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Nightclub find proved her theory to be wrong

Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette Earnestine Young and Ronald Foster met in a nightclub Earnestine didn't want to go to because she didn't like the type of men she thought would be found there. They were married in May 1986. Earnestine Young had long believed that any man in a nightclub wou

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 09:16:00

Theft of cactus 'son' jabs Little Rock man in the heart

Credit: Courtesy of William D. Gould William D. Gould of Little Rock is on pins and needles, waiting for the return of his cactus, Terrence. William D. Gould is having a tough month. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock sophomore just got finished sorting things at the bank after someone sto

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-24 08:52:00

Children of the Little Rock Nine Panel

Sunday, children of the Little Rock Nine spoke at a panel discussing what it was like growing as the child of a civil rights icon and how it influences their lives. "To understand where we are we have to look at things like the Central High Crisis, the death of Emmitt Till, the Montgomery bus boycot

KARK - 2017-09-24 23:27:21

Sons, daughters of Little Rock 9 speak about having civil rights figures for parents

The day before commemorating the 60th anniversary of the integration of Little Rock Central High School, the children of the Little Rock 9 spent part of Sunday afternoon reflecting on being raised by civil rights figures. Minnijean Brown Trickey says the discussion was the first of its kind, and it

KATV - 2017-09-24 22:45:25

'Little Rock Nine': 60 Years Ago, Troops With Bayonets Had To Escort Black Teens To School

"Let 'em do what they want now. But they can't keep those soldiers here indefinitely and the minute they're gone, you'll see -" LITTLE ROCK, AR - Nine black teenagers accompanied by bayonet-armed federal troops walked to Little Rock Central High School on Sept. 25, 1957, two days after a large, whit

PATCH - 2017-09-25 12:09:03

New interchange design picked for congested west Little Rock road

A map showing the Single-point urban interchange alternative for Cantrell Road The Arkansas Department of Transportation has chosen a single-point urban interchange to improve traffic flow on a congested section of Cantrell Road in west Little Rock. Under the design, Cantrell Road would be widened

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-25 11:30:00

City plans more spending on 30 Crossing

The Little Rock City Board meets Tuesday to set an agenda for the following week and among the "consent" items is a new $175,000 with Nelson/Nygaard consultants to "assist with a comprehensive review" of the 30 Crossing project, otherwise known as the bigger concrete ditch the Department of Transpo

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

NFL owners rise to defense of players against Trump and false patriots

FALSE EQUIVALENTS: Sen. Trent Garner is among many attempting to make National Anthem demonstrations about racism into an assault on military service. They aren't. You could argue that assaults on free speech dishonor fallen soldiers, too. A significant number of pro football team owners have rise

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Hutchinson Embraces Latest Health Law Repeal Push (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Asa Hutchinson LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is embracing the latest effort from fellow Republicans in Washington to repeal former President Barack Obama's health overhaul, saying it would give the state the flexibility he's long said he wants for Medicaid and other parts of the health

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 12:39:00

John Rogers Faces Pulaski County Hearing, Sentencing in Federal Court

In court filings, receiver Michael McAfee says security camera footage shows John Rogers entering the archive offices late one night against the terms of a lease agreement. Above, a screenshot from the footage. In court filings, receiver Michael McAfee says security camera footage shows John Rogers

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: Kimbel Mechanical Systems

Times are demanding for trades-based companies, particularly those like Kimbel Mechanical Systems that reside in the booming northwest corner of the state. For that reason, the mechanical contractor puts considerable effort into creating the best workplace it can for its workers. The company offers

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: St. Bernards Medical Center

St. Bernards' "patient-first" philosophy extends to its employees as well. Staff have an on-site health clinic that diagnoses and treats minor illness and injuries for free. An employee pharmacy offers significant savings and a payroll deduction option as well. Healthy living is encouraged through a

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Benchmark Winner: People, Not Numbers Account for Beall Barclay & Company Success

Each year during the grueling January to April busy season, the Fort Smith-based public accounting firm plans a series of fun Tax Season Socials. Whether it's sumo wrestling in the parking lot, Family Feud-inspired games, salon treatments or cake decorating contests, Beall Barclay & Company gives em

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: ABC Financial Services

It should not come as a surprise that a company created to serve the fitness industry puts an emphasis on wellness and physical activity. ABC Financial Services, which offers technology and billing services to more than 8,000 clubs in the United State, Puerto Rico Canada and Mexico, offers employees

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: Rural Sourcing Inc.

Employees at Rural Sourcing rarely have to wonder where they stand. Reviews are conducted every three months to help staff monitor progress in achieving individual and company goals. Rural Sourcing's CEO hosts quarterly updates on company progress. Meeting highlights include the awarding of "Raving

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: Entegrity

Entegrity provides Arkansans with energy solutions, specializing in energy conservation and renewable energy projects, and the company holds sustainable energy solutions in high-esteem. Soon the company's northwest Arkansas headquarters will be LEED Platinum certified. All of Entegrity's offices are

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: Gallagher Benefit Services

Gallagher Benefit Services has landed on the Ethisphere Institute's list of World's Most Ethical Companies for the past six years thanks to the way it handles clients. The company, which offers risk management and benefits solutions, is focused on rewarding its employees for those efforts. At quarte

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: RevUnit

Custom app developer RevUnit seeks to do as much good as it can for the people who report to work every day. RevUnit provides multiple personal and professional development opportunities for its employees. The company budgets $800 annual training budget to each employee to be used towards career dev

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Chatbots Being Tested For New State Website

Users of the official online portal for the state of Arkansas, Arkansas.gov, can now find assistance through artificial means. The Information Network of Arkansas is gathering feedback on a new version of the state government's official website, and it has found that 34 percent of visitors to eithe

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Best Places to Work: Healthy Connections

Healthy Connections Inc., which has been providing high-demand medical and dental programs across Arkansas since 1998, keeps employee happiness at the core of its growth. Healthy Connections, with offices in Polk, Montgomery, Hot Springs and Garland counties, offers a stellar health care plan, cover

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00