First Financial set to merge with Kentucky based bank

First Financial Corporation is taking over HopFed Bancorp, Inc.

Posted: Jan 7, 2019 10:20 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - First Financial Corporation is taking over HopFed Bancorp, Inc.

Bank officials announced the merger on Monday.

This allows Heritage Bank USA Inc. to merge into First Financial Bank.

In a statement, the president and CEO of First said this allows the company to expand into new markets.

Heritage has a headquarters in Kentucky.

It has 18 bank branches and three loan production offices.

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