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Entergy Residential Rates to Decrease 4.75 Percent in April

by Luke Jones 3/15/2013 11:21 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. says its residential rates will decrease by 4.75 percent on April 1.

John Deere Dealership Attracts $3.85M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/4/2013 12:00 am

A John Deere dealership in the Otter Creek area of Little Rock tipped the scales at $3.85 million. Stribling Equipment LLC of Richland, Miss., bought the 47.25-acre Warrior of Arkansas Inc. spread at 10601 Otter Creek East Blvd.

Big River Steel Announces $1.1B Mill for Osceola, Will Employ 525

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 1/29/2013 11:03 am

Big River Steel LLC and Gov. Mike Beebe announce for the company to build a $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola (Mississippi County) that will directly employ 525 people with annual average compensation of $75,000 a year.

If You Write About Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald on Your Blog, Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald Will Come to Your House

by Lance Turner 1/16/2013 7:00 am

In which Entergy Arkansas CEO Hugh McDonald reads about himself on the Internet and decides to do something about it.

Jefferson County Board to Offer SAJ Up to $1.25M to Create More Jobs

by Lance Turner 1/4/2013 3:31 pm

The Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County, also known as the tax board, is working to make sure SAJ Distributors creates even more jobs.

State Rep. Jon Woods Proposes Power Line Study

by Associated Press 1/2/2013 3:35 pm

After a winter storm left some Arkansas homes and businesses without power for the better part of a week, a legislator wants the state to study whether most power lines should be placed underground.

Power Still Out for 11K in Arkansas After Storm

by Associated Press 12/31/2012 11:18 am

About 11,000 homes and businesses remain without power several days after a snowstorm blasted Arkansas on Christmas Day.

About 112k Entergy Ark. customers still powerless

by Associated Press 12/28/2012 8:16 am

Entergy Arkansas reports about 112,000 customers remain without electricity as the state braces for freezing rain following a Christmas Day storm that buried much of the state in snow.

After Snow, Some Arkansans Face Week Without Power

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/26/2012 2:19 pm

Arkansas' largest utility warned its customers Wednesday that it could be 2013 before all power is restored after a brutal blizzard inundated portions of the state with a foot of snow and its gusty winds knocked trees over virtually statewide.

Winter Blast Hits Oklahoma, Causes Arkansas Power Outages

by Chuck Bartels 12/26/2012 11:28 am

A rare Southern blizzard slipped out of Arkansas early Wednesday after knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses and causing traffic accidents in which three people were killed.

More Than 46,000 in Arkansas Without Power After Storm

by Associated Press 12/20/2012 11:16 am

More than 46,000 electric customers are without service across Arkansas following a storm system that blew through overnight and left behind powerful wind gusts.

Entergy’s Eternal Power Struggle: MISO Move Decades in the Making

by Luke Jones 11/26/2012 12:00 am

MISO, SPP, PSC, FERC and ITC – all acronyms that have been part of the recent world of Entergy Corp. What is the power operator doing, and how will it affect the utility bills of Arkansas customers?

Energy Efficiency Drives Decline in Utility Revenue

by Gwen Moritz 11/26/2012 12:00 am

Gas and electric bills fluctuate from month to month and year to year, depending on weather and commodity prices. So it’s not surprising to see that Entergy Arkansas Inc., the biggest public utility in the state, saw a slight decrease in revenue in 2011 compared with 2010.

Entergy Gets Final Approvals to Join MISO Transmission Pact

by Associated Press 11/15/2012 3:27 pm

Entergy Corp. has won the final approvals needed to join a regional electrical transmission group. The Mississippi Public Service Commission and New Orleans City Council voted Thursday to allow the New Orleans-based utility to move ahead.

Hurricane Sandy's Impact Felt Even in Arkansas

by Tre Baker 10/31/2012 10:48 am

Hurricane Sandy may have been 900 miles away from Arkansas, but the state is feeling effects from the storm in other ways.

Arkansas PSC Approves Entergy-MISO Move, SPP Disapproves

by Luke Jones 10/26/2012 4:24 pm

The Arkansas Public Service Commission says it would approve Entergy Arkansas' joining with a regional transmission group, prompting a statement of disapproval from Southwest Power Pool.

Entergy to Close Pine Bluff Facility in 2015, Move 100 Jobs

by Luke Jones 10/11/2012 9:21 am

Entergy Arkansas Inc. says its Pine Bluff systems operations center will closed by 2015 and its employees will be transferred to two other sites, including one in Little Rock.