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First Bank to Acquire Heritage State Bank: Illinois-Based Community Banks Announce Plans to Join Forces.

CARMI, ILLINOIS and LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS (September 23, 2020) – Carmi, Illinois-based First Bank (First National Bank of Carmi) and Heritage State Bank, headquartered in Lawrenceville, Illinois, jointly announced a partnership under which First Bank will acquire Heritage State Bank. “It’s the perfect partnership. Both Heritage State Bank and... Read More.