First Federal Bancshares Gets $46.3 Million Bear State Investment by George Waldon Posted 5/3/2011 04:48 pm Updated 6 years ago First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. gets a $46.3 million infusion of new capital, with an investment by Bear State Financial Holdings LLC. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.