The Leavitt Group, a Utah-based insurance agency with 26 offices in several western states, has acquired the Southern Agency, a Salina-based subsidiary of Trustco Inc.

Dixie Leavitt, chairman of the board of the group, said customers of the 52-year-old Southern Agency will be serviced by the Okerlund-Leavitt Agency of Richfield and the Briggs-Leavitt Agency of Salina.Leavitt said the acquisition will bolster the Leavitt Group's position in the central Utah market.