A deal with Luther King Capital Management of Fort Worth, Texas, will allow Southwind Milling to increase the scope, capital investment and projected jobs at the $32 million rice mill complex Southwind is building in the port area of Pine Bluff.
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Two Southeast Arkansas residents are among members of the board for the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Monday’s rain has been a boon for dry hay meadows in northwest Arkansas, but will keep row crop growers out of the field again, county extension agents for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture said on Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The number of homes sold in Arkansas in February was up 9 percent compared to a year earlier, and the average price of homes sold was up 6.1 percent, the Arkansas Realtors Association said Friday.
The Pine Bluff unemployment rate was 8.9 percent in February — which is down from 9.8 percent in January and is the highest among cities in Arkansas — according to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
Members of the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority Board were asked Wednesday to investigate the possibility that state or federal grant money could be used to buy new equipment to unload barges at the port.
Pine Bluff rounded out the bottom of the Arkansas Tech Business Index for January.
USA Truck CEO John Simone has taken a medical leave to address issues relating to a “serious medical condition,” the Van Buren transportation corporation announced Monday.
Simmons First National Corp. announced the appointments of Mark C. Doramus, Christopher R. “Chris” Kirkland and Joseph D. “Joe” Porter to its board of directors, according to George A. Makris Jr., chairman and chief executive officer.
Tommy Anderson, owner/operator of Tommy’s Flying Service in Sherrill, is the new president of the Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association.