Jobless Rate Down in Most Arkansas Metros by Lee Hogan Posted 3/21/2014 10:21 am Updated 2 years ago Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped five-tenths of a percentage point in January compared to numbers from a year ago. 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.