Tagged: centennial bank

First Security Takes Share of Centennial's Home Turf

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2013 12:00 am

If you cruise over to the list of banks with the largest market share in selected Arkansas counties, you might notice that one First Security Bank of Searcy, which is in White County, has become the deposit market share leader in Faulkner County, which is the home of Centennial Bank.

With Sale of National, North Little Rock No Longer Bank HQ

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/21/2013 12:00 am

The pending sale of National Bank of Arkansas to Fayetteville’s Arvest Bank will mark the end of an era. NBA, which operates a network of seven locations from Sherwood to Conway, Little Rock, Maumelle and Conway, is the last financial institution standing among lenders headquartered in North Little Rock.

Statewide Bank Deposits Dip Slightly, New FDIC Report Shows

by Gwen Moritz 10/2/2013 9:09 am

Bank deposits in Arkansas declined by about a half-percent in the 12 months that ended June 30, according to the annual summary of deposits released Monday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Total deposits statewide dropped back to $53.1 billion, down $267.6 million in a year.

Fellow Bankers Tell Home BancShares' Johnny Allison: Go Bigger

by Lance Turner 9/20/2013 1:46 pm

Home BancShares Inc. Chairman Johnny Allison gets some friendly advice while appearing on a panel of bankers at the RBC Capital Markets' Financial Institutions Conference in Boston this week.

Rogers Stock Loan Repaid to Centennial Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/9/2013 12:00 am

$8 million in debt owed to Centennial Bank of Conway which was personally guaranteed by Doyle Rogers, was paid off very recently.

Doyle Rogers Estate Bank Debt Backed with Worthless Stock

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2013 12:00 am

The estate of Doyle Rogers Sr. owes about $8 million in outstanding debt to Centennial Bank of Conway. The controlling interest in Rogers Bancshares held by Rogers Family Ltd. No. 2 secured an original $10.1 million loan dating back to February 2010.

Davy Carter Named Regional President of Centennial Bank, Will Oversee Liberty Bank Deal

by Lance Turner 7/9/2013 8:04 am

Centennial Bank, a subsidiary of Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, names Davy Carter as regional president, with duties and responsibilities that include overseeing the company's acquisition of Liberty Bank of Arkansas Inc. of Jonesboro.

Video: Bob Birch, Wallace Fowler & John Allison on THV 11 News, KAIT 8

by Lance Turner 6/26/2013 1:55 pm

Arkansas Business news partner THV 11 News talks to Bob Birch of Centennial Bank about the Home BancShares Inc. deal for Liberty Bank of Arkansas Inc.

Gordon Silaski Stays Hot on the Trail of Centennial Expansion

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Gordon Silaski, a member of the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40 Class of 2001, is busy enough these days as division president at Centennial Bank. That puts him in charge of regional management, business development and credit quality, among other things.

At Centennial Bank, Jeff Hildebrand Expands 'Delivery' Area

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Jeff Hildebrand, Centennial Bank CLO for the Little Rock region, believes in delivering more, whether working in his own neck of the woods or traveling to help set up newly acquired banks outside of the state.

Most of Valley Heights Apartments in Little Rock Find New Owner

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Cantrell Heights LLC, led by John Bailey, purchased 126 units of the 198-unit troubled Valley Heights Apartments in a $4.4 million transaction.

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 8:20 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 7:22 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.

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.