SOURCE: MainSource Financial Group

June 12, 2008 14:30 ET

MainSource Bank to Provide Interest Free Loans for Disaster Victims

GREENSBURG, IN--(Marketwire - June 12, 2008) - (NASDAQ: MSFG) -- Daryl R. Tressler, Chairman, President and CEO of MainSource Bank, announced today that it will begin offering a Disaster Relief Loan Program designed to assist victims of a natural disaster during their time of need. The program includes a no closing cost, interest free loan with no payments for one year to any affected resident in the communities that MainSource Bank serves.

Mr. Tressler commented, "MainSource Bank prides itself on community involvement. We recognize that families and individuals need an avenue to rebuild any personal loss that they may have incurred as the result of a natural disaster. Our Disaster Relief Loan Program will provide these families and individuals with the financial means to take care of their immediate needs including shelter, food, clothing and medication. Giving people the opportunity to rebuild their lives is just another way that MainSource Bank hopes to give back to our communities."

For information on MainSource Bank's Disaster Relief Loan Program, please call or visit any MainSource Bank location.

MainSource Bank is a subsidiary of MainSource Financial Group, Inc., and is headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. MainSource Bank operates 64 offices in 29 Indiana counties. MainSource Financial Group ("The Company") is listed on the NASDAQ National Market (under the symbol: "MSFG") and is a community-focused, financial holding company with assets of approximately $2.5 billion. The Company operates 65 offices in 30 Indiana counties, six offices in three Illinois counties, and six offices in two Ohio counties through its three banking subsidiaries, MainSource Bank, Greensburg, Indiana, MainSource Bank - Illinois, Kankakee, Illinois, and MainSource Bank - Ohio, Troy, Ohio. Through its non-banking subsidiaries, MainSource Insurance LLC, and MainSource Title LLC, the Company and its banking subsidiaries provide various related financial services.

Contact Information

    Daryl R. Tressler
    Chairman, President and CEO
    MainSource Bank