Clarksville bank names commercial VP

Planters Bank has recruited from First Tennessee veteran Nashville business banker Hayse McGahey, who will be vice president of commercial banking at the Hopkinsville, Ky.-based institution which runs six branches in Clarksville. In addition to his time at First Tennessee, McGahey also has worked at Bank of America and Regions Bank. He'll fill a key role at Planters, which recently signed a deal to buy some Old National Bank offices in Western Kentucky. The bank has assets of about $680 million and in the first half of this year posted a profit of $5.4 million, up 12 percent from a year ago.