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Richland state bank ranked with nations strongest banks

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation's bank rating firm, commends Richland State Bank for proving once again that it is a steadfast and invaluable partner to the communities it serves.

The FDIC touts the benefits of community banks, saying they are "important providers of credit to small businesses and serve hudnreds of counties and thousands of communities that are overlooked by larger noncommunity institutions." (FDIC Quarterly 2014, Volume 8, No. 2.) "Community banks, like Richland State Bank, that have been able to earn and maintain Bauer's top rating for strength and security reflect that deep-rooted sense of loyalty to the local community," said Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial.

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July 4 a time to honor, celebrate

July 4 a time to honor, celebrate

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on July 2, 2003.

Birthdays are special, and some are more special than others. Since I observed a special birthday — m...

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Memories of Andress Motors Company

Memories of Andress Motors Company

While talking to Thad Andress about the old days at Andress I thought of my first days there. They were not successful days, to put it mildly. This was November 25 1940, ...

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Remembering the ‘old stores’

Remembering the ‘old stores’

Recently a lady who did not grow up in Minden, remarked that she appreciated me talking of old businesses that are gone, and their location. And last week a man who is al...

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Ice cream and West Brothers

Ice cream and West Brothers

When I was a little girl, the Webster Parish Library was located where the Children's Center is today.

I was allowed to check out five books at a time. I would go home, re...

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Excuses, excuses

Excuses, excuses

Often I have a lot of excuses why I can't do something. I have been guilty of quoting Milton from "On His Blindness" and saying "Will God require day labor, light denied?...

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Jolie’s a fun hero-villain in ‘Maleficent’

Jolie’s a fun hero-villain in ‘Maleficent’

Maybe it's too soon to say the tide has shifted definitively. But it's certainly been a unique time for fairy-tale villains.

After hundreds of years of moral clarity, sudd...

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