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Stephen Tipton Named CEO of Centennial Bank; Kevin Hester Named President

Tipton and Hester are stepping into roles held by Tracy French, who will remain as chair of Centennial Bank with a focus on special projects. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Public Companies

Home BancShares Income Dips 2.8% in Q1

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. read more >
Banking & Finance

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 >
Banking & Finance / Industry / Public Companies

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 >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Execs’ Personal Use of Company Planes on the Rise

John Tyson’s use of Tyson Foods Inc.’s corporate jet for personal travel cost the Springdale protein producer $1.4 million in its fiscal year that end read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

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 >
Johnny Allison of Home BancShares proves that he can sit still, at least momentarily, for a photographer...
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

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.
Banking & Finance / Legal / Public Companies

‘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 >
Home BancShares CEO John Allison  wanted a stake in Texas, but the deal had to be ideal.
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Home BancShares Profit Jumps 58% in Q4

“It’s obvious all banks are not created equal," Chairman John Allison said. read more >
Johnny Allison, chairman, president and CEO of Home BancShare.
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

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 >
Home BancShares CEO John Allison  wanted a stake in Texas, but the deal had to be ideal.
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Home BancShares Reports Record Revenue, Falling Profit in Q2

Earnings were affected by the company's acquisition of Happy Bancshares of Texas. read more >
Wallace Fowler at the Fowler Foods Headquarters in Jonesboro.
Banking & Finance / Restaurants & Food

Jonesboro Business Leader Wallace Fowler Dies at 87

Wallace Fowler, the Jonesboro businessman who built and sold multiple banks and led robust KFC and Taco Bell franchises, died Wednesday. He was 87. read more >
Home BancShares CEO John Allison  wanted a stake in Texas, but the deal had to be ideal.
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Home BancShares Profit Falls 29% in Q1

Chairman & CEO John Allison said the quarter was "one of the most volatile quarters on record during my business career." read more >
Home BancShares CEO John Allison  wanted a stake in Texas, but the deal had to be ideal.
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Home BancShares Completes Acquisition of Happy Bancshares

The final value of the transaction was $962 million, higher than initially estimated. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Public Companies

Home BancShares Gets Final OK for $919M Purchase of Happy Bancshares

The acquisition is expected to close in April. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments / Public Companies

Home BancShares Hooks $238M in Marine Loans

The company is acquiring the performing marine loan portfolio of LendingClub Bank of Lehi, Utah. read more >
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Record Year for Home BancShares Despite Q4 Income Dip

The company's fourth-quarter net income of $73.4 million was down 10.3% from last year. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Home BancShares Transferring Stock Listing to NYSE

The banking company's last day on the NASDAQ will be Nov. 19. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments / Public Companies

Home BancShares’ Q4 Beats Earnings Expectations

Home BancShares Inc. of Conway reports fourth-quarter net income of $81.8 million, up 11% from the same quarter last year. read more >
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Pine Bluff Snaps Up Newport Marijuana CultivatorLock Icon

Turnabout is fair play in Jefferson County, which gained a medical marijuana cultivation center from Newport this month after losing it to the Jackson County seat more than two years ago. read more >