News Release

Torchmark Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call

February 05, 2007

McKinney, Texas

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) announces the following Webcast:

What: Torchmark Corporation's Fourth Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call

When: February 8, 2007 @ 12:00 p.m. Eastern


How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above.

Contact: Joyce Lane, 972.569.3627,

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at

Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for "middle income" Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life provides individual life insurance to labor union members. Liberty National Life, one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast, is the largest life insurer in its home state of Alabama. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental health insurance.


SOURCE Torchmark Corporation

CONTACT: Joyce Lane, Vice President, Investor Relations of Torchmark Corporation, +1-972-569-3627, or fax, +1-972-569-3282, or

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