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Centennial Bank's owner earns $31.1M

Firm’s first quarter up 14%

Subscriber onlyHome BancShares, which owns Centennial Bank branches in three states, earned $31.1 million in the first quarter, the Conway firm said Thursday. Continue reading...

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Court's ruling favors ex-Wal-Mart worker

In Tyson suit, ex-employee also wins

Subscriber onlyFormer employees of the two largest Arkansas-based corporations made strides in their legal challenges after a pair of rulings handed down Wednesday by the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Continue reading...

Firm to build 500-acre solar farm

Subscriber onlyA Florida energy firm has agreed to build a 500-acre solar energy park in Arkansas County to provide electricity for Entergy Arkansas, the utility said Wednesday. Continue reading...

Flu hits turkeys at Tyson contract farm

Subscriber onlyTurkeys at a farm that contracts with Tyson Foods have caught the avian flu for the first time since the outbreak began. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRuling shields GM in pre-’09 death claims DETROIT — A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that Genera Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWal-Mart shutting 5 stores to fix pipes Wal-Mart is temporarily closing five stores, including one in Tulsa, because of plumbing problems. Continue reading...

J.B. Hunt profits top $91M in first quarter

Subscriber onlyJ.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. reported profits of $91.9 million for the first quarter of 2015, a 34 percent increase from a year ago that led to a record day for company stock. Continue reading...

Rogers photos rebid planned

Red Alert going for archive again

Subscriber onlyRed Alert Media Matrix, which never followed through on a $59 million offer this year to buy the newspaper and photo archives owned by John Rogers of North Little Rock, told a judge Tuesday that it will make another offer within a month. Continue reading...

Oil production to reach peak in April, according to report

Subscriber onlyOil production from the nation's shale formations is approaching its peak -- at least in the short term. Continue reading...

Appeals court backs Wal-Mart on barring stockholder proposal

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. can omit a shareholder proposal related to board oversight of what products the retailer sells, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit ruled Tuesday. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyIn first, turkeys' flu jumps to chickens A strain of avian flu that has killed hundreds of thousands of turkeys has spread for the first time to chickens. Continue reading...

Analysts: Stock sale a Wal-Mart boon

Subscriber onlyThe Walton family's goal of selling about 6 percent of its holdings in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will take years to accomplish, analysts say. Continue reading...

Site now D.C. for truckers' concerns

State firms off to Capitol Hill

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Trucking Association accomplished its primary objective during the state's legislative session when Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed an anti-indemnification bill last month. Continue reading...

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