Northwest Arkansas Archive

Adviser's Cash Withdrawals Lead Feds to Sportsbook in Rogers This article is available only in print.

by Mark Friedman 8/14/2017 12:00 am

A federal investigation into suspicious cash withdrawals from a financial adviser's personal bank accounts led agents to uncover a large-scale illegal gambling operation in Benton County.

AI Advisers See New World in Wealth Management This article is available only in print.

by Jan Cottingham 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Artificial intelligence — AI — software that employs “machine learning” has made huge strides in the past few years, primarily because of improvements in computer processing power and data storage.

Roller-Owens Names Bobby Conway as Manager (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Bobby Conway is the new manager of Roller-Owens Funeral Home in North Little Rock.

First Security Bank Plans Mixed-Use Branch in Bentonville

by George Waldon 8/14/2017 12:00 am

The $5.4 billion-asset lender is developing a three-story mixed-use facility a half-block from the historic town square.

75-MPH Limit Still Awaits Green Light on Arkansas Highways

by Marty Cook 8/14/2017 12:00 am

A law allowing the Arkansas Highway Commission to raise the highway speed limit to 75 mph went into effect Aug. 1, but the actual raising of any speed limits will have to wait until the Department of Transportation and its engineers complete an updated traffic study.

Acorn: The Influence Co. Names New Board Member

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2017 02:17 pm

Influencer marketing agency Acorn: The Influence Co. on Thursday announced the addition of John Sheehy, president of global client practice at Publicis Media, to its board.

Ecoark To Evaluate Potential Zest Labs Spin-Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/9/2017 09:00 am

Ecoark Holdings Inc. of Rogers on Wednesday announced that it will explore strategic options related to portfolio company Zest Labs, including but not limited to a potential spin-off of the company. Zest Labs will also expand the size of its board.

Crystal Bridges to Debut 'Art in the Age of Black Power' Exhibit

by Jan Cottingham 8/8/2017 10:58 am

The Bentonville museum announces its exhibition schedule for 2018.

I Street Apartments To Be Built in Bentonville for $25M

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/7/2017 03:19 pm

Affiniti Management Services LLC of Rogersville, Missouri, on Monday announced the $25 million construction of I Street Apartments on the corner of Southwest I and 41st streets in Bentonville.

Events Raised $1.1M for Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 09:46 am

The 24th annual Will Golf 4 Kids Tournament and the 10th annual Color of Hope Gala last week raised $1.1 million for Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Tyson Foods' 3Q Net Income Beats Expectations

by Lance Turner 8/7/2017 06:50 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reports net income of $447 million, down 7.6 percent from $484 million in the same quarter last year.

Arvest Takes Aim at Brisiel with Fayetteville Foreclosures

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville has initiated foreclosure on several properties owned by Tim Brisiel of Legacy Ventures.

NWACC Builds Toward National Dreams

by Marty Cook 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Northwest Arkansas Community College, now the largest two-year institution in the state after reporting enrollment of 7,761 in 2016, hopes to break ground on an auxiliary campus in Springdale and recently opened Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food at a renovated Tyson Foods plant on Eighth Street in Bentonville.

Ecclesia College Woes Multiply Under Federal Investigation

by George Waldon 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Ecclesia, the private Christian college in Springdale, is facing yet another federal investigation, this one by the U.S. Department of Education.

Pay Escalates for Top College Administrators in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Between fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2017, a more typical compensation increase for Arkansas university administrators was between 10 and 20 percent.

Fighting For Information (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Fort Smith lawyer Joey McCutchen is doing right in his fight for open government.

Mercy Adds Pair of Cardiologists (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Andres Vargas and Dr. Sachil Shah have been hired as cardiologists at Mercy Clinic Cardiology-Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith.

Governor, ARA Name 5 New Research Fellows

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2017 01:16 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Research Alliance on Thursday announced five new ARA fellows.

USA Truck Reports $2.8M 2Q Net Loss

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 04:51 pm

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reports a wider second-quarter net loss as the company continues to rebuild its management team and engineer a turnaround in its trucking division.

Tyson Foods Reorganizes Company Around Key Segments

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 03:59 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, which earlier this year announced an overhaul of its leadership team, announces a new organizational structure around its key segments: beef, pork, chicken and prepared foods. The new org chart means two executives are leaving.