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Former Tyson Foods COO Buddy Wray Dies

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 3:10 pm

Donald E. "Buddy" Wray, who served in several executive positions over decades with Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale, has died, according to statements from the company.

Tall Tales from Big Steve and Little Steve Chlapecka

by George Waldon 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Steve Chlapecka Jr. has nearly eight decades under his belt, years measured by the rhythm of farming and hunting in Prairie County. Little Steve, his namesake son, oversees the family’s farming operations these days. But Big Steve still found his way into a combine cab during the 2013 harvest.

Duck Club New Feather in the Cap for Leland Tollett

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Leland Tollett, retired chairman and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc., completed his purchase of the Adolph Thomas Farm & Hunting Club for $10.86 million.

Leland Tollett to Buy Adolph Thomas Farm & Hunting Club

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 12:00 am

Our Bayou LaGrue bureau reports the 2,856-acre Prairie County spread will be acquired by Leland Tollett, retired chairman and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc.