Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and
Conference Call

CONWAY, Ark., Sept. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Home BancShares, Inc.
(Nasdaq:HOMB), parent company of Centennial Bank, today announced it expects
to release Third Quarter 2013 earnings before the market opens on October 17,
2013. Following this release, management will conduct a conference call to
review these earnings at 1:00 p.m. CT (2:00 ET) on Thursday, October 17, 2013.

Interested parties can listen to this call by calling 1-888-317-6016 and
asking for the Home BancShares conference call. A replay of the call will be
available by calling 1- 877-344-7529, Passcode: 10033818, which will be
available until October 25, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. CT (9:00 ET). Internet access to
the call will be available live or in recorded version on the Company's
website at www.homebancshares.com.

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. Upon completion of the Liberty Bank
transaction, Centennial Bank will have additional locations in Northeast
Arkansas, Northwest Arkansas and Western Arkansas. 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, 2012 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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