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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
Date of Report:  November 9, 2012
 
 
GREAT SOUTHERN BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
Maryland
 
000-18082
 
43-1524856
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number
 
I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
1451 East Battlefield, Springfield, Missouri
 
65804
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (417) 887-4400
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions.
 
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Item 8.01 Other Information.
 
   On November 9, 2012, Great Southern Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Great Southern Bank (the “Bank”), issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference announcing the execution of definitive agreements to sell the Bank’s Great Southern Travel and Great Southern Insurance divisions.
 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)              Exhibits
 
The following exhibit is filed herewith:
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description of Exhibit
     
99.1
 
Press Release dated November 9, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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SIGNATURES
 
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.
 
 
GREAT SOUTHERN  BANCORP, INC.
   
   
   
Date:  November 9, 2012
By:  /s/ Joseph W. Turner                               
 
      Joseph W. Turner
 
      President and Chief Executive Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
Exhibit No.
 
Description of Exhibit
     
99.1
 
Press Release dated November 9, 2012