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Transportation, Northwest Arkansas

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

Arkansas Nuclear One Emerges from Regulatory Purgatory This article is available only in print.

Rich Anderson was comfortably in retirement when Entergy Arkansas came calling, looking for help steering Nuclear One back to good graces. read more >

Arkansas Soybean Farmers Take Trade War Losses

Derek Haigwood said no agriculture sector has suffered more than soybeans from the current tariff trade war between the United States and China. read more >

Ozark Natural Foods Purchases New Space (NWA Real Deals)

Ozark Natural Foods paid $3.6 million for a vacant grocery store at College Avenue and East Lafayette Street just north of downtown Fayetteville. read more >

NWA Veterinarians Find Freedom Hitched to Corporate Chains

Animal practitioners in northwest Arkansas are typifying the trend of national groups ramp up their acquisitions of local clinics. read more >

USA Trucks Reports Another Positive Quarter

USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren reported 2018 third quarter income of $3.3 million on Thursday. read more >

New XNA CEO Aaron Burkes to Hit Runway Running

Aaron Burkes was named Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport's new CEO and executive director in late September and will start work on Nov. 1. read more >

Fundraising Campaigns Fuel Higher Ed in Arkansas

Politicians and university officials have learned that being in constant campaign mode is almost an occupational requirement. read more >

PAM Reports Record Third Quarter

PAM Transport Services Inc. of Tontitown reported third-quarter 2018 revenue of $140.3 million, a significant increase from the $108.8 million reported in the third quarter of 2017. read more >

NWA Health Care's SOS: Help Wanted

Much like college coaches who recruit high school phenoms with a mix of promises of glory and academic achievement, health care executives in northwest Arkansas are honing their pitches to attract needed personnel. read more >

ArcBest Calls Stock Analysis Reporting 'Defamatory'

Stocks of ArcBest recently dropped following an online report raising issues with the company's accounting. As the stock price dropped, ArcBest did damage control. read more >