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Notable Deaths in 2021

Notable Deaths in 2021

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The founder of publicly traded USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren, Robert “Bob” Powell, was among the notable Arkansans who died this year. Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer Paul Greenberg was another, as was the founder of Hudson Cisne & Co. Here are a few of big names lost. read more >

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2021

Arkansas Business Reader's Choice Best of Biz 2021

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The companies appearing on this list were selected by the thousands of busy employees, employers, executives, movers and shakers whose occupations lead them to use the services listed. In other words, the experts have spoken. read more >

Vision Technologies in Chapter 7

Vision Technologies in Chapter 7

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Vision Technologies Inc., the military-grade camera technology company in Rogers, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation last month, listing $2.6 million in debts and just $136,000 in assets. read more >

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Unemployment Rates in Arkansas Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels

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Just as unemployment fell statewide in October, to 3.7%, unemployment rates in all eight Arkansas metro areas also declined, with rates falling by 0.2 to 0.4 percentage points. read more >

A Company Truck and the Cost of a Boy's Death

A Company Truck and the Cost of a Boy's Death

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The estate of an 11-year-old Arkansas boy killed when his stepfather crashed a company car has sued the company's insurance carriers for payment of a $3.4 million judgment. read more >

Jeff Rand Back in the High Life

Jeff Rand Back in the High Life

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Jeff Rand's sentence forbade participation in the oil and gas industry during his supervised release. But he and a couple of prison buddies came up with a business plan that appeared to violate that order. read more >

No Delay in Kristian Nelson Trial

No Delay in Kristian Nelson Trial

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Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen denied a request from the newest attorney for Kristian D. Nelson of England to delay the civil trial set for February. read more >

Building Blocked, City Sued Over Pulled Permits

Building Blocked, City Sued Over Pulled Permits

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A local developer said the damages would be at least $25 million if the city of Little Rock is successful in blocking him from completing a low-income housing project in west Little Rock that's now under construction. read more >