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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 has three daughters and lives in Prairie Grove.

Latest Articles

USA Truck Chairman Robert Peiser Steps Down

USA Truck Chairman Robert Peiser Steps Down

Transportation

Chairman Robert A. Peiser of USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren resigned from the company's board of directors, the company announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. read more >

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur

Limits Few for $300M Simmons Foods Project in Decatur This article is available only in print.

Cover Story

When Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. of Siloam Springs decided a few years ago to start from scratch to increase its fresh and frozen chicken production, Simmons bought 800-plus acres for $14 million and then went about designing what COO David Jackson called a “50-year investment.” read more >

WeWork Wants Space With Bentonville Flavor

WeWork Wants Space With Bentonville Flavor This article is available only in print.

WeWork is a 9-year-old New York company that builds and runs shared office spaces in more than 100 cities worldwide. It announced April 1 that it would expand its operations to Bentonville at a soon-to-be-developed space at 224 S. Main St. that it hopes to open in 2021. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Northwest Arkansas Plugs Into Innovation

Technology & TelecomTransportation

Nelson Peacock is hopeful that the arrival of a global innovation company will help spur northwest Arkansas' business ecosystem and solve some nagging logistical problems. read more >

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

PAM: Lawsuit Threatens Driver Wage Model

LegalTransportationCover Story

PAM Transport Inc. of Tontitown is fighting a class-action lawsuit brought in 2016 that it said could send shock waves through the trucking industry and radically change the way drivers are paid. read more >

Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation

Booming Economy in NWA Fuels Area's Private Aviation

Restaurants & FoodTransportationCover Story

It doesn't take a numbers guru to know that things are adding up for the Fayetteville Executive Airport at Drake Field. Summer Fallen, the airport service manager, says the airport has felt the positive effects of a strong economy in northwest Arkansas. read more >