Tagged: delta regional authority

ASU Says Study Confirms Need for Osteopathic School

by Mark Carter and Mark Friedman 2/4/2014 03:42 pm

The Arkansas State University System says that a study it commissioned found that an osteopathic medical school at its Jonesboro campus would help meet a demand for primary-care physicians in the Delta and inject $70 million into the region.

Innovation Hub Announces $250K Grant From DRA

by Mark Carter 12/2/2013 02:54 pm

The nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announces a $250,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority to be used for program support and administrative operations at the planned Argenta Innovation Center.

Refinery Seeks to Jump-Start Jobs in Delta

by Luke Jones 11/25/2013 12:00 am

In the sleepy town of DeWitt, past a wooden sign labeled “ArcoFeed,” within the walls of a half-ruined filling station, there sits a metal box that could be the future of a small-scale biofuel industry throughout the Delta.

Delta Region to Benefit from $6.2M in Grants

by Luke Jones 8/5/2013 12:51 pm

The Delta Regional Authority and the Health Resources & Services Administration announces that two Arkansas towns will receive portions of a $6.2 million grant to benefit health-related programs.

Delta Regional Authority Invests $185,000 in El Dorado Incubator

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 11:31 am

The Delta Regional Authority says it will invest more than $185,000 in the El Dorado Incubator Environment, known as EDIE's Village, to support entrepreneurs in Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, and Union counties.

Seven Arkansas Delta Projects to Receive $4.2M

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2012 11:19 am

The Delta Regional Authority has received $1.4 million in federal grants it plans to leverage into $4.2 million of public and private investments for seven projects in the Arkansas Delta.

Dumas: DTEC's 'Self-Initiated Comeback' A Success (Technology Advancements (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Dumas' efforts to pull itself up and redefine its local economy after storms destroyed much of the city's business infrastructure on Feb. 24, 2007, and the loss of several businesses since, have earned it recognition as an Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the category of Technology Advancements.