State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
DECEMBER 1999


BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Approved December 9, 1999; Effective December 21, 1999 @ 3:00 p.m.

First Southwest Bank, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, LA, merged with and into First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: First Guaranty Bank, domiciled in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, and established the existing offices of First Southwest Bank as branches of First Guaranty Bank.

Conditional Approval December 29, 1999

FIRST COMMUNITY BANK, a proposed "de novo" State-chartered commercial bank, to be located at 600 Southwest Railroad Avenue, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70403. Initial capitalization of $3,600,000 is proposed. [Contact: Proposed Chairman Richard R. Blouin, First Community Bank (in organization), Post Office Box 909, Hammond, LA, 70404-0909; Phone: (504) 429-9899.]

 


BRANCHES

Approved December 9, 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 December 9, 1999

THIBODAUX BRANCH proposed by Coastal Commerce Bank, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, to be located at 422 East First Street, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA, 70301.

Filed December 17, 1999; Bates #120352

LAKEWAY BRANCH proposed by Central Progressive Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, to be located at 3900 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 100, One Lakeway Building, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70002.

Filed December 21, 1999; Bates #120074

AIRLINE BRANCH proposed by First Louisiana Bank, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, to be located at 2790 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

Effective December 22, 1999 @ 3:01 p.m.

First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, opened the following branch offices:

JENNINGS BRANCH - 500 North Cary Avenue, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, 70546

ABBEVILLE BRANCH - 799 West Summers Drive, Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, 70510

[For additional information, refer to the December 22, 1999, Merger of First Southwest Bank, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, LA.]


ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

Effective September 30, 1999

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

Filed/Approved December 6, 1999; Bates #120351

"HANDY 24" machine proposed by Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 2300 South Range Avenue, Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, LA, 70726.

Filed/Approved December 3, 1999; Bates #119025

"SMB 24" machine proposed by St. Martin Bank & Trust Company, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA, to be located at 5101 Deacon Road within the Cornerstop Chevron, Youngsville, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70592.


CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

Filed December 20, 1999; Bates # NA

First Bank, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, LA, proposes to interchange its MAIN OFFICE located at 300 West Park Avenue, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, LA, with its FLORIDA STREET BRANCH located at 665 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA (a distance of approximately 70 miles east), and to retain the former Main Office location as a branch to be known as the EUNICE BRANCH.


SUBSIDIARIES

Approved December 7, 1999

FBT REAL ESTATE, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 909 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112.

Approved December 20, 1999

FIRST INSURANCE AGENCY, INC., a proposed subsidiary by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 909 Poydras Street, Suite 100, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112


TRUST POWERS

Effective November 24, 1999

First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, began operation of its Trust Department.


OTHER

Effective December 17, 1999

Community Bank of Lafourche, domiciled in Raceland, Lafourche Parish, LA, changed its name to: Community Bank.

 

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