Arkansas' Jobless Rate Rises to 7.4 Percent in July by Lance Turner Posted 8/19/2013 09:00 am Updated 2 years ago Arkansas' jobless rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point from June to reach 7.4 percent in July, according to a report Monday from the state Department of Workforce Services. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.