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Woo Pigs: Flirty Hogs Have a TV Teammate
D.J. Williams on the set of “KARK 4 Today” with his dog, Shade.

D.J. Williams, the former star tight end for the Arkansas Razorbacks now at KARK-TV in Little Rock, found himself on opposing teams as the football season wound down, torn between his “Razorback family” and Channel 4's news audience.
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Simmons Sues Soul of the South Investors

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff sued to recover the a $1.4 million collection effort from the leading investors in the troubled Soul of the South venture.
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Partners Bank Picked as New Name for HNB

The new management of the bank formerly known as Helena National Bank has settled on a new name following its conversion to a state charter in October
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Lawsuit Says Flawed Walmart Contract Foiling Dirt Cheap Discounter This article is available only in print.

Walmart sued over its restrictive covenant related to a Jonesboro retail shopping center. read more >

Can't Buy Me Love (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Since it's hard to measure universal goals like being a better parent, humans tend to fixate on things that we can measure — weight, height, the size of our houses and, of course, net worth. read more >

Silenced Springdale Student Paper Rescued by State Law

Springdale's Har-Ber High School shifted into reverse last week on its headline-making shutdown of the student newspaper, which had published an article the administration didn't like. read more >

Elizabeth Murphy to Market Guardian Group in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Elizabeth Murphy has joined the Guardian Group in Jonesboro as a licensed producer and internal marketer. Mandy Vickers is the new executive director of the Crossett Area Chamber of Commerce. read more >

Last Heard in Seattle, Humor Duo Takes Over Mornings at The Ride

The Ride, the Little Rock region's "new country" radio station, will have a new crew in the driver's seat in the mornings starting Monday, Dec. 10. read more >

Springdale School District Allows Paper to Post Banned Article

An Arkansas school district that ordered a student newspaper to take down an investigative report now says the article can be re-published on its website. read more >

Har-ber High School Suspends Student-Run Newspaper

The school district of a northwest Arkansas high school that suspended its student newspaper after it published an article alleging improper transfers by football players said Monday that district administrators are "reviewing the issue." read more >

Nexstar Offers Just Over $4B for Tribune Media

Nexstar offering to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for about $4 billion Monday, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group. read more >

Ouachita Electric Takes Charge with Tesla

Mark Cayce has the keys to a new Tesla, and if you're a member of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corp. in Camden, he might just hand them over to you — briefly. read more >

Bill Tracking App LobbyUp Expands to 14 States

LobbyUp, a legislative bill tracking company headquartered in Conway, completed a $750,000 expansion to 14 states on Nov. 6. It wasn't planning an Election Day stunt; the company simply missed its Nov. 1 goal by a hair. read more >

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