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Goat farmers turn to retail for down time

Creamery part-time in winter

Subscriber onlyLike most farmers this time of year, the McCormicks are winding down; their goats won't give milk during the cold months and fewer outdoor markets are open. Continue reading...

At what cost glory? Work performance, UA-tied study hints

Subscriber onlyAwards like “Employee of the Month” likely won’t motivate workers as much as employers would want and in some cases do the opposite, according to a recent study. 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 2 drilling permits, 2 well completions and 14 well recompletions. By county, they were: Continue reading...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Subscriber onlyPulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded Oct.9-Oct. 13: Continue reading...

BANKRUPTCY WATCH

Subscriber onlyALEXANDER Carrie Elizabeth Meacham, 701 Winkler Lane, Nov. 7, 2017, Chapter 13. Continue reading...

BUSINESS PEOPLE

Subscriber onlySimmons First National Corp. has announced the appointment of Tom Purvis and Russell Teubner to its board of directors. Continue reading...

J.B. Hunt drivers haul Hogs' gear; truckers among first to arrive, last to leave away games

Subscriber onlyBy the time Arkansas takes the field today against LSU, J.B. Hunt drivers Rodney Collins and Jerry Rico will have been in Baton Rouge for more than a day. Continue reading...

Farmers sue board over dicamba curb

Subscriber onlySix Arkansas farmers on Friday filed a lawsuit against the state Plant Board alleging that its membership structure is unconstitutional and that its recent decision to limit the spraying of a herbicide violated state law. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyVegetable producer drops contract case Continue reading...

Little Rock-based Dillard's reports 3Q profit down 36%

But that and revenue beat expectations; shares jump 12%

Subscriber onlyDillard's Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $14.5 million during the third quarter, a 36 percent decrease from the same three-month period a year ago. Continue reading...

Little Rock's Windstream logs 3Q loss of $101M

Subscriber onlyWindstream lost $101.5 million in the third quarter, a 55 percent deepening from a loss of $66.2 million in the same period last year, the Little Rock firm said Thursday. 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 businesshours Monday through Friday. Continue reading...

News in brief

Subscriber onlyRice farmers to tackle rules for field burning Continue reading...