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Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future This article is available only in print.

Phillips County Looks to Sun for Future
4 days ago

More than $8.5 million of new and pending utility improvement projects are underway in and around Helena-West Helena. Pieces of the infrastructure puzzle are moving into place to enhance local economic prospects as well as industrial recruitment.


Small Businesses Need Help with Labyrinth of State, Local Laws

Small Businesses Need Help with Labyrinth of State, Local Laws

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State and local laws and ordinances can be vexing for small business owners who find they have a list of requirements to comply with while trying to run their companies. And small companies can find compliance more difficult because they don't have employees whose job is to keep abreast of new requirements. read more >

Donna Herring in Fake Will Case: I Made 'Horrible Mistake'

Donna Herring in Fake Will Case: I Made 'Horrible Mistake'

Legal

Donna Herring, a former Camden real estate agent, was sentenced last week to 41 months in federal prison for orchestrating an infamous fake will that came to light at the end of 2016. Her sister, brother-in-law and daughter were all sentenced last week for their parts in the scheme. read more >

InVeritas Debuts New Product

InVeritas Debuts New Product

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Public affairs firm InVeritas of Little Rock recently launched a new product called Global i for companies and individuals in need of comprehensive, fact-based intelligence. read more >

Windstream, Uniti at Impasse on Lease Deal

Windstream, Uniti at Impasse on Lease Deal

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock, which is working its way through Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announced Tuesday that mediation to modify its lease arrangement with spinoff Uniti Group Inc. of Little Rock has ended. read more >

The Appearance Of Wealth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Appearance Of Wealth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalEditor's Note

I feel compelled to make this point every year or two, since it is the most important lesson I've learned from two decades as your business editor: Wealth and the appearance of wealth are two different things. read more >

NanoMech Uncovers Top Secret Dealings

NanoMech Uncovers Top Secret Dealings

Banking & FinanceLegalTechnology & TelecomCover Story

The Delaware bankruptcy of Springdale's NanoMech Inc. has taken a bizarre cloak-and-dagger turn: Former CEO Jim Phillips, under oath in September, cited “national security” when refusing to answer questions about 46 transactions that its top financial officer knew only as the “CIA arrangement.” read more >

He Stayed. He Fought. (Editorial)

He Stayed. He Fought. (Editorial)

OpinionLegal

With a law degree from Yale and a lightning-quick mind, John Walker, born in Hope, could have had a brilliant career anywhere. Instead, he quite deliberately chose to stay in Arkansas to try to remedy some of the many wrongs of a racist power and educational structure, many of which he personally suffered. read more >

Berry Bishop Sentenced to 60 Months for Bank Fraud

Berry Bishop Sentenced to 60 Months for Bank Fraud

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Supportive family members cried in a Hot Springs courtroom Friday morning as Berry R. Bishop, the Hot Springs insurance agent who also had offices in Prescott and Arkadelphia, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for bank fraud totaling more than $4.3 million. read more >

Hotel Hot Springs Foreclosure Sale Set

Hotel Hot Springs Foreclosure Sale Set

WhispersBanking & FinanceLegal

The public auction will be held in the foyer of the Garland County Courthouse in Hot Springs, with the proceeds from the sale helping to pay a $128.9 million judgment handed down against the hotel's owner back in June. read more >

Trustee Alleges Fraud in Farmers' Bankruptcy

Trustee Alleges Fraud in Farmers' Bankruptcy

Banking & FinanceLegal

A couple who farmed in Monroe County allegedly tried to shield assets from creditors before filing a multimillion-dollar bankruptcy, according to a lawsuit filed last month by a bankruptcy trustee. read more >