JOPLIN, MO.--- Executives with First State Bank announced today that they have signed an agreement for the business to be acquired by Nebraska based Pinnacle Bank. First State Bank has total assets of over 183 million dollars. Pinnacle is planning to keep the branches six locations open. If the deal receives regulatory approval, it is expected to go through in December. First State Bank has been owned and operated by the Buerge family since 1925.