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Kevin McNamara
Agriculture & Poultry

Tyson Foods Names Kevin McNamara Vice Chairman

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale has named Kevin McNamara the vice chairman of the company’s board of directors. read more >
Tyson Foods CEO Noel White speaks at Thursday's annual meeting in Springdale.
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments / Public Companies

Update: Tyson Foods Reports 1Q Net Income Rise As Shareholders Gather

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale reported Thursday first-quarter net income of $561 million, up 1.6% from the same quarter last year. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments / Public Companies

CEO Noel White Tyson Foods’ Top Earner

CEO Noel White of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale was the company’s highest compensated executive in fiscal 2019. read more >
John R. Tyson
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments / Public Companies

Tyson Foods Names John R. Tyson Chief Sustainability Officer

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale names John R. Tyson chief sustainability officer, effectively immediately. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction

Sheridan Company Goes With the Grain As Golf Course Sand Supplier

Family-owned Hayden Group Inc. of Sheridan produces sand tailor-made for use in golf course bunkers around the nation, including The Alotian Club in Arkansas. read more >
Tom Hayes
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments

Tyson Foods Details Former CEO’s Severance Package

Former Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes, who unexpectedly stepped down in September, will receive a severance package worth more than $6 million. New CEO Noel White, previously Tyson's president of its fresh meats and international divisions, will early a fiscal 2019 salary of $1.15 million. read more >
University of Arkansas baseball clubhouse at Baum Stadium
Education / Nonprofits / Public Companies

Hogs Without Pigskins Get UpgradesLock Icon

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 >

Tyson Family Commits $6M to Upgrade UA Track Center

The Tyson family has committed $6 million toward renovating the University of Arkansas' Randal Tyson Track Center, according to UA athletics and the nonprofit Razorback Foundation. read more >
The former home of Source Gas at 655 E. Millsap Road in Fayetteville, seen above as it appeared in 2013.
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Black Hills Energy Buys Gas Office (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

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 >
Noel White, the new president and CEO of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale.
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments

Update: Noel White Named Tyson Foods CEO as Tom Hayes Departs

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says that Noel White, formerly group president of beef, pork and international, has been named president and CEO effective Sept. 30. White, who will also join the board of directors, will succeed Tom Hayes, who the company said is stepping down for personal reasons. read more >
Tyson Foods Inc. Chairman John Tyson ranked No. 1 among executives at Arkansas’ publicly traded companies who used corporate jets for personal trips. President and CEO Tom Hayes ranked No. 3.
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In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson SoarsLock Icon

Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips. read more >
The Kelly Eason Building at 100 W. Center St. in Fayetteville
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Fayetteville Building Sells for $1.7 Million (NWA Real Deals)Lock Icon

Westwood Holdings LLC of Rogers, led by Dusty Graham, bought the Kelly Eason Building at 100 W. Center St. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Investments / Manufacturing / Public Companies

Tyson Foods CEO Gets $8.9M in Total Pay in 2017

Tyson Foods Inc. CEO and President Tom Hayes nearly doubled his pay in his first full year in charge of the Springdale company. read more >
Marc Lore, a founder of Jet.com, received nearly a quarter billion dollars in compensation from Wal-Mart in 2016.
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Wal-Mart’s Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week’s list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Public Companies

Tyson Foods Board Member Resigns

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says Brad Sauer is stepping down from its board of directors after nine years. His resignation is effective immediately. read more >
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Incoming Tyson CEO Tom Hayes Earned $4.6M in 2016

Incoming Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Tom Hayes earned $4.6 million in compensation from the company in 2016, according to Tyson's proxy filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. read more >
Cheryl S. Miller
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Cheryl S. Miller Joins Tyson Foods Board of Directors

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale says Cheryl S. Miller, the chief financial officer for America's largest auto retailer, has joined its board of directors. read more >
Leslie Rutledge at the Republican National Convention.
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Attorney General Rutledge Seeks Re-Election in 2018

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge launches her 2018 re-election bid, joining a growing list of Arkansas elected officials who have begun raising money and organizing their campaigns more than two years ahead of that election. read more >
Jim Walton
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Waltons Among Forbes’ Top 20 Richest

The Walton family has fallen out of the top 10 of Forbes magazine's list of the country's 400 richest people. read more >
John Tyson and Alice Walton will present the $200,000 prize to the Archives of American Art at an event in Washington on Oct. 21. An award created by artist Troy Anderson, a bronze sculpture titled "Forged From the Earth," will also be presented to the archives.
Nonprofits

Crystal Bridges Announces First Recipient of $200K Don Tyson Prize

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is giving the first Don Tyson Prize, a $200,000 award, to the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art. read more >