Texas Bankers Foundation Announces 2021 Emerging Leader Honorees

The Texas Bankers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association (TBA), has announced the 14 recipients of its 2021 Emerging Leader Awards. Each banker was chosen for his/her outstanding qualities by the president, CEO or chair of a TBA-member banking institution. Launched in 2019 by the Texas Bankers Foundation in collaboration with the Bank … Read more

SouthStar Bank to Acquire Kerrville Branch of Kansas-based Community First National Bank

Moulton-based SouthStar Bank announced an agreement to purchase a branch in Kerrville from Manhattan, Kansas-based Community First National Bank. Pending final approval, the sale is scheduled to close on August 27. After the purchase, SouthStar Bank plans to continue operations at the Kerrville branch and retain current staff to streamline the transition and maintain continuity. … Read more

SouthStar Bank Celebrates a Century of Service

SouthStar Bank celebrated a century in business on October 21 in Moulton, featuring live music and barbecue. “Starting from humble beginnings as The Farmers and Merchants Bank, we have grown not only in numbers, but also in talent, services and communities,” says David R. Kapavik, president and CEO. “SouthStar Bank has remained true to its … Read more

SouthStar Bank Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Book Drive

To celebrate its 100th anniversary this year, Moulton-based SouthStar Bank hosted a bank-wide Birthday Book Drive that culminated on September 7. Each branch partnered with local schools to help add new books to their libraries this fall. On August 28, the bank held its first book distribution at Norman-Sims Elementary in Austin. School supplies collected … Read more