Tagged: arkansas news bureau

Last Reporter, John Lyon, Is Laid Off at Arkansas News Bureau

by Kyle Massey 7/24/2017 11:36 am

The last reporter standing at the Arkansas News Bureau, John Lyon, was laid off Friday when GateHouse Media effectively closed the operation, which was based in North Little Rock.

Updated: Southwest Times Record Lays Off 37 In Printing Move

by 7/30/2014 11:30 am

The Southwest Times Record of Fort Smith says 37 employees will be laid off when its owner, Stephens Media, moves printing and mailroom operations for the daily paper and six weeklies to Springdale and Lowell.

Stephens Media Confirms Layoffs at Times Record

by Luke Jones 5/29/2014 5:34 pm

Fort Smith's Southwest Times Record is the latest Stephens Media-owned publication to experience layoffs due to budget cuts.

Roy Ockert Latest Journalist Off Stephens Media Payroll

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/24/2014 12:00 am

Ockert, editor emeritus of the Jonesboro Sun, said he is now self-syndicated, and has approached several Arkansas papers to have his content printed in their pages.

Columnists, Papers Adjust After Stephens Media's Arkansas News Bureau Shrinks

by Luke Jones 3/17/2014 12:00 am

The recent changes at Stephens Media’s Arkansas News Bureau are causing some ripple effects through the state’s news organizations. Many of Arkansas’ newspapers supplemented Associated Press content with Arkansas News Bureau content.

Stephens-Owned News Bureau Lays Off 5

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2014 11:56 am

The Arkansas News Bureau has laid off five employees, leaving one full-time reporter in its North Little Rock office, bureau chief Dennis Byrd said.

State Auditor Confirms Criminal Investigation of Martha Shoffner

by Lance Turner 1/7/2013 12:00 pm

The Arkansas News Bureau has confirmed an Arkansas Business report Monday that says state Treasurer Martha Shoffner had been under criminal investigation for more than a year when, on Dec. 14, the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee voted to refer an audit of her office to state and federal authorities.

UA's Gearhart To Arkansas News Bureau: 'Can't Fault' NCAA For Penn State Sanctions

by Chris Bahn 7/24/2012 10:00 am

University of Arkansas Chancellor Dave Gearhart worked at Penn State for 11 years. He’s got an honorary degree from the school. So Gearhart has a unique perspective on what is happening in State College, Penn. The school and its football program were hit with heavy NCAA sanctions after it was learned top Penn State administrators failed to report and engaged in the cover up of sexcual abuse by a former football assistant. Arkansas News Bureau beat reporter Robbie Neiswanger caught up with Gearhart to get his thoughts.

Razorback Baseball Season: It's Closer Than You Think

by Chris Bahn 2/11/2011 1:45 pm

Look outside the nearest window. If your view is of somewhere in the state of Arkansas, it probably doesn't look like baseball weather. But the season begins for the No. 24 Arkansas Razorbacks a week from today. Delaware State and the Razorbacks are scheduled to play a three-game, weekend series at Baum Stadium (currently covered by snow). First-pitch is set for 3:05 p.m. on Feb. 18 and the high temperature is currently predicted at 62 degrees.