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USA Truck rebounds in 1Q

Carrier reports $1M profit after losing $4.9M a year ago

Subscriber onlyUSA Truck Inc.'s turnaround under chief executive James Reed continued in the first quarter, when the Van Buren-based company reported net income of $1 million, or 13 cents per share. Continue reading...

Property manager, LR planners reach signs of compromise

Subscriber onlyThe lyrics from the 1971 hit song "Signs" by Five Man Electrical Band help explain a recent tiff over a set of prominent ads painted on the walls of a downtown Little Rock building: Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyStuckey, Fricke get Plant Board terms Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyJustices stay ruling in dicamba ban case Continue reading...

2 key dicamba-ban voters lose seats on state Plant Board

Subscriber onlyTwo members of the state Plant Board who were instrumental in this summer's ban on the in-crop use of dicamba said Tuesday that they won't be reappointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to new two-year terms. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyRetailer picks firm as grocery deliverer Continue reading...

Troubled Little Rock bank agrees to sale

Paragould lender plans to complete One Bank deal this fall

Subscriber onlyFirst National Bank in Paragould, the eighth-largest bank in Arkansas with $1.3 billion in assets, has agreed to acquire One Bank & Trust of Little Rock, the Paragould bank said Monday. Continue reading...

Simmons bank's profit jumps; $51.3M in 1Q net income sets record, exceeds forecast

Subscriber onlySimmons First National Bank reported record net income for the first quarter of $51.3 million, more than double its earnings of $22.1 million in the same period a year before, the Pine Bluff bank said Monday. Continue reading...

85 tracts in Arkansas ID’d for benefits; program invites new investments

Subscriber onlyEighty-five census tracts across 49 Arkansas counties have been identified by Gov. Asa Hutchinson as possible “opportunity zones” where investors in those areas can have their taxes on capital gains deferred or even eliminated. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWalmart board looks at McDonald's CEO Continue reading...

Arkansas co-op's closing answers a prayer

Farms fade, church buys Warren site

Subscriber onlyA farmers cooperative in Bradley County is in the final steps of being dissolved, just three months shy of its 70th birthday. Continue reading...

Former graphics firm's home, neighboring building sell in Jacksonville

Subscriber onlyThe Zata Group LLC of Jacksonville, a limited liability company, paid $450,000 to buy two buildings of more than 40,000 square feet each recently from Legacy Associates of North Little Rock. Continue reading...

ABF Freight workers vote on wage pact

5-year deal includes bonuses, restoration of vacation week

Subscriber onlyABF Freight workers are deciding whether to accept a new labor contract after ArcBest Corp. and the Teamsters recently reached a tentative five-year agreement. Continue reading...

UA professors aid medical field

Engineers develop devices for realistic training, testing

Subscriber only Vivas LLC, a company founded by a group of University of Arkansas engineering professors, has developed and is marketing realistic training and testing devices for the medical field. Continue reading...

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