Tagged: arvest bank

Peoples Bank Forecloses on Fayetteville Developer

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/19/2018 12:00 am

Peoples Bank of Westville, Oklahoma, has filed a foreclosure suit against Fayetteville developer William Lazenby.

Washington County Banks Host Big Rise in Deposits

by George Waldon 3/12/2018 12:00 am

During the past 10 years, banks have come and gone in the Washington County market, but the headcount of lenders and tally of branches has grown.

Arvest Bank Names New Board Member

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2018 1:09 pm

Arvest Bank says Cathy Tuggle has joined its central Arkansas board of directors.

Report: Lot Supply Shrinking in Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2018 11:27 am

In northwest Arkansas, the supply of available lots for residential construction is shrinking, and housing affordability could be a challenge soon, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report.

Bear State Reports 4Q, Full-Year Earnings Ahead of Arvest Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2018 10:59 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock reports fourth-quarter earnings of $3.7 million or 10 cents per diluted share, down from $4.8 million or 13 cents per diluted in the same quarter last year.

End of Bank of the Ozarks Mortgages May Not Signal Trend

by Gwen Moritz 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Eagle Bank & Trust is ramping up its mortgage lending division while Bank of the Ozarks is shutting its down. What’s going on with home loans?

Citizens Bank Advances Two to Head Batesville Call Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/11/2017 12:00 am

Bryan Wagner has been promoted to agri banking relationship manager by Regions Bank in Jonesboro. Brock Fletcher has been hired as a commercial banking relationship manager.

Cash Offers & Rival Bids: Inside Bear State Bank’s $391M Sale

by Mark Friedman 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Randy Dennis, the president of DD&F Consulting, thought Arvest Bank of Fayetteville and Bear State Bank of Little Rock would be a good fit.

Holiday Island Holdings Inc. Continues Quest for Assets

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Holiday Island Holdings Inc., the state’s least-known public company, is on the hunt for assets. Revenue would be nice too.

Bear State Financial 3Q Earnings Up 8 Percent

by Lance Turner 10/19/2017 11:40 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, which is selling Bear State Bank to Arvest Bank of Fayetteville, reports third-quarter earnings of $5.1 million, up 8 percent from the same quarter last year.

Springdale Contractor Faces Foreclosure

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Rogers is seeking more than $1.3 million in a foreclosure suit filed against Springdale contractor James Randall Ball in Washington County Circuit Court.

In-State Bank Deposits Grow by 5.6 Percent, Beating National Rate

by Gwen Moritz 10/3/2017 11:20 am

Arkansas bank deposits grew by 5.6 percent in the year that ended June 30, beating the national growth rate of 4.6 percent.

For Arvest, Bear State The Biggest Buy Ever

by George Waldon 9/11/2017 12:00 am

The proposed $391 million cash purchase of Little Rock’s Bear State Financial Inc. represents a historic acquisition for Arvest Bank of Fayetteville.

Report: Home Supply Shrinking in Northwest Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 8/29/2017 10:03 am

In northwest Arkansas, the supply of homes for sale is shrinking and the number of homes sold was flat, according to Arvest Bank's Skyline Report.

Aaron Sutterfield Moves to Stone Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Sutterfield has joined Stone Bank in Mountain View as a lending officer.

Update: Arvest to Buy Bear State Bank in $391M All-Cash Deal

by Gwen Moritz and Lance Turner 8/22/2017 9:12 am

Arvest Bank will acquire Bear State Bank in an all-cash transaction valued at about $391 million, or $10.28 per share of Bear State common stock.

Adviser's Cash Withdrawals Lead Feds to Sportsbook in Rogers

by Mark Friedman 8/14/2017 12:00 am

A federal investigation into suspicious cash withdrawals from a financial adviser’s personal bank accounts led agents to uncover a large-scale illegal gambling operation in Benton County.

Arvest Takes Aim at Brisiel with Fayetteville Foreclosures

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville has initiated foreclosure on several properties owned by Tim Brisiel of Legacy Ventures.

Arkansas Banks Signing on to Mobile Wallets

by Marty Cook 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Most people’s smartphones already serve as camera, watch and music player. Now smartphones are increasingly becoming wallets, too.

Arvest Bank Forms Saline County Advisory Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2017 1:47 pm

Arvest Bank announced on Monday the creation of a Saline County Advisory Board that the bank hopes will broaden and enhance the its support of the community.