Pre-Qualify Today!


The First Bank & Trust Co of Murphysboro is pleased to announce a truly exciting new product!

You can soon INSTANTLY Pre-Qualify for a Home Loan with a few simple clicks of the mouse.

We are the only bank in the area that is able to offer you this time and money saving product.

Stay tuned for updates!


Have You Seen Our Commercial?

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


Upcoming Events

Check out these upcoming events happening around Murphysboro:


Saturday April 11, 2015

53rd Annual Murphysboro Kiwanis Pancake Day

Murphysboro Middle School Cafeteria
6:30 am - 11:30 am

Pancakes, French Toast, or Breakfast Burrito
Coffee, Milk, or Juice

$6 Advance Tickets
$7 at the Door
(Children 5 & under FREE)

Proceeds used to support the
Murphysboro High School
Honors Banquet


Saturday April 11, 2015

Spring Trivia Night & Silent Auction
Fundraiser for The Liberty Theater
With Emcee Mayor Will Stephens

Murphysboro KC Hall
Doors Open at 6:30 pm

Teams up to 6 people
$120 per Team

Chicken Dinner Included, Prepared by KC's

$200 Cash Prize for 1st Place Team
Silent Auction with Items from Local Business


Friday & Saturday - April 17 & 18, and 24 & 25, 2015

"Song of the Mounties" by Tim Kelly
A Comedy Play for the Whole Family
Presented by the Jacob Area Players

7:00 PM
Christ Lutheran Gymnasium
Jacob, IL

$8 Adults / $4 Children
Proceeds to Benefit Christ Lutheran Church


Saturday April 25, May 2, May 9, 2015

Alzheimer's Association
The Savvy Caregiver

Program for caregivers of family members with
Alzheimer's and related dementia who live
at home (not in a residential care setting)

Marion Carnegie Library
206 S Market St
Marion, IL

Classes offered free of charge
Light breakfast provided

Call Cheryl Dawson @ 847.324.0377 for more information
on class times or to register for a class


Saturday May 2nd, 2015

Arthritis Walk To Find a Cure

9:00 am

Inside University Mall 
Carbondale, IL


Friday May 8, 2015

Annual Mother's Day Tea

9 am - 4 pm
First Bank & Trust Main Branch Lobby

Refreshments, Gifts, and Prize Drawings

Click Here for a Flyer


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


Tech Tips

Have you checked out our Tech Tips page? We post relevent, tech-related information there for you to read and learn. Click on the Tech Tips tab above to go there now.



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.


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