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Rules OK'd for hemp crops in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe state Plant Board on Thursday approved rules that will allow Arkansas farmers to grow hemp as part of a program to assess the marketability of the crop. Continue reading...

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Arkansas congressman calls tariffs a boon for farmers, cites soy exports

Subscriber onlyIn a tweet this week, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford portrayed trade barriers as good for U.S. farmers, a claim his Democratic opponent quickly dismissed. Continue reading...

Steel merger to bear 85 Fort Smith jobs

Subscriber onlyA new company, the result of a recent merger, is basing its manufacturing headquarters in Fort Smith, providing 85 new jobs to the area. Continue reading...

D.C. lobbyist to promote Arkansas river system

Subscriber onlyA group of private and public interests with ties to the Arkansas River has hired a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm to press its case before Congress and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for more federal money to pay for high-dollar improvements on the 445-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Continue reading...

Eastern Oklahoma seeing a resurgence in poultry farming

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas poultry companies in recent years have been looking elsewhere to raise their chickens, mostly in east Oklahoma. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWalton trust's stock sale yields $63.3M Continue reading...

Walmart gives out millions in grants to assist art, care groups

Subscriber onlyWalmart Inc. announced plans Tuesday morning to donate more than $22 million to improve Northwest Arkansas organizations that advocate for and promote the arts, recreation and health. Continue reading...

Little Rock airport sees gain in May passengers

Subscriber onlyA total of 197,424 passengers went through Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field in May, a 4.34 percent increase over the same month a year ago and the highest total for the month in six years. Continue reading...

Getting it straight

Subscriber onlyThe Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate. We correct all errors of fact. If you know of an error, write: Kim Christ Deputy Managing Editor P.O. Box 2221 Little Rock, Ark. 72203 or call 501-378-3495 during business hours Monday through Friday. Continue reading...

CARTI signs lease on North Little Rock building

Subscriber onlyCARTI, formerly known as Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, has signed a lease on a new building in North Little Rock, the cancer treatment center said Monday. Continue reading...

Arkansas trucking companies in market for drivers

Higher pay, more perks offered to fill big-rig seats

Subscriber onlyStallion Transportation Group ran into a problem after adding 15 trucks to its Beebe-based fleet earlier this year. Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: First Security Bank pays $900,000 for land to build central Arkansas branch

Subscriber onlyFirst Security Bank of Searcy paid $900,000 last month for 12.5 undeveloped acres on Brockington Road in Sherwood. Continue reading...

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BANKRUTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Justin and Ashlie Haley, 13908 Cottontail Lane, June 11, 2018, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

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