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Louisville-area bank to make $68M acquisition

Carolyn Tribble Greer

German American Bancorp is in a definitive agreement to acquire Citizens First Corp. in a cash and stock deal valued at $68.2 million. German American (Nasdaq: GABC) is based in Jasper, Ind., and has five offices in Clark and Floyd counties. Citizens First (Nasdaq: CZFC) is based in Bowling Green, Ky., and has assets of about $476 million.