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First Community Bank Names Craig Boone Senior VP for Fayetteville Market (Movers & Shakers)

He previously worked in Jonesboro as chief wealth management officer for Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart. read more >
Construction / Industry / Tourism

$18M Makeover: Pleasant Valley Country Club Dresses Up for PGA DebutLock Icon

Clark Contractors is nine months into an $18 million project at the Pleasant Valley Country Club while celebrating its 15th year in business. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry / Nonprofits

Brooke Magallanes Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment at UA Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

She previously was the interim director of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. read more >
Banking & Finance / Industry / Real Estate

Southern Bancorp Adds 20th Branch in Mississippi

Meanwhile, Simmons Bank is opening new branches in Tennessee and Texas. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments / Media & Marketing

What’s Missing? (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

What’s missing from a news story can be hard to spot but exceedingly telling. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Simmons Profit Falls on FDIC Assessment, Securities Losses in Q4

The bank reported net income of $23.9 million, down 71.3% from the same quarter the previous year. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments

RiverBank Buys Into Paragould

RiverBank of Pocahontas is adding a third northeast Arkansas market to its footprint. read more >
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Commercial Real Estate Resilience: Lenders Foresee Falling RatesLock Icon

Bankers argue against the “commercial real estate doom loop” scenario that some experts have predicted. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies / Real Estate

Sister Banks Set Merger For Q1 of Next Year

The pending merger of the two lenders owned by Mena’s Union Bankshares Inc. will create a bank that ranks among the 30 largest in Arkansas. Based on Sept. 30 financial […] read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Simmons First Names Daniel Hobbs as CFO

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff says Daniel Hobbs will join the company Monday as executive vice president and chief financial officer. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction / Public Companies / Real Estate

Simmons Breaks Ground on New Jonesboro Branch

The financial center is one the first prototypes for Simmons Bank, and it will be used to remodel existing branches and build new financial centers across the bank's six-state footprint. read more >
Banking & Finance / Investments

The Resurgence of High-Yield CDsLock Icon

Looking for a sign of the times? Look no further than your local bank marquee. read more >

Q1 Loss Lingers For Arvest Bank

Fayetteville’s Arvest Bank lost nearly $1.4 million for the six months ending June 30, compared with an $81 million profit during the first half of 2022. read more >
Banking & Finance / Media & Marketing / Tourism

Simmons Sponsors New PGA Event at Pleasant Valley Country Club

The Simmons Bank Championship will be the second playoff of the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, the final event of the men's senior professional golf tour. read more >
Government & Politics / Nonprofits

Go Forward? Pine Bluff Might Try Again on Special Sales Tax

Go Forward Pine Bluff, the nonprofit formed to improve the southeast Arkansas city, will likely dissolve if a five-eighths-cent sales tax used to support the agency isn’t renewed, its CEO says. read more >
Banking & Finance / Public Companies

Simmons Revenue Falls in Q2, but $58M Profit Beats Expectations

CEO Bob Fehlman said the bank continues to seek operational savings as funding costs rise. read more >

Simmons Bank of LR Announces New Leadership (Movers & Shakers)

Josh Herron, Chad Rawls, Steve Wade and Chris White have been promoted. read more >
Public Companies

Simmons Bank Restructures Banking Division

In a statement, President and CFO Jay Brogdon said the changes will position Simmons for growth by emphasizing its community and retail franchise. read more >
Construction / Real Estate

JPMorgan Works On NWA Network

The $3.2 trillion-asset lender is now pursuing a Bentonville location instead of Rogers. read more >
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Lakewood House Sells in $12M Transaction (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The tallest building in North Little Rock was purchased by Lakewood House APT CB LLC of Lakewood, New Jersey. read more >