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Corrected: Simmons First Earned $77M in 1Q

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff, the holding company for Simmons Bank, reports first-quarter net income of $77.2 million, up more than 60 percent from the same period last year. read more >
Lorrie Trogden
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Arkansas Banks Approve $2B in PPP Loans

Arkansas banks had approved approximately 15,000 loans worth more than $2 billion as part of the federal Paycheck Protection Program as of Tuesday, the Arkansas Bankers Association announced. read more >
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Home BancShares to Acquire Marine Lender LH-Finance

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway signs a deal to buy LH-Finance, which is part of People's United Bank N.A. of Bridgeport, Connecticut, adding to its robust marine lending operation, Shore Premier Finance. read more >
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Home BancShares 4Q Earnings Rise to $73M

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports fourth-quarter earnings of $73.3 million, up from $71.0 million in the same quarter last year. read more >
CEO Randy Sims announces another FDIC-assisted deal for Centennial Bank to take over the assets of a Florida bank.
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Randy Sims Retires From Home BancShares

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway announces that long-time company executive Randy Sims has retired. read more >
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Home Bancshares’ 3Q Profit Down 9%

Home Bancshares Inc. of Conway reports third-quarter net income of $72.8 million, down 9 percent from the same quarter last year. read more >
The new airport, Cantrell Field, is also seen as a major upgrade in terms of safety and navigation, and demand for hangar space is prompting new construction.
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Conway Airport Meeting Expectations

Almost five years after it opened, the Conway Municipal Airport at Cantrell Field is living up to expectations, city and economic development officials say. read more >
CEO Randy Sims announces another FDIC-assisted deal for Centennial Bank to take over the assets of a Florida bank.
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Randy Sims Named Vice Chairman of Home BancShares

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway, parent company of Centennial Bank, said Friday that Randy Sims, CEO and president of Home BancShares, has been named to vice chairman of Home BancShares and executive chairman of Centennial Bank. read more >
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Home Bancshares Reports 1Q Earnings of $71.4M

Conway’s Home Bancshares Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $71.4 million, a decline of 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. read more >
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Banking Magazine Gives Kudos to Bank OZK, Home BancShares

Two Arkansas members of the public company club received recognition from Bank Director magazine for regional achievements. read more >
Donna Townsell
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Donna Townsell Joins Boards for Home BancShares, Centennial Bank

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway says Donna Townsell has been elected as a member of the board of directors for both Home BancShares and its subsidiary, Centennial Bank. read more >
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Home BancShares Reports $300M in 2018 Net Income, A Record

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports record fourth quarter earnings of $71 million. read more >
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Home BancShares 3Q Profit Another Record

Greater regulatory costs and expenses associated with a company performance goal weren't enough to keep Home BancShares Inc. of Conway from reporting on Thursday another quarter or record profit. read more >
Andrew Meadors, CEO of Sunstar Insurance Group’s Arkansas operations; Tracy French, CEO and president of Home BancShares’ Centennial Bank and Phil Tappan, executive vice president of financial services for Simmons Bank
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Property & Casualty Holds No Luster for Most LendersLock Icon

After a path was cleared for banks to get into the insurance business, few Arkansas lenders jumped in. read more >
George Gleason, chairman and CEO of Bank OZK; Johnny Allison, chairman of Home BancShares; and George Makris, chairman and CEO of Simmons First National Corporation
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Home BancShares, Bank OZK, Simmons Shift Books to Reflect Tax Cut

The state’s big three publicly traded banking concerns are cruising through 2018 with the added steam of tax savings courtesy of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act enacted on Dec. 22. read more >
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Home BancShares Acquires Shore Premier Finance

The parent company of Centennial Bank buys Shore Premier Finance, a division of Union Bank & Trust of Richmond, Virginia, in a deal that includes $374.5 million in cash and 1.25 million shares of Home BancShares stock. read more >
Johnny Allison of Home BancShares proves that he can sit still, at least momentarily, for a photographer...
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Johnny Allison, Rotary Leader of the Year, Never Dreamed of Being One

Lessons of hard work and money management stuck John Allison, who shared some of those lessons at Tuesday's Rotary Club of Little Rock luncheon, where he was honored as the club's 2018 Business and Professional Leader of the Year. read more >
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Home BancShares Names Donna Townsell Investor Relations Director

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway and Centennial Bank announced today the appointment of Senior Executive Vice President Donna Townsell to director of investor relations for Home BancShares. read more >
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Home BancShares 1Q Profit Up 56 Percent

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $73.1 million, up 56 percent from the same quarter last year, a new record. read more >
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Pay Package for Allison Up 34 Percent in 2016

Home BancShares Inc. Chairman Johnny Allison led the way for executive compensation at the $14.4 billion-asset banking concern during 2017. read more >