Simmons First Submits 'Successful Bid' for Metropolitan Bank by Lance Turner Posted 9/9/2013 06:31 pm Updated 3 years ago Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff says that it has submitted the successful bid to purchase Metropolitan National Bank of Little Rock. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.