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J.B. Hunt CEO's Pay at $4.3M in 2014

J.B. Hunt CEO's Pay at $4.3M in 2014

John N. Roberts III, the president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell, was paid more than $4.3 million in 2014 and exercised stock options for another $906,752.
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USA Truck Expands West Memphis Terminal to Train Drivers

USA Truck of Van Buren is expanding its West Memphis terminal in the hopes of adding to its operations in the future. Burton Weis says USA Truck is studying possible expansion at facilities in other markets but no decision has been made.
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ArcBest Corp. CEO Gets $2.3M in 2014 Compensation

ArcBest Corp. CEO Judy McReynolds made more than $2.3 million in 2014 thanks to a combination of cash incentives that totaled more than $1.3 million, the company said in its annual proxy statement.
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Advanced Tech Tools Optimize Savings, Efficiency in Trucking

Trucking companies have come a long way from T-cards and pay phones. Today's drivers have GPS, USB ports, instant messaging, and in some cases, their own company meteorologists as tools to get from one checkpoint to the next.
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US Economic Growth Might Be Mild, But It's Also Really Durable

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PAM Executives Got Pay Bumps After Profitable 2014

President and CEO Dan Cushman received total compensation of $1.38 million in 2014, according to a proxy statement filed with the SEC. Cushman made $720,034 in 2013. The pay increase came after a year in which PAM posted net income of $13.5 million, an increase of 129 percent from 2013. read more >

Arkansas Jobless Rate Down to 5.5 Percent

The state's unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in February, down a tenth of a percentage point from January, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Services. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Names Mike Preston as New AEDC Director

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced Mike Preston as the new executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Preston previously served as director of government relations for Enterprise Florida. read more >

Mississippi River Harbors to be Dredged in Arkansas, 3 Other States

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official says 10 harbors on the Mississippi River in Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee are scheduled for dredging this year. read more >

Mississippi River Harbors To Be Dredged in 4 States

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official says 10 harbors on the Mississippi River in Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee are scheduled for dredging this year. read more >

Arkansas State University to Hold Women's Business Leadership Conference April 2

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro is holding a Women's Business Leadership Conference on April 2 in Centennial Hall at the Carl R. Reng Student Union and at the Delta Center for Economic Development. read more >

Harps Sherwood Store Delayed by Dunkin' Donuts Details

The site of a future Harps Foods Store at the northwest corner of Highway 107 and Oakdale Road has been graded, but no plan had been submitted to Sherwood city planners as of Thursday. read more >

Conway Builders Enjoying Boom as City Expands

The city of Conway is on the verge — if it hasn't reached it yet — of a boom in commercial real estate availability. Just up Interstate 40 from Little Rock, the city has been the host of several recent development projects and is set to begin more in the coming years. read more >

Hunt Brothers Rules Rural Pizza Market from Gas Stations

If you're looking for pizza along the Andersonville Highway between the Museum of Appalachia and a mountain lake created by the Tennessee Valley Authority, your best bet may be the same place where you buy your bait and fill up your car. read more >

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