Northwest Arkansas


Walmart Sues US in Pre-Emptive Strike in Opioid Abuse Battle
A customer waits for pickup at a Walmart pharmacy. The retailer has sued the U.S. government, saying that the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are blaming the company for the government's own lack of regulatory and enforcement policies to stem the opioid crisis.

Walmart Sues US in Pre-Emptive Strike in Opioid Abuse Battle

by Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press – 4 days ago

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis.

PAM Returns to Profit in 3Q

PAM Returns to Profit in 3Q
5 days ago

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown reports third-quarter income of $6 million as the company stops a slide of three consecutive quarters of losses.

Arvest CEO Elected to National Board

Arvest CEO Elected to National Board
5 days ago

Kevin Sabin, president and CEO of Arvest Bank, was elected to the American Bankers Association's board of directors on Tuesday during the organization's virtual annual meeting.


Bolt Out of Prison

Bolt Out of Prison This article is available only in print.

WhispersLegal

Well, that 100-month sentence that James W. Bolt received back in 2014 didn't turn out to be the life sentence he expected it to be. read more >

Not Just Playing Around: Esports Offer a Path

Not Just Playing Around: Esports Offer a Path

Technology & TelecomCover Story

Online gaming, or esports, debuted as an extracurricular activity at some Arkansas high schools three years ago, bringing scholarship opportunities with it. And now industry experts say employers should pay attention to the tech-savvy talent evident in this new sport. read more >

Arkansas School Districts Leaning Into Technology

Arkansas School Districts Leaning Into Technology This article is available only in print.

Technology & Telecom

Technology was already a part of the educational system, to be sure, whether through interactive videos in the classroom or computer tablets students were given to use during the school day. The coronavirus pandemic has forced that technological reliance to the forefront. read more >

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

A Jonesboro real estate broker is among those who sees a potential for malls transforming after the pandemic, with a silver lining possibly being local stores taking over chain space. read more >

Cannabis Takes Mind Off Hotels

Cannabis Takes Mind Off Hotels

WhispersHealth Care

Storm Nolan of Fort Smith may have a new medical marijuana cultivation facility in motion for Sebastian County, but his more immediate worry has been COVID-19's toll on the hospitality industry. read more >