Northeast Arkansas

Bhattacharyya to Lead A-State Engineering, Computer Science College
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Bhattacharyya to Lead A-State Engineering, Computer Science College

Abhijit Bhattacharyya has been appointed as the inaugural dean for the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Arkansas State University.
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Bold Team Provides Peek at Arkansas' First Legal Pot Operation This article is available only in print.

Bold Team LLC is growing the state's first legal marijuana in Cotton Plant. Arkansas Business took a tour of the company's $6 million operation.
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Former ASU Board Member, Foundation Establish New Endowment

A former member of the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees has finished gifting $1 million to A-State on behalf of the Judd Hill Foundation Trust and committed another $1 million to support agricultural research.
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CFO Ben Barylske Moves to St. Bernards (Movers & Shakers)

Ben Barylske has been chosen as the chief financial officer of St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro.
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Agribusiness Conference Offers Lay of Land for Agriculture

National, worldwide and political issues dominated the 25th Arkansas State Agribusiness Conference held on the Arkansas State University campus. read more >

Truckers, Construction Firms Ready to Roll with Arkansas Highway Plan

While Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $300 million per year plan for highways will raise diesel prices for truckers, they'll eventually come out ahead through time saved and fewer equipment repairs, the Arkansas Trucking Association says. read more >

Duane Highley to Leave AECC for Similar Job in Colorado

Duane Highley, president and chief executive officer for Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., is leaving the power company to become CEO of Tri-State Generation and Transmission, a wholesale power supplier in Colorado. read more >

FedEx Logistics Establishing New HQ in Downtown Memphis

FedEx Logistics is establishing a new headquarters in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, and bringing nearly 700 jobs along with it. read more >

Proposed Arkansas Highway Plan Would Raise $300M Per Year

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders unveil a $300 million per year plan to maintain Arkansas' roads and bridges — one billed as the largest single highway proposal in the state's history. read more >

Arkansas State Turns Up Heat on Rice Crops

A group of Arkansas State University educators and students are studying effects of heat on rice crops in a three-university project aimed at discovering plants that can withstand global warming. read more >

For Bold Team, Here Are the Players

Bold Team LLC, the state's first operating medical marijuana cultivator, owes its name to four of its owners and executives: Brown, Orman, Lercher and Drennan. read more >

Greg Yielding Adds Layer as EVP of National Onion Association (Movers & Shakers)

Greg Yielding has been appointed executive vice president of the National Onion Association in Greeley, Colorado. read more >

Arkansas Big 3 Metros Power State Growth

The state of Arkansas had another strong job growth year in 2018, but almost all of it was centered on three main metro areas. read more >

College of the Ouachitas Board Votes to Join ASU System

The College of the Ouachitas Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to join the Arkansas State University System. read more >

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