State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
AUGUST 2001





BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Effective May 29, 2001
State Bank & Trust Company of Golden Meadow, Golden Meadow, Lafourche Parish, LA, changed its name to State Bank & Trust Company.

Filed August 10, 2001 [Application filed with Office of Thrift Supervision]
GCC Federal Savings Bank, an interim federal savings bank, proposed by Guaranty Capital Corporation, Mamou, Evangeline Parish, LA, for the purpose of acquiring The Federal Savings Bank of Evangeline Parish, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, by merging GCC Federal Savings Bank with and into The Federal Savings Bank of Evangeline Parish.

Filed August 23, 2001
The Federal Savings Bank of Evangeline Parish, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, proposes to merge with and into Guaranty Bank of Mamou, Mamou, Evangeline Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Guaranty Bank of Mamou, domiciled in Mamou, Evangeline Parish, LA and to establish the main and sole existing office of The Federal Savings Bank of Evangeline Parish as a branch of Guaranty Bank of Mamou.

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BRANCHES

Effective June 18, 2001
Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, opened its HIGHWAY 165 NORTH BRANCH located at 1500 Old Sterlington Road, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71203.

Effective June 25, 2001
City Bank & Trust Company, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA, opened its MANY BRANCH located at 315 San Antonio Avenue, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, 71449. [Originally filed with the address of 565 San Antonio Avenue.]

Effective July 14, 2001
Bank of Greensburg, Greensburg, St. Helena Parish, LA, relocated its WATSON BRANCH from 34886 Louisiana Highway 1019 [70726] to 33818 Louisiana Highway 16 [70706] (a distance of .85 of a mile), both locations within Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, LA.

Approved August 2, 2001
First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to activate two mobile branches to be known as TRUCK #1 AND TRUCK #2 to operate in the following parishes:  Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, and St. Tammany Parishes, LA.

Filed August 3, 2001; Approved August 28, 2001
ELMWOOD BRANCH (within Wal*Mart Store #1353) proposed by United Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 5110 Jefferson Highway, Harahan, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70123.

Filed August 3, 2001; Approved August 28, 2001
Algiers BRANCH (within Wal*Mart Store #1163) proposed by United Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 3801 Behrman Highway, Algiers, Orleans Parish, LA, 70114.

Filed August 6, 2001; Approved August 27, 2001
DOWNTOWN NATCHITOCHES BRANCH proposed by Bank of Montgomery, Montgomery, Grant Parish, LA, to be located at 806 2nd Street, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA 71457. [former branch of Peoples State Bank, Many]

Filed August 8, 2001; Approved August 30, 2001
BONNABEL BRANCH proposed by Guaranty Savings & Homestead Association (a State-chartered stock savings and loan association), Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, to be located at 1700 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70005.

Filed August 21, 2001
18TH & HUDSON BRANCH proposed by Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, to be located at 908 North 18th Street, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71201.

Approved August 28, 2001
Lake Oaks Branch proposed by Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 6600 Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70122.

Approved August 28, 2001
BULLARD Branch proposed by Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 6001 Bullard Road, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70128.

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ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

Effective May 31, 2001
Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, ceased operations of the following "HANDY 24" machines:

1030 Coteau-Rodaire Highway w/in Guidry’s Food Store, Arnaudville, St. Landry/St. Martin Parishes, LA, 70512, and

Highway 165 South w/in Buddy’s IGA Store, Oakdale, Allen Parish, LA,    71463.

Filed August 1, 2001
"EZ MONEY" machine proposed by Jeff Davis Bank & Trust Company, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, LA, to be located at 1634 Elton Road within Jennings American Legion Hospital, Inc., Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, LA, 70546.

Filed August 6, 2001
"CTB CASH" machine proposed by Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, to be located at 100 Main Street within Favrot Student Union, Grambling State University, Grambling, Lincoln Parish, LA, 71245.

Effective July 24, 2001
Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "HANDY 24" machine located at 537 East Tunica Street within Wash-N-Go Shell, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, 71351.

Effective July 24, 2001
Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "HANDY 24" machine located at 307 North West Main Street within Wash-N-Go Shell, Bunkie, Avoyelles Parish, LA, 71322.

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

Effective May 1, 2001
Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its LAFAYETTE BRANCH from 315 South College Drive, Suite 275 [70503] to 2429 West Congress Street [70506] (a distance of approximately 1 mile), both locations within Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA.

Effective June 22, 2001
IBERIABANK, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA, relocated its DULLES WINN-DIXIE BRANCH #1561 from 2240 Ambassador Caffery Parkway to 2863 Ambassador Caffery Parkway within Albertson’s Store #2775 (a distance of less than 1 mile) with the title of AMBASSADOR PLAZA BRANCH, both locations within Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70506. [Originally filed with the address of 4400 Ambassador Caffery Parkway.]

Effective July 30, 2001
American Bank & Trust Company, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA, relocated its LAFAYETTE BRANCH from 4300 Moss Street [70507] to 2931 Moss Street [70501] (a distance of 1.9 miles), both locations within Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA.

Filed August 6, 2001; Approved August 27, 2001
The Peoples State Bank, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its Second Street Office from 806 Second Street to 4115 Highway 6, both locations within Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA, 71457, with the title of SIBLEY LAKE BRANCH.

Filed August 9, 2001; Approved August 27, 2001
First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its ALGIERS BRANCH from 4136 General DeGaulle Drive to 4550 General DeGaulle Drive (a distance within a mile), both locations within New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70131.

File/Approved August 28, 2001
Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, proposes to consolidate its VILLE PLATTE WINN DIXIE #1571 BRANCH located at 811 East LaSalle within Winn Dixie Supermarket #1571 with its VILLE PLATT BRANCH located at 126 East Main Street, both locations within Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, 70586.

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective June 26, 2001
Horizons Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, opened its HORIZONS BANK MORTGAGE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 3101 Cypress Street, Suite 3, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71291.

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SUBSIDIARIES

Filed August 2, 2001
FBT INVESTMENTS, INC., a proposed subsidiary to be established by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2500, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112.

Filed August 2, 2001
FBT ADVISORS, INC., a proposed subsidiary to be established by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 909 Poydras Street, Suite 2500, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70112.

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TRUST POWERS

Filed August 21, 2001
Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, has filed an application requesting permission to exercise Limited Trust Powers.

Withdrawn August 27, 2001
The Cottonport Bank, Cottonport, Avoyelles Parish, LA, has filed an application requesting permission to exercise Limited Trust Powers.

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Any questions should be directed to Pam Skelton at (225) 925-4661.