At City National Bank of Taylor, every employee has desktop access to the Internet, and customers can view the previous day's transactions by tapping into the bank's World Wide Web address.

The family-owned Texas community bank is one of many around the country in its size range - $115 million of assets - that are finding a place on the information highway. Through partnerships with technology vendors they can create on-line products and services that, in some cases, rival those of much larger competitors.

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