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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

Hogs Without Pigskins Get Upgrades This article is available only in print.

About $50M in facilities are in the works for track athletes and baseball at the University of Arkansas. Among them: a $15 million and $20 million makeover of the Tyson Indoor Track Complex. read more >

Ozark Natural Foods Tells Tale of Survival

For life after ‘doomsday,' co-op looks to a new site in downtown Fayetteville. read more >

J.B. Hunt Adds 5 Electric Trucks to Final Mile Division

J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. of Lowell adds five Fuso eCanter all-electric medium-duty box trucks to its private fleet, the first electric vehicles in company history. read more >

Black Hills Energy Buys Gas Office (NWA Real Deals)

The 655 E. Millsap Road site was the home of Source Gas, the natural gas utility bought by Black Hills in 2016. The office and site cover more than 3.5 acres. read more >

NWA Population Tide Pours Into Bedroom Communities

Towns off the beaten path add people and tax dollars with easier travel and housing. read more >

Arkansas Trucking Companies See Tailwinds from Good Economy

Dan Cushman, CEO of P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown, says a healthy economy is finally bringing relief to rate-crunched trucking companies. read more >

Road Funding in Arkansas Still Elusive

Gov. Asa Hutchinson sees highway funding as a priority when the state's next legislative session opens in January. read more >

Arkansas Nuclear One Emerges from Regulatory Purgatory

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 >