NU Online News Service, March 7, 2003, 4:53 p.m. EST – National Western Life Insurance Company, Austin, Texas, is reporting $9.1 million in net income for the fourth quarter of 2002 on $81 million in revenue, compared with $16 million in net income on $71 million in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2001.

Sales of annuities, universal life insurance and traditional life insurance were particularly strong, the company says.