Tech Tips

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President's Day

All branches will be closed on Monday, February 15th for President's Day.



Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events happening around Murphysboro:

February 5 & 6, 2016

Murphysboro High School Red Devil Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend

Celebrating the Induction Class of 2016

Ticket's for Saturday night's formal ceremony and banquet at the Murphysboro Elk's Lodge
are available for purchase at our main bank branch for $25 per ticket.

Click HERE for more information


For more information on any of these events, visit us at our Main Branch location in Murphysboro.


Have You Seen Our Commercial?

Click below to watch the commercial produced for The Spiel on Fox 23 and featuring many of our employees.



All Internet Banking customers should click on the below link for information on the brand-new services we are bringing you in a couple weeks. Included in the letter below is information on how to back up your settings, notifications, bill pay information, and also information on how to log in to the new service after November 4th.

This information only applies to Consumer Internet Banking customers. Business Banking customers should look for an email in the upcoming days with information on the changes to their Internet Banking service.

As always, if you have any questions, do not hesitate to call us at 618.687.1711 or email us at

New Internet Banking Informational Letter


Google Chrome and E-Statements

Customers that use Google Chrome browser are reporting issues printing images on their E-Statements accessed through eSafe. The images are printing as black boxes. This is a functionality associated with Google Chrome and we cannot change this feature.

If you use Google Chrome and have experienced this issue, you should save the statement to your computer and then open the statement with a PDF viewer, such as Adobe. The statement should print without error.


First Bank & Trust: Celebrating 125 Years!

Welcome to Our Newly Designed Website

This year, we are pleased to be celebrating our 125th anniversary! As the oldest financial institution in Jackson County, we strive to offer you the best in new banking technology without sacrificing our ability to be the best Community Bank we can be.


  • To access this website your Internet Explorer needs to be updated.

    To get the best possible experience and added internet security using our website, we require you to upgrade your current web browser or install another web browser. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.

    Just click on the icons to get to the download page.
    Please note: These links will navigate you away from our domain.
    We are not responsible for and have no control over the content or subject matter of these external links.