Soybean and peanut farmers still have thousands of acres to harvest in Craighead County, Craighead County extension agent Branon Thiesse told Talk Business & Politics, adding that constant rains in recent weeks have hampered efforts to finish the harvest in Northeast Arkansas. The late harvest is impacting the quality of...
The Woodlands, Texas-based RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT) announced Nov. 6 it plans to purchase Golden Ridge Rice Mills, which includes a principal milling plant in Wynne, Ark. The roughly $8 million deal is expected to close in early December. Company officials said they will issue RiceBran shares for half the...
The first office in the Fort Smith metro for Searcy-based First Security Bank held its formal opening Thursday (Nov. 8) at its 720 Garrison Ave. location in downtown Fort Smith. Though the bank officially opened Oct. 2 on the second floor of what was once the Fort Smith Town Club,...
Murphy Oil Corp. posted profits of nearly $94 million as the El Dorado oil explorer saw international crude prices jump to nearly $70 a barrel in the third quarter, the company reported after the close of market Wednesday (Nov. 7). For the period ended June 30, the oil and gas...
Ouachita Baptist University has received a $1 million unrestricted gift from an anonymous donor. It’s the second year in a row that the Arkadelphia-based private college has received such a gift. An unrestricted gift means that Ouachita can freely decide where to use the money. According to The Chronicle of...
Little Rock-based BSR Real Investment Trust on Wednesday (Nov. 7) posted third quarter profits of $13.5 million as the publicly-traded apartment owner and operator continued to expand in the dynamic Northwest Arkansas market. For the three-month period ended Sept. 30, BSR Trust reported net operating income of $13.5 million...
Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 were higher on Tuesday as voters headed to the polls for the U.S. midterm elections. Both indexes have closed higher in four of the past five trading sessions. Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY - Get Report)  fell...
Construction on the new Baptist Memorial Hospital-Crittenden County is virtually complete, employees have been hired, and the hospital is slated to open Dec. 3, BMHCC President and CEO Brian Welton said during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday (Nov. 5) in West Memphis. The hospital will cost about $43...
NAPERVILLE -- Franklin Partners revealed redevelopment plans for The Shuman, the five-story office building at 263 Shuman Blvd. in Naperville. The Shuman will become a suburban destination for multiple office tenants, offering many amenities designed to build community among employees within the building. Designed with Wright Heerema Architects, the new...
Jordan DeCicco, then a basketball freshman at Philadelphia University, couldn't stay awake in his 8 a.m. accounting class after early morning practice. He went looking for bottled coffee to bring to practice, but he couldn't find any that wasn't packed with sugar and artificial ingredients. "It was loaded with sugar...