Feds relent on Perkins bank’s display of Christian-themed items

A week after federal bank examiners told officials of Payne County Bank in Perkins, OK, that they must remove Christian-themed items from their lobby and website, the displays have been restored.

BY DON MECOY Published: December 18, 2010
PERKINS — Christ is back in time for Christmas at Payne County Bank.

Federal regulators Friday reversed an earlier demand that bank officials remove all Christian-themed items from the bank’s website and lobby. The action came after bank officials, who complied with last week’s initial order, requested a clarification of the policy cited by a bank examiner.

The bank publishes a...

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