SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Stephens Laura Whitaker

(Last) (First) (Middle)
111 CENTER STREET

(Street)
LITTLE ROCK AR 72201

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
12/31/2018
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CONNS INC [ CONN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 68,705 I By Laura Whitaker Stephens Revocable Trust
Common Stock 113,734 I By Paula W. & John P. Calhoun Family Trust - WMAS
Common Stock 113,734 I By Paula W. & John P. Calhoun Family Trust - LCS
Common Stock 113,734 I By Paula W. & John P. Calhoun Family Trust - LWS
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
Todd Ferguson, attorney in fact for reporting person 01/10/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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POWER OF ATTORNEY
for Executing Forms 3, 4 and 5 and
Schedules 13G and 13D

KNOW ALL PERSONS BY THESE PRESENTS, 
that the undersigned hereby 
constitutes and appoints each of 
David Knight, William Keisler, 
Kevin Burns, Todd Ferguson, Kim 
Fowler, Molly Deere, and Jason 
Nadeau the undersigned's true and 
lawful attorneys-in-fact to: 

(1) execute, for and on behalf of 
the undersigned, any one or more 
Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with 
Section 16(a) of the Securities and 
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended 
(the "34 Act"), and the rules 
thereunder; and Schedules 13G and 13D,
and amendments thereto, in accordance
with Section 13 of the 34 Act and 
the rules thereunder;

(2) do and perform any and all acts, 
for and on behalf of the undersigned,
that may be necessary or desirable to 
complete the execution of any such
Form 3, 4 or 5 or Schedules 13G 
and 13D, and any amendments thereto,
and the timely filing of such forms 
and schedules with the United States 
Securities and Exchange Commission 
and any other authority; and

(3) take any other action of any type
whatsoever in connection with the 
foregoing that, in the opinion of any 
such attorney-in-fact, may be of 
benefit to, in the best interest of,
or legally required by, the 
undersigned, it being understood that
the
 documents executed by such 
attorney-in-fact on behalf of the 
undersigned, pursuant to this Power 
of Attorney shall be in such form 
and shall contain such terms and 
conditions as such attorney-in-fact
may approve. 

The undersigned hereby grants to each 
of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, 
individually, full power and authority 
to do and perform every act and thing
whatsoever requisite, necessary, and
proper to be done in the exercise of 
any of the rights and powers herein 
granted, as fully to all intents and 
purposes as the undersigned might or 
could do if personally present, with 
full power of substitution or 
revocation, hereby ratifying and 
confirming all that such 
attorneys-in-fact, or their 
substitutes, shall lawfully do or 
cause to be done by virtue of this 
Power of Attorney and the rights 
and powers herein granted.  

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned 
has caused this Power of Attorney to 
be executed as of this 2nd day of 
January, 2019.

/s/ Laura W. Stephens
Laura Whitaker Stephens