Bill Gwatney: Arkansas Business' Complete Coverage

Bill Gwatney: Arkansas Business' Complete Coverage
Bill Gwatney, photographed at the state Capitol in 1995 by Arkansas Business.

Click below for video and news articles on the shooting death of Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney. Stories added and updated here.

Beebe: No Rush to Replace Slain Arkansas Party Leader
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Tuesday that he won't recommend a replacement for slain state Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney before delegates gather in Denver next week for the Democratic National Convention.

Police: No Link Between Arkansas Party Leader, Note
The phone number listed on a note found at the home of a man who shot and killed Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney did not match the state party headquarters or any car dealerships owned by Gwatney, police said Tuesday.

Slain Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Honored at Funeral
Former President Clinton and others remembered Arkansas' slain Democratic Party chairman Monday for the grace-filled moments he brought in his private life and the unity he brought to Democrats in the last two political seasons.

Gwatney's Legacy: A Stronger Arkansas Democratic Party (Analysis)
If Arkansas' Democratic Party can be described as the big tent in the state's political circus, Bill Gwatney was the perfect ringmaster for it.

Suspect's Family Baffled in Arkansas Party Chair Death
The family of the man who killed Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney said Friday the shooting was "beyond our understanding," and offered sympathy for Gwatney's loved ones.

Burials in Contrast for Bill Gwatney, Timothy Johnson
Final arrangements for Arkansas Democratic Party Chairman Bill Gwatney and the man who shot him dead at the party's headquarters will reflect how both lived.

Links Between Arkansas Democrat Leader, Killer Unclear
The man who killed Arkansas' Democratic Party chairman owned at least 16 guns, had antidepressant pills, made out a will and had written his victim's name and a telephone number on a Post-It note found in his home.

Beebe: Gwatney Hard-working, Loyal; Funeral Set for Monday
Gov. Mike Beebe describes Bill Gwatney as a "personal friend" who cared about Arkansas and its people.

Police: Motive Elusive As Investigation into Gwatney Shooting Continues
Police, neighbors can't explain why a loner who lost his job at Target drove more than 30 miles to Arkansas' Democratic Party headquarters and shot its chairman dead.

Bill Gwatney: Passionate, Outspoken in Business, Politics (Jeff Hankins Commentary)
Jeff Hankins on Bill Gwatney's business and political careers and the void his death leaves.

Video: Arkansas Business on THV: Gwatney's Business, Political Careers
Lance Turner on Today's THV This Morning, discussing Gwatney's rise to prominence in the state Legislature.

Police Identify Suspect in Gwatney Shooting
Police identify Timothy Dale Johnson, 50, of Searcy as the alleged gunman.

Reaction to Gwatney's Death Shows Shock, Regret
Statements from Gwatney's friends and collegues, including Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

Gwatney A Bright Star in Arkansas Politics, Business
Arkansas Business looks back at Gwatney's career in Arkansas.

UPDATED: Bill Gwatney Dead After Shooting at State Democratic Party HQ
The first-day news story, updated through late Wednesday night, Aug. 13.


Remembering Bill Gwatney
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Bill Gwatney Coverage From Around Arkansas
Second-day coverage from news sources around the state.