Banking & Finance


First Community Expands in Conway

First Community Expands in Conway
1 week ago

Batesville's First Community Bank is enlarging its presence in downtown Conway after the $1.6 million purchase of the former Second Baptist Church in December.


2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

2020 Brought Feast, Famine to Private Companies

Business ListBanking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationCover Story

Data collected for this week's list of private companies illustrated the uneven and sometimes counterintuitive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on various industries. read more >

Crime and Punishment (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Crime and Punishment (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Tracking bitcoin transfers requires high-level expertise in blockchain technology, but knowing that money has been moved from one state-of-the-art safe to another is one thing; getting the money out is another. read more >

Citizens Bank Promotes Two

Citizens Bank Promotes Two

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Citizens Bank of Batesville this week promoted Johnny Babb to vice president and senior network administrator and Stephanie Spain to assistant vice president. read more >

Next FIS Fintech Accelerator Companies Named

Next FIS Fintech Accelerator Companies Named

Banking & FinanceTechnology & Telecom

Financial technology leader FIS of Jacksonville, Florida, and The Venture Center of Little Rock announced Wednesday the 10 companies selected to participate in their 2021 FIS Fintech Accelerator program. read more >

Stone Bank Sued Over Farm Loans

Stone Bank Sued Over Farm Loans

WhispersBanking & FinanceLegal

A Boone County farmer has sued Stone Bank of Mountain View, its president, its former president and a former loan officer in a wide-ranging complaint that includes allegations of fraud in its government-backed farm loan program and pressure to pay kickbacks to the loan officer. read more >