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Marty Cook

Assistant Editor

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Marty Cook joined Arkansas Business in October 2013 after 19 years as an award-winning newspaper reporter. He covers the transportation industry and northwest Arkansas businesses.

Marty, a native of Shreveport, graduated from Missouri in 1993 with a bachelor of journalism. He, his wife and three daughters live in Fayetteville.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

America's Car-Mart Misses 3Q Profit Forecasts

America's Car-Mart Inc. on reports fiscal third-quarter profit of $2.8 million. CEO Hank Henderson said the company was "disappointed" with its top line for the quarter. read more >

New CEO Tom Hayes Leads Tyson Foods' Annual Meeting

Just three days after reporting record first-quarter profits, Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale held its annual shareholders meeting at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Springdale. read more >

ArcBest 4Q Net Income Drops On Restructuring Plan

ArcBest Corp. of Fort Smith reported 2016 fourth-quarter income Wednesday of $1.58 million, down from the $5 million in the same quarter a year ago. read more >

Driver Costs, Insurance Put Brakes on PAM in 4Q

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported fourth-quarter income Tuesday of $722,000, down from $3.2 million in the same quarter of 2015. read more >

USA Truck's New CEO: Financial Results 'Unacceptable'

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren finished a tumultuous year, reporting its fourth consecutive quarter of declines, with its new CEO calling the logistics company's financial performance "unacceptable." read more >

ArFuture Grants To Help Fill High-Demand Jobs

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said his Arkansas Future Grant program is as much about giving students confidence to go to college as it is about giving them monetary support to do so. read more >

Acumen Brands For Sale, and John James is Negotiating

Fayetteville online retail sensation One Country, formerly known as Acumen Brands, is up for sale, and co-founder John James says he's negotiating with the firm's owner. read more >

Randy Rogers Out, James Reed In As USA Truck CEO

The executive turnover at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren continued as the company announced Monday that CEO Randy Rogers was replaced by CFO James Reed. read more >

$4.8M Sale Visits Rogers Warehouse (NWA Real Deals)

Breeden Robinson LLC, led by Larry Breeden, bought the facility from Superior Industries International Arkansas LLC, a subsidiary of Superior Industries of Van Nuys, California. read more >

Mentor Programs Looking to Funnel Women Into STEM

STEMconnector, a national association in Washington, made up of corporate, governmental and private groups, is working to encourage and support young girls and women in pursuing STEM studies. read more >

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