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Lance Turner

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Lance Turner has been with Arkansas Business since 1999 and has been Interactive Editor since 2000. Turner oversees content for ABPG sites, including ArkansasBusiness.com, where he edits the Daily Report enewsletter.

He appears regularly on CBS affiliate KTHV-TV, Channel 11, providing business news reports on "Today's THV This Morning." He is also a panelist on AETN's weekly public affairs program, "Arkansas Week."

He's on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Murphy Profit Slips Amid Falling Oil Prices

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado reports a decline in third-quarter profit as oil prices fell amid weaker demand. The company reported quarterly net income of $245.7 million or $1.37 per share, down about 14 percent from $284.8 million or $1.51 per share in the same quarter last year. Results beat analysts' expectations. read more >

Dennis Smiley's Wife Cynthia Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Cynthia Smiley, the wife of former Arvest Bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr., filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday, listing $2.3 million in debts and $34,000 in assets. read more >

ASU-Beebe Warns Campuses of Possible Data Breach

Arkansas State University-Beebe says some students and employees may be affected by a possible data breach at its campuses. read more >

Crye-Leike Adopts New Safety Rules After Beverly Carter Death

The death of real estate agent Beverly Carter has prompted her former employer, Crye-Leike Realtors, to adopt new safety standards for its agents. read more >

Simmons First 3Q Earnings Up 27 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff reports third-quarter earnings of $8.8 million, or 52 cents per share, up 27 percent from $6.9 million, or 43 cents per share, during the same quarter last year. Simmons also reported “core earnings” of $10.7 million, up 45 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

THV 11 News: Vilonia Business Reopens After Tornado

THV 11 News reports how one business, Vilonia Therapy Services, has reopened its doors on Main Street months after a tornado destroyed much of the city. read more >

Clinton Family Remembers Oscar de la Renta

Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, whose work was exhibited at the Clinton Presidential Library last year, died at 82. The Clinton family has issued a statement about his life and legacy. read more >

J.B. Hunt 3Q Net Income Up 14 Percent

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $102.4 million, or 87 cents per share, up 14 percent from $89.5 million, or 75 cents per share. read more >

Turner Grain Executive Claims $5.5M in Debts, $2M in Assets

Dale Bartlett of Marvell, president of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley, on Monday filed a more detailed bankruptcy filing, listing about $5.5 million in debts and $2 million in assets. read more >

Stephens Media Sells Off Newspapers in Washington, Hawaii

In case you missed it, Stephens Media LLC, which is owned by Little Rock's Stephens family but headquartered in Las Vegas, has sold some of its newspapers in Washington state and Hawaii. read more >