First Mutual Holding is buying the tiny Blue Grass Federal and keeping its charter. The deal will allow the seller to save costs and maintain its autonomy.
The West Virginia company will pay a total of $118 million for Poage Bankshares and Farmers Deposit Bancorp.
The Indiana company agreed to pay $101 million for the $586 million-asset First Security.
An $378 million agreement to buy Farmers Capital will allow the West Virginia company to bridge a gap between Louisville, Ky., and Huntington, W.Va.