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Donnie Smith

It's Official: Tyson Foods, Hillshire Complete Merger

Tyson Foods announced its successful acquisition Thursday afternoon, along with details on a new leadership team that will not include Hillshire CEO Sean Connolly, who has chosen to pursue other interests. [ MORE ]

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40 Under Forty

The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal annually honors 40 individuals under the age of 40 who were... [ MORE ]

Fast 15

The Fast 15 is designed to recognize a small, exclusive group of 20-something professionals on the... [ MORE ]
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Then & Now

At 20-Year Mark, Simpson Still Trucking at J.B. Hunt

Shelley Simpson has a lot of responsibility at J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Simpson is the company’s chief marketing officer, and is also president of two of its four business segments — Integrated Capacity Solutions (ICS) and Truck. But the Russellville native said the diversity of the job helps her draw a lot of enjoyment from working at the $3 billion trucking and transportation company headquartered in Lowell. “I love the variety, but it’s working with people that I love the most,” she said. “We’re fairly innovative, so our customers are constantly asking us to come up with new solutions and we... [ MORE ]
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Guest Commentary

Call ‘Em® (OPINION)

Is the University of Arkansas' move to trademark the Hog Call legitimately necessary to curtail unauthorized commercial use, or is it a ploy for headlines to keep attention on the Razorbacks during the summer? [ MORE ]

Private Option Working for Arkansas Communities, Economy (OPINION)

The private option helped Arkansas reduce its rate of uninsured by 10.1 percent, while also giving the state's hospitals a fighting chance to keep their doors open. [ MORE ]
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