Tagged: bank of fayetteville

Deposits Grow as Number of Arkansas Banks Shrinks

by Gwen Moritz 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 5 percent in the 12 months that ended June 30, according to the annual summary of deposits released Sept. 28 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., a pace somewhat slower than the 5.4 percent growth in bank deposits nationally.

Bank of Fayetteville Sale Registers 1.34x Book

by George Waldon 10/12/2015 12:00 am

As expected, Bank of Fayetteville will be merged into the $702 million-asset Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart.

Farmers & Merchants Rakes In Bank of Fayetteville

by George Waldon 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Bankshares of Fayetteville Inc., holding company of Bank of Fayetteville, represents the third acquisition by Farmers & Merchants Bankshares Inc. of Stuttgart in the past seven years.

Mary Beth Brooks: Farmers & Merchants' Offer a 'Surprise' But Made Sense

by Gwen Moritz 7/31/2015 11:56 am

Selling the Bank of Fayetteville wasn't urgent, CEO Mary Beth Brooks said Friday morning, but after Farmers & Merchants Bankshares of Stuttgart expressed an interest, the deal made a lot of sense.

Farmington Kum & Go Has New Owner (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 4/27/2015 12:00 am

The Kum & Go store in Farmington has a new owner after a sale-leaseback. A Springdale self-storage complex has been sold again after less than one year.

First Western: First for Dennis Smiley Cash?

by George Waldon 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Of all the Arkansas banks ensnared in the alleged serial loan fraud by Dennis Smiley Jr., First Western Bank of Booneville could be in the best position to recover money from him.

Bank of Fayetteville Sues Dennis Smiley, Arvest Bank

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2014 4:46 pm

The Bank of Fayetteville sued former banker H. Dennis Smiley Jr. of Rogers on Monday to collect nearly $480,000 owed for defaulted loans. It also named Smiley's former employer, Arvest Bank, as a defendant. Sources have told Arkansas Business that Smiley is facing a criminal investigation into allegations of loan fraud.

Former Arvest Officer Dennis Smiley Under Investigation for Loan Fraud

by George Waldon and Gwen Moritz 4/2/2014 12:01 am

H. Dennis Smiley Jr., the former CEO of Arvest Bank's operations in Benton County, is the subject of a federal criminal investigation for loan fraud.

Sam Stricklin of Bank of Fayetteville (Small Bank Category Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Stricklin, who is also Bank of Fayetteville executive vice president, has worked in accounting, lending, data processing and operations management in a banking career that began when he was in college. Throw in work with a bank consulting firm in Houston, and it is clear Stricklin knows a little something about the business.