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State Approves $26M Loan for White River Irrigation District

The money will help complete the district's primary canal system and provide agricultural water to 40,000 acres. read more >
Media & Marketing

Ashdown Paper Inactive; Democrat-Gazette Digital Numbers Up

As one Arkansas newspaper ended a 121-year publishing history last month in Ashdown, the dogged statewide daily — the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — reported strong sales for its future-driven model: a digital replica newspaper on iPad and a printed Sunday paper. read more >
Media & Marketing

Publishing Plans Put Off at The Stuttgart Leader

Scott Siler spoke with Stephen Steed of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, reporting that publishing plans have been put off until after the first of the year. 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 >
Media & Marketing / Public Companies

GateHouse Deal Leaves Wreckage in Its Wake

After nearly four years fighting a battle of attrition as managing editor of the Pine Bluff Commercial, John Worthen is done with what he called “the madness” of leading a skeleton crew delivering news to Jefferson County. read more >

In Merger Run-Up, GateHouse Is Closing Papers in Stuttgart, Helena

In the run-up to a $1.4 billion merger with Gannett that would create the nation's biggest newspaper chain, GateHouse Media Inc. is closing two Arkansas papers, the Stuttgart Daily Leader and the semi-weekly Helena World. read more >
Ed Graves
Media & Marketing

Among GateHouse Newspapers, Times Record Only Daily in ArkansasLock Icon

The Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith has emerged as the only GateHouse Media Inc. newspaper in Arkansas still printing seven days a week. read more >