Tagged: first federal bank

Bear State Financial Merges 3 Bank Charters

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/18/2015 2:19 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock, the holding company for First Federal Bank, First National Bank and Heritage Bank, said it completed a merger of all three bank charters under one name, Bear State Bank.

Barber Claims His Restitution Should Only be $550,000

by Mark Friedman 12/12/2014 4:55 pm

Federal prosecutors want Barber to pay $16.2 million in restitution, but the former northwest Arkansas real estate developer says he should only have to pay $550,000.

First Federal Bank Fined $3,000

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2014 2:28 pm

First Federal Bank of Harrison has been fined $3,000 by its main regulator for failing to comply with insurance requirements on loans secured by property located in floodplains.

Barber Co-Defendant Brandon Rains Pleads Guilty

by Gwen Moritz 10/17/2013 3:06 pm

Yet another co-defendant of bankrupt northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber pleaded guilty to a federal crime on Thursday. Brandon Rains, who had been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and one count of money laundering, made a deal with federal prosecutors.

UPDATE: First Federal to Acquire First National of Hot Springs, Heritage Bank of Jonesboro

by Gwen Moritz 7/1/2013 3:30 pm

First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas, the publicly traded parent company of First Federal Bank of Harrison, announced Monday a deal to acquire First National Bank of Hot Springs and Heritage Bank in Jonesboro in a deal worth almost $124 million.

Benton County Residential OREO Sampler

by George Waldon 6/24/2013 12:00 am

A bank-by-bank look at some of the Other Real Estate Owned properties in Benton County, which includes residential lots and undeveloped acreage.

Rogers Attorney David Fisher Indicted As Part of Brandon Barber Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2013 2:11 pm

A federal grand jury has indicted Rogers attorney David Fisher, 38, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, adding him to an existing indictment that alleges misdeeds by Brandon Barber.