The board of directors of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation has formed a special committee of independent directors to review and evaluate the previously announced unsolicited proposal received on August 12 from JBS S.A. to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of PPC that JBS does…
BancorpSouth Bank has announced that its subsidiary BXS Community Fund, LLC, which is a Community Development Entity ("CDE"), has been awarded a $50 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation that will spur investments and economic growth in low-income urban and rural communities.
International Paper Company on Thursday announced that, in connection with its previously announced separation and spin-off of its global papers business, International Paper's board of directors declared a pro rata distribution of approximately 80.1% of the outstanding shares of Sylvamo Cor…
TEXARKANA — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has appointed a retired Miller County extension agent to the newly-formed American Pecan Promotion Board.
Steward Health Care broke ground this week on the new Wadley Regional Medical Center in TEXarkana, and previewed renderings of the new facility, which will be located north of Interstate 30.
Standard Lithium Ltd. has announced a pilot project to test a novel carbon capture technology in Columbia County.
One of Arkansas’s biggest utilities is delivering wind power to thousands of homes in the state, and the company says more is on the way.
Farmers Bank & Trust has announced plans to close its Blevins branch, 5461 Highway 371, to customer walk-in and drive-thru traffic effective October 29.
Several important changes have been made to the Arkansas Rent Relief Program to expedite the distribution of assistance, including measures that will prioritize funds for tenants who are at immediate risk of eviction or who have had an application pending for 30 days or more.
Albemarle Corporation has announced that it has commenced an independent, third-party assessment using the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance's (IRMA) Standard for Responsible Mining at the company's lithium brine extraction site, the Salar Plant, located in Northern Chile in the Sa…
Columbia County's unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped to 6.6 percent in July from 7.0 percent in June, according to a preliminary county by county report released September 1 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
Columbia County had lottery ticket sales totaling $485,332.50 in July, according to a report released by the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration - Office of the Arkansas Lottery. This is down from $509,567 ticket sales in June.
Standard Lithium Ltd. has provided an update on the installation of the SiFT lithium carbonate plant at its flagship El Dorado project and other related developments.
Contract poultry growers have until Tuesday, October 12 to sign up for aid under the second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP2.
Hydro, Equinor and Panasonic have agreed to extend their strategic partnership to explore the potential for establishing a joint European battery business.
Interfor Corporation has recorded net earnings in Q2’21 of $419.2 million, or $6.45 per share, compared to $264.5 million, or $4.01 per share in Q1’21 and $3.2 million, or $0.05 per share in Q2’20.
The Board of Directors of Murphy USA Inc. has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the common stock of Murphy USA Inc. of 25 cents is payable on September 9, to stockholders of record as of August 30.
Arkansas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined one-tenth of a percentage point, from 4.4 percent in June to 4.3 percent in July, according to a report released August 20 by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
While the heat of August may cause you to move the idea of holiday season dinners to the very bottom of your priority list, family cooks take note: This may be another difficult year for putting together the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas turkey dinner.
Weyerhaeuser Company has declared a quarterly base cash dividend of 17 cents per share on the common stock of the company, payable in cash on September 17, 2021, to holders of record of such common stock as of the close of business on September 3, 2021.
Albemarle Corporation’s leadership forecasts the expansion of its bromine-based chemical production in Columbia County. It shows less near-term interest in drawing lithium from the same South Arkansas brine.
A change of manager permit was approved in July for one Magnolia retailer, according to postings on the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board's website.
As COVID’s clouds appeared to lift this spring and early summer, consumers returned to restaurants, casinos and car dealerships in the first half of the year, while personal income edged higher in June.
Murphy Oil Corporation on Thursday announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, including a net loss attributable to Murphy of $63 million, or 41 cents net loss per diluted share.