News Releases

Forcht Bank Completes Acquisition of Ohio-Based Watch Hill Bank

After receiving regulatory and shareholder approval, Forcht Bancorp, Inc. has completed the purchase of Watch Hill Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio, by acquiring all the outstanding shares...Read more

Forcht Bank Kicks Off 3rd Annual "Stick a Forcht In Hunger"

After two successful years of collecting non-perishable food items to donate to food banks throughout its community markets, Forcht Bank is committing to a third year of “Stick a Forcht In Hunger.”...Read more

Forcht Bank Adds New Board Member

Forcht Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Donnie Grimes to the Forcht Bank Board of Directors.  Dr. Grimes is the Chief....Read more

Forcht Bank Partners with Department of Homeland Security 

Forcht Bank has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to participate in the CART (Cyber Apex Review Team) program. The mission of this DHS program is to...Read more

Forcht Bank Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Watch Hill Bank

Forcht Bancorp, Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase Watch Hill Bank in Cincinnati, OH, by acquiring all the outstanding shares of the MW Bancorp, Inc....Read more

Forcht Bank Welcomes New Richmond Market President

Forcht Bank is proud to welcome Jeremy Brown as the Richmond Market President. Mr. Brown has a wealth of banking experience in commercial and consumer lending... Read more

Forcht Bank and Union College Announce Corporate Partnership

Forcht Bank is proud to announce its partnership with the Division of Online and Graduate Studies at Union College, which will create an increased awareness of the educational... Read more

Forcht Bank named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized employer category (those employing 150-499 employees) by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce... Read more

Forcht Bank will "Stick a Forcht in Hunger" Again

Forcht Bank will "Stick a Forcht in Hunger" again this year, with a food drive beginning now through December 20th, 2017 to help local families in need this holiday season. Read more

Justin Badeau Named to Forcht Bank Board of Directors

Forcht Bank CFO Justin Badeau has been named to the bank's Board of Directors. Mr. Badeau has been with Forcht Bank since 2002, and Read more

Forcht Bank to Host Food Drive for Holidays

Help Forcht Bank "Stick a Forcht in Hunger" this holiday season by donating canned and non-perishable food items at any Forcht Bank location between November 7th and December 20th. Read more

Gov. Bevin Appoints Brunson to Housing Board

On Friday, April 29, 2016, Governor Matt Bevin appointed Steve Brunson to the Kentucky Housing Corporation Board of Directors. Read more

Forcht Bank Joins Energy Efficiency Initiative for Manufactured Housing

Forcht Bank has joined the SmartMH KY Alliance, a partnership of the manufactured housing industry, lenders, retailers, utilities, nonprofits and public stakeholders committed to increasing access to... Read more

Help Support Rebuild the Rabbit Hash General Store

Forcht Bank has announced that they will be matching donations made to the Rabbit Hash General Store at their location in Burlington to help efforts in rebuilding the historical site. Read more

Forcht Bank Names New Somerset Market President

Martin Cranfill has joined Forcht Bank as Somerset Market President. Read more

Noftsger Promoted to Executive Vice President

Michael Noftsger has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Bank Administration. Read more

Walter Receives "Pillar Award" for Community Service

Joe Walter, Banking Officer at Forcht Bank, was presented the 2016 Medical Mutual Pillar Award of Community Service on January 14, 2016 at the Ohio Valley Goodwill's 100th year of service celebration. Read more

Forcht Bank named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Forcht Bank has been named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky in the medium-sized employer category ( 150-499 employees) by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM). Read more

Bank President Appointed to Cincinnati Branch of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Tucker Ballinger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forcht Bank, has been appointed as a director for the Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Read more

Hot Results for the Forcht Bank "Warm Hearts" Clothing Drive

The 3rd annual "Warm Hearts" winter clothing drive was a success this year. Read more


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