Tagged: centennial bank

Home BancShares' Johnny Allison Dropped Hints of Florida Bank Deal

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/14/2016 12:00 am

Chairman Johnny Allison offered a sly comment during a July interview that may have foreshadowed Home BancShares' recent $88.5 million deal for Giant Holdings Inc., the parent of Landmark Bank of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Home BancShares Announces $88.5M Florida Bank Buy

by George Waldon 11/7/2016 4:59 pm

The parent company of Centennial Bank today announced the purchase of Giant Holdings Inc., the parent of Landmark Bank of Fort Lauderdale, for $70 million in stock and $18.5 million in cash.

Lazenbys Face Loss Of Homes, Business

by George Waldon 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway is restarting its $2.6 million foreclosure action against Little Rock real estate investor Ron Lazenby.

Two Others in Hunt for Allied Before Today's Bank Took Ownership

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2016 12:00 am

Today’s Bank of Huntsville was awarded ownership of the $66.3-million asset lender with a negative bid of $6.1 million.

Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

by Arvest Bank 9/30/2016 5:00 pm

Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame inducted the second class of honorees at a dinner and reception presented by Centennial Bank. This year’s inductees included: Kay Kelley Arnold, Cathy Cunningham, Dr. M. Jocelyn Elders, Lottie Holt Shackelford, Patti Upton, Pat Walker, Dr. Bettye Caldwell, Dr. Betty Ann Lowe and the Religious Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

John Rogers Lakewood Mansion Sold for $1.3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 12:00 am

A couple last month bought the foreclosed Lakewood mansion of troubled North Little Rock businessman John Rogers.

Townsell, King Take New Roles at Centennial Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/15/2016 12:00 am

Donna Townsell has been promoted to director of marketing for Centennial Bank of Conway, and Eric King has been named senior business development officer.

Business Icons: Johnny Allison Backs Talk With Banking Performance

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Johnny Allison is chairman of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, the parent company of Centennial Bank, indisputably one of the best-performing banks in the country. He’s its biggest shareholder, with stock worth about $200 million, and he says his job these days is to impose discipline on a bank that is one of the most efficient money-makers despite completing 19 acquisitions between 2003 and 2015 that have pushed its assets to nearly $10 billion.

At Least One Offer Pending on John Rogers Lakewood Mansion in NLR

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

It looks like there’s a buyer for the foreclosed Lakewood mansion of troubled North Little Rock businessman John Rogers.

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

by Lance Turner 7/21/2016 7:09 am

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

Generations Bank Promotes Two in Camden (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Jennifer Garcia and Dana Ferguson, loan officers at Generations Bank in Camden, have been promoted to vice president/mortgage loan officer and assistant vice president/loan officer.

Home BancShares Celebrates 10 Years as Nasdaq Company

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2016 10:30 am

Home BancShares Inc., parent company of Centennial Bank, was featured on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square in celebration of the Company’s 10th anniversary as a Nasdaq listed company and John W. Allison, chairman, rang the Nasdaq Opening Bell.

John Rogers Lakewood Mansion Still on Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/16/2016 12:00 am

An unnamed buyer and Centennial Bank were less than $100,000 apart from completing the deal for the North Little Rock property when negotiations broke down.

Mike Beebe Joins Board of Home BancShares, Stock to Split in June

by Gwen Moritz 4/22/2016 7:39 am

Former Gov. Mike Beebe has been named to the board of directors of Home BancShares Inc., the publicly traded parent company of Centennial Bank that is headed by his college fraternity brother, Chairman John Allison.

Home BancShares 1Q Net Income Up 33 Percent

by Alexis Crowe 4/21/2016 9:10 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced record first-quarter net income of $41.4 million for the quarter ended March 31, a 33 percent increase compared to the same period in 2015.

M&M Bankruptcy Lists Over $8 Million in Debts

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The Conway firm that provided environmental services to the oil and gas industries filed for bankruptcy liquidation last month, but it didn’t list many financial details. The amended filing reports M&M has $3.2 million in assets.

Kathryn Hicks Named New Centennial Bank VP at Mountain Home (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Kathryn Hicks has been named vice president and market leader for Centennial Bank in Mountain Home, and Harrison Young has moved to Mountain Home as a loan officer.

Villa Marre Owner Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

RWL Investments LLC of Little Rock filed for the bankruptcy protection nine days after Centennial Bank of Conway filed a foreclosure lawsuit against it for defaulting on eight loans totaling $2.6 million.

New Owners Leave Lindsey’s Resort in Familiar Hands

by Alexis Crowe 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Lindsey’s Resort has a fresh start after foreclosure last March completely shut down the quaint attraction on the Little Red River at Heber Springs, just as the resort was marking its 50th anniversary.

Stock Awards Help Boost Pay for 2 at Home BancShares

by Lance Turner 3/10/2016 11:17 am

An increase in stock awards helped boost total compensation for a pair of executives at Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, according to the firm's annual proxy statement filed March 4.