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Marty Cook

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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

Walmart and ‘Vendorville' Just Part of Building Boom

Walmart and ‘Vendorville' Just Part of Building Boom

TransportationCover Story

While Walmart Inc.'s new headquarters in Bentonville propelled the value of commercial building permits to record highs during the first half of this year, the rest of northwest Arkansas generated its own sizable increases over the previous year. read more >

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

Timber! Record Lumber Prices Fall Back to Earth

Cover Story

The lumber industry appears to be settling into a new normal after a frenetic spring that saw lumber prices surge to an all-time high — so high that executives were often at a loss for words to explain it. read more >