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OIL & GAS REPORT

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission last week issued 3 drilling permits, 1 well completion and 6 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

BUILDING PERMITS

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

PATENTS AWARDED

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

Can't sue Arkansas over dicamba, firm told

Judge dismisses Monsanto’s case

Subscriber onlyA circuit judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Monsanto against the state Plant Board for decisions that have kept the company's dicamba herbicide out of the Arkansas market. Continue reading...

Hill plan on titles passes in House

Bill resets forms’ insurance listing

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- A bill by U.S. Rep. French Hill altering title insurance premium disclosures passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week, part of a legislative package that garnered considerable bipartisan support. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyWalmart said in talks with India's Flipkart Continue reading...

Arkansas-based trucking company's income tops $31M

P.A.M. reports fourth-quarter rise aided by new tax law

Subscriber onlyP.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. reported net income of $31.6 million during the fourth quarter, a large increase from the same period a year ago that was the result of the new corporate tax structure. Continue reading...

Democrat-Gazette to test digital copies in 1 Arkansas county

Subscriber onlyHome delivery of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Mississippi County will end March 31, but subscribers there will be provided with an Apple iPad that will display a digital replica of the newspaper for the price of a daily and Sunday subscription, executives with the newspaper said Thursday. Continue reading...

Arkansas aircraft servicer acquired by Lynx

Fly Arkansas its fourth purchase

Subscriber onlyA new company wanting to build a network of general aviation service companies has acquired one at the state's largest airport. Continue reading...

Tyson exec gets $2.7M sign-on bonus

Subscriber onlyStewart Glendinning, vice president and chief financial officer of Tyson Foods Inc., is being paid a sign-on bonus of $2.7 million and an annual salary of $750,000, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed Wednesday. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlySteel processor plans state plant Continue reading...

New Arkansas plant to have 30 jobs to fill

Subscriber onlyA heat-treatment technology company is building a plant in Fort Smith that will employ at least 30 workers, the company said earlier this week. Continue reading...

Tyson acquires a group of Tennessee grain elevators

Subscriber onlyTyson Foods announced Wednesday that it has purchased several grain elevators to support its chicken operations in Tennessee. Continue reading...

Shipping now free for premium members at Sam's Club

Business-styled membership cut

Subscriber onlyThe warehouse division of Walmart Inc. is adding a perk for its premium members -- free shipping on nearly every item available on its website. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyReports of overture boost Amerisource Continue reading...