State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
SEPTEMBER 2001



 


BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Conditional Approval September 13, 2001

FARMERS-MERCHANTS INTERIM BANK & TRUST COMPANY, a de novo State-chartered phantom bank, proposed by Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, for the purpose of effectuating the merger of Farmers-Merchants Interim Bank & Trust Company with and into Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company.

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BRANCHES

Effective October 12, 2000
Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, opened its RUTH STREET BRANCH located at 1525 Ruth Street, Sulphur, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70663.

Filed September 4, 2001
TRENTON FINANCIAL CENTER proposed by Progressive Bank, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, to be located at 701 Trenton Street, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71291.

Effective September 4, 2001
Citizens Progressive Bank, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, LA, opened its WINNSBORO BRANCH located at 3591 Front Street, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, 71295.

Filed September 13, 2001
CYPRESS STREET BRANCH proposed by Horizons Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, to be located at 5122 Cypress Street, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71291.

Filed September 19, 2001
SUNSHINE HEIGHTS BRANCH & DRIVE-THRU proposed by The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, to be located at 3626 Cypress Street, West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71291.

Filed September 27, 2001
PRAIRIEVILLE BRANCH proposed by Peoples Bank of Louisiana, Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, to be located at 16270 Airline Highway, Suite A, Prairieville, Ascension Parish, LA, 70769.

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

File/Approved September 12, 2001
Tri-State Bank and Trust, Haughton, Bossier Parish, LA, proposes to consolidate its SOUTHPARK BRANCH located at 9300 Mansfield Road [71118] with its YOUREE DRIVE BRANCH located at 4321 Youree Drive [71105], both locations within Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA.

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Filed/Approved August 31, 2001
Citizens Progressive Bank, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, LA, proposes to close its CITIZENS PROGRESSIVE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 3906 Front Street, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, 71295. [See Winnsboro Branch]

Filed September 20, 2001
FIDELITY BANK AND TRUST LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Fidelity Bank and Trust Company, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 315 South College, Suite 225, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70503.

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SUBSIDIARIES

Filed September 6, 2001; Approved September 24, 2001
BOL ASSETS, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary, to be established by Bank of Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 300 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70130.

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TRUST POWERS

Approved September 20, 2001
Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson 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.