Former employees of the Thornton branch of Farmer State Bank pass the keys to the building to the City of Thornton employees on Friday, December 1, which the city plans to turn into City Hall. Center, President and Chief Executive Officer of Farmer State Bank Lance Watkins shakes hands with Thornton Mayor Kenneth Capps, sealing the deal. Pictured left to right, back row: Alan Sloan, Laura Billingsley, Terry Cearly, Lance Watkins, Kenneth Caps, Jud Hughes, David Hughes, and Scott Wilson. Front Row: Stacy Easterly, Jane Carpenter, Michelle Neal, Victoria Winstead, Tim Brewer, and Dan Collins.
Many Thornton citizens and people from the surrounding area came to the ribbon-cutting /building give away and ate hamburgers and hotdogs provided. The offices once filled with bankers will now host various city officials including the Police Department, Municipal Court, etc.