MONTHLY BULLETIN
October 2007





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Effective July 2, 2007
Fidelity Homestead Association (a State-chartered mutual savings bank), New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, changed its name to Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank.

Conditional Approval October 12, 2007
FHSB INTERIM SAVINGS BANK, a de novo State-chartered “phantom bank”, proposed by Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, for the purpose of effectuating the merger of FHSB Interim Savings Bank with and into Your Bank, Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title: Your Bank.

Approved October 16, 2007
Your Bank, Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, proposes to merge with and into Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank [a State-chartered mutual savings bank], New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, under the Charter of and with the Title: Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank, domiciled in New Orleans, Louisiana, and to establish the existing offices of Your Bank as branches of Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank.

Filed October 18, 2007
American Bank, Welsh, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana, proposes to merge with and into St. Martin Bank & Trust Company, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, under the Charter of and with the Title: St. Martin Bank & Trust Company, domiciled in St. Martinville, Louisiana, and to establish the existing offices of American Bank as branches of St. Martin Bank & Trust Company.

Filed October 19, 2007
SOUTH LOUISIANA BUSINESS BANK, a proposed “de novo” State-chartered commercial bank, to be located at 38501 Highway 42, Prairieville, Ascension Parish, LA, 70769. [Contact: T. Jefferson Fair, President, American Planning Corporation, Post Office Box 14720, Baton Rouge, LA, 70898; Phone: (225) 765-7100.]

 

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BRANCHES

Effective May 3, 2007

Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, opened its CHARTRES BRANCH located at 301 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70117.

 

Effective July 2, 2007

Guaranty Savings Bank [a State-chartered mutual savings and loan association], Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, reduced the services of its METAIRIE BRANCH located at 1700 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70005, to a Loan Production Office (LPO) only, to be known as “METAIRIE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE”.

 

Effective July 30, 2007

Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, opened its CLEARVIEW BRANCH located at 4305(A) Clearview Parkway, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

Filed/Approved October 4, 2007

Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its BULLARD BRANCH located at 6001 Bullard Avenue within a Sav-A-Center, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70128.

 

Approved October 5, 2007

HIGHWAY 28 EAST BRANCH proposed by The Union Bank, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, to be located at 4318 Highway 28 East, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA, 71360.

 

Withdrawn October 5, 2007

DUTCHTOWN BRANCH proposed by IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, to be located at I-10 and Highway 73 in Oak Plaza Shopping Center, Prairieville, Ascension Parish, LA.

 

Approved October 9, 2007

LAFAYETTE BANKING CENTER proposed by Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 900 East Saint Mary Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70503.

 

Approved October 16, 2007

HAUGHTON BRANCH proposed by Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Springhill, Webster Parish, LA, to be located at 401 West McKinley, Haughton, Bossier Parish, LA, 71037.

 

Filed October 18, 2007

SAINT CHARLES BRANCH proposed by First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 3331 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70115.

 

Filed/Approved October 18, 2007

Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, proposed to close its LAKE STREET BRANCH located at 4850 Lake Street, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70605.

 

Approved October 24, 2007; Filed October 2, 2007

MARKSVILLE BANKING CENTER proposed by Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, to be located at 447 East Tunica Drive, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA, 71351. [Originally filed with a temporary location at 115 Ferdinand Street, Suite 2, Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, LA.]

 

Filed October 24, 2007

LAPLACE OFFICE proposed by Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at Lots 17, 18, and 19 Belle Terre Boulevard, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, 70068.

 

Approved October 25, 2007; Filed October 2, 2007

TRAVIS STREET OFFICE proposed by Community Bank of Louisiana, Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, LA, to be located at 400 Travis Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71101.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

Effective January 29, 2007

Fidelity Homestead Association [a State-chartered mutual savings and loan association], New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its MAIN OFFICE from 222 Baronne Street [70112] to 321 Saint Charles Avenue (a distance of one quarter mile) [70130], both locations within New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

 

Approved October 1, 2007

Marion State Bank, Marion, Union Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its NORRIS HILL BRANCH from 1024 Sterlington Highway within Norris Hill Shopping Center to 718 Sterlington Highway (a distance of 0.4 miles), both locations within Farmerville, Union Parish, Louisiana, 71241, to be known as FARMERVILLE BRANCH.

Effective October 22, 2007
Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its CRESCENT BANK & TRUST TAMPA LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE from 5453 West Waters Avenue [33634] to 6107 F Memorial Highway [33615], both locations within Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL.

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective June 15, 2006

Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank [formerly Fidelity Homestead Association], New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its LAPLACE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE to be located at 901 West Airline Highway, Suite C, LaPlace, St. John the Baptist Parish, LA, 70068-3815.

 

Effective February 7, 2007

Central Progressive Bank, Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, LA, closed its HAMMOND LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 109 ˝ West Thomas Street, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

 

Effective June 15, 2007

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, relocated its PATTERSON STATE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE from 7033 Park Avenue, Houma [70364] to 1586 West Main Street, Schriever [70395] (a distance of approximately 10 miles), both locations within Terrebonne Parish, LA, to be known as PSB HOME LOANS – LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE. 

Effective October 1, 2007
Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its CRESCENT BANK & TRUST FORT LAUDERDALE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 2901 West Cypress Creek Boulevard, Suite 107, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, FL, 33309.
 

Filed/Approved October 3, 2007

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, proposes to close its PSB HOME LOANS ‑ LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1586 West Main Street, Schriever, Terrebonne Parish, LA, 70395.

 

Approved/Effective October 3, 2007

Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its GULF COAST BANK MORTGAGE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 4000 S. Sherwood Forest, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70816.

 

Filed October 18, 2007

GULF COAST BANK MORTGAGE THIBODAUX LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 206 Green Street, Suite 1B, Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA, 70301.

 

Effective October 22, 2007
Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, closed its COVINGTON LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1133 North Lee Road, Suite 33, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70433.

 

Filed/Approved October 24, 2007

Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its LIBERTY BANK AND TRUST COMPANY LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1905 A Mission 66, Suite 3, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS, 39180.

 

Filed October 26, 2007

HAMMOND LOAN BROKER LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Central Progressive Bank, Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, LA, to be located at 109 ˝ West Thomas Street, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70401.

 

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SUBSIDIARIES

Approved October 1, 2007

CAT LA OIL, LLC, a proposed subsidiary to be established by Catahoula-LaSalle Bank, Jonesville, Catahoula Parish, LA, to be located at 301 Mound Street, Jonesville, Catahoula Parish, LA, 71343.

 

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TRUST POWERS

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OTHER

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Any questions should be directed to Pam Skelton

at (225) 925-4661 or pskelton@ofi.louisiana.gov