Kyle Massey, Arkansas Business

Kyle Massey

Arkansas Business

Little Rock, AR, United States

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Recent articles by Kyle:

CenterPoint Gas Customers to See Bills Go Down

Citing reduced operational costs and falling natural gas prices, CenterPoint Energy has proposed a 5% rate decrease for the 400,000 homes and businesses it serves in Arkansas. → Read More

CenterPoint Energy Announces $1.5M in COVID Aid

CenterPoint Energy of Houston, which delivers natural gas to about 400,000 homes and businesses in Arkansas, has committed $1.5 million to nonprofits, agencies and others working to ease the pain of the COVID-19 pandemic in the areas it serves. → Read More

LRCVB Canceled Events Total $7.4M in Economic Impact

More than 50 events at Little Rock Convention & Tourism Bureau venues have been canceled into August, and downtown hotels' March revenue compared to last year plunged 90%. → Read More

Solar Jobs on the Line, Insiders Fear

With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking economic havoc, former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter fears a long-awaited state ruling on solar power policy could threaten $125 million in projects by his firm alone. → Read More

Conway Corp. Partners With BP Unit on White County Wind Farm

Conway Corp. has a 20-year agreement to buy discount sun power from Lightsource BP, a global solar leader planning to build a 132-megawatt array in neighboring White County. → Read More

EPA Honors Entergy Arkansas' Power Efficiency Programs

The EPA honors Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest electric utility, for its promotion of energy efficiency among its 700,000 Arkansas customers. → Read More

Ad, PR Pros Connect While Keeping Their Distance

How some of the state's advertising, marketing and public relations businesses are keeping the messages flowing during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Little Rock A&P Commission, LRCVB Offer Leeway on Tax Remittances

Little Rock's Advertising & Promotion Commission and Convention & Visitors Bureau are offering hotels and restaurants some relief on A&P sales tax remittances. → Read More

Murphy Oil CEO Jenkins, Hit by Virus, Also Takes Financial Blow

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Murphy Oil Corp. CEO Roger W. Jenkins with a one-two punch: He's sick with the virus, though recovering, and his wallet is taking a beating. → Read More

LRCVB: April Events Canceled; Downtown Hotel Revenue Off 65%

The Little Rock convention industry's coronavirus symptoms boil down to a three-word news flash: All events postponed. → Read More

Let There Be Light: Arkansas Utilities Say They're Prepared to Keep Power Flowing

As the novel coronavirus pandemic disrupts industries and the entire national economy, Vernon “Buddy” Hasten of the Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Corp. knows just how vital his top job is: keeping the lights on for 500,000 homes and businesses, not to mention hospitals and police stations. → Read More

Arkansas PBS to Air Lessons For Pre-K Through 8th Grade

The newly rebranded Arkansas PBS, the state's public television network, is taking a new role in teaching pre-kindergarten through 8th-grade pupils remotely while schools are ordered closed in the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Sherwood Cannabis Dispensary Open, Taking Precautions

Sherwood's new medical marijuana outlet, Natural Relief Dispensary on Kiehl Avenue, is open and has adjusted procedures to protect and reassure patients during the current coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Ad Agency Video Salutes Hot Springs' Resilience in Virus Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic causes anxiety and upturns the entire tourism business, the marketing agency SixtyOne Celsius of Hot Springs has released a video focused on the humanity and resilience of Arkansas' top tourist destination, Hot Springs National Park. → Read More

Free Cybersecurity Offered to Arkansas Schools, Coronavirus Nonprofits

American-owned cybersecurity software firm PC Matic of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, announced Thursday that it is offering free cybersecurity and remote-management tools to Arkansas schools and nonprofit organizations as they face the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Alexander Dispensary Announces Virus Precautions

Custom Cannabis, the medical marijuana outlet that opened in Alexander March 7 as the first dispensary in Saline County, announced Wednesday that it is taking stringent steps to protect patients from COVID-19, including enforced social distancing rules and equipping “budtenders” with gloves to be changed after each patient transaction. → Read More

Murphy USA Adjusts to Pandemic

Murphy USA, the major gasoline and convenience store chain based in El Dorado, is revising paid leave policies for employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Mike Roy, KATV Stalwart for 42 Years, Dies at 63

Mike Roy, who took a technical job at KATV-TV straight out of college and never worked anywhere else, becoming one of the longest-serving directors of news production in Little Rock television history, died last week at 63. → Read More

Entergy Arkansas Suspends Shutoffs

Entergy Arkansas, the state's largest electric utility with 700,000 meters, pledged to help customers keep the lights on during the COVID-19 crisis. → Read More

CenterPoint Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

CenterPoint Energy of Houston, Texas, Arkansas' largest provider of natural gas service, was reassuring customers Tuesday about its coronavirus response, offering customers help and promising continued service and safety. → Read More