State of Louisiana
Office of Financial Institutions


MONTHLY BULLETIN
AUGUST 2002





BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

 

Approved August 1, 2002

Proposed Merger of American National Bancshares, Inc., Ruston, Louisiana, with and into Horizons Bancorp, Inc., Monroe, Louisiana, with the Title:  American Horizons Bancorp, Inc., and immediately thereafter, merge American Bank, National Association, Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, with and into Horizons Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, under the Charter of Horizons Bank and with the Title:  American Horizons Bank, domiciled in Monroe, Louisiana, and to establish the existing offices of American Bank, National Association as branches of American Horizons Bank.

 

Approved August 8, 2002

LECOMPTE INTERIM BANK, a de novo State-chartered phantom bank, proposed by Bank of Lecompte, Lecompte, Rapides Parish, LA, for the purpose of effectuating the merger of Lecompte Interim Bank with and into Bank of Lecompte, Lecompte, Rapides Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Bank of Lecompte.

 

Filed August 8, 2002

The Iberville Building and Loan Association, Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA, proposes to convert from a State-chartered stock savings and loan association to a Federally-chartered, stock savings bank under the title:  First Financial Bank and Trust Co., domiciled in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.

 

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BRANCHES


Effective March 20, 2002

United Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its ALGIERS BRANCH located at 3801 Behrman Highway within Wal*Mart Store #1163, Algiers, Orleans Parish, LA, 70114.

 

Effective August 13, 2002

Concordia Bank and Trust Company, Vidalia, Concordia Parish, LA, opened its NATCHEZ BRANCH located at 45 Sergeant South Prentiss Drive, Natchez, Adams County, MS, 39120.

 

Approved August 28, 2002

PEARL RIVER BRANCH proposed by Central Progressive Bank, Hammond, St. Tammany Parish, LA, to be located at 63525 Highway 1090, Pearl River, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70452.

 

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ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TERMINALS (EFTs)

 

Effective August 1, 2002

Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, activated its “CAJUN CASH” machine located at 398 A & B Main Street within Raymond’s Good Deal Grocery & Deli, Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA, 70512.

 

Effective August 2, 2002

Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, activated its “CAJUN CASH” machine located at 1027 Martin Street within Mills’ Cashway Pharmacy, Parks, St. Martin Parish, LA, 70582.

 

Filed/Approved August 13, 2002; Effective August 20, 2002

State Bank & Trust Company, Golden Meadow, Lafourche Parish, LA, ceased operation of its "EXCEL 24" machine located at Highway 1 at the Sureway Supermarket, Inc., Grand Isle, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70358.

 

Filed/Approved August 20, 2002

"HANDY 24” machine proposed by Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 165 Highway 744 at The Quarters Casino & Restaurant, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA, 70570.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS

 

Approved August 7, 2002

The Business Bank of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its MAIN OFFICE from 10725 Perkins Road [70810] to 6100 Corporate Boulevard [70808] (a distance of 6.3 miles), both locations within Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.

 

Filed August 13, 2002

IBERIABANK, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA, proposes to consolidate its EAST KALISTE SALOOM BRANCH located at 420 Kaliste Saloom Road with its Pinhook Road Branch located at 2110 West Pinhook Road (a distance of less than 1 mile), both locations within Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70508.


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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

 

Approved August 8, 2002

CRESCENT BANK & TRUST MOBILE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 3761 Government Street, Suite D2, Mobile, Mobile County, AL, 36693.

 

Filed August 12, 2002

FIRST COMMUNITY BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by First Community Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, to be located at 2895 Highway 190, Suite 217, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70403.
 

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SUBSIDIARIES

 

Effective March 1, 1999

Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, LIBERTY INSURANCE, INC., located at 9820 Lake Forest Boulevard, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70127. [Originally filed with the address of 3801 Canal Street.]

 

Effective December 1, 2000

Cross Keys Bank, St. Joseph, Tensas Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, CROSS KEYS INSURANCE, located at 137 Plank Road, St. Joseph, Tensas Parish, LA, 71366. [Originally filed with the name Watson & Grace, Inc.]

 

Approved August 8, 2002

CB PROPERTIES, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary, to be established by Citizen’s Bank, Ville Platte, Louisiana, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, to be located at 841 West Main Street, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, LA, 70586.

 

Approved August 28, 2002

FARMERS-MERCHANTS, L.L.C., a proposed subsidiary, to be established by Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, to be located at 100 South Main Street, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, 70517.

 

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TRUST POWERS

 

Effective June 15, 2002

Resource Bank, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, commenced exercising Limited Trust Powers.

 

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