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Arkansas-based Simmons First National Corp. to acquire Texas bank

PINE BLUFF — Arkansas-based Simmons First National Corp. says it plans to acquire Texas-based First Texas BHC, Inc., the parent company of Southwest Bank, in a transaction valued at about $462 million. Continue reading...

On the Agenda

Subscriber onlyMonday 1:30-3 p.m. -- Arkansas adult education classes, Goodwill Career Center, 1001 S. Mt. Olive St., Siloam Springs. Classes include: employability, customer service, clerical, bank teller and industrial. Information: (479) 373-6120. Continue reading...

NW Business people

Subscriber onlyMorgan S. Doughty has joined Harrington Miller, a full-service law firm in Springdale, as a lawyer. Doughty's areas of practice include family law and criminal defense. She is licensed to practice in Arkansas and Missouri, as well as the federal courts. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyMercy Hospitals earn patients’ accolades Continue reading...

INCORPORATIONS

Subscriber onlyBenton County Benton County Home Improvement LLC, Joshua Tye Henderson, 10 Slifer Drive, Bella Vista Continue reading...

Wal-Mart starting layoffs at home; retailer's cuts hit in Bentonville

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart Stores Inc. has started laying off employees at the corporate level, following up on previously revealed plans to eliminate positions to help control costs and improve efficiency. Continue reading...

Daisy parent plans Rogers HQ

Gamo Outdoors expects to add 25 jobs in NW Arkansas

Subscriber onlyThe parent company of Daisy Outdoor Products said Wednesday that it's moving its U.S. headquarters to Rogers and expanding the facility there. Continue reading...

Pine Bluff initiative chairman encouraged by interest to improve city

Subscriber onlyInterest in Go Forward Pine Bluff, an initiative aimed at improving the Jefferson County town and increasing its tax base, was far from what Chairman Mary Pringos anticipated. Continue reading...

People in Business

Subscriber onlyDr. Daniel Mwanza joined Sparks Medical Center-Van Buren as a general surgeon at Surgical Associates of Fort Smith and Sparks Regional Medical Center. Mwanza's services include breast, bowel, abdominal and dermatological surgeries. Continue reading...

Business news in brief

Subscriber onlyMercy clinics expand business hours Continue reading...

On the agenda

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INCORPORATIONS

Subscriber onlyBenton County Continue reading...