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Independent Community Bankers of America Rank Top Arkansas Performers

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Four of the leading banks in Arkansas were recognized this spring as top-performing lenders. The measuring stick used by the Independent Community Bankers of America: three-year average return on assets.

Home BancShares Added to S&P MidCap 400

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2017 4:47 pm

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, announced Wednesday that it will be added to the S&P MidCap 400 and removed from the S&P SmallCap 600 before the market opens on Friday.

Conway Ranch Owners Accused of Default in Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Legal tussling over a ranch-and-restaurant complex that led to foreclosure proceedings against Joanie White-Wagoner continues in Conway.

Chris Thyer Joins Centennial Bank's Trust Department

by Lance Turner 5/10/2017 1:18 pm

Chris Thyer, the former U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has joined Centennial Bank as a senior vice president in the bank's trust department.

Conway Booms, Setting Retail Records

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 3/27/2017 12:00 am

Commercial development is thriving in Conway, evidenced by the nearly complete $65 million Lewis Crossing shopping center and plans for a startup space the city hopes will attract new and existing companies.

Home BancShares Completes Giant Holdings Inc. Buy

by Lance Turner 2/24/2017 10:42 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway said Friday that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Giant Holdings Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Baptist Health Exec Faces Foreclosure on Conway Ranch, Restaurant

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Trouble is brewing for Joanie White-Wagoner, administrator and vice president at the new $150 million Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

4Q, Full-Year Results Up at Home BancShares

by Lance Turner 1/19/2017 7:06 am

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday announced fourth-quarter net income of $48.6 million, up nearly 30 percent from the same time last year. "The annual and quarterly earnings performance for 2016 exceeded expectations," Chairman John Allison said.

Simmons, Home BancShares Set To Vault Into $10B Club

by George Waldon 1/16/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas membership in the $10 billion bank club should double by the end of September. Home BancShares Inc. and Simmons First National Corp. have two pending acquisitions that will help take them beyond $10 billion to join Arvest Bank Group Inc. and Bank of the Ozarks Inc.

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.

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