Northeast Arkansas Archive

Izard County Hospital Gets Restraining Order After Computer Company Threat

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/10/2018 12:00 am

Usually, it's a hospital patient getting the big bill, not the hospital.

Say Hooray For Our Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/10/2018 12:00 am

I never want anyone to be a crook, you know, but nothing pleases me more than seeing crooks get caught and punished. If there was a radio call-in show for federal court spectators, I'd be on a first-name basis with the screener.

Judge Disqualifies Issue 1 From Arkansas Ballot

by Associated Press 9/6/2018 02:08 pm

An Arkansas judge has disqualified a ballot measure that would limit the damages awarded in civil lawsuits and would give the state Legislature control over court rules.

Tech Center Revamp Helps Hytrol Convey Strengths

by Todd Traub 9/5/2018 01:01 pm

Hytrol, which employs close to 1,200 and is the largest conveyor manufacturer in North America, dedicated its renovated, 45,000-SF Technology Center on Aug. 28, marking the occasion with an open house, tours and an assemblage of local leaders.

Arkansas Casino Legalization Proposal Approved for Ballot

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/5/2018 10:10 am

A proposal to legalize casinos in Arkansas has been approved for the November ballot.

Owners Upbeat About Economy, Have More Doubts About Revenue

by Associated Press 9/4/2018 09:59 am

Although small business owners are upbeat about the economy's prospects, they aren't as optimistic about their own revenue.

Report: Midwest Economic Conditions Take Leap Forward

by Associated Press 9/4/2018 07:02 am

A monthly survey report suggests economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states took a leap forward last month.

Black Oak's Mayor Hopes Mural Will Attract Visitors

by Associated Press 9/4/2018 06:54 am

A new mural is giving drivers pause in Black Oak. And most are pulling over for an extended look.

New Station Manager Makes Staff Moves at KASU

by Kyle Massey 9/3/2018 12:00 am

Longtime staffer Mark Smith has been named the new station manager at Arkansas State University's radio station, KASU.

Dean Walls, Longtime Publisher in Des Arc, Dies at 96

by Kyle Massey 9/3/2018 12:00 am

The state's longest-serving newspaper veteran, Dean Walls, publisher of the White River Journal in Des Arc, died Aug. 16 after an amazing 72 years in the industry. She was 96.

Arkansas State Promotes, Gives Raise to Athletic Director

by Associated Press 9/1/2018 01:52 pm

Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir has a new title and a raise.

New $14M Center Enhances ANC's Workforce Training Mission

by Todd Traub 8/29/2018 01:04 pm

When Arkansas Northeastern College opened its new Center for Allied Technologies, it consolidated three facilities, enhanced its role as a leader in custom training and education and brought the world to its doorstep.

White River Health System Announces CEO Retirement, Names Next CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2018 02:19 pm

White River Health System CEO Gary Bebow has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31, and Gary Paxson will succeed him on Jan. 1.

Arkansas Convention Centers Put Tech on Display

by Mark Friedman 8/27/2018 12:00 am

Convention center operators in Arkansas say they are constantly making improvements to meet the needs of attendees.

One Bank Sale Closes Below $4.3M

by George Waldon 8/27/2018 12:00 am

Little Rock's One Bank & Trust concluded its nearly 61-year run as an ongoing enterprise where it has operated for 24 consecutive quarters: in the red.

Bodcaw, First Community Banks Branching Out

by George Waldon 8/27/2018 12:00 am

A pair of lenders made moves to expand their branch networks into neighboring counties.

Y'all Come Back Now, Y'hear? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/27/2018 12:00 am

With a low unemployment rate in Jonesboro and other Arkansas cities, many corporate citizens in the state are missing out on revenue because they simply don't have the warm bodies to make more sales or produce more work product.

State Chamber CEO: Educators Must Adapt to Meet Industry Needs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/23/2018 09:55 am

Manufacturers everywhere are having a hard time finding qualified workers, and in Arkansas, that means the state is falling short of its full potential for economic growth, Randy Zook said Wednesday.

Green Markets Draw Enviro Tech, Solfuels to Delta

by George Waldon 8/20/2018 12:00 am

Two relative newcomers to the Arkansas roster of chemical companies continue to grow their Phillips County operations since setting up shop.

Duvoor, Conger Join St. Bernards (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/20/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Chithu Duvoor has joined St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro as an endocrinologist. Dr. Jacqueline Conger has joined as an Ob-GYN.