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Sale of Bald Knob Bank completed

Sale of Bald Knob Bank completed

Southern Missouri Bancorp Inc. of Poplar Bluff completes its acquisition of Citizens State Bankshares of Bald Knob Inc. on Friday.

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Famed restaurateur Denis Seyer to join 1620 Savoy, Cache

Famed restaurateur Denis Seyer to join 1620 Savoy, Cache

Denis Seyer, a famed Little Rock restaurateur, has been named "chief consultant" for RH Cuisine, which owns the 1620 Savoy and the new Cache Restaurant in the River Market District.

 

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Oil transport by rail carries risks in Arkansas

Oil transport by rail carries risks in Arkansas

Little Rock, Conway, Pine Bluff along transport routes. by Leslie Newell Peacock

Arkansas is sensitive when it comes to crude oil, thanks to the estimated 210,000 gallons of it that spread through a Mayflower neighborhood when a crack in ExxonMobil's Pegasus pipeline sent a gusher up through two feet of soil. Arkansans even know how to pronounce PHMSA, the agency that regulates the transport of oil and other hazardous materials... Read More

Arkansas Capital launches 2nd annual Battle of the Brands Tournament

Arkansas Capital launches 2nd annual Battle of the Brands Tournament

LITTLE ROCK, Ark (ACCG) – The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group is hosting the 2nd Annual Battle of the Brands tournament, which is designed to shine a spotlight on the legacy and future of entrepreneurship in Arkansas. Nominations for brands to be included in the top 64 bracket are being accepted through February 21, and brands can be nominated at arksourcelink.com/brands.

All registered businesses in Arkansas that meet the following criteria are eligible for inclusion in the tournament:

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

ZAZA in the Heights closes for two weeks to renovate

Changes are on the way for ZAZA Fine Salad + Wood Oven Pizza Co., 5600 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, starting this weekend. 

The popular Heights restaurant announced it will close at 3 p.m. this Sunday (Jan. 26) and reopen at 5 p.m. Friday (Feb.7) for kitchen and dining room renovations and maintenance.

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Extras needed for film shoot in Little Rock

Extras needed for film shoot in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Extras are needed for a film shoot in LR on Saturday, January 25th, beginning at 10am. This will be for the movie teaser trailer for the Romantic Comedy WITH YOU, and we are in need of as many people as possible. This will be a non-paying role. Information is below:

WHERE: Junction Bridge over Arkansas River on the LR side (the one behind the Rivermarket- the old railroad bridge)

WHEN: Saturday, January 25th beginning at 10am (expected to be completed by noon, at the latest)

WHAT: Teaser Trailer/Promotional Video for Feature Film WITH YOU. Extras will be walking as pedestrians on the bridge, primarily as couples. ALL REAL LIFE COUPLES ARE WELCOME. Those individuals coming out will be paired up with a partner to walk with on the bridge.

Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Hillcrest Merchants Association hosting scavenger hunt

Little Rock, Ark. (HMA) - The Hillcrest Merchants Association has their “hearts” in the right place.  Where is that place?  Hidden in Hillcrest, 22 hearts are waiting to be found. 

The Hillcrest Merchants Association is having a scavenger hunt for hearts.  The hunt is beginning, Tuesday, January 28th, and ending February 12th. Twenty-two Hillcrest merchants will have hidden special hearts in their businesses.  There are cards explaining where the businesses are located. 

When you find the heart you list the business that you found the heart and where it was hidden.  When you find ten hearts and fill out the card, you are eligible to win the HEART OF HILLCREST prize of over $2,000.00 in Gift cards, Services and goods.  See the following list: