March 07, 2006

Approval of proposal by Whitney Holding Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced its approval of the application by Whitney Holding Corporation, New Orleans, Louisiana, to acquire First National Bancshares, Inc. and its subsidiary bank, 1st National Bank & Trust, both of Bradenton, Florida.

Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action.

Last Update: March 07, 2006