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Banking on Change: Profit Proves Elusive For Two Out of Three Banks

A trio of banks that started 2023 with a quarterly loss meandered their way to mixed results at year’s end. read more >
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Extended Stay Hosts $4.4M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 120-room hotel in west Little Rock weighed in at $4.46 million. read more >
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The Ever-Quotable Johnny Allison (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

There’s never a bad time to listen to the chairman and CEO of Home BancShares. read more >
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West Little Rock Hotel Sells for $4.46MLock Icon

A west Little Rock hotel starts this week’s installment of million-dollar real estate transactions and construction contracts in Pulaski County. read more >
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RiverBank Buys Into Paragould

RiverBank of Pocahontas is adding a third northeast Arkansas market to its footprint. read more >
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Tough Sell: Mortgage Lenders Report Another Down Year in 2023

Arvest Bank was again the state’s most prolific lender with nearly $810 million in loans originating in Arkansas in 2023. read more >
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Johnny Allison on Banking Crisis PreparednessLock Icon

The scariest days in Johnny Allison’s 41 years of banking came last year after Silicon Valley Bank folded last March. read more >
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Gearhead Riding High Again: Looking Back on a 27-Year Ride with Ted HergetLock Icon

Herget started his business in a friend’s living room in 1997 and now owns 20 stores. read more >

Gearhead Riding High Again: Looking Back on 27 Years With Ted Herget

Ted Herget is a study in contradictions. He constantly runs marathons and rides thousands of miles on a bicycle every year. Yet he likes to relax, and 10 days ago […] read more >
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Home BancShares Income Falls 9% in Q3

Deposits continued sliding in the quarter and are now down 15% since the company's acquisition of Centennial Bank last year. read more >
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Legal Jabs for Jermain Taylor: Centennial Bank Files $403,000 Foreclosure LawsuitLock Icon

On Sept. 21, Centennial Bank of Conway filed a foreclosure lawsuit against Taylor, who beat Bernard Hopkins in 2005 to become undisputed middleweight champion of the world. read more >
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2 Promoted at Hytrol Conveyor Co. (Movers & Shakers)

Daniel Aspinwall and Chris Woodall have been with the company over 25 years. read more >
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Home BancShares Deposits Continue Sliding in Q2

The bank said it has been limiting its exposure to uninsured deposits in light of industry volatility. read more >
Branches in Amarillo, Plainview and Lubbock opened after an exodus of more than 70 Happy State Bank staffers last year. The Amarillo branch is now closed, and the Plainview and Lubbock locations are now loan production offices.
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Ex-Happy State Bank Staffers Fire Back at Centennial’s ClaimsLock Icon

Their March 3 complaint in Lubbock federal court alludes to damning forensic information that Centennial says documents their alleged theft of confidential material as they left Happy to join a competitor. read more >
Johnny Allison of Home BancShares proves that he can sit still, at least momentarily, for a photographer...
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Home BancShares Touts Liquidity as Profit Rises 59% in Q1

Elsewhere in the company's earnings report, shrinking deposits reflected economic weakness. read more >
A Centennial Bank branch. The Conway-based lender is waging a Texas-sized lawsuit against former Happy State Bank staffers to recoup damages from alleged theft of confidential information.
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‘Plan of Revenge’: Centennial Bank Lawsuit Says Acquisition Chafed Texas StaffLock Icon

The lender has gone to federal court seeking compensation for pillaged assets in the wake of an out-of-state acquisition. read more >
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Centennial Bank Sues Former Happy State Bank EmployeesLock Icon

The $22.8 billion-asset lender sued 17 ex-Happy employees who left last year and allegedly took confidential information on their way out the door to join American State Bank of Arp, Texas. read more >
Johnny Allison, chairman, president and CEO of Home BancShare.
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Despite Challenges, Home BancShares Still Happy with Foray Into TexasLock Icon

In September 2021, Home BancShares announced they were acquiring Happy Bancshares of Texas in a $919 million deal. A year and a half later, they have no regrets. read more >
Johnny Allison, chairman, president and CEO of Home BancShare.
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Home BancShares Reports Record Profit in Q3

"We continue to keep the Company positioned to weather the storm, when and if it hits,” CEO John Allison said. read more >
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‘Bank of 1889’ Set to Debut In Berryville

First National Bank of North Arkansas intends to convert to a state bank charter and change its name to Bank of 1889. read more >