Rex Day, manager of Day Insurance Agency that has been operating in Delta since 1941, and Dixie Leavitt, owner of the Leavitt Group, a Cedar City-based insurance agency, have announced the merger of their two companies to be called the Day-Leavitt Agency.

They said the staffs will be combined and operate under Day's management with offices at 58 W. Main in Delta.The new company will continue as part of the Leavitt Group, which has 27 agencies and is the largest insurance agency in Utah and the 45th largest in the United States.

"The merger of these two agencies will provide our customers with an insurance facility with access to the most important insurance markets of the world. Our combined strength will be a real asset for Millard County," said Day.