Legacy Bank and Trust Finalizes Acquisition

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Rogersville-based Legacy Bank & Trust Co. completed its purchase of First National Bank of Clinton. The deal closed on February 16th, with Legacy Bank adding three branches in Clinton and Springfield, Missouri to its portfolio. "Our associates have worked especially hard over the past 12 months in creating new products and services that will not only benefit our existing customers, but also our new customers from First National Bank," said John Everett, president and CEO of Legacy Bank, in a press release. Aaron Buerge, First National's president and CEO, became a board member of Ozarks Heritage Financial and Legacy Bank. Through the purchase, Legacy Bank's assets now exceed $230 million. It employs 70 people at seven branches.