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Stone Ward to Shape USL Arkansas’ Brand

USL Arkansas, the company starting a professional soccer club in northwest Arkansas, has engaged Little Rock advertising agency Stone Ward to develop its brand identity. read more >
Construction / Nonprofits

Our House Unveils New Logo As $16M Expansion Nears Completion

Our House, the Little Rock nonprofit that helps homeless and near-homeless families, unveiled a new logo and brand identity as work continues on a $16 million expansion project. read more >
Millie Ward, volunteer and board member at Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches
Media & Marketing

Wynne Tornado Damage Hits Close to Home for Stone Ward President Millie WardLock Icon

The Wynne native describes devastating damage to her hometown, including her mother's home. read more >
Jay Chesshir, president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber, announces the "Little Rock Love Connection" workforce recruiting campaign on May 1, 2023
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Construction / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Investments / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Transportation

Little Rock Tries to Lure Workers With $10K Cash Incentive

More than 30 businesses have partnered on the campaign, which comes amid a historically tight labor market. read more >
Still frames from two Super Bowl ads for Baptist Health and Saracen Casino and produced by Stone Ward and Gary Heathcott, respectively
Health Care / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Contrasting Arkansas Ads Made Big Game Debut

Commercials for Baptist Health and Saracen Casino both featured women, but couldn't have been farther apart in tone. read more >
Misty Duffy
Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Tourism / Transportation

Stone Ward Hires Misty Duffy (Movers & Shakers)

She is the firm's new director of strategy. read more >
Stone Ward filming an ad for Sport Clips. The Little Rock-based marketing firm's work for the haircut chain won silver at the Telly Awards competition.
Media & Marketing

Stone Ward Strikes Gold for G&FC, Among Others

The Little Rock marketing firm also won silver medals for work with the Little Rock Venture Center and Sport Clips, the national chain of hair cutters. read more >
Stone Ward Director of Photography Dustin Jones filming a wide shot in the Sissy’s Log Cabin commercial the Little Rock marketing agency made for the Super Bowl.
Media & Marketing / Retail

Sissy’s Big Game MVP: Most Valuable Proposal

Stone Ward Creative Director Jay Stanley didn’t have to think twice about what his favorite Super Bowl commercial was this year: It was the one he did for Sissy’s Log Cabin, the Arkansas jewelry store chain. read more >
Geovanni Leiva, co-founder of Leiva's Coffee, roasts a batch of coffee beans.
Agriculture & Poultry / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Small Business

Stone Raises Cup to LeivaLock Icon

When Geovanni Leiva was launching his coffee startup in central Arkansas more than a decade ago, he got some unexpected help from Larry Stone, CEO of the Little Rock ad agency Stone Ward. read more >
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Public Companies

Grading the Super Bowl Ads, With Local Help

Marketing pros say two opposing themes drove the most engagement: newness and nostalgia. read more >
Millie Ward, volunteer and board member at Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics

Stone Ward President Elected Chair of Little Rock Branch of St. Louis Fed

Millie Ward has served on the board since 2017. read more >

Stone Ward Gets Award for ‘Go Fish’ Campaign

Stone Ward, the downtown Little Rock advertising agency, has picked up a national award for its “Go Fish” campaign for the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. read more >
Brett Parker
Education / Media & Marketing

Stone Ward, Lyon Partner to Parse Data

In the partnership, announced this month, Stone Ward will give students in the Batesville liberal arts college’s new data science program access to real-life raw data anonymized by the firm’s data analytics team. read more >
Ashley Steele
Business Services / Small Business

Back in LR, Ashley Steele Creates Digital Marketing Firm, Obtain Creative

Marketing executives are known for their talk, but Ashley Steele prides herself on listening, particularly to small business leaders. read more >
Millie Ward of Stone Ward, Mike Sells of the Sells Agency, Myron Jackson of The Design Group, Darin Gray of CJRW and Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl of Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI.
Business Services

Ad, PR Pros Connect While Keeping Their Distance

How some of the state's advertising, marketing and public relations businesses are keeping the messages flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
Media & Marketing

ADDYs Subtracted from 2020 CalendarLock Icon

Dwindling interest is said to have doomed this year's local American Advertising Awards. read more >
Business Services / Media & Marketing / Public Companies / Retail

Who Won in Super Ads? Loretta, and a Groundhog

The game plan was simple. Not for the Super Bowl, but for judging the ads. read more >
Education / Health Care / Investments / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Give Your Heart to United Way (Larry Stone Commentary)

For the last 96 years, Heart of Arkansas United Way has served our community by leading initiatives and making investments in local programs that create meaningful, sustainable change in education, financial stability and health. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Stone Ward Invites Arkansas to Go FishLock Icon

Millie Ward doesn’t hunt, but she does have a fishing license, and the Little Rock advertising exec’s work for the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission is pushing other Arkansans to join her outdoors. read more >
Stone Ward is running a home-embracing campaign for Natural Gear of Little Rock.
Media & Marketing / Retail

With Stone Ward’s Help, Camo Maker Shows Itself

For advertising exec Millie Ward, the assignment was a paradox: making a camouflage company more visible. read more >