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  • Doozy open line
    Phew. Long day. And it's not over. Your turn: the line is open.... [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 6:04pm -
  • New Marketplace rule will impact all insurance carriers, not just Ambetter
    I mentioned yesterday a new rule from the Arkansas Insurance Department that will help the Department of Human Services keep costs down for the private option in future years. The rule, included in a recently released bulletin to insure…
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:55pm -
  • One more thing about those judicial suspensions
    For the 10s of you following the state judicial eligibility saga, a quick note about this morning Arkansas Democrat-Gazette story that led with the finding that nearly a third of sitting judges in the state have been suspended for not paying their…
    - 13 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:00pm -
  • Piazza to rule in two weeks on same-sex marriage lawsuit —UPDATE
    At the conclusion of today's emotional three-hour hearing on a motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas's ban on same-sex marriage, Circuit Judge Chris Piazza said he was still "drifting" on the issue, but thinks he kno…
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 4:21pm -
  • Enrollment in Obamacare marketplaces hits 8 million
    President Obama announced today that 8 million people have signed up for the marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, including the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace (millions more have gained coverage via Medicaid expansion or…
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:51pm -
  • Chelsea Clinton is pregnant
    Chelsea Clinton, with her mother at the "Girls: A No Ceilings Event" this afternoon in New York, announced that she is pregnant. A story in the Washington Post quotes her as saying “I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child an…
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:46pm -
  • Tom Cotton continues to avoid taking stance on private option
    We've noted before that while Rep. Tom Cotton wants to repeal Obamacare (which would have the effect of ending the private option), he refuses to take a position on whether the state made the right decision in pursuing the private option po…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:21pm -
  • Perfect storm shuts down state computers
    Trying to get your driver's license at the revenue office this morning, but couldn't? Tried to reserve a cabin at Petit Jean State Park online, but couldn't? Trying to use the state's website to find out how to contact the director of the…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:21pm -
  • This morning's discussion on race at Ron Robinson Theater
    Interesting panel discussion this morning on race and ethnicity at the River Market's Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market. The discussion, titled "Money, Class and Opportunity," was held in conjunction with the release of UALR's 11th i…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 12:34pm -
  • Charlie Fuqua returns, warns of Arkansas Republicans getting slimed
    Former state legislator Charlie Fuqua is back, warning Republicans in a mass email that "the only people who ever get slimed are the good guys." You know, good guys like he and Jon Hubbard, whose 2012 campaigns for state legislature were der…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:28am -

Arkansas News Bureau

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (State)

  • Private-option tab at $496 per client
    The cost of providing coverage to Medicaid recipients under Arkansas’ so-called private option has continued to rise, with the state paying insurance companies just over $490 per client in premiums and cost-sharing subsidies this month.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 3:17am -
  • Arguments made, judge to rule in 2 weeks on gay-nuptials ban
    Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza said Thursday that he plans to issue a ruling in a lawsuit seeking to strike down Arkansas’ prohibitions on same-sex marriage within two weeks, but did not give away the direction in which he is leaning.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 3:07am -
  • Getting it straight
    The Democrat-Gazette wants its news reports to be fair and accurate.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:38am -
  • Court says goodwill divisible
    The “goodwill” value of Little Rock’s Brave New Restaurant was considered in a valuation of the business and can be divided in the co-owners’ divorce proceedings, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:36am -
  • OB-GYN’s bail set at $500,000
    PARAGOULD — A Greene County District Court judge ordered a Paragould physician accused of photographing a woman during a gynecological examination to give up his passport and placed him in jail in lieu of a $500,000 bond Thursday.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:34am -
  • Justices decline late-dues petition
    The Arkansas Supreme Court declined on Thursday to immediately settle the question of how lawyers who pay their annual dues late can be disciplined.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:32am -
  • Lynch Drive Elementary approved to close in June
    Lynch Drive Elementary School in the North Little Rock School District will permanently close in June, which is a year earlier than what was originally scheduled in the district’s capital improvement plan.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:31am -
  • State-waterway plan retraces step

    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:30am -
  • Schools chief rescinds job-cut notices
    Six Little Rock School District employees who were told in January that their jobs would be eliminated were notified Thursday that the nonrenewal notices had been rescinded by District Superintendent Dexter Suggs.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:29am -
  • Last defendant in El Chico case gets probation
    The last of four defendants arrested in connection with the April 2012 slaying of a waiter during the armed robbery of a west Little Rock restaurant was sentenced to four years of probation Wednesday after cooperating with prosecutors against the con…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:27am -

Cook's Outlook

  • Cook: Hypocrisy Over Gambling In The State Legislature (UPDATED)
    In 2013, State Senator Missy Irvin voted to allow Arkansans to legally gamble on the Internet. State Senator Jimmy Hickey  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: Hypocrisy Over Gambling In The State Legislature (UPDATED)! Consider leavi…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:46am -
  • Cook: Senate, Congressional Candidates File Fundraising Reports
    The candidates for federal office - including Cong. Tom Cotton and Sen. Mark Pryor - appear to have no shortage of funds. Talk Business blogger Michael Cook dives into the latest quarterly fundraising reports.You just finished reading Cook: Senate, C…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 7:02am -
  • Cook: Latest Fundraising Reports for Gubernatorial, Down-Ballot Candidates
    Candidates for statewide office report their fundraising totals for the month of March. Talk Business blogger Michael Cook rounds up the filings.You just finished reading Cook: Latest Fundraising Reports for Gubernatorial, Down-Ballot Candidates! Co…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 6:58am -
  • Cook: Third Poll In A Row Shows Mark Pryor Leading Tom Cotton
    Today, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) released a new poll showing Mark Pryor leading Tom Cotton. This is the  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: Third Poll In A Row Shows Mark Pryor Leading Tom Cotton! Consider…
    - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 10:55am -
  • Cook: New Poll Shows Mark Pryor And Mike Ross Leading
    CNN is reporting today that a new poll shows Mark Pryor is leading Tom Cotton in the race for the  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: New Poll Shows Mark Pryor And Mike Ross Leading! Consider leaving a comment!Follow on Facebook | F…
    - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 3:11pm -
  • Cook: $7 Million In Negative Ads Don’t Stop Pryor, Ross From Poll Leads
    The Koch Brothers, and other out-of-state interest groups, have spent over $6 million attacking Mark Pryor via television and radio  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: $7 Million In Negative Ads Don't Stop Pryor, Ross From Poll Leads…
    - 10 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 9:31am -
  • Cook: Bill Clinton To Headline Mike Ross Fundraiser
    Former President Bill Clinton continues to be a force to be reckoned with in Arkansas politics. This weekend, Clinton has  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: Bill Clinton To Headline Mike Ross Fundraiser! Consider leaving a comment!…
    - 12 days ago, 6 Apr 14, 6:58am -
  • Cook: Did Conrad Reynolds Call French Hill A ‘French Poodle’?
    On Friday, Republican Second District Congressional candidates Conrad Reynolds and French Hill released their first television ads of the campaign.  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Cook: Did Conrad Reynolds Call French Hill A 'French Po…
    - 13 days ago, 5 Apr 14, 8:24am -

Talk Politics

  • Tolbert: Republican Candidates To Debate Saturday
    The Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans will host a debate this Saturday for several of the upcoming GOP primary races.   Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Republican Candidates To Debate Saturday! Consider leaving a comme…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:09pm -
  • Report: Economic Gap Widening Between Black And White Arkansans
    A new report released by Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families highlights a widening gap between black and white workers  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Report: Economic Gap Widening Between Black And White Arkansans! Consider…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:40am -
  • Tolbert: GOP Leaning Poll Shows Tied U.S. Senate Race
    The Tolbert Report has obtained a poll from the GOP-leaning American Crossroads group showing the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: GOP Leaning Poll Shows Tied U.S. Senate Race! Consider leaving a c…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:35am -
  • Jessica DeLoach: Why Mike Ross Is The Right Choice For The Millennial Voters
    Editor’s note: This guest opinion-editorial is written by Jessica DeLoach, who provides political commentary for KARK Ch. 4 News and  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Jessica DeLoach: Why Mike Ross Is The Right Choice For The Millennia…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 7:33pm -
  • Skot Covert: Why Asa Hutchinson Is Right For Young Arkansans
    Editor’s note: This guest opinion-editorial is written by Skot Covert, an Ozark, Arkansas native and recent graduate of Arkansas Tech  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Skot Covert: Why Asa Hutchinson Is Right For Young Arkansans! Cons…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 7:33pm -
  • Tolbert: AARP Objects To Pryor Ad
    Once again Sen. Mark Pryor’s campaign is running into trouble over one of its campaign ads. You may recall a  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: AARP Objects To Pryor Ad! Consider leaving a comment!Follow on Facebook | Follow o…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 6:19pm -
  • ACLU Challenging Arkansas Voter ID Law
    The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and the Arkansas Public Law Center filed lawsuits on behalf of four individuals  Continue Reading »You just finished reading ACLU Challenging Arkansas Voter ID Law! Consider leaving a comment!Follow o…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 4:50pm -
  • I-540 Becomes I-49
    With the signatures of three highway commissioners, I-540 became I-49 today. The announcement of the new designation was made Wednesday  Continue Reading »You just finished reading I-540 Becomes I-49! Consider leaving a comment!Follow on Facebook…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 1:14pm -

Tolbert Report

  • Tolbert: Republican Candidates To Debate Saturday
    The Arkansas Federation of Young Republicans will host a debate this Saturday for several of the upcoming GOP primary races.   Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Republican Candidates To Debate Saturday! Consider leaving a comme…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:09pm -
  • Tolbert: GOP Leaning Poll Shows Tied U.S. Senate Race
    The Tolbert Report has obtained a poll from the GOP-leaning American Crossroads group showing the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: GOP Leaning Poll Shows Tied U.S. Senate Race! Consider leaving a c…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:35am -
  • Tolbert: AARP Objects To Pryor Ad
    Once again Sen. Mark Pryor’s campaign is running into trouble over one of its campaign ads. You may recall a  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: AARP Objects To Pryor Ad! Consider leaving a comment!Follow on Facebook | Follow o…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 6:19pm -
  • Tolbert: Conservative Arkansas Rolls Out Primary Endorsements
    The conservative organization – Conservative Arkansas – rolled out a list of endorsements for the upcoming Republican primary today. The  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Conservative Arkansas Rolls Out Primary Endorsements!…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 9:55pm -
  • Tolbert: Ethics Commission Fines Bookout $4,000 For 2010 Campaign Violations
    You may recall that last August I noted former Sen. Paul Bookout’s 2010 campaign expenses appeared to have similar issues  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Ethics Commission Fines Bookout $4,000 For 2010 Campaign Violations!…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 8:23pm -
  • Tolbert: Republicans Almost Double Democrats’ Filing Fees
    For the first time in recent history, Arkansas Republicans – with 132 candidates – saw 150 percent more state candidates file  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Republicans Almost Double Democrats' Filing Fees! Consider lea…
    - 16 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • Tolbert: 16 State Legislators Endorse Sterling For Attorney General
    David Sterling”s campaign for Attorney General got a boost Monday (March 24) with the endorsement of 16 Republican state legislators  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: 16 State Legislators Endorse Sterling For Attorney General!…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 5:05pm -
  • Tolbert: Internal Poll Shows 8-Point Lead For Asa
    A new internal poll commissioned by the Asa Hutchinson for Governor Campaign last week shows an 8-point lead for Asa  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Tolbert: Internal Poll Shows 8-Point Lead For Asa! Consider leaving a comment!Follow…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Mar 14, 8:53pm -

Brummett's Blog

  • Slapstick with Ross, Asa and other oddballs
    The comedy hits just keep coming in the governor’s race. Just yesterday: –Mike Ross said Asa Hutchinson may be the only lawyer in the history of the state to lose a trial with his brother on the jury, and Asa said that was snarky –Ross assailed…
    - 22 days ago, 27 Mar 14, 7:33am -
  • Asa calls, chortles, challenges, converses
    Asa Hutchinson called this morning to chortle, challenge and converse on the matter of Mike Ross’s tax plan, and we covered several points that I want to share. Let’s get this out of the way: Hutchinson said he had met with officials of the Finan…
    - 71 days ago, 6 Feb 14, 11:38am -
  • High drama on private option? Line in sand by Democrats?
    With Sen. Missy Irvin of Mountain View continuing to say it’s not all up to her and that she is a “no” on re-upping the private option for which she fashioned an all-about-me dramatic “aye” vote late in the regular session — though it app…
    - 77 days ago, 31 Jan 14, 9:26am -
  • Private option looking great except politically
    There are developments regarding the state’s innovative Medicaid private option — developments beyond the potentially tragic political signals sent by the Jonesboro area in the special election Tuesday. First: The state has compiled the demograph…
    - 92 days ago, 16 Jan 14, 10:49am -
  • Darr’s two minds, and the one he’ll follow
    My best reading is that Mark Darr is currently of two minds and goes back and forth between these minds with great speed and dexterity and frustration. One mind: Yes, I made errors and I was wrong. But, darnit, it’s not serious thievery and I could…
    - 98 days ago, 10 Jan 14, 10:56am -
  • A Brummett Christmas. It was 1959 . . .
    A request poured in that I rerun a Christmas column of years past, something about my dad. But I don’t have a Christmas Day column this year and I’m wondering if the request confused a childhood Christmas remembrance with any of a half-dozen trib…
    - 24 Dec 13, 2:29pm -
  • Clubbing Tom Cotton with John Burris
    The employee-employer relationship between state Rep. John Burris of Harrison, a responsible Republican state representative, and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, an irresponsible congressman seeking undeserved promotion to the U.S. Senate, is indeed a delicate…
    - 17 Dec 13, 12:15pm -
  • All tied up for Senate and governor
    Last week Republicans gleefully touted a poll commissioned by a bankroller of Tom Cotton that said Cotton was ahead of Mark Pryor by 48-41 in our big U. S. Senate race. So it seems fair today to report a survey by Public Policy Polling, a Democratic…
    - 16 Dec 13, 10:58am -

The Arkansas Project

  • No Competition, Cost Overruns — Where Do We Go From Here On The ‘Private’ Option?
    You’ll probably find this hard to believe, but things aren’t going to so well with the Obamacare “private” option: just last week, my colleague Dan Greenberg wrote about the lack of competition in...Read at our website!
    - 16 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:50pm -
  • New Report Highlights Candidates’ Positions On Policy
    I know many of you have been relying on The Arkansas Project for news and analysis of the ongoing GOP legislative primaries around the state. While I’ve been conducting interviews with candidates, my...Read at our website!
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:45pm -
  • Happy (Belated) Tax Freedom Day, Arkansas: You Now Have Permission To Keep Your Money
    Today is April 15th, the day that federal tax filings are due. (We hope this doesn’t come as a surprise to any of you.) So this seems like the perfect time to talk about how awful taxes are in...Read at our website!
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 11:09am -
  • Damon Wallace’s Degree Problem
    I’ve written in some detail about Damon Wallace’s financial troubles. Not only does this candidate for House District 96 have thousands in IRS debts, but he also failed to disclose some of the debts...Read at our website!
    - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 12:27pm -
  • The Ar-Kansas Project Podcast
    This week on The Arkansas Project Podcast: Breaking down Wednesday’s AG debate (full video of the debate here) Forbes article outlines “private” option cost overruns Monty...Read at our website!
    - 6 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 7:34pm -
  • The Competition Vacuum in the “Private” Option
    You might recall that one of the selling points of the “private” option was market competition. Competition among insurance carriers was going to lower prices and improve the quality of services....Read at our website!
    - 7 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 12:33pm -
  • GOP Senate Primaries, Round 4: Burris vs. Flippo vs. Osmon
    As part of our continuing series of articles on the various GOP primaries across the state, we now turn our attention to state Senate District 17. After state Senator Johnny Key announced he would...Read at our website!
    - 8 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 3:59pm -
  • Live-Stream: GOP Attorney General Debate
    Live streaming video by UstreamRead at our website!
    - 8 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 6:06pm -

Blue Hog Report

Talk Business

  • Home Bancshares Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Florida Bank
    Home BancShares, parent company of Centennial Bank, said it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Florida Traditions Bank  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Home Bancshares Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Florida Bank! Consider leav…
    - 10 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:11pm -
  • Munro And Co. To Lay Off 56 At Shoe Plant In Hot Springs
    Munro and Co., which makes shoes at its Hot Springs headquarters and a plant in Clarksville, says it will lay  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Munro And Co. To Lay Off 56 At Shoe Plant In Hot Springs! Consider leaving a comment!Follow…
    - 15 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:16pm -
  • Home Bancshares Posts Another Record Quarter
    Home Bancshares, parent company of Centennial Bank, reported a record first quarter profit on Thursday (April 17). The Conway-based financial  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Home Bancshares Posts Another Record Quarter! Consider leavi…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:24am -
  • Simmons First Reports Q1 Net Income
    Simmons First National Corp. had an up-and-down quarter depending on how you view their latest financial results. The Pine Bluff-based  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Simmons First Reports Q1 Net Income! Consider leaving a comment!Fol…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:09am -
  • Wal-Mart CEO, Wife Donate $1 Million To UA Walton College
    Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon and his wife, Shelley, are donating $1 million to the University of Arkansas Walton College of  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Wal-Mart CEO, Wife Donate $1 Million To UA Walton College! Consider leaving a co…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:32am -
  • Wal-Mart Stores To Offer A New Money Transfer Option
    Facing tough sales comparisons and other operating headwinds, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is seeking a new source of revenue by expanding  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Wal-Mart Stores To Offer A New Money Transfer Option! Consider leaving…
    - 20 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:21am -
  • Report: Economic Gap Widening Between Black And White Arkansans
    A new report released by Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families highlights a widening gap between black and white workers  Continue Reading »You just finished reading Report: Economic Gap Widening Between Black And White Arkansans! Consider…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:40am -
  • I-540 Becomes I-49
    With the signatures of three highway commissioners, I-540 became I-49 today. The announcement of the new designation was made Wednesday  Continue Reading »You just finished reading I-540 Becomes I-49! Consider leaving a comment!Follow on Facebook…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 1:14pm -

Arkansas Business

  • Simmons First 1Q Profit Down 27 Percent
    Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff on Thursday reported a 27 percent decline in first-quarter profit but said "core earnings," which exclude one-time costs related to its purchase of Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock, rose compared to…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:33am -
  • Henderson State to Open Hot Springs Center
    Pending state approval, Hot Springs will soon have its first four-year university presence this fall when Henderson State University opens an education center in partnership with a local community college.
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:04am -
  • Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon, Wife Give $1M to UA Walton Business College
    Doug McMillon, CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, and his wife, Shelley, are giving $1 million to the University of Arkansas' Sam M. Walton College of Business. The money will establish the McMillion Family Endowed Excellence Fund, which wil…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:59am -
  • Home BancShares' 1Q Profit A Record, Up 56 Percent
    Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced another record quarterly profit as it continues to integrate the operations of Liberty Bancshares Inc. of Jonesboro.
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:52am -
  • Defend 'Obamacare' Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say
    The outlook for the president's health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it's time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:34pm -
  • $2B Program to Improve Arkansas Highways Begins
    State transportation officials have marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways with a ceremony in Little Rock.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:22pm -
  • ACLU Files Lawsuit to Challenge Arkansas Voter ID Law
    A civil liberties group filed suit Wednesday to block a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls before it is enforced for the first time state-wide in the primary election next month.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:19pm -
  • Lottery Commission Votes to Add Monitor-Style Games
    The Arkansas Lottery Commission on Wednesday voted to start the process of implementing monitor-style games in which players can watch drawings every four minutes.
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:02pm -

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Business)

  • Soon, money transfers by Wal-Mart
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Thursday that it’s getting into the domestic money-transfer business, using lower fees and a simplified process to undercut competitors Western Union Inc. and MoneyGram International Inc., which already offers money-t…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:04am -
  • Conway bank’s earnings set mark
    Home BancShares, the parent company of Centennial Bank, had record net income of $27.3 million in the first quarter, the Conway bank said Thursday.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:02am -
  • Assets up, earnings drop for Simmons
    Simmons First National Corp., which has acquired two Arkansas banks in six months, reported earnings of $4.4 million in the first quarter, the Pine Bluff bank said Thursday.
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:58am -
  • NEWS IN BRIEF
    Agency sets hearing on QualChoice deal Catholic Health Initiatives has submitted to the Arkansas Insurance Department an application seeking to take control of QualChoice, the state’s second-largest health insurer, and the agency will hold a public…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:53am -
  • Wal-Mart CEO gives $1 million to UA business college
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon and his wife, Shelley, will give $1 million to the University of Arkansas' business college that will eventually help it house a school for retail innovation, the university said Thursday.
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 12:46pm -
  • Wal-Mart joins Ria for money-transfer service
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is introducing a new money-transfer service that it says will cut fees for customers by up to 50 percent compared with similar services.
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 9:10am -
  • Simmons First net income down 27%
    Simmons First National Corporation on Thursday reported a nearly 27 percent dip in net income in the first quarter, though the bank pointed to an increase in core earnings that excluded certain costs.
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:52am -
  • Home BancShares posts 56% rise in 1st-quarter profit
    Conway-based Home BancShares Inc., the owner of Centennial Bank, reported Thursday a record first-quarter profit of $27.3 million, or 42 cents per diluted share, up 56 percent from $17.5 million, or 31 cents per diluted share, a year ago.
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:45am -

Tolbert Report from Youtube

Pastor Jim Standridge on Skateboards, Wives, Europe, Sound Guys, and Texting
Pastor Jim Standridge on Skateboards, Wives, Europe, Sound Guys, and TextingFrom him infamous May 19, 2013 sermon, Pastor Jim Standridge on Skateboards, Wives, Europe, Sound Guys, and Texting.From:Jason TolbertViews:49159 372ratingsTim…
- 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 8:18pm -
Pryor: ObamaCare is Working
Pryor: ObamaCare is WorkingSen. Mark Pryor: ObamaCare is Working.From:Jason TolbertViews:52 0ratingsTime:01:28More inNews & Politics
- 30 days ago, 19 Mar 14, 12:40am -
Dennis Milligan on KARN 111813 - Part 2
Dennis Milligan on KARN 111813 - Part 2Dennis Milligan on KARN 111813 Part 2.From:Jason TolbertViews:94 1ratingsTime:10:00More inNews & Politics
- 31 days ago, 18 Mar 14, 2:47pm -
Milligan Says Elswick has "Completely Exonerated" Him
Milligan Says Elswick has "Completely Exonerated" HimDennis Milligan Says Dave Elswick has "Completely Exonerated" Him - audio from Paul Harrell Program.From:Jason TolbertViews:72 1ratingsTime:00:31More inNews & Politics
- 31 days ago, 17 Mar 14, 10:15pm -
Blogger Nic Horton Defends Duncan Baird on Paul Harrell Program 2
Blogger Nic Horton Defends Duncan Baird on Paul Harrell Program 2The Arkansas Project's Nic Horton Defend Duncan Baird on Paul Harrell Program on NE Arkansas Radio.From:Jason TolbertViews:38 0ratingsTime:06:44More inNews & Politics
- 42 days ago, 7 Mar 14, 11:14am -
Sen. Mark Pryor - Letterman's Stooge of the Night
Sen. Mark Pryor - Letterman's Stooge of the NightSen. Mark Pryor - Letterman's Stooge of the Night.From:Jason TolbertViews:878 7ratingsTime:01:36More inNews & Politics
- 48 days ago, 28 Feb 14, 10:42pm -

WholeHogSports

  • Center fielder takes lead for Razorbacks
    Tyler Spoon knows he is in Arkansas, not Alaska, but this season is taking him back to his playing days for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:48am -
  • Vandy’s dandy up first
    One first-round pick in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft didn’t sign professionally.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:41am -
  • UA getting more from 3 after season of learning
    Arkansas needed help from junior college defenders Martrell Spaight, Tiquention Coleman and Carroll Washington in its thin ranks last season, so all three saw moderate playing time while still learning to adjust to major college football.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:39am -
  • Former Maumelle guard turning heads in Dallas
    Dallas Prime Prep Academy sophomore guard Deshawn Williams is coming back home to play in the Real Deal in the Rock, which starts today and runs through Sunday.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:37am -
  • Hogs, Commodores in the thick of SEC race
    Arkansas and Vanderbilt enter this weekend with 7-8 records in Southeastern Conference games but both are only three games out of first place in the league.
    - 12 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 6:28pm -
  • Thursday recruiting tidbits
    Sophomore running back Kameron Martin of Port Arthur, (Texas) Port Arthur Memorial said he's hoping to visit Arkansas this summer after receiving an offer from the Hogs Tuesday.
    - 20 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 10:19am -
  • Dykes completes coaching staff
    Jimmy Dykes hired TCU assistant coach Chris Johnson to his women's basketball staff at Arkansas on Thursday.
    - 20 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 9:51am -
  • Jones looking forward to observing Hogs' scrimmage
    Smackover sophomore receiver Jordan Jones will be making his first trip to Fayetteville to check out Arkansas’ football program on Saturday and is looking forward to seeing the Hogs scrimmage.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 6:00am -

Arkansas Razorbacks (Yahoo!)

Arkansas Online - Sports

  • Anderson makes most of do-over
    Blake Anderson has always been a coach, a recruiter and a teacher.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:52am -
  • Center fielder takes lead for Razorbacks
    Tyler Spoon knows he is in Arkansas, not Alaska, but this season is taking him back to his playing days for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:48am -
  • UCA AD: APR root of overhaul
    Coach Russ Pennell’s first season at Central Arkansas will likely end with the Bears having no opportunity to appear in postseason play.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:46am -
  • At least Pennell will have his guys at UCA
    Not sure in all my years as a sports columnist that I’ve heard of a new coach dismissing all but one player from the team he inherited.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:43am -
  • Fuel-stingy F1 less of guilty pleasure
    PARIS — er or wearing panda fur.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:42am -
  • AGFS approves dates, regulations
    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved 42 hunting regulations for the 2014-15 seasons at its monthly meeting in Little Rock, including hunting season dates.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:41am -
  • Vandy’s dandy up first
    One first-round pick in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft didn’t sign professionally.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:41am -
  • UA getting more from 3 after season of learning
    Arkansas needed help from junior college defenders Martrell Spaight, Tiquention Coleman and Carroll Washington in its thin ranks last season, so all three saw moderate playing time while still learning to adjust to major college football.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 2:39am -