Cairo bank reopens after tragic killings

Cairo bank reopens after tragic killings

CAIRO, IL (KFVS) - First National Bank in Cairo announced on Friday that the bank will have drive up service following last week's tragic killing of two bank employees. The bank officially opens up on Saturday.

Employees Anita J. Grace, 52, of Olive Branch, Illinois, and Nita J. Smith, 52, of Wickliffe, Kentucky were killed after they were stabbed at the bank on May 15.

A 23-year-old employee was also stabbed. She has been released from the hospital. Her identity has not been released.

The bank is located at 800 Washington Avenue in Cairo, Illinois.

President/CEO James Burt says the drive up hours are as follows:

· Monday -Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

· Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

· Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon

According to Burt, bank lobby services are available only by appointment. Please call the bank at 618-734-1800.

Burt wants to thank their clients for their patience during this difficult period.

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