To provide its customers with the latest technology in drive-through banking and friendly, face-to-face service, starting next month First State Bank will begin the process of replacing its ATMs with interactive teller machines (ITMs) at all its branch locations in Russellville and Ola.

ITMs allow for face-to-face banking with tellers at drive-through lanes, as well as extended banking hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. during weekdays. Also, customers will be able to carry out more traditional banking transactions — like cashing checks, making loan payments, getting questions answered and more — all from the convenience of their car.

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If you haven’t seen them yet, be on the lookout for some fun T-shirts being worn by First State Bank employees.

To help spread the word about our upcoming interactive teller machines (ITMs), which will be installed at our branches in Russellville and Ola this spring and summer, we made these fun T-shirts for First State employees — since First State ITMs will seem pretty futuristic compared to other banks’ drive-throughs.

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An exciting announcement was made during First State Bank’s annual employee meeting held Feb. 21. First State Bank will be launching interactive teller machines (ITMs) that will provide customers extended weekday hours for banking — 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday!

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