reported income of $11.6 million in fiscal year 2016, a nearly 61 percent drop from the $29.5 million it reported in 2015.
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CFO Michael Borrows Steps Down at USA Truck

There's more executive transition coming to USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren. CFO and Executive Vice President Michael Borrows resigned from the firm on Thursday.
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5 Arkansas Counties to Receive New Voting Equipment

Five Arkansas counties will receive new voting equipment ahead of the general election this fall.
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Tux Dollars at Work as Menguin Raises Nearly $1M from Investors

Menguin Inc., an online tuxedo rental company in Fayetteville, raised nearly $1 million in a recent offering, according to a document on file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission.
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No Daily Report on Memorial Day

Arkansas Business will not publish its Daily Report and Morning Roundup e-newsletters on Memorial Day, and the three weekly e-newsletters scheduled for Monday afternoon will be sent later in the week. read more >

UA System Board Votes to Partner With Pulaski Tech

The University of Arkansas System board of trustees voted unanimously Thursday morning to enter into a formal partnership between Pulaski Technical College and the University of Arkansas System. read more >

UA Trustees Approve Online Degree for Clinton School

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees has approved an online master's degree program to be offered by UA's Clinton School of Public Service. read more >

USA Truck to Pay Former Executive $630,000

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren will pay former executive Michael Borrows $630,000 as part of a separation agreement. Borrows stepped down as CFO after approximately 20 months in that position and announced his resignation from the company May 19. read more >

Bentonville Warehouse Auctioned for $1.6 Million

A 30,000-SF warehouse in Bentonville was auctioned for approximately $1.6 million Wednesday. The identity of the buyer was not disclosed. read more >

In Retirement, Mike McFarland Swings for the Fences

After retiring from Arvest Bank earlier this year, Mike McFarland bought Modern Fence & Supply Co. of Springdale. McFarland and partner Rick Barrows paid $2.3 million for the company, which has a 12,165-SF office on a 1.8-acre lot at 1864 Ford Ave. read more >

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2015

There was a drop in seven-figure home sales in Washington and Benton counties in 2015. In 2014, 18 homes in the two counties sold for $1 million or more; in 2015, only 10 such homes were sold. read more >

Top Residential Firms in Arkansas Enjoy Home Sales Rebound

2015 was a good year for buying and selling houses in Arkansas as reflected by growth among the 10 largest residential realty firms. read more >

Banking on Success (Editorial)

You don't know what you don't know, and if you've never been exposed to a particular career or seen someone who looks like you in a position of influence, it's hard to imagine entering that field or wielding that influence. read more >

North Arkansas Regional Medical Center Names New Critical Care Manager (Movers & Shakers)

DeLana Dawn Shoemake, a registered nurse, has been promoted to critical care manager at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, where she is responsible for nursing services and patient care for all patients in the critical care, step down and pediatric units. read more >

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