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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT 
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
 
 
 
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)     November 26, 2018                    
 
First Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Indiana
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
000-16759
(Commission File Number)
35-1546989
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
P. O. Box 540, Terre Haute, Indiana
47808
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
 
 
 
Registrant's telephone number, including area code     812-238-6334
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below): 
 
 
 
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Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act
 
 
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Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act
 
 
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act
 
 
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐











 
Item 8.01
Other Events.
 
On November 26, 2018, First Financial Corporation issued a press release to report the declaration of the semi-annual dividend of $.51 per share payable January 15, 2019 to shareholders of record on January 8, 2019. The release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
 
 
Item 9.01.  
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(c)
Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated November 26, 2018 issued by First Financial Corporation. This exhibit shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
  

 
 
 
By   /s/ Rodger A. McHargue
Dated:  November 26, 2018
Rodger A. McHargue
 
Treasurer and CFO
 
(Principal Financial Officer)



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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EXHIBIT 99.1)

Exhibit


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            For more information contact:

November 26, 2018                        Rodger A. McHargue at (812) 238-6000


First Financial Corporation Declares Semi-Annual Dividend


TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA - The directors of First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THFF) have declared a semi-annual dividend of 51 cents per share payable on January 15, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business January 8, 2019. Today’s declaration brings the total dividend declared in 2018 to $1.02 per share.
  
First Financial Corporation is the holding company for First Financial Bank N.A. in Indiana and Illinois and The Morris Plan Company of Terre Haute.



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