State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
JULY  2000


 

 


BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Effective June 23, 2000, at 12:01 a.m. CDST
Minden Bank & Trust Company, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, merged with and into Regions Bank, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL, under the Charter of and with the Title: Regions Bank, domiciled in Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL, and established the existing offices of Minden Bank as branches of Regions Bank.

Withdrawn July 11, 2000
FG BANK, a de novo "phantom bank", proposed by First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, for the sole purpose of forming a one-bank holding company (FGB Bankshares, Inc., Hammond, LA).

Withdrawn July 11, 2000
Bank of Morton, Morton, Scott County, MS, proposes to merge 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 to establish the Main Office and Branch of Bank of Morton as branches of First Guaranty Bank.

Withdrawn July 11, 2000
BUSINESS BANKING COMPANY, a proposed de novo State-chartered commercial bank, to be located at 711 West Congress Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70501.

Filed July 27, 2000
FIRSTRUST BANK, a de novo State-chartered phantom bank, proposed by Firstrust Corporation, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, for the purpose of effectuating the merger of Firstrust Bank with and into Metro Bank, Kenner, Jefferson Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Metro Bank.

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BRANCHES

Effective March 18, 1999
Algiers Homestead Association (a stock savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its WINN-DIXIE OFFICE located at 3008 Holiday Drive within Winn-Dixie Supermarket #1426, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70114.

Effective August 31, 1999
Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, closed its JARREAU BRANCH located at 6232 Island Road, Jarreau, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, 70749.

Effective October 31, 1999
Eureka Homestead Society (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, closed its BELLE CHASSE BRANCH located at 8443 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, LA, 70037.

Effective November 1, 1999
Eureka Homestead Society (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its GRETNA BRANCH located at 2144 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70056.

Effective November 4, 1999
Tensas State Bank, Newellton, Tensas Parish, LA, opened its TENSAS STATE BANK FERRIDAY BRANCH located at 212 North E. E. Wallace Boulevard, Ferriday, Concordia Parish, LA, 71334.

Filed July 6, 2000; Bates #129652; Approved July 20, 2000
RIVER RIDGE BRANCH proposed by Fidelity Homestead Association (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA , to be located at the corner of Jefferson Highway and Moss Lane, River Ridge, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70123.

Filed July 7, 2000; Bates #129755; Approved July 28, 2000
LIBUSE BRANCH proposed by Bank of Jena, Jena, LaSalle Parish, LA, to be located at 6408 Highway 28 East, Libuse, Rapides Parish, LA, 71348.

Approved July 10, 2000
WAL*MART IN-STORE BRANCH and DRIVE-UP ATM proposed by United Community Bank, Ascension Parish, LA, to be located at 308 North Airline Highway, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, LA, 70737.

Filed July 18, 2000; Bates #130054
WINNSBORO BRANCH proposed by Citizens Progressive Bank, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, LA, to be located at 3591 Front Street, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, 71295.

Filed July 31, 2000; Bates 130529
NORTH RAPIDES OFFICE proposed by Southern Heritage Bank, Jonesville, Catahoula Parish, LA, to be located at 4617 Monroe Highway, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA, 71360.

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ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

Effective March 17, 1999
Washington State Bank, Washington, St. Landry Parish, LA, activated its "WSB-24" machine located at 1011 Highway 357 within Weston's Meat Market-Grocery Store, Church Point, St. Landry Parish, LA, 70525.

Effective April 6, 1999
Iberville Trust & Savings Bank, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "MONEY MAKER" machine located at 4413 Highway 70 within Belle River Grocery, Pierre Part, Assumption Parish, LA, 70339.

Effective June 24, 1999
Iberville Trust & Savings Bank, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "MONEY MAKER" machine located at 214 LA Highway 415 within Racetrac Store, Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70767.

Effective December 30, 1999
Rayne State Bank & Trust Company, Rayne, Acadia Parish, LA, activated its "24-HOUR TELLER" machine located at the corner of Highways 365 and 35 within Lee’s Quick Stop, Inc., Branch, Acadia Parish, LA, 70516.

Filed/Approved July 5, 2000; Bates #129535
"CPB 24" machine proposed by Church Point Bank and Trust Company, Church Point, Acadia Parish, LA, to be located at 1011 Highway 357 within Weston’s Supermarket, Church Point, St. Landry Parish, LA, 70570.

Closed File July 27, 2000
"CBL ATM" machine proposed by Community Bank, Raceland, Lafourche Parish, LA, to be located at the corner of Trojan Lane and Highway 1, Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70358.

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

Effective March 22, 1999
Fidelity Homestead Association (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its KENNER BRANCH from 3236 Williams Boulevard to 3720 Williams Boulevard (a distance of approximately mile), both locations within Kenner, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70065.

Effective May 10, 1999
Fifth District Savings & Loan Association (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its BARATARIA BOULEVARD BRANCH from 2701-A Barataria Boulevard to 2476 Barataria Boulevard (a distance of approximately 2 blocks), both locations within Marrero, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70072.

Effective July 26, 1999
Minden Building & Loan Association (a mutual savings and loan association), relocated its MAIN OFFICE from 422 Broadway Street to 415 Main Street (a distance of approximately 1 block), both locations within Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71058.

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective April 16, 1999
Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, ceased operation of the following loan production offices:
NASHVILLE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE, 1717-1719 West End Avenue, Suite 805E, Nashville, Davidson County, TN, 37203; and

CRESCENT BANK & TRUST CHATTANOOGA LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE, 6918 Shallowford Road, Suite 309, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN, 37421.

Filed July 10, 2000; Bates n/a; Approved July 24, 2000
MANDEVILLE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Eureka Homestead Society (a mutual savings and loan association), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 2895 Highway 190, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA.

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