Northeast Arkansas

Fowlers' $750K Will Expand Arkansas Children's Clinic in Jonesboro

Fowlers' $750K Will Expand Arkansas Children's Clinic in Jonesboro
Chris and Kim Fowler (file)

Kim Fowler and her husband Chris Fowler, president of Fowler Foods Inc., have donated $750,000 to the Arkansas Children's Foundation, which will use the money to expand its clinic in Jonesboro.
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'Triangle' Suit Says Lawyer Had Conflict

An ongoing legal malpractice lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court highlights an issue commonly known as the eternal triangle: the relationship between the insured, the attorney and the insurance company.
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Jonesboro, ASU Explore New Entertainment Corridor

Continuing its efforts to enhance the campus-community connection, Jonesboro is exploring ways to develop an entertainment corridor between its downtown district and Arkansas State.
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