0000714562FALSEOne First Financial PlazaTerre HauteIN00007145622022-05-172022-05-17

Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 17, 2022
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File Number: 0-16759
(State or other jurisdiction(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)Identification No.)
One First Financial Plaza, Terre Haute, IN
(Address of principal executive office)(Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.125 per shareTHFFThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 18, 2022, First Financial Corporation issued a press release to report the declaration of the semi-annual dividend of $0.54 per share payable July 1, 2022 to shareholders of record on June 17, 2022. The release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The exhibit to this report is as follows:
Exhibit Number 
Press Release, dated May 18, 2022 issued by First Financial Corporation. This exhibit shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act") or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 First Financial Corporation
Dated  May 18, 2022 
 /s/Rodger A. McHargue
 Rodger A. McHargue
 Secretary/Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer