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Kyle Massey

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Kyle Massey, who was born in Conway and raised in Newport, has been at Arkansas Business since February 2016. He began his journalism career as a sports writer at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway before moving on as an editor for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Charlotte Observer. For 17 years, he served in editing roles at the New York Times in Manhattan. He and his wife, Kerry Prichard, have four grown children.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Roger Jenkins' Pay as Murphy CEO Bubbles Up to $13.4M

Murphy Oil Corp. CEO Roger W. Jenkins stayed at No. 2 among the best-paid officers at Arkansas' public companies, earning nearly $13.4 million last year. read more >

Today's Power, Farmers Electric Partner in Solar Project

Today's Power Inc. of Little Rock adds to its growing string of small utility-scale solar power projects around the state. read more >

What's Rice? Under Arkansas Law, It's Not Cauliflower

Act 501 creates a fine for labeling any product as rice if it isn't a product of the swamp grass cultivated for grain around the world. read more >

Andrew Clyde's Salary Hits $5.94M at Murphy USA

Murphy USA CEO Andrew Clyde earned total compensation of $5.94 million in 2018, up from $5.78 million the year before. read more >

An Old LR Colleague, Tucker Carlson, Gets Naughty

The Fox News millionaire and I aren't truly buddies, but we were friendly when we worked together at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in the 1990s. read more >

Drilling Industry Waits for Bust to Clear This article is available only in print.

Three years after natural gas prices plunged to their lowest point since 1998 — one-sixth the price seen in 2005 — the gas market remains depressed, drilling is dormant, and oil production is flat in the traditional crude belt of south Arkansas. read more >

Solar Report Finds Strong Growth in Arkansas

As Arkansas legislators moved to open up Arkansas' solar energy landscape with a new law, a national trade group noted this week that the state had its biggest year of solar installation ever in 2018. read more >

Jeff Lyle, Engineer Who Ran SSN Media Gateway, Dies at 56

Jeff Lyle, the Little Rock TV engineer who ran SSN Media Gateway LLC before suffering a stroke last month, died March 9 at the age of 56. read more >

Legislators Give Final OK to Bill Supporters Say Will Boost Solar in Arkansas

Arkansas' sun power industry scored a major victory Tuesday afternoon at the state Capitol as the state House approved legislation to allow third-party financing of solar arrays. The measure, already cleared by the state Senate, will open up solar power options for non-taxed entities like nonprofit corporations, government agencies and schools. read more >

2nd Medical Marijuana Cultivation Company Gets State Clearance

Osage Creek Cultivation in Berryville is now the second company growing medical marijuana in Arkansas, joining Bold Team of Cotton Plant as the second of five cannabis cultivation sites cleared by the state. read more >