First Security Takes Share of Centennial's Home Turf

If you cruise over to the list of banks with the largest market share in selected Arkansas counties, you might notice that one First Security Bank of Searcy, which is in White County, has become the deposit market share leader in Faulkner County, which is the home of Centennial Bank.

Maybe just a blip. A curiosity. We don’t know. Our request for a comment from Centennial Bank got no response last week.

We do know this from previous conversations:

While some banks try to manage their deposits for maximum interest spread, Reynie Rutledge, owner of First Security, believes in taking any deposits that come his way.