Throughout the bank’s 124 year history it has focused exclusively on serving local banking needs for the people and businesses in northeast Arkansas. Personal customer service is the top priority at First National Bank. Bank services include: deposit services include free checking accounts, FDIC insured certificates of deposit, IRAs and savings accounts. The bank has 25 experienced lenders offering a full range of lending services for consumer, commercial, agricultural and mortgage needs. The bank began in Paragould in 1889 and expanded to the Corning area in 1984 and into Jonesboro in 1998.
First National Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank. Its purpose is to serve the banking needs of the businesses and families here in northeast Arkansas where its branches are located and where its employees and stockholders live and work. The lending decisions are made by people who have lived here for years and who understand the needs of families, businesses, industries and farmers located here.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ranked First National Bank as the 18th largest Arkansas based bank as of June 30, 2012 (as ranked by deposits) (Source: Arkansas Business, Nov. 5, 2012) . First National Bank has seen significant growth during 2012. As of Dec. 31, 2012, the bank’s total assets are up 4.6% to 707 million dollars. Total deposits were approximately 586 million and total loans were $527 million. FNB bank has 8 branches in Northeast Arkansas.
We appreciate our customers recommending FNB to their friends. Each year thousands of new customers choose to begin a relationship with us. One significant factor in FNB's growth has come through client referrals. The Tell-A-Friend program has resulted in many new customers. This is a positive indicator of the excellent service provided by FNB employees.