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Files Offer Look Inside $120M Delta Resort Bankruptcy

Files Offer Look Inside $120M Delta Resort Bankruptcy

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

In December, creditors forced Gary R. Gibbs, the developer of the Delta Resort & Spa in Desha County and the Hotel Hot Springs & Spa, into bankruptcy for defaulting on $119.4 million in loans. It's familiar territory for Gibbs, who recovered from a 2005 bankruptcy only to fall back into financial distress after the New Orleans bank that made his loans failed. read more >

Dad's Death Gave Purpose to Son's Life

Dad's Death Gave Purpose to Son's Life

Health Care

His father's preventable stroke set the stage for Allan Nichols' career move into nonprofit health care and Mainline Health Systems Inc., which now boasts full-service clinics throughout the Arkansas Delta. read more >

New Keet Kitchen Coming to Cantrell

New Keet Kitchen Coming to Cantrell

Restaurants & FoodWhispers

The Jim Keet family recently bought a 1.5-acre site at 15000 Cantrell Road in west Little Rock for $680,000 as a launching pad for a new Taziki's Mediterranean Café format. read more >

Thrive Argenta Apartments Sold for $19M

Thrive Argenta Apartments Sold for $19M

Health CareWhispers

A multifamily project in downtown North Little Rock and a mixed-use development in southwest Little Rock lead the way in this week's parade of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Staying 'Prayerful' (Editorial)

Opinion

President Trump may think that “trade wars are good, and easy to win,” but St. Francis County workers need jobs and Arkansas farmers, the top rice producers in the world, would love to ship their rice to China. Agriculture is, after all, the state's biggest industry. read more >

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

North Little Rock Looks to the Skies

LegalTransportationCover Story

North Little Rock Mayor Joe Smith had heard complaints about the North Little Rock Municipal Airport. Last fall, he asked some of the critical executives to put their concerns in writing, into a form he could take to the City Council. They did, and the remarks were scathing. read more >

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

At HOT, High Fliers Meet High Rollers

TransportationCover Story

The airport code is HOT, and these days it's both an identifier and a description: Traffic, revenue and optimism are climbing at Hot Springs Memorial Field. read more >

Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

Banking & FinanceTransportation

Almost five years after it opened, the Conway Municipal Airport at Cantrell Field is living up to expectations, city and economic development officials say. read more >

Oregon Firm to Acquire American Railcar Industries

Oregon Firm to Acquire American Railcar Industries

Transportation

Publicly traded Greenbrier Companies Inc. of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announced Thursday that it will acquire the manufacturing business of American Railcar Industries of St. Charles, Missouri, for $430 million from ITE Management LP. read more >

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Arkansas Business to Honor 2019 40 Under 40 Class

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Arkansas Business will once again honor the state's outstanding young professionals at a luncheon for its 40 Under 40 class. You can order tickets here. read more >

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Central Arkansas Average Weekly Earnings on Rise

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Private-sector workers in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area earned an average of $861.50 each week as of February 2019. read more >