Washington D.C.  20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  August 10, 2011

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission file number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
802 SE Plaza Avenue, Suite 200, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712
 (Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(479) 464-9944
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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Item 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On August 10, 2011, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Jeffrey A. Williams as a new director. Mr. Williams will serve until the Company’s 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and until such time as his successor is duly elected and qualified, or until his earlier resignation or removal.  Mr. Williams is currently serving as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

Mr. Williams, 48, is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to joining the Company in 2005, his experience included approximately seven years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen & Co. and Coopers and Lybrand LLC in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas. His experience also includes approximately five years as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations of Wynco, LLC, a nationwide distributor of animal health products. Mr. Williams' qualifications to serve on the Board include his financial and operational experience.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Williams and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Williams was selected as a director. There are no transactions to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries is a party in which Mr. Williams has a direct or indirect material interest that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


    America’s Car-Mart, Inc.  
Date:  August 11, 2011
/s/ Jeffrey A. Williams
Jeffrey A. Williams
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)