8-K 1 k812819.htm FORM 8-K

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2019

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

300 North Water Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (812) 883-2639

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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On January 28, 2019, Mid-Southern Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") and its financial institution subsidiary, Mid-Southern Savings Bank, FSB ("Bank") (collectively "Mid-Southern"), announced that Paul G. Allemeier will not stand for re-election as a director of Company or the Bank at their respective meetings of stockholders and will retire from service at the conclusion of the Company's annual meeting and will become a director emeritus.

 Mr. Allemeier served as Chairman of the Board from 1987 until 2013 and served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 through 1999. Prior to joining Mid-Southern he was a bank examiner and served in a number of financial management positions with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis and an Indiana-based financial institution.  Mr. Allemeier currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors' Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Personnel Committee and Compensation CommitteeThere were no disagreements between Mr. Allemeier and the Company pertaining to the Company's operations, policies or practices.

Reference is made to the Company's press release regarding Mr. Allemeier, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)         Exhibits

The following exhibits are being filed herewith and this list shall constitute the exhibit index:




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.
Date:  January 28, 2019
/s/Alexander G. Babey                              
Alexander G. Babey
President and Chief Executive Officer