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First State Bank Central Texas Achieves 4-Star Excellent Rating
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 • Posted April 21, 2010

April 2010: In these though economic times, it is important to know there are financial institutions that are strong, secure and ready and able to assist their communities. First State Bank Central Texas is one such institution – dedicated to getting Main Street back on its feet. Since it exhibits overall financial excellence in such areas as: capital adequacy, delinquent loan levels and profitability, BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida is proud to bestow its 4-Star Excellent rating upon First State Bank Central Texas. In fact, this marks the 22

"The unstable economic picture, both on Wall Street and on Main Street, makes it all the more important to recognize those financial institutions that re strong and stable," remarks Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. "The institutions that played by the rules and did not compromise their lending standard are the same institutions that stand ready to help build the economy back up. First State Bank Central Texas is an excellent example of this community spirit."

Established in 1909, First State Bank Central Texas has been serving the banking needs of its neighbors and friends for over 100 years. It operates through 31 conveniently located offices and can be found on the internet at

First State Bank Central Texas: "Friendly style banking since 1909."

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays for its rating, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain star-ratings by visiting www,

nd consecutive quarter that First State Bank Central Texas has earned a recommended rating from the firm.

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