Tagged: arkansas game & fish commission

Third Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed in Arkansas

by Associated Press 3/22/2016 4:48 pm

The state Game and Fish Commission said Tuesday that a white-tailed deer found at Camp Orr recently tested positive for the fatal disease.

Game & Fish Commission Names Jeff Crow New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2016 7:31 am

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission on Thursday unanimously approved Jeff Crow as its new director.

Johnelle Hunt Gives $5M To Game & Fish for Nature Center

by Marty Cook 11/20/2015 2:05 pm

Johnelle Hunt, the co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, pledged $5 million toward the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission’s effort to build a nature center in Springdale. Foundation President Chuck Dicus calls the donation "a great way to start" the campaign.

The One-Way Test (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/16/2015 12:00 am

At virtually every meeting, Rotarians recite “The Four-Way Test of the Things We Think, Say or Do,” but I keep my mouth shut. I’m fine with the first two — Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? — because those are my personal and professional goals at all times. But the parts about building goodwill and friendship and being beneficial to all concerned — well, the things I’m paid to think, say and do don’t always pass those tests.

Game & Fish Sets Duck Season at 60 Days

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2015 8:42 am

The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission has set the upcoming duck season at 60 days, the 19th consecutive year it has done so.

Trout at Hatchery Test Positive for Potentially Fatal Virus

by Associated Press 8/11/2015 1:41 pm

Rainbow trout at a state fish hatchery have tested positive for a virus that can potentially be fatal to fingerling trout but poses no danger to humans or fishermen who handle or eat the fish.

Asa Hutchinson Names Joe Morgan to Game and Fish Commission

by Associated Press 7/15/2015 4:01 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has named a retired car dealer from Little Rock to the panel that regulates hunting and fishing in the state.

Sibling Dispute Leads to Sale of Farm & Hunting Land in Delta

by George Waldon 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A long-running sibling dispute is culminating this month in a court-ordered sale expected to yield a $50 million-plus transaction.

Landers Auto Dealership Drives $22.1M Toyota Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/22/2014 12:00 am

Luther Auto Group’s acquisition of Steve Landers Toyota in Little Rock generated a real estate transaction valued at $22.1 million. A former Metropolitan National Bank branch in west Little Rock is under new ownership after a $1.76 million sale. And a 27,832-SF piece of the Arcade Building in downtown Little Rock changed hands in a transaction valued at $1.2 million.

Courtroom Confusion as ‘Hearing’ Becomes Trial Overnight Perplexing Widow

by George Waldon 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Two years after getting sued, Mary Louise Rieger Bullock is still waiting to have her day in court. The chain of events behind the case has left the widowed matriarch of Rieger Family Farms frustrated and has her new lawyer considering all options.

Game & Fish Commission Given Proposed Duck Season Dates

by Associated Press 7/24/2013 1:40 pm

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been presented with proposals for the 2013-14 duck season

Ken Reeves of Harrison Named to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2013 9:36 am

Gov. Mike Beebe names Ken Reeves of Harrison as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Developer, Sons Building $32M Sportsman's Dream in Delta

by Jan Cottingham 3/4/2013 12:00 am

About a mile down a mud-rutted road off Arkansas Highway 1 in Desha County rests what’s envisioned as a $32 million sportsman’s dream: Delta Resort & Conference Center near Tillar.

Game & Fish Commissioner Rick Watkins Submits Resignation

by Associated Press 1/31/2013 10:29 am

Gov. Mike Beebe says the vice chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has resigned, one week after the official was arrested on misdemeanor charges.

Game & Fish Vice Chair Rick Watkins Arrested in Lonoke County

by Associated Press 1/23/2013 10:51 am

Authorities say the vice chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been arrested on public intoxication and disorderly conduct charges.

In Victory for Game & Fish, Supreme Court Says Government Can Be Liable for Flood

by Associated Press 12/4/2012 10:08 am

The Supreme Court rules that the federal government is not automatically exempt from paying for damage caused by temporary flooding from government-owned dams.

Judge to Rule Soon on Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Duck Blinds

by Associated Press 11/4/2012 5:50 pm

Circuit Judge Randy Philhours heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit to keep permanent duck blinds on public land and said he would rule in several days on a request to dismiss the suit.

Arkansas Game and Fish Adds 17 Wildlife Officers

by Associated Press 11/1/2012 8:12 am

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says it is putting 17 new wildlife officers into the field. The agency says that together the cadets completed more than 700 hours of training to get their badges.

Mike Knoedl Named Director of Game & Fish Commission

by Mark Carter 10/25/2012 1:16 pm

Mike Knoedl is the former deputy director of the agency. He previously served in the agency's enforcement division.

Duck Hunters Take Legal Shot at Game & Fish Commission

by George Waldon 10/15/2012 12:00 am

Duck hunters got a reprieve last week from an order that would have ended special accommodations that only exist in three northeast Arkansas wildlife management areas.