NBT Financial Breaks Ground on Willow Park Location

On November 13, Fort Worth-based NBT Financial broke ground on a new branch in Willow Park. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by bank associates, prominent members of the community and members of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce. The new 5,000-square-foot facility, located at The Shops at Willow Park, is expected to open in … Read more

City Bank of Lubbock’s Edwards Celebrates 75 Years in Banking

On November 6, Lubbock-based City Bank celebrated Clara Edwards’ 75 years in banking. She began her career in 1948 at the First State Bank of Monahans. Since then, she has served in many capacities and is currently the smiling face that greets customers as they enter the Monahans branch. Edwards is also active in the … Read more

Fort Worth’s Trinity Bank Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Fort Worth-based Trinity Bank, a commercial bank that began operations in 2003, is celebrating its 20th anniversary year. The award-winning bank has grown steadily over the past two decades and is one of only two community banks remaining in Fort Worth. To celebrate, the bank has held a series of customer appreciation days featuring food, … Read more

National Bank of Andrews Celebrates 40 Years of Service

The National Bank of Andrews is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Since forming in March 1983, the bank has grown alongside the hard-working West Texas community it serves. In 1995, the National Bank of Andrews joined forces with the First National Bank of Andrews, strengthening its presence in the community. That same year, the … Read more

Kleberg Bank’s Henkel Celebrates 50 Years of Texas Community Banking

The board of directors of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) recently presented Joe Henkel, vice chairman of the board of Kingsville-based Kleberg Bank, with an IBAT board resolution recognizing more than 50 years of service as a True Texas Community Banker. Henkel started his career at Kleberg Bank in 1970 while a student … Read more

Texas Capital Bank Hosts Community Fair in West Dallas

On June 3, Dallas-based Texas Capital Bank and several of area nonprofit organizations hosted a fair for the West Dallas community. The event was held at the Texas Capital Banking Center in Trinity Groves and included complimentary food from local vendors, family fun and financial education. The bank has supported the West Dallas community in … Read more

Lamesa National Bank President Freeman Celebrates 75 Years in Banking

Bryan Nowlin, Freeman’s grandson and a vice president at Lamesa National Bank; Libby Clark, vice president of member relations at the Texas Bankers Association; and Elwood Freeman, accepting the TBA resolution honoring his 75 years of service to the Texas banking industry. Photograph courtesy of the Lamesa Press-Reporter. Elwood Freeman, president of Lamesa National Bank, … Read more

NBT Financial Bank Celebrates 50 Years of Service in Fort Worth

Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker, center, with Wade Donnell, president and CEO of NBT Financial Bank, and Steve Eargle, NBT Financial Bank chairmanFort Worth-based NBT Financial Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a locally owned and operated independent community bank. Founded as The National Bank of Texas at Fort Worth in 1973 near N.E. … Read more

Southside Bank Celebrates Completion of Lufkin Branch Remodel

On January 26, associates from Tyler-based Southside Bank, members of the Lufkin Chamber of Commerce and community members gathered for a ribbon cutting and celebration of the bank’s newly renovated branch in Lufkin, located at 2510 West Frank St. The modern, innovative design echoes the bank’s sister location on S. Timberland Dr. in Lufkin and … Read more

Alliance Bank Central Texas Breaks Ground on New Branch in Temple

Woodway-based Alliance Bank Central Texas hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new banking center in Temple on February 16. The full-service bank will be located at 408 Hilliard Rd. and mark the seventh branch spread out around Central Texas in Waco, Temple, Belton, Georgetown, Donie and Jewett. The project is scheduled to be completed in … Read more