Market Disruption Opens New Doors for Bear State Financial by George Waldon Posted 8/4/2014 12:00 am Updated 8 months ago The June acquisition of First National Security Co. propelled Bear State Financial Inc. of Harrison into the top tier of Arkansas bank holding companies. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.