Home BancShares, Inc. to Present at the 2012 Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference

Home BancShares, Inc. to Present at the 2012 Sandler O'Neill East Coast
Financial Services Conference

CONWAY, Ark., Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc.
(Nasdaq:HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, announced that it would
present at the 2012 Sandler O'Neill East Coast Financial Services Conference
to be held atTurnberry Isle Miami, Aventura, FL on November 14-16, 2012.

Home BancShares, Inc. will present at 10:30 a.m. CT (11:30 ET), on Thursday,
November 15, 2012. The conference presentation will be webcast live, and can
be accessed through the Company's website, www.homebancshares.com, under
Investor Relations. Those accessing the webcast presentation should allow
extra time to register and download any necessary software. A replay will be
available for 30 days following the conference for those who are unable to
listen to the live broadcast.

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 locations in central Arkansas, north
central Arkansas, southern Arkansas, the Florida Keys, southwestern Florida,
central Florida, the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama. The Company's common
stock is traded through the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol

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 are included in its Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Brian S. Davis
         Chief Accounting Officer &
         Investor Relations Officer
         Home BancShares, Inc.
         (501) 328-4770
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