Peoples National Bank has a 9-month CD special with a 2.17% APY. Minimum deposit is $500. This special doesn't seem to be listed at the bank's website. It was advertised in today's (7/05/09) St. Louis Post-Dispatch. The ad is available online here. According to the ad, the special is available at all Peoples National Bank locations through July 8, 2009.
Branches are located in St. Louis and Clayton, Missouri and in several Southern Illinois cities including Belleville, Fairfield, Harrisburg, Mt. Vernon and Salem.
The bank has solid ratings for safety and soundness: 3½ stars (good) at BauerFinancial (based on 3/31/09 data) and 4 stars (excellent) at Bankrate.com (based on 12/31/08 data). The bank has been a FDIC member since 1934 (FDIC Certificate # 3809).