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Caroline Morgan Ford Named New Executive Director of Wolfe Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The Wolfe Street Foundation board of directors has named Caroline Morgan Ford the new executive director of the foundation after a regional search conducted upon the resignation of Markey Ford, longtime executive director (and no relation to Caroline Ford).

Simmons Bank to Lead Conference on Declining Delta Population

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2016 4:08 pm

Simmons Bank will sponsor "The Arkansas Delta: Why It Still Matters," a conference on the future of the Arkansas Delta region.

The Natural State's Ultimate To-Do List: 80 Things You Have to See

by Jess Ardrey 7/29/2015 7:09 am

There are certain things every Arkansan knows to be true (like the sanctity of float trips or the meaning of humidity), and there are certain things every Arkansan should do at least once. Let's get going.

Rex Horne to Leave OBU, Lead Arkansas' Independent Colleges & Universities

by Gwen Moritz 5/12/2015 9:38 am

Rex Horne has announced his resignation as president of Ouachita Baptist University at Arkadelphia to become president of Arkansas' Independent Colleges & Universities.

Rex Nelson Joins Simmons First as Director of Corporate Communications

by Gwen Moritz 5/4/2015 10:11 am

Rex Nelson will leave his job as president of Arkansas Independent Colleges & Universities at the end of May to become director of corporate communications for Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

Clinton School of Public Service Releases December Speaker Lineup

by Jess Ardrey 12/2/2014 7:12 am

Fresh off the hugely successful Clinton Library anniversary celebrations, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service recently released its list of December speakers, proving it has no intention of slowing down anytime soon.

An Arkansas BBQ Tour Like Never Before

by Lee Hogan 5/7/2014 9:15 am

Five men left Little Rock on Good Friday as mere mortals. They returned as legends of Arkansas barbecue, and probably a few pounds heavier. Here is their story.

AY Drops Publication of Talk Business

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

A shakeup has occured between former publication partners Vicki Vowell and Roby Brock. Since 2012, Vowell Inc., which publishes Little Rock’s AY Magazine, had also been printing Brock’s bimonthly Talk Business Arkansas publication. But late last month Brock announced that he and Vowell were no longer working together.

Don’t Get Mad, Get Eating

by Rex Nelson 9/9/2013 12:00 am

It’s a complicated story of how the duck with the long bill got on the wall of my den, but I have Gene DePriest of the famed Gene’s Barbecue in Brinkley to thank. If you hunt ducks anywhere around Monroe County, you’ve likely eaten at Gene’s.

Arkansas Lawmakers, Journalists Learn the Modern Art of Governing by Tweet

by Luke Jones 1/7/2013 12:00 am

More and more legislators and journalists are using social media to pump out streams of up-to-date facts and opinions, and it’s both a tool and a challenge for the changing media world.

Rex Nelson Off the Buzz After Signing On With Other Station

by Kate Knable 11/19/2012 12:00 am

Rex Nelson, president of Arkansas’ Independent Colleges & Universities, based in North Little Rock, has stopped appearing on Bill Vickery’s Sunday morning radio show on KABZ-FM, 103.7 (The Buzz).

Bo Mattingly Sports Show Moves to Fresh Talk KKSP-FM

by Lance Turner 11/5/2012 1:07 pm

Bo Mattingly's sports talk radio show is jumping to KKSP-FM, 93.3, in central Arkansas as the "Fresh Talk" station tweaks its programming lineup. Other shows include Rex Nelson and Wess Moore.

Jim Harris: Starting With Hogs' Tyler Wilson Greenwood Well-Represented in Touchdown Club's Awards

by Jim Harris 1/27/2012 3:31 pm

A pattern becomes evident with just a quick glance at the brief but illustrious history of the Little Rock Touchdown Club's annual awards. Something's in the water in Greenwood. Daniel Stegall, a former Bulldog quarterback who went on to try professional baseball, was honored as his classification's (4A) player of the year in 2005. Tyler Wilson, who just completed his junior season in leading Arkansas to an 11-2 season, was this year's Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year as chosen by the club. And Drew Morgan, a junior who led Greenwood to yet another Class 5A state crown, was the 5A player of the year.

'Waiting for Superman' Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Education Issues Tonight

by Karen Martin 10/25/2011 5:26 am

A town hall meeting to discuss the educational issues highlighted in the documentary Waiting for Superman will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. today (Oct. 25) in the M. L. Harris Auditorium of Philander Smith College in Little Rock.

Explore Arkansas' Backwoods Image at Old State House Museum Saturday

by Karen Martin 9/22/2011 5:19 am

A fun, informative seminar on Old State House Museum's exhibit A State and Its Reputation, going on from 1-5 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 24), sheds new light on the evolution of Arkansas's backwoods hillbilly image. Admission is free. Call (501) 324-9685 to reserve a seat.

Jim Harris: Petrino Greeted Like Royalty in Little Rock As Opening Week Arrives

by Jim Harris 8/29/2011 3:30 pm

Bobby Petrino walked into the huge Embassy Suites ballroom and the crowd estimated at 700 people acknowledged his entrance with a standing ovation. There was no "Welcome Bobby Petrino" from Little Rock Touchdown Club president David Bazzel, or any other indication the Arkansas Razorback coach was making his way to the head table. Fans spotted his red hair and ruddish face and immediately began standing and clapping loudly.

Tableside with Restaurant Reviewer Louise Terzia

by 4/29/2011 1:31 pm

Whether it’s a cheese dip contest, dinner in a cabin, a potluck, a new restaurant or a roadside stand with fresh produce for sale, Louise Terzia will be there. It’s not her job, just more like a lifelong love affair with food.

Christmas Karaoke at Wildwood Park Saturday

by Karen Martin 12/17/2010 5:22 am

The Buzz (103.7 FM) will host its annual Christmas Karaoke benefit for Youth Home at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 18) at Wildwood Park for the Arts. The show is sold out, but it's worth checking to see if any tickets ($50) have become available.