Tagged: gov. mike beebe

Zilkha Biomass Announces $90M Facility, 52 Jobs in Monticello

by Lee Hogan 7/30/2014 10:10 am

Zilkha Biomass Energy plans to build a $90 million facility in Monticello that will create 52 jobs. Zilkha says it will make its Zilkha Black Pellet, the first commercially available pellet in the industry, at the Monticello factory.

Mike Beebe Appoints Andrew Parker to Game & Fish Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2014 10:26 am

Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed Andrew Parker to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Parker, the director of governmental affairs for the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, will serve a seven-year term.

Baptist Health Breaks Ground on Conway Hospital

by Lee Hogan 7/7/2014 2:50 pm

Baptist Health of Little Rock broke ground Monday on a 216,000-SF, 96-bed hospital in Conway. The facility is expected to open in 2016. The entire project is estimated to cost about $130 million. The hospital is expected to open in 2016 and employ about 425 workers.

Teamsters Appealing to Gov. Beebe to Save ABF Jobs in NLR

by Marty Cook 5/23/2014 3:11 pm

The president of the Teamsters local in North Little Rock says he will meet with Gov. Mike Beebe next week as the union tries to keep ABF Freight Systems from moving its distribution center — and most of its 300-plus jobs — to Memphis.

Ben E. Keith Announces 74 Jobs, $60M Investment in NLR Facility

by Lee Hogan 5/13/2014 10:23 am

Food service products distributor Ben E. Keith said Tuesday that it will spend $60 million on a North Little Rock plant, adding 74 new jobs at an average wage of $33.75 per hour.

Legislative Agenda: Focus Remains on Guns, Abortion

by Mark Carter 2/18/2013 12:00 am

Guns and abortions were featured items on the legislative agenda again last week at the 89th General Assembly, but Arkansas lawmakers ventured into other areas as well.

Red Wolves Foundation Of Arkansas State Names Carter Ford Executive Director

by Chris Bahn 1/18/2013 10:27 am

Arkansas State University’s athletic department has a new name and new leader for its fundraising arm. Carter Ford has been named executive director of the Red Wolf Foundation. Formerly the organization was named the Red Wolf Club.

Governor Beebe on the 10th Work-life Balance Award

by Gov. Mike Beebe 5/14/2012 12:00 am

We all share the challenge of achieving balance in various aspects of our lives. We want to be productive, efficient, valuable employees, but we also want to have available quality time in our personal lives to spend with our families and friends, to pursue interests of our own, and to participate in community and civic activities.

Mary Steenburgen, President Clinton Star at Argenta Community Theater Gala Saturday

by Karen Martin 2/21/2011 9:15 am

Little Rock Soiree was there when President Bill Clinton, Mary Steenburgen, and other celebrities starred at a celebration to dedicate the newly constructed Argenta Community Theater Saturday.