State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
SEPTEMBER 1999


BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Final Approval July 2, 1999

Alliance Bank of Baton Rouge, a proposed "de novo" State-chartered commercial bank, to be located at 3700 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70809.  Initial capitalization of $8,000,000 is proposed.  [Contact:  Proposed CEO C. Brent McCoy, Alliance Bank of Baton Rouge (in organization), 7924 Wrenwood Boulevard, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA, 70809, Phone:  (225) 926-1114.]

[Originally filed with the name:  Prime Bank of Baton Rouge.] 

Effective July 22, 1999, at 11:59 p.m.

American Security Bank of Ville Platte, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, merged with and into Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  Hancock Bank of Louisiana, domiciled in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, and established the existing offices of American Security Bank as branches of Hancock Bank of Louisiana.

BRANCHES

Effective September 7, 1999

Resource Bank, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, opened its BOGALUSA OFFICE located at 402 Avenue B, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, LA, 70477.

Approved September 13, 1999

BAKER "SPEED OF SERVICE" BRANCH proposed by Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 902 Main Street, Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70714.

Filed September 14, 1999; Bates #116317

EASTSIDE BRANCH proposed by Ouachita Independent Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, to be located at 7950 DeSiard Street, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71203.

Approved September 21, 1999

NATCHITOCHES WEST OFFICE proposed by The Peoples State Bank, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, to be located at Louisiana Highway 6 West, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71457.

Approved September 27, 1999

RUTH STREET BRANCH proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at 1525 Ruth Street, Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70663.

Approved September 28, 1999

First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, proposes to purchase the assets and assume the liability to pay deposits made in 13 branches of Bank One, Louisiana, National Association, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, as follows:

NORTH FRANKLIN BRANCH, 311 North Franklin Avenue, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, 71220;

EAST MADISON BRANCH, 1503 East Madison Avenue, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, 71220;

FARMERVILLE BRANCH, 310 East Water Street, Farmerville, Union Parish,71241;

DUBACH BRANCH, Hico Street, Dubach, Lincoln Parish, 71235;

VIVIAN BRANCH, 102 East Louisiana Avenue, Vivian, Caddo Parish, 71082;

OIL CITY BRANCH, 126 South Highway 1, Oil City, Caddo Parish, 71061;

BENTON BRANCH, 196 Burt Boulevard, Benton, Bossier Parish, 71006;

HOMER BRANCH, 507 West Main Street, Homer, Claiborne Parish, 71040;

WEST MAIN BRANCH, 813 West Main Street, Homer, Claiborne Parish, 71040;

HAYNESVILLE BRANCH, 201 North 1st East Street, Haynesville, Claiborne Parish, 71038;

CHURCH STREET BRANCH, 120 Church Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, 71457;

NATCHITOCHES BRANCH, 104 Highway 1 South, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, 71457; and

KEYSER AVENUE BRANCH, 925 Keyser Avenue, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, 71457.

ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

Effective September 8, 1999

Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, closed its AHANDY 24" machine located at 9701 Cortana Place within Dillard's Department Store, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70815.

Filed/Approved September 16, 1999; Bates #116602

"24-HOUR ATM" machine proposed by Bank of Jena, Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA, to be located on Oak Street (Louisiana Highway 84) in the parking lot of Mac's Big Star/Wal*Mart, Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA, 71342.

Filed/Approved September 20, 1999; Bates #116634

"MONEY MAKER" machine proposed by Iberville Trust & Savings Bank, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, to be located at 1680 Lobdell Highway 415 within Krawdaddy's Silver Dollar Casino, Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70767.

Filed/Approved September 27, 1999; Bates #116787

"REDICASH" machine proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at 1825 Interstate 10 within King=s Ransom, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70601.

CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

Filed September 28, 1999

Central Progressive Bank of Amite, Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its MAIN OFFICE from 400 West Oak Street, Amite, 70422, to 111 North Oak Street, Hammond, 70401 (a distance of 15 miles), both locations within Tangipahoa Parish, LA, and to retain the Amite location as a branch office. Simultaneously, the Bank proposes to change its name to: Central Progressive Bank.

SUBSIDIARIES

Effective June 22, 1999

The Cottonport Bank, Cottonport, Avoyelles Parish, LA, opened the following subsidiary with multiple locations: CYPRESS INVESTMENT SERVICES, LLC, 8199 Highway 1, Mansura, Avoyelles Parish, LA , 71350; 2nd Location: 143 South Main Street, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, 71351, and 3rd Location: 420 Hospital Road, New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, 70760.

Any questions should be directed to Mary Amedee at (225) 925-4661.