Author - Caleb Talley

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The Banker Behind Malvern National Bank

Mark Roberts, President of MNB Malvern National Bank • 501-332-6955 • mnbbank.com Mark Roberts, president of Malvern National Bank, didn’t choose banking. Banking chose him. An attorney by training, Roberts served the bank as outside legal counselor from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Then...

Opinion Politics

When In Doubt, Undermine

by Caleb Talley With Donald Trump, there’s very little one can predict. Look up ‘loose cannon’ in the dictionary and you’ll find his bright, orange mug. Though he’s hard to predict – or understand – Trump is still very prone to themes. You can guarantee that any story he tells will...

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The Banker Behind Signature Bank of Arkansas

Gary Head, President/CEO of Signature Bank Signature Bank • 479-684-3700 • sbofa.com Gary Head, founder, president and CEO of Signature Bank of Arkansas, began his banking career with the help of a professor at the University of Arkansas. After spending two decades working for financial...

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2018 Governor’s Cup Winners Announced

The 2018 Governor’s Cup, presented by Delta Plastics, was held Wednesday, at the Wally Allen Ballroom in Little Rock. The premier statewide business plan competition for college students, which is managed by Arkansas Capital Corporation, was emceed by AEDC Director Mike Preston, and his wife...

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It’s Impeachment Season

by Caleb Talley It’s impeachment season. Democratic operatives’ mouths are watering, as talks to taking over the House and booting President Trump are heating up. Likewise, Republicans are using those talking points to encourage conservative voters to hunker down this fall. And all because of a...

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Dollars for Conservation

With the arrival of spring, many Arkansans are heading out into the great outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the Natural State. And according to Pat Fitts, director of the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission, Arkansans can help conserve the state’s great natural resources through hunting and fishing...

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The Banker Behind Legacy National Bank

Patrick Swope, President & CEO of Legacy National Bank Legacy National Bank • 479-717-1900 • legacyar.com Patrick Swope, president and CEO of Legacy National Bank, has banking in his DNA. The son of a banker, he never had any doubts about the profession he would choose. “I’ve always...

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Talkin’ Tort Reform

Part one in a new Cash & Candor series on Issue 1. by Caleb Talley Two competing casino measures could be headed to the November ballot. And if one or both are okayed by the Arkansas Attorney General (and not tossed out by the courts), Arkansans are likely to be inundated with advertisements...