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Another Misguided Rule From the Department of Labor (U.S. Rep. French Hill Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark. 3/30/2016 11:26 am

U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., says businesses in Arkansas and across the country are set to be hit with an aggressive 113 percent increase in the salary threshold for overtime pay

Lean Times Leveling Off, But State’s Golf Industry Still Scrambling

by Marty Cook 3/14/2016 12:00 am

More than 10 years after the formation of the Natural State Golf Trail, the sport is struggling to regain its popularity, especially with a younger generation that seems more interested in smartphones than sand wedges.

Low Gasoline Prices A Relief for Arkansas Consumers, Industry

by Alexis Hosticka 9/28/2015 12:30 pm

Analysts say gasoline prices are likely to stay at six-year lows through the end of the year, a boost for Arkansans’ pocketbooks and the bottom line of the state’s trucking and tourism industries.

Parks & Tourism Debuts Wedding Publication

by 8/25/2014 12:00 am

The arrival in the market of the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism’s new publication, My Arkansas Wedding, came as a surprise to the for-profit publishers of magazines.

Historic Dyess Colony Project Expects to Bring Tourists, Revenue

by Lee Hogan 5/2/2014 1:58 pm

The restoration of the Dyess Administration Building and the Johnny Cash boyhood home are part of a broader Historic Dyess Colony project, led by the Arkansas Heritage Sites. Project leaders hope the restoration, and inclusion into the Arkansas Heritage Sites, will incite investment and increase revenue in the area.

Delay in Queen Wilhelmina Lodge Renovation Irks Parks & Tourism

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2013 12:00 am

Wade Abernathy Inc. of Mount Ida (Montgomery County) was put on notice in March by the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. The agency’s unhappiness with the general contractor’s work and progress on the state park project hasn’t improved.

Walton Family Gives $2 Million to Marshal Museum in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 8/19/2013 10:00 pm

The U.S. Marshals Museum said Monday it had received a $2 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation as it works to promote the $50 million facility as a national attraction rather than a regional one.

Arkansas Parks & Tourism Gives Out Annual Henry Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/6/2013 10:37 am

The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism honors state tourism professionals and supporters at its annual Henry Awards Banquet, part of the annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, which took place this week in Hot Springs.