For Steeler faithful, no wait is too long

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:57pm
Fans line up outside of the parking area at Steelers training camp hours before gates open at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuTVz5HaqIRjHBKzRerQDiMWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
In the cool morning hours before all the excitement and heat, there’s not much to do at Steelers training camp. The black-and-gold loyal can see, ...
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Developer seeks to clear way for $22.8M office building on North Shore

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:45pm
An aerial shot of Pittsburgh's North Shore on Aug. 29, 2014." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYstRcayptU5AMt9vo4QNapLWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County on Thursday are set to consider a request from Continental Real Estate Cos. for easements ...
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Veshio hits ground running with Quaker Valley football

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:36pm
Jerry Veshio has held plenty of titles at Quaker Valley, but at this point in his career, he was trying to trim the list, not ...
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Brentwood seeks to upgrade The Hollow trail

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:36pm
East Francis at Brentwood Avenue is one of four access points to the trail in The Hollow" src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYt71obvtOkM1NWKSCyQ7nT8WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Brentwood Councilman Dr. Bob Pasquantonio always has been an advocate of trails, having helped with cleanup days for the borough’s trail in the area known ...
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Cops: Drunken driver parked at police station to be ‘safe’

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:36pm
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UPPER DARBY — Police say motorist Sean McCullough made the dangerous decision to drive intoxicated in Delaware County. But he also had a brief moment ...
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CMU spin-out Panopto allows users to search videos like they search internet

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:30pm
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Trying to remember that funny line in a YouTube video you watched last night or the inspirational quote you heard in a TED talk film ...
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Home BancShares, Inc. Subsidiary, Centennial Bank, Named Top Overall Arkansas Bank

Banking - 9 August 2017 - 4:30pm

CONWAY, Ark., Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, announced Centennial Bank has been named as the top overall bank in Arkansas by Bank Street Partners.  Bank Street Partners ranked the top 50 Arkansas banks in six key metrics including total assets, net interest margin, non-interest margin, overhead costs, asset quality and return on average equity based on 12 months of data ending June 30, 2017.  

“It is an honor for Centennial Bank to be recognized as the top overall bank in Arkansas by Bank Street Partners,” said Tracy French, Centennial Bank President and CEO.  “I am proud of our team of bankers and their ability to continuously provide superior customer service while also providing solid financial performance month after month.”

Home BancShares, Inc. is a bank holding company, headquartered in Conway, Arkansas. Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Centennial Bank, provides a broad range of commercial and retail banking plus related financial services to businesses, real estate developers, investors, individuals and municipalities. Centennial Bank has branch locations in Arkansas, Florida, South Alabama and New York City. The Company's common stock is traded through the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “HOMB.”

This release contains forward-looking statements regarding the Company's plans, expectations, goals and outlook for the future. Statements in this press release that are not historical facts should be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements of this type speak only as of the date of this news release. By nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risk and uncertainties. Various factors, including, but not limited to, economic conditions, credit quality, interest rates, loan demand, the ability to successfully integrate new acquisitions and changes in the assumptions used in making the forward-looking statements, could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Additional information on factors that might affect Home BancShares, Inc.'s financial results is included in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 28, 2017.

CONTACT: FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer C. Floyd Chief Accounting Officer &     Investor Relations Officer Home BancShares, Inc. (501) 339-2929
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Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Adds Molly Curl to Board of Directors

Banking - 9 August 2017 - 4:30pm

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas, Aug. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., (NASDAQ:GNTY) (“Company”), the parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust, N.A., today announced the appointment of Molly Curl to the Board of Directors of the Company.  Ms. Curl will also serve on the Company’s Audit Committee.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at

Ms. Curl brings a wealth of banking experience to the Board. She has worked for more than 40 years in the areas of organization, compliance, loan review, loan servicing, policy development, budgeting, and capital strategic planning. Most recently she has served as a Financial Services Advisory Partner with Grant Thornton LLP, a preeminent independent audit, tax, and advisory firm.

Ms. Curl began her career as a national bank examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for nine years. In 1985, she joined Grant Thornton for a nearly 10-year stint before leaving for a position in senior management with a $10-billion financial institution where, for 16 years, she oversaw regulatory relations, loan review, compliance and internal audit. Ms. Curl returned to Grant Thornton in 2010 as partner in the Bank Advisory and Regulatory Consulting group bringing with her a wealth of expertise in banking regulatory and compliance issues. In July 2017, she officially retired as a partner of Grant Thornton.

Ty Abston, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer stated “We are very pleased to have Molly join our board and know she will bring valuable skills and insight to our Company. Having known Molly for over 20 years we are excited to have her join our team.”

In 2016, Ms. Curl was appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Finance Commission of Texas for a six year term. The Finance Commission oversees the Texas Department of Banking, the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, and the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner. It is the primary point of accountability for ensuring that state depository and lending institutions function as a system.

Ms. Curl commented “I look forward to working alongside the management team, the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of such a dynamic company whose culture of being passionate about their job and caring about the customer aligns with mine.”

Ms. Curl is a graduate of John Carroll University with a B.S.B.A. degree in Finance and is a Texas licensed Certified Public Accountant. She and her husband, Ralph, live in Dallas.

About Guaranty Bancshares

Guaranty is a bank holding company that conducts banking activities through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Guaranty Bank & Trust, N.A. As one of the oldest regional community banks in Texas, Guaranty Bank & Trust provides its customers with a full array of relationship-driven commercial and consumer banking products and services, as well as mortgage, trust, and wealth management products and services that are tailored to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. Guaranty Bank & Trust has 26 banking locations across 18 Texas communities located within the East Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and Bryan/College Station markets of Texas. As of June 30, 2017, Guaranty had total assets of $1.9 billion, total loans of $1.3 billion and total deposits of $1.6 billion. Visit for more information.

CONTACT: Contact Information: Cappy Payne  Senior Executive Vice President & CFO  Guaranty Bancshares, Inc.  (888) 572-9881
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Ross has its own version of a ‘tiny house’

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:27pm
Sandy Brown, vice president of the Ross Township Historical Society helps maintain the Stewart/Schlag Log House in Evergreen Community Park in Ross." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvdu6534ktMpeJQnEild3euWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Anyone looking to find out what life is like living in a tiny house need not spend their time binge watching one of those TV ...
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Former Woodland Hills coach Novak plans to stay retired after his replacement resigns

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:18pm
Woodland Hills head coach George Novak stands with Woodland Hills’ Mike Whiteherse during a football game against Penn Trafford in Harrison City on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Penn-Trafford won 26-7." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuD7x8fQ7k_pLvVlakz3$grWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
This is the first August in 40 years that George Novak won’t spend on a football field, so instead the WPIAL Hall of Fame coach ...
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Penn Hills police release bank robbery photos

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:18pm
Police surveillance photo of the person who robbed a Penn Hills bank Aug. 4." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuMoe9bQza3Fc_wzwPcTmr_WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Penn Hills police have released surveillance photos of the man who wielded a sawed-off shotgun while robbing the PNC Bank along Saltsburg Road last Friday. ...
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Donations sought for Sharpsburg K9

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:12pm
Officer Jeff Hussar speaks to council about bringing a K-9 to Sharpsburg. Council passed the proposal in a 6-1 vote July 20, with Brittany Reno dissenting." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYuVeSOfUmANfzk5jbmNWqsSWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Sharpsburg Police are fundraising for a K9 unit but have transferred collections from a GoFundMe account to a traditional bank. “Due to the fees and ...
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Man ambushes French soldiers in car attack, later arrested

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 4:09pm
Police officers and emergency workers stand next to a damaged BMW car with a broken windscreen, after the police arrested a suspect on the A16 motorway, near Marquise, northern France, on August 9, 2017. The servicemen were hit by a BMW which drove down a quiet street in the upmarket western Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret. Police later gave chase to the vehicle on a motorway north of Paris, and shot and wounded the suspect, a man aged in his late 30s who was also arrested, sources involved in the manhunt said, speaking on condition of anonymity. French security forces launched a manhunt after a car rammed into anti-terrorism soldiers outside their barracks in a Paris suburb, injuring six." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsjeXIqk_I4E_i65iIeOuU6WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France — A man rammed his car into a group of soldiers near Paris, injuring six of them, and then was cornered by police ...
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Mini-grants offered for Lincoln Highway corridor projects

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:51pm
Olga Herbert of Unity, executive director of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor, says this is her favorite photograph on display at the former Johnston house along Route 30 near Kingston Dam on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Herbert said she enjoys the photograph because it is a great example of the quirkiness of the Lincoln Highway." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtIjIFmAqV7R2Rjw6p00uXsWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
The Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor is accepting mini-grant applications from nonprofit organizations and municipalities along a 200-mile stretch of the historic highway extending through Westmoreland, ...
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Parkway North not the place to be starting Thursday

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:45pm
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Between Thursday and Monday, motorists using southbound lanes of the Parkway North will encounter restrictions and detours while crews continue working on a major overhaul ...
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Former deputy acquitted of domestic violence charges

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:42pm
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A former Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputy was acquitted Wednesday on all charges relating to a domestic violence incident at his Bridgeville home earlier this year, ...
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Photo gallery: St. Bernadette Festival

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:39pm
The lack of power at the St. Bernadette's Festival didn't stop Shannon Artuhevich of Penn Hills from checking out items at the flea market; she just used her cell phone flashlight." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvcAfsLbwg1LUfVXpZnqiNNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Heavy storms last Friday knocked out the power at the annual St. Bernadette’s Church Festival in Monroeville, but that didn’t seem to keep people from ...
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GOP senator suggests brain tumor affected McCain vote

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:36pm
In this July 27, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. listens as Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Johnson suggested that John McCain's brain tumor and the after-midnight timing of the vote were factors in the Arizona lawmaker's decisive vote against the GOP health care bill. In a radio interview, Johnson answered questions about the collapse of the years-long Republican effort to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, his criticism of the process and McCain's dramatic vote." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYtrlmVkIcfy_6WTy_4B$iPIWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson suggested that fellow Republican Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the after-midnight timing of the vote were factors in the ...
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Photo gallery: Mother of Sorrows Community Festival in Murrysville

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:30pm
Marissa Barlich, and her daughter Giovanna, say hi to a remote controlled ambulance toy contolled by a Murrysville EMT at the Mother of Sorrows Community Festival in Murrysville on August 4, 2017." src = "$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvyZWQk4H3mE0uUQ81hQnoqWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Food and fun filled the air this past weekend at the Mother of Sorrows Community Festival in Murrysville. ...
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Plum police activity includes 3 DUIs

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - 9 August 2017 - 3:18pm
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Plum police responded to the following incidents: Criminal mischief • A resident reported someone threw something at her vehicle that left a golf ball-sized dent ...
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