Northwest Arkansas Archive

Arkansas Coach Van Horn Gets Contract Extension after CWS

by Associated Press 7/11/2018 07:05 am

Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn says he's agreed to a contract extension through the 2023 season after taking the Razorbacks to a runner-up finish in last month's College World Series.

Sentencing Set for Jon Woods, Others in Bribery Scheme

by Associated Press 7/9/2018 01:38 pm

Sentencing dates have been set for two former Arkansas state lawmakers and two others accused in a bribery scheme.

Legacy National Bank Closes Deal to Buy Gravett Bancshares

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 11:00 am

Legacy National Bank of Springdale closes on its previously announced purchase of Gravett Bancshares Inc. and its subsidiary Bank of Gravett.

Rogers Office Building Sells for $10M

by Marty Cook 7/9/2018 10:17 am

The Citizens Bank building at 3350 S. Pinnacle Hills Parkway was bought by an Oklahoma City developer who is also involved in a $100 million mixed-use development project.

Arkansas Liquor Stores See Sales Fall 5.5 Percent Since Grocery Wine Expansion

by Jan Cottingham 7/9/2018 09:36 am

Liquor stores throughout Arkansas have seen total sales fall an average of 5.5 percent since expanded sales of wine in grocery stores went into effect Oct. 1, according to a report released Monday.

Benton, Craighead Counties Top Arkansas List of Incoming Investments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

SmartAsset, a financial technology company based in New York, considered a number of factors to create its listing of the counties in Arkansas that have the most incoming investments

U.S. Pizza Co. Planned for Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/9/2018 12:00 am

The owners of the U.S. Pizza franchises in Conway and Cabot hope to have a 5,000-SF restaurant in Springdale open around the first of next year.

Grocery Sales of Wine Hit Liquor Stores

by Jan Cottingham 7/9/2018 12:00 am

Expanded wine offerings have taken a toll on sales at the state's package liquor stores.

Arkansas Osteopathic Colleges Line Up Students

by Mark Friedman 7/9/2018 12:00 am

The two new osteopathic medical schools in Arkansas are being flooded with applications from students who want to be doctors.

University of Kansas Hires Jeff Long as Athletic Director

by Associated Press 7/5/2018 01:57 pm

The University of Kansas will hire former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long to lead its athletics department.

Potential Baptist Buy Sparks Rumors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Something major appears to be happening in Fort Smith, and it involves the sale of Sparks Regional Medical Center to Baptist Health of Little Rock.

Sparks CEO Dan McKay Leaving for Kentucky

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Sparks Health System CEO Dan McKay took a job as president and CEO at Ephraim McDowell Health of Danville, Kentucky. His first day in his new position will be July 16.

Fayetteville Weight Loss Clinic Sues Cosmetic Surgeon for Breach of Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

A Fayetteville weight loss clinic filed a lawsuit against a cosmetic surgeon it employed, alleging Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam stole money, property and client records.

First Security's Footprint Broadens Into Fort Smith

by George Waldon 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Searcy's First Security Bank is adding Fort Smith to its branch network.

Bank of Gravett, Legacy National Bringing Mix of Old and New to NWA

by George Waldon 7/2/2018 12:00 am

The addition of the Bank of Gravett to Legacy BancShares Inc. will team up the oldest bank in Benton County and one of the youngest in Washington County.

Driver Dearth Means Higher Freight Prices

by Marty Cook 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Things are getting really tight for American trucking companies. That means things are going to get more expensive for everyone else, too.

Sparks Radiation Adds Daniel Schroyer (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Dr. Daniel Schroyer has joined Sparks Radiation Treatment Center in Fort Smith.

Tom Freking Steps In at Northwest Arkansas Community College (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2018 12:00 am

Tom Freking has been named executive director of workforce business development at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville.

Lawsuit Alleges Hormel, Tyson, Others Inflated Pork Prices

by Associated Press 6/29/2018 07:23 am

A federal lawsuit alleges Hormel Foods Corp., Tyson Foods Inc. and other companies colluded to inflate consumer pork prices on such popular products as Ball Park Franks, Spam and Nathan's Famous.

VA Hospital to Hold Town Hall about Impaired Pathologist

by Associated Press 6/28/2018 12:48 pm

The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks says it will hold a town hall meeting next month to provide an update into an investigation of an impaired pathologist who is linked to at least seven missed diagnoses and a potential death.