Sparks and Triad Discontinue Joint Venture Plans by Laura Bruegge Posted 10/27/2004 12:01 pm Updated 6 years ago A joint venture between Sparks Health System in Fort Smith and Triad Hospitals Inc. that included a new $139 million hospital has been called off. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.