Press Release

Love’s Travel Stops opens location in Jonesboro, Arkansas

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 2, 2015 –  Drivers traveling along U.S. Highway 63 have a new place to purchase fuel, snacks, meals and more as Love’s Travel Stops opened its doors for business today in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

The 24-hour facility is more than 9,000 square feet and adds approximately 35 jobs to the Jonesboro area. The travel stop provides customers a Subway restaurant, gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, merchandise, electronics, showers and more. Professional drivers can take advantage of seven showers and 77 truck parking spaces.

“Jonesboro is a growing community, so it is an ideal place to open our first location in Northeast Arkansas,” said Tom Love, founder and executive chairman of Love’s Travel Stops. “We look forward to offering the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to a new part of the state.”

Love’s will donate $2,000 to the Drug Awareness Resistance Program as a part of the ribbon cutting in conjunction with the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce. The check will be presented to Cpl. Greg Lawson of the Jonesboro Police Department at the new Love’s on Thursday, July 16 at 10 a.m. Members of the community are invited and encouraged to attend the ribbon cutting.

For a limited time, professional drivers can earn up to five points with their "My Love Rewards" loyalty cards at all Love’s locations.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love's has more than 350 locations in 40 states. Love's provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love's Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love's, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 12,000 people and is currently ranked No. 13 on Forbes Magazine’s annual listing of America’s Largest Private Companies. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.