State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
OCTOBER 2000





BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Filed October 10, 2000
Woodlands Bancorp, Inc., Homer, LA, proposes to merge with and into First Woodlands Bank, Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: First Woodlands Bank, domiciled in Homer, Claiborne Parish, LA.

Filed October 11, 2000
Bank of Saline, Saline, Bienville Parish, LA, proposes to merge with and into Sabine State Bank and Trust Company, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Sabine State Bank and Trust Company, domiciled in Many, Sabine Parish, LA, and to establish the sole office of Bank of Saline as a branch of Sabine State Bank and Trust Company.

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BRANCHES

Effective October 18, 1999
Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, opened its BAKER "SPEED OF SERVICE" BRANCH located at 902 Main Street, Baker, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70714.

Effective January 6, 2000
The Evangeline Bank & Trust Company, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, opened its MASONIC DRIVE BRANCH located at 3355 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, 71301.

Effective January 10, 2000
Horizons Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, opened its WASHINGTON STREET BRANCH located at 300 Washington Street, Suite 100, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71201.

Effective January 24, 2000
Ouachita Independent Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, opened its LAKESHORE OFFICE located at 7950 DeSiard Street, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71203. [Initially filed with the name EASTSIDE BRANCH.]

Effective February 7, 2000
First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its CHALMETTE BRANCH located at 8356 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, LA, 70043.

Effective February 7, 2000
The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, opened its MINDEN BRANCH located at 1222 Homer Road, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71055-3082.

Effective March 8, 2000
The Peoples State Bank, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, opened its ROBELINE BRANCH at 8994 Texas Street, Robeline, Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71469. [Initially filed with the address of NE Corner of Louisiana Highways 120 and 6 (Texas Street)].

Effective May 1, 2000
Resource Bank, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, opened its COVINGTON OFFICE located at 1500 Village Walk, Suite 100, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70433.

Effective May 15, 2000
Ruston Building & Loan Association [a mutual savings and loan association] relocated its MAIN OFFICE from 212 West Alabama Avenue to 507 North Vienna Avenue (a distance of four city blocks), both locations within Ruston, Lincoln Parish, LA, 71270.

Effective May 24, 2000
Central Progressive Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, opened its LAKEWAY CENTER BRANCH located at 3900 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 110, One Lakeway Building, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70002. [Initially filed with the name LAKEWAY BRANCH in Suite 100.]

Effective May 30, 2000
Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, opened its NORTH MALL BANKING CENTER in "temporary" quarters located at 2154 North Mall Drive, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, 71301. Permanent facility will be located on North Boulevard (municipal address to be assigned), Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA.

Effective July 3, 2000
Sabine State Bank and Trust Company, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, opened its ROBELINE BRANCH located at 9048 Texas Street, Robeline, Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71469.

Effective July 7, 2000
First Louisiana Bank, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, opened its AIRLINE BRANCH located at 2790 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

Effective July 17, 2000
Coastal Commerce Bank, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, opened its LAROSE OFFICE located at 14052 West Main Street, Cut Off, Lafourche Parish, LA, 70345.

Effective July 17, 2000
The Union Bank, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, opened its ALEXANDRIA BRANCH located at 1775 Metro Drive, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, 71301.

Effective July 17, 2000
First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, opened its DONALDSONVILLE BRANCH located at 200 Marchand Drive, Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA, 70346.

Effective August 14, 2000
Sabine State Bank and Trust Company, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, opened its URANIA BRANCH located at 6669 Tannehill Drive, Urania, LaSalle Parish, LA, 71480. [Initially filed with the address of 106 East Hardtner Drive; 911 Emergency Services changed address.]

Approved October 5, 2000
WINNSBORO BRANCH proposed by Citizens Progressive Bank, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, LA, to be located at 3591 Front Street, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, 71295.

Approved October 5, 2000
MINDEN DOWNTOWN BRANCH proposed by Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Springhill, Webster Parish, LA, to be "temporarily" located at 701 Main Street, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71055. Permanent address will be 704 Main Street, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71055.

Effective October 11, 2000
Gulf Coast Bank, Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, opened its EVANGELINE THRUWAY BRANCH located at 1229 Northwest Evangeline Thruway within Wal*Mart Supercenter Store #534, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70501.

Approved October 11, 2000
WAL*MART BRANCH #309 proposed by Gulf Coast Bank, Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, to be located at 3005 Charity Street within Wal*Mart Supercenter Store #309, Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, 70510.

Approved October 11, 2000
WAL*MART BRANCH #531 proposed by Gulf Coast Bank, Abbeville, Vermilion Parish, LA, to be located at 3142 Ambassador Caffery Parkway within Wal*Mart Supercenter Store #531, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70506.

Approved October 11, 2000
CSB WAL*MART #1204 BRANCH and DRIVE-UP ATM proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at the Corner of Interstate 210 and Nelson Road within Wal*Mart Store #1204, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70605. ATM will be in the Wal*Mart parking lot.

Approved October 16, 2000
MINDEN BRANCH #2 proposed by Gibsland Bank & Trust Company, Gibsland, Bienville Parish, LA, to be located on U.S. Highway 79 at 1374 Homer Road, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71055.

Filed October 17, 2000; Bates #133155 and #133371
MONROE BRANCH proposed by Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, to be located at 1500 Old Sterlington Road, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71203.

Filed October 17, 2000; Bates 132930
ROYAL BRANCH proposed by IBERIABANK, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA, to be located at 1904 Royal Avenue, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71201.

Filed October 24, 2000; Bates 133428
ALEXANDRIA BRANCH proposed by Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA, to be located in the Alexandria Commons Shopping Center, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, 71303.

Approved October 24, 2000
Exchange Bank & Trust Company, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA, proposes to establish the following branches:
CHURCH STREET BRANCH to be located at 120 Church Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches
Parish, LA, 71457, and
EAST NATCHITOCHES BRANCH to be located at 104 Highway 1 South, Natchitoches,
Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71457.
[Purchase and Assumption from First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, LA.]

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ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

Effective April 1, 2000
American Bank & Trust Company, Coushatta, Red River Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "AMERICAN BANK & TRUST ATM" machine located at 1896 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70471.

Effective April 4, 2000
First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "GALAXY-24" machine located at 4297 Main Street within a McDonald's Restaurant, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, 70068.

Withdrawn October 4, 2000
"REDICASH" machine proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at 1749 West Sale Road within In & Out #1, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70605.

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

Effective April 25, 2000
City Savings Bank & Trust Company, DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, LA, relocated its EASTSIDE BRANCH from 702 Mahlon Street to 2197 Highway 171 (a distance of less than one mile) to be known as the COUNTRYSIDE BRANCH, both locations within DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, LA, 70634.

Effective May 22, 2000
First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, relocated its LULING OFFICE from 13207 River Road to 13919 River Road (a distance of approximately 1.3 miles), both locations within Luling, St. Charles Parish, LA, 70070.

Effective May 24, 2000
Tensas State Bank, Newellton, Tensas Parish, LA, relocated its TENSAS STATE BANK WATERPROOF BRANCH from 348 Main Street to 534 Highway 65 (a distance of less than one mile), both locations within Waterproof, Tensas Parish, LA, 71375. [Initially filed with the address of U.S. Highway 65, Lot 21 of the Chicago Mill and Lumber Company Subdivision.]

Effective June 26, 2000
Guaranty Bank of Mamou, Mamou, Evangeline Parish, LA, relocated its EUNICE BRANCH from 151 South Fourth Street to 300 West Park Avenue (a distance of 2 blocks), both locations within Eunice, St. Landry Parish, LA, 70535.

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective February 7, 2000
The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, opened its MINDEN LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1214 Homer Road, Minden, Webster Parish, LA, 71055.

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SUBSIDIARIES

Effective December 20, 1999
First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, FIRST INSURANCE AGENCY, INC., located at 909 Poydras Street, Suite 100, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112.

Filed October 17, 2000; Bates #133351
LIBERTY STREET INVESTMENTS, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary to be established by Clinton Bank & Trust Co., Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, LA, to be located at 12225 St. Helena Street, Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, LA, 70722.

Filed October 18, 2000; Bates #133497; Approved October 24, 2000
PROGRESSIVE FINANCIAL ADVISORS, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary to be established by Progressive Bank, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, to be located at 1401 North 19th Street, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71201.

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