Arkansas-based Home BancShares Names Hickman to Board

On April 22, Home BancShares Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Conway, Arkansas-based Centennial Bank, announced that J. Pat Hickman, former chairman of Amarillo-based Happy Bancshares Inc., has been appointed to the company’s board of directors as contemplated by the merger agreement for the company’s acquisition of Happy Bancshares, which was completed on April 1. … Read more

Home BancShares Completes Acquisition of Happy Bancshares

On April 1, Home BancShares Inc., the parent company of Conway, Arkansas-based Centennial Bank, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Happy Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Amarillo-based Happy State Bank, pursuant to the terms of a definitive agreement and plan of merger whereby, in a series of transactions, an acquisition … Read more

Arkansas-based Home BancShares Enters Texas with Acquisition of Happy Bancshares

On September 15, Conway, Arkansas-based Home BancShares Inc. (HOMB), the parent company of Centennial Bank, and Amarillo-based Happy Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Happy State Bank, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Home BancShares will acquire Happy Bancshares in an all-stock merger, with Home BancShares as … Read more