Tagged: Jerry Jones

Pope County Casino Still on Hold

Pope County Casino Still on Hold

LegalRestaurants & Food

Cherokee Nation Businesses’ $225 million Legends Resort & Casino in Pope County, expected to create more than 1,000 direct jobs, remains on hold amid lingering litigation. read more >

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Acxiom Corp. Trims Workers As It Combines Segments

Technology & Telecom

Acxiom Corp. of Conway says it is cutting 2 percent of its global workforce of about 3,300 as it combine its Audience Solutions and Marketing Services divisions into a new business unit called Acxiom Marketing Solutions. The company declined to say how many Arkansas workers would be affected. read more >

Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

Governor Appoints Arkansas CEOs to Study State's Computer, Data Sector

Banking & FinanceTechnology & TelecomTransportation

Gov. Asa Hutchinson forms a blue ribbon commission to study how to grow the state's computer science and data analytics sector. The 19-member commission is co-chaired by Acxiom Corp. founder Charles Morgan and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston. read more >

M. David Howell’s Debts May Total $60 Million

M. David Howell’s Debts May Total $60 Million

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegal

M. David Howell, the former bank CEO in Little Rock and Fayetteville who died in a Beverly Hills hotel on Oct. 23, may have received $60 million or more from investors to whom he promised exorbitant returns, sources have told Arkansas Business. read more >

Oily Deals: Pattern Emerging in Questionable Arkoma Gas Transactions

Oily Deals: Pattern Emerging in Questionable Arkoma Gas Transactions

Legal

Jerry Jones has always pleaded innocent in the controversial 1982 Arkla-Arkoma gas deal, a deal worth at least $174.8 million when the final numbers were tallied last fall. This January, a ratepayers’ class-action suit declared the deal an insider’s rip-off for Arkansas gas consumers who got stuck with an $80 million overcharge bill that went straight into Jones’ bulging bank account. read more >

David Howell Probate Case Ends With Whimper

David Howell Probate Case Ends With Whimper

Banking & FinanceLegal

A convoluted probate case that started with a bombshell revelation more than 11 years ago concluded with a whimper Wednesday morning. Pulaski County Probate Judge Mary McGowan approved, with no objections and little discussion, the final distribution of assets from the estate of M. David Howell Jr. read more >