Northwest Arkansas

Dromborg Castle in Fayetteville for Sale — for $9.7M

Dromborg Castle in Fayetteville for Sale — for $9.7M
Admiration for classic European architecture inspired Joan and Bruce Johnson to build Dromborg, the castle-like residence now for sale for $9.7 million.

Joan and Bruce Johnson, who translated their love for “a time of yore” into a 12,000-SF “castle,” have put that regal home, which took them four years to build, up for sale.
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Simmons Sells 40 OREO Acres in Rogers for $6.7M

A Texas investment management group has made another large purchase of commercial land in Rogers.
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Settlement Reached Between One Bank, BHL Financing

The litigation between Johnelle Hunt's BHL Financing LLC and Little Rock's One Bank & Trust is no more.
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Fayetteville Company Gets Third NASA Grant to Develop High-Temp Circuits

NASA has awarded a $124,982 grant to Ozark Integrated Circuits Inc., a technology firm affiliated with the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, to create a fabrication process model for the design of complicated circuits that would operate for thousands of hours in very high temperatures, the university announced on Monday. read more >

After Boom in Shale, Arkansas Gas Industry Faces Halt in Drilling

After a decade-long, multibillion-dollar bonanza of natural gas production in an Arkansas field called the Fayetteville Shale, the bust has landed with a thud. read more >

On Priorities (Editorial)

The fact that a majority of the trustees of the University of Arkansas System voted to use the university's credit to do a breathtaking $160 million upgrade of Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville is neither surprising nor disturbing. read more >

Jim Dunn on Why Marshals Museum a True Fit for Fort Smith

Patrick Weeks will replace James "Jim" Dunn as head of the Marshals Museum on July 1, when Dunn will become president of the Museum Foundation and turn his full attention to fundraising for the $50 million-plus project. read more >

US Marshals Museum Names Patrick Weeks President (Movers & Shakers)

Patrick Weeks recently accepted the position of president and CEO of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, replacing Jim Dunn, who will now focus solely on fundraising. read more >

Josh Hollander Hired as HR Head at Rockfish (Movers & Shakers)

Josh Hollander has joined the management team at Rockfish of Rogers as human resource manager. read more >

Two Former Walmart Express Stores to Reopen As Harps

Harps Food Stores Inc. of Springdale announced Thursday that two of the Arkansas Walmart Express locations it acquired earlier this month will reopen as Harps stores over the next 11 weeks. read more >

Casino Campaign Announces Deal With Cherokee Nation

A group hoping to put a casino legalization measure on the Arkansas ballot this fall says it has signed an agreement with Cherokee Nation Entertainment to operate one of the casinos. read more >

Burgundy Book: Most Arkansans Expect Economic Conditions To Stay the Same

According to a May survey of business contacts, 69 percent expect economic conditions in 2016 will be about the same as last year, an improvement from three months earlier, when a little less than half expected conditions to worsen. read more >

George's Inc. Names Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer

Devin Cole has been named chief strategy and commercial officer of privately held poultry company George's Inc. of Springdale. The company announced the new hire on Wednesday. read more >

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