Vickie Staggs honored for 30 years of service

Staff at Southern Bancorp in Manila surprised branch manager Vickie Skaggs with an early morning reception in recognition for her 30 years of service to the bank. Dan Robbins, president of Southern Bancorp-Manila, co-workers and several members of the Blytheville...

SBCP Public Policy Director Appointed to Advisory Council

LITTLE ROCK, AR. (March 15, 2013) – Tamika Edwards, director of public policy for Southern Bancorp Community Partners, has been appointed to a three-year  term on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ Community Development Advisory Council. Southern Bancorp Community...

Elimination of Asset Limits is Goal of Policy Brief

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Feb. 22, 2013) – A case for why Arkansas should enact legislation to eliminate asset limits on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is being presented by Southern Bancorp...

Freedom Park Dedication Honors Freedom Seekers

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Arkansas (Feb. 26, 2013) – A sunny winter afternoon attracted an audience of about 200 to the dedication of Freedom Park in Helena-West Helena on Saturday, Feb. 23. The park honors the courage and determination of Freedom Seekers – fugitive slaves...

Daniel Koehler Joins Board of Southern Bancorp Inc.

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Feb. 12, 2013) – Daniel Koehler, president of Koehler Software, Inc., and former chief financial officer of Union National Bank of Little Rock, has joined the board of Southern Bancorp Inc., a family of a community development bank (the fifth...