Northwest Arkansas Archive

AEDI Finds Family Income, Poverty Trends 'Hopeful'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/7/2018 11:48 am

Average and median family incomes rose for 2013-2017, compared with 2008-2013, according to the American Community Survey released by the Arkansas Economic Development Institute.

Rode Microphones Gives Crystal Bridges Offshoot $1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/7/2018 11:30 am

Rode Microphones of Sydney has given the Momentary, a contemporary arts satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, $1 million.

Tyson Family Commits $6M to Upgrade UA Track Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/6/2018 11:42 am

The Tyson family has committed $6 million toward renovating the University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center, according to UA athletics and the nonprofit Razorback Foundation.

J.B. Hunt Adds 5 Electric Trucks to Final Mile Division

by Marty Cook 12/5/2018 10:15 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell adds five Fuso eCanter all-electric medium-duty box trucks to its private fleet, the first electric vehicles in company history.

Springdale School District Allows Paper to Post Banned Article

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 12/4/2018 04:43 pm

An Arkansas school district that ordered a student newspaper to take down an investigative report now says the article can be re-published on its website.

Cami Jones Gives UA $1M for Three Endowments

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/4/2018 09:44 am

University of Arkansas alumna Jean Cameron "Cami" Jones, youngest daughter of Fay and Gus Jones, is donating $1 million to the Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design and University Libraries at UA.

Har-ber High School Suspends Student-Run Newspaper

by Hannah Grabenstein, The Associated Press 12/4/2018 06:58 am

The school district of a northwest Arkansas high school that suspended its student newspaper after it published an article alleging improper transfers by football players said Monday that district administrators are "reviewing the issue."

Nexstar Offers Just Over $4B for Tribune Media

by Associated Press 12/3/2018 09:37 am

Nexstar offering to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for about $4 billion Monday, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Tension Between Springdale HVAC Companies Heats Up Ahead of Hearing

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Paschal Heating & Air Conditioning Co. Inc. of Springdale is scheduled to argue in Washington County Circuit Court on Monday for a permanent injunction against a new company Paschal accuses of stealing its private information.

Watco Injunction Filed Over Pegasus Flap

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Watco Supply Chain Services of Springdale has filed for an injunction and compensatory damages against a former employee it said conspired to take proprietary information to a competitor.

Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate

by Kyle Massey 12/3/2018 12:00 am

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4's news audience.

Washington Regional Hires Sullivan as Facilities VP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2018 12:00 am

Will Sullivan is the new vice president of facilities at Washington Regional Medical System in Fayetteville.

Tyson Foods Completes Deal for Keystone Foods

by Lance Turner 11/30/2018 03:35 pm

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale completes its $2.16 billion cash acquisition of Keystone Foods from Marfrig Global Foods of São Paulo, Brazil.

Arkansas Farm Bureau Re-Elects President

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2018 03:27 pm

Randy Veach and Rich Hillman will continue as president and vice president, respectively, of Arkansas Farm Bureau following their re-election Friday.

Mexican World Trade Center Seeks Arkansas Companies to Sell in Mexico

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/29/2018 09:43 am

The World Trade Center Arkansas will host an inbound trade mission with its partner, World Trade Center Querétaro, which seeks to recruit Arkansas companies to sell products or services to Querétaro, Mexico.

Tyson Foods, Lighthouse for Blind Among Military Vendors

by Kyle Massey 11/28/2018 06:37 am

South Arkansas is known for its military manufacturing, but a sampling of U.S Defense Department contracts this year shows a business impact statewide.

J.B. Hunt, Project44 Partner to Enhance Digital Marketplace

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2018 12:38 pm

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell says it will collaborate with logistics software company project44 to integrate the company's technology into J.B. Hunt's "J.B. Hunt 360" digital marketplace.

Walton College Dean to Receive Whitney M. Young Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/27/2018 11:10 am

Matthew A. Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will receive the Whitney M. Young Award from the Urban League of the State of Arkansas.

Arkansas Business Concludes 2018 Executive Leadership Academy, Sets 2019 Dates

by Chris Bahn 11/26/2018 12:52 pm

Leaders from a mix of business, nonprofit and policy sectors concluded the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy on Oct. 26.

Black Hills Energy Buys Gas Office (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 11/26/2018 12:00 am

The 655 E. Millsap Road site was the home of Source Gas, the natural gas utility bought by Black Hills in 2016. The office and site cover more than 3.5 acres.