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Lance Turner

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Lance Turner has been with Arkansas Business since 1999 and has been Interactive Editor since 2000. Turner oversees content for ABPG sites, including ArkansasBusiness.com, where he edits the Daily Report enewsletter.

He appears regularly on CBS affiliate KTHV-TV, Channel 11, providing business news reports on "Today's THV This Morning." He is also a panelist on AETN's weekly public affairs program, "Arkansas Week."

He's on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Bear State Financial: 2Q Net Income Up 80 Percent

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports second-quarter net income of $4.5 million, up 80 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Home BancShares 2Q Net Income Up 28 Percent to New Record

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports second-quarter net income of $43.5 million, up 28 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >

Simmons First 2Q Net Income Up 14 Percent

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff announces second-quarter net income of $22.9 million, up 14 percent from the same quarter last year, as the company continued to integrate recent acquisitions. read more >

Wall Street Journal: Bank of the Ozarks Fills Loan Void in Big Markets

The Wall Street Journal today takes a look at Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock, which it says is filling a loan void in big markets like New York and Houston. read more >

Video: Watch Asa Hutchinson, Leslie Rutledge Speak at the Republican National Convention

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge spoke during last night's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, with both criticizing Hillary Clinton more than they praised the GOP nominee, Donald Trump. read more >

O'Reilly Gets Hilton OK for Embassy Suites, Convention Center at Arkansas State

O'Reilly Hospitality Management has reached an agreement with Hilton Worldwide to build a 202-room Embassy Suites Hotel and a 40,000-SF convention center on the Arkansas State University campus. read more >

Wichita Bank Buys Community First Bancshares in $69M Deal

Equity Bancshares Inc. of Wichita said Thursday that it had agreed to purchase all outstanding shares of Community First Bancshares Inc. of Harrison in a deal worth about $69 million. The deal will require Community First to dispose of its $8.2 million ownership interest in White River Bancshares Inc. of Fayetteville, which controls Signature Bank of Arkansas and the Bank of Brinkley. read more >

Hutchinson Expects Results From European Trip, Cites Business Leads

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston officially opened an office in Berlin on Tuesday, as the pair begins to wrap up a trade mission in Europe. read more >

Hutchinson, Preston to Open Berlin Office, Attend Farnborough Airshow

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced details of another trade mission to Europe, which begins Saturday. read more >

CEO, CFO See Annual Compensation Decline at Acxiom

Two of five named executive officers at Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock saw their annual compensation decline in fiscal 2016, a year when the publicly traded data services company swung to an annual profit from a loss the year before. read more >