Jeff Rayburn, CEO and Senior Lender, said, “By joining forces with River Valley we will be able to enhance the products and services that we offer to our customers. This combination provides our customers a larger branch network to effectively and efficiently conduct their business in Southern Indiana. River Valley is a well capitalized institution that provides us a strong base for future lending.” Mr. Rayburn will remain with the organization following the merger as one of the Bank’s Senior Vice Presidents.Barnes & Thornburg LLP served as legal advisor to River Valley Bancorp. Frost Brown Todd LLC served as legal advisor to Dupont State Bank. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods served as financial advisor to River Valley Bancorp. Professional Bank Services served as financial advisor to Dupont State Bank. About River Valley Bancorp River Valley Bancorp is a $402 million unitary savings and loan holding company whose activities are primarily limited to holding the stock of River Valley Financial Bank. The Bank conducts a general banking business in southeastern Indiana and Carroll County, Kentucky which consists of attracting deposits from the general public and applying those funds to the origination of loans for consumer, residential and commercial purposes. More information on River Valley Bancorp may be obtained by visiting www.rvfbank.com. About Dupont State Bank Dupont State bank is an $82 million Indiana commercial bank, wholly owned by Citizens Union Bancorp of Shelbyville. Dupont State Bank operates a network of three branches all located in Indiana and are within the counties of Jackson, Jennings and Jefferson. At September 30, 2011 Dupont State Bank has $62 million in loans, $74 million in deposits and total equity of $7.6 million. More information on Dupont State Bank may be obtained by visiting www.dupontstatebank.com. This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include expressions such as "expects," "intends," "believes," and "should," which are necessarily statements of belief as to the expected outcomes of future events. Actual results could materially differ from those presented. The Corporation's ability to predict future results involves a number of risks and uncertainties, some of which have been set forth in the Corporation's most recent annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Corporation undertakes no obligation to release revisions to these forward-looking statements or reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.