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French Hill Criticized in GOP Debate Over Donation

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/20/2014 04:44 pm

Republican congressional hopeful French Hill fended off criticism during a debate Saturday as his two rivals highlighted the Little Rock banking executive's donation to a former Democratic state treasurer's campaign and his support of a local sales tax measure.

Simmons First to Buy Delta Trust for $66M

by Mark Friedman and Lance Turner 3/24/2014 03:45 pm

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff is buying privately held Delta Trust & Banking Corp. of Little Rock, the pair announced Monday. Simmons CEO George Makris says the $66 million deal will allow it to expand its Simmons Trust services.

Ann Clemmer Running for 2nd District US House Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/30/2013 02:18 pm

State Rep. Ann Clemmer says she's seeking the Republican nomination for the central Arkansas congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin. Clemmer is now the third Republican to enter the race for the 2nd Congressional District since Griffin said last week that he wouldn't seek re-election.

French Hill Says He'll Run for 2nd District Congressional Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/29/2013 04:46 pm

Little Rock banking executive French Hill, the founder, chairman and CEO of Delta Trust & Banking Corp. of Little Rock, says he's running for the Republican nomination for the central Arkansas U.S. House seat, which is being vacated by Tim Griffin.

Cast of Delta Bank Deal Includes 5 Past 40 Under 40 Honorees

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

Two members of the 40 Under 40 class of 1996 had roles in negotiations that would've increased the Stephen LaFrance Sr. family's stake in the $441.8 million million-asset bank holding company.

Price Stalls Deal on Ownership Change at Delta Trust

by George Waldon 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Official comment remains elusive, but insiders report that negotiations over an ownership shift at Delta Trust Banking Corp. have stalled over the usual issue: The parties couldn't agree on a price.

Reports: LaFrance Family Taking Stake in Delta Trust

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Reports of a shift in ownership at Delta Trust & Banking Corp. have grown more widespread.

Potential Rewards Big for Big River Steel Mill, But Risks Remain

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 2/10/2013 05:46 pm

The planned $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola carries the promise of a long-term economic boost for northeast Arkansas, but investors — including the state — face a number of risks.

Notes from Today's Senate Meeting on Big River Steel

by Lance Turner 2/4/2013 04:46 pm

The Arkansas Senate conducted a “committee of the whole” session today to quiz Gov. Mike Beebe, Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Grant Tennille, and other parties involved in the $1.1 billion Big River Steel deal.

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