Tagged: Southeast Arkansas

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The Art of Being Wrong (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

Before being elected president, Donald Trump had never worked for anyone but himself or his ultra-wealthy father. That doesn’t explain why he feels so comfortable saying things that are demonstrably untrue, but it could explain why he never had to learn how to own a mistake. read more >

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

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 >

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

Murphy USA to Issue $500M in Notes

Banking & Finance

Murphy USA, the gas and convenience retail chain based in El Dorado, announced Wednesday that it will offer $500 million in senior unsecured notes, with plans to use the debt plus cash on hand to redeem previous 6% notes coming due in 2023. read more >

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Historic Helena District Chosen as Home for Delta Dirt Distillery

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

Led by Harvey Williams Jr. and his wife, Donna, Delta Dirt Distillery will begin producing vodka, gin, cordials and more in the coming weeks. Their son, Thomas, will oversee the production of spirits made with corn, wheat, rye and sweet potatoes grown on the family farm. Tours and a tasting room with a full-service bar are on tap. read more >

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodTechnology & Telecom

Go Forward Pine Bluff’s innovation hub, The Generator, is in for a busy September. Mildred Franco, executive director of The Generator, hopes renovations will begin then on its physical location: the three-story building formerly known as the Merrill Civic Center. read more >

Upside Down World (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Upside Down World (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

It’s almost like the Business Roundtable heard Olivia Farrell’s speech when she accepted the Little Rock Rotary Club’s Business & Professional Leader of the Year award in June and decided to get on board. read more >