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Diamond Agency Picked To Publish Arkadelphia Chamber Guide

The Diamond Agency of El Dorado has been chosen to publish the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Chamber of Commerce 2016 Visitors & Relocation Guide.

Crain Media Back in Court

Two months after Little Rock businessman Larry Crain resolved the litigation involving two radio stations he owned, a new lawsuit has been filed against his Crain Media Group LLC.

Bobby Swofford

KFSM Changing TV Faces In Northwest Arkansas

KFSM-TV, Channel 5, made some recent staffing shifts with the departure of the station’s sports director and managing editor.

Solar panels similar to these will be installed at an 81-megawatt facility in Arkansas County if Entergy Arkansas receives approval for the project.

Arkansas Solar Projects Get Turn in Limelight

Utilities around the state are turning to solar energy-generation projects as the cost of wrangling the sun’s rays becomes more economical.

Windstream CEO Tony Thomas

Windstream Reports 2Q Loss of $111M, Plans $75M Share Repurchase

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $111 million, down from a profit of $14 million in the same quarter last year. But the company said there were gains in some divisions and noted “improving financial trends.”

Andrew Clyde

Murphy USA Reports 2Q Net Income of $26.2 Million

Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado on Wednesday reported its second-quarter net income was down about $47 million from the same time last year.

Innovation Hub To Host ‘100 Girls of Code’ Session

The central Arkansas chapter of 100 Girls of Code will host a class in North Little Rock later this week.

Comcast Claims ‘Extreme’ Measures in High-Speed Internet

The company announced in a news release last month that it was improving its “Blast! Tier” from 50 megabits per second to 75 Mbps, and rolling out a new “Extreme” 150-Mbps tier.

Lou McAlister

Group Aims for 1-Gig Service in Little Rock

In the race to bring higher Internet speeds to the capital city, one group is planning to soon unveil 1-gigabit service in downtown Little Rock, possibly as early as this week.

Scott Barrilleaux is the CEO of Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

Weighing Private Option Boost, Medicare Cuts To Scale Uncompensated Care

Hospitals around the state have reported that the so-called “private option” provided a needed boost by reducing losses associated with uncompensated care.

Roger Jenkins

Low Oil Prices Drive Murphy to $73.8M Quarterly Loss

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $73.8 million, noting that earnings were “greatly impacted by the drop in WTI and Brent oil prices by 44 percent between the comparative quarterly periods.”

Murphy Oil Makes Executive Changes

Murphy Oil Corp. of El Dorado on Tuesday named a new vice president and created a new vice president position.

One of the many items on sale now at KUAR's online store.

KUAR Opens Online Store

Development Director Sarah Donaghy said in an email that the station launched the store in response to requests from listeners. Sales are expected to provide “an additional, though modest, revenue source,” she said.

Clockwise from top left: Reporters David Cawton, Jonathan Rozelle, Isabelle Moller, and "Capitol View" host Drew Petrimoulx.

KARK/KLRT Adds Three New Reporters, New Show Host

The combined newsroom of KARK-TV, Channel 4, and KLRT-TV, Channel 16, has announced the addition of three reporters and a new host for its Sunday political program.

Crowdfunding Slow For New Arkansas Times Publication

Just over a month after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized gay marriage across the country, the Arkansas Times is still working to raise money for its niche LGBT publication.

Soul of the South CEO Doug McHenry said the board considered wrapping up operations in a meeting last week, but no decision was made.

With Operating Expenses Reduced, Soul of the South’s Future Unclear

The fledgling television network is the subject of at least two lawsuits in federal court and has been notified it owes $250,000 on a loan from the state. But at least one board member says he is hopeful that good things are in the works.

Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg Steps Down as Democrat-Gazette Editorial Page Editor

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial page editor Paul Greenberg will be replaced by editorial writer David Barham, the newspaper reported.

The Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas plant at Chaffee Crossing was built to manufacture single cell wind turbines, but the facility never entered production.

Once Bright, Wind Sector In Arkansas Founders

What began as a promising new manufacturing sector for the state has petered out into one the Arkansas Economic Development Commission no longer actively pursues.

Darin Gray

CJRW Names Darin Gray Chairman and CEO

Darin Gray, the company’s president since February 2014, will also assume the roles of CEO and chairman, the company announced on Monday.

Bo Mattingly

Bo Mattingly Back on Little Rock Airwaves, Switches Up in Northwest Arkansas

Mattingly recently began appearing on KASR-FM, 92.7, in central Arkansas, which was also added to the list of affiliates on his website. Calls to the station have not been returned in recent weeks.