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Car-Mart's 4Q earnings top forecasts

Subscriber onlyBentonville-based America's Car-Mart reported fourth-quarter earnings late Monday that beat analysts' estimates, and Wall Street reacted favorably to the report, pushing the buy here, pay here used-car company's shares up more than 12 percent in morning trading. Continue reading...

Walton group: '16 grants tallied $454.4M

Subscriber onlyThe Walton Family Foundation awarded $454.4 million in grants in 2016, according to an annual report released by the nonprofit earlier this week. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyUSDA storm loans offered in 37 counties Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyTurner Grain suit set for trial in '18 Continue reading...

Wal-Mart expands military leave-of-absence policy

LITTLE ROCK — Wal-Mart says it's expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by offering differential pay to all eligible employees who are on military assignments lasting more than three days. Continue reading...

Little Rock bank revises 1Q loss to $7.8M

Heartland report amended Friday

Subscriber onlyHeartland Bank lost $7.8 million in the first quarter, giving it $15.7 million in losses in the past five quarters, the Little Rock bank said in an amended first-quarter report with federal regulators on Friday. Continue reading...

NEWS IN BRIEF

Subscriber onlyWEHCO hires chief for Tennessee paper Continue reading...

Bankruptcy watch

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Shiranda Latrice Anthony, 23 Penny Lane, May 16, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

State's tech giants nurtured burgeoning startups

Subscriber onlyIt's difficult to find a technology company in central Arkansas that has not been touched by the region's original tech success stories: Acxiom Corp. and Systematics Inc. Continue reading...

Where Arkansas and Louisiana meet, economy trumps rivalries

Rail line venture offers taste of what area could become

Subscriber onlyMONTICELLO -- A rail line of only 90 miles would seem to be an apt metaphor for the tough times experienced over the past several decades by those in southeast Arkansas and northeast Louisiana. Continue reading...

Printer, apartment complex, store change hands; Little Rock port buys 2 tracts

Subscriber onlyThe Watkins Co. of Little Rock sold its 12.7-acre site in the Otter Creek Industrial Park to Indian Bayou Farms LLC last month. Continue reading...

PATENTS AWARDED

Subscriber onlyU.S. patents issued to Arkansans Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

Subscriber onlyBuilding permits for the Little Rock metro area, projects valued at $75,000 or more: Continue reading...

OIL AND GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 0 drilling permits, 0 well completions and 5 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more, deeds recorded 04/17/2017 through 04/21/2017: Continue reading...

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