WHITLEY CITY, Ky. — First Trust & Savings Bank and Bank of McCreary County on Friday announced their new name and formally announced their merger, which has been in the works for some time.

McCreary Bankshares, Inc., the parent company of the banks, announced Friday evening that FTSB, based in Oneida, and Bank of McCreary County, based in Whitley City, are expected to complete their merger by April 14.

The banks' new name will be United Cumberland Bank.

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