Tagged: first federal bank of harrison

Market Disruption Opens New Doors for Bear State Financial

by George Waldon 8/4/2014 12:00 am

The June acquisition of First National Security Co. propelled Bear State Financial Inc. of Harrison into the top tier of Arkansas bank holding companies.

Bank Charter Conversions Drop State's Number of Thrifts to Three

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/7/2014 12:00 am

United Bank of Springdale and Benefit Bank of Fort Smith received approval from the Arkansas State Bank Department to convert from federal savings banks to state banks.

Dennis Smiley: Father’s Signatures Might Be Fake

by Lance Turner and George Waldon 4/25/2014 3:14 pm

In his first response to one of many lawsuits, former Arvest Bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr. acknowledges that his father's signature on a promissory note "may not be the signature of Smiley Sr."