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Community State Bank receives five stars

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 11:28 am

BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm, is honored to recognize Bowling Green’s Community State Bank with its highest 5-Star rating.

To earn this Superior 5-Star rating, Community State Bank excels in areas of capital, asset quality, profitability and much

What’s more, Community State Bank has earned this highest rating for the latest 96 consecutive quarters which qualifies it for the even more elite group of “Sustained Superiority Banks”. Only  three percent of the nation’s banks can claim this distinction.

Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm, has a rare vantage point, having monitored
the industry for more than two decades.

“It isn’t surprising to those of us who watch the industry that ‘plain vanilla’ banks, those that didn’t get into risky investments or lending, are the banks that are still standing strong today. Community State Bank has stayed true to its purpose of serving its community in a prudent and responsible
manner,” said Dorway.

Established in 1887, Community State Bank has been serving the banking needs of its local communities for 125 years. It operates through two conveniently located branch offices in Bowling Green and Troy and can also be found on the internet at

Community State Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal
Housing Lender.

BauerFinancial, Inc., Coral Gables, Fla., the nation’s leading independent bank and
credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free
star-ratings by visiting