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Ashley Wimberley, executive director of the Arkansas Press Association, described the recent legislative session as her hardest yet.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Citizens Help Newspapers Dodge Legislative Threats

Many are relieved by the failure of bills that took aim at Arkansas’ strong Freedom of Information Act and current law that requires public notices to be published in newspapers. read more >
Media & Marketing / Small Business

Two East Arkansas Newspapers Growing Under New OwnershipLock Icon

Andrew Bagley purchased the Helena World in 2019 and the Monroe County Argus in 2022. read more >
A photo illustration showing the Aug. 18, 2022, edition of the Monroe County Herald. The Brinkley newspaper has been purchased by Chuck Davis and Andrew Bagley and will be renamed the Monroe County Argus.
Media & Marketing / Small Business

World Publishers Plan to Buy, Rename Brinkley Paper

The weekly is the only active newspaper in Monroe County. read more >
A Google Street View image of the former Jonesboro Sun building, which it occupied for more than 50 years before selling to St. Bernards helathcare.
Media & Marketing / Real Estate

Jonesboro Sun Building’s Sale Reflects New Economy of News

The paper is among many that have sought savings in a deeply besieged industry where readers, advertisers and revenue have been fleeing to the web. read more >
The world headquarters of the Helena World at 417 York St. in Helena-West Helena.
Construction / Investments / Media & Marketing

Old World Getting New Orbit, Slowly

It’s been a year since local investors bought and revived the Helena World, and Andrew Bagley, one of the new owners, reports that he is serving as editor as the weekly perseveres through the coronavirus crisis. read more >
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Construction / Media & Marketing / Real Estate

Arkansas News Outlets Assert Physical Presence

The Helena World is headed back to its old orbit, and a growing digital news outlet in Magnolia is putting down brick-and-mortar roots, company owners say. read more >
Small Business

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

Retired Helena businessman Chuck Davis and Phillips County Community College instructor Andrew Bagley are buying the Helena-West Helena World from GateHouse Media Inc., which had planned to shutter the paper. read more >