Being locally owned and operated, the goal of First State Bank is to enhance community and individual financial prosperity in surrounding neighborhoods. The bank has the unique ability to make decisions locally and within guidelines that benefit customer needs. First State Bank holds honesty, integrity, ethics, and customer service as top priorities. The employees of First State Bank take great pride in participating in civic activities that are held in the area throughout the year, including festivals and many local community functions. First State Bank is involved in local Chamber of Commerce organizations as well as local school activities, and social events. The bank is proud to be a part of Southern Ohio and its communities.