Tagged: centennial bank

Arkansas Bank Assets Grow by 4.75 Percent

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Assets held by banks headquartered in Arkansas grew by 4.75 percent to $61.3 billion during 2012 even as the number of individual charters remained almost stable.

Home BancShares Announces Stock Split, Quarterly Dividend Hike

by Gwen Moritz 4/19/2013 08:20 am

Chairman John Allison had a couple of surprises for shareholders who attended Home BancShares Inc.'s annual meeting in Conway Thursday night: Their stock will be split 2-for-1 on May 22, and their quarterly dividend will be increased from 13 cents to 15 cents per share.

Bank Failures, Acquisitions Slowing Down

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/8/2013 12:00 am

The flood of FDIC-assisted bank acquisitions that Johnny Allison once called a “generational opportunity” for his Home BancShares Inc. of Conway has slowed to a trickle.

Home BancShares Execs See Bigger Bonuses, Stock Options

by George Waldon 3/6/2013 07:22 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway releases its 2013 proxy statement, showing that executives cashed in on bigger bonuses and stock options.

New Owners Jump Into Wild River Country With Big Plans

by Mark Friedman 3/4/2013 12:00 am

After years spent sailing choppy financial waters that included a trip to bankruptcy court, Wild River Country in North Little Rock looks to right itself with new owners who promise to pump money into the 28-year-old water park.

More Arkansas Banks Offering Instant-Issue Debit Cards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

For bank customers who lose their debit cards, a long wait is no longer required at some Arkansas institutions.

Video: Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 1/12/2013 11:03 am

Here's our our Arkansas Business Week in Review, via our friends at THV 11 News.

The Top 10 Arkansas Business Stories of 2012: Making History

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

The Razorbacks' awful year. Wal-Mart under scrutiny. The GOP takes control. Dillard's, Murphy and growing banks. Arkansas Business takes its annual look at the most important business stories in Arkansas that took place during 2012.

Henry Management Faces More Valley Heights Trouble

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway has sued for foreclosure of its portion of the Valley Heights complex located at 6900 Cantrell Road in Little Rock.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith's pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson's withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

Home BancShares Declares Extra Dividend, Completes $1.4 Million Premier Bank Deal

by Lance Turner 12/1/2012 09:30 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway declares an extra dividend and completes its $1.4 million purchase of Premier Bank of Tallahassee, Fla., first announced in August.

With Security Up, Bank Robberies Down to 10-Year Low in Arkansas

by Kate Knable 11/5/2012 12:00 am

According to data from the FBI, there were only 28 bank robberies in Arkansas in both 2010 and 2011, the lowest level in a decade. That number is down from a high of 58 in 2007.

Centennial, Bank of Ozarks See Gold in Southeastern Expansion

by George Waldon 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Southeastern moves have taken two of the largest banks in Arkansas to new heights. Largely fueled by FDIC-assisted transactions, Conway's Centennial Bank and Little Rock's Bank of the Ozarks have carved out sizable expansions in Florida and Georgia.

Arvest Controls 12 Percent of Arkansas Bank Deposits

by Gwen Moritz 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville controlled 12 percent of statewide bank deposits as of June 30, stretching out its lead over No. 2 Regions Bank.

Johnny Allison on Centennial Bank's Acquisition March Through Florida

by George Waldon 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Johnny Allison, chairman and founder of Centennial's parent company, Home BancShares Inc., talks about the banks being bought up in the Southeast.

Centennial Bank Buys Heritage Bank of Florida In FDIC-Assisted Deal

by Lance Turner 11/2/2012 05:21 pm

Centennial Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, said Friday that it has acquired all the deposits and substantially all the assets of Heritage Bank of Florida.