MONTHLY BULLETIN
February 2008





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
Filed February 28, 2008

Application by First NBC Bank Holding Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Dryades Bancorp, Inc., New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, pursuant to Section 3(a)(5) of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended.

 
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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Effective June 21, 2007

Alexandria Telephone Credit Union, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, changed its name to River Cities Credit Union.

 

Effective January 23, 2008

Jefferson Parish School Board Employees Credit Union, Harvey, Jefferson Parish, LA, changed its name Jefferson Financial Credit Union.

 

Approved February 27, 2008

Hibernia Homestead and Savings Association, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to convert from a State‑chartered mutual homestead and savings association to a State-chartered savings bank, with the Title:  Hibernia Homestead Bank.

 

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BRANCHES

Effective October 18, 2007

Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, opened its NORTH SHORE BANKING CENTER located at 1119 North Causeway Boulevard, Suite 2, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70471.

 

Effective December 3, 2007

First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its NORTHPARK BRANCH located at 118 Lake Drive, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70072.  [Originally filed with the name North Shore Branch and with the address of Lot 6A, North Park Business Park.]

 

Effective December 10, 2007

Hancock Bank of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, opened its NEW ORLEANS CBD BRANCH located at 203 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, 70130.

 

Approved February 1, 2008

LINE AVENUE BRANCH proposed by First Louisiana Bank, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, to be located at 3400 Line Avenue, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71104.

 

Approved February 1, 2008

BENTON ROAD BRANCH proposed by Ouachita Independent Bank, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, to be located at the corner of Benton Road and Brownlee Road, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Approved February 8, 2008

MANDEVILLE OFFICE proposed by First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, to be located at 4360 Highway 22, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70471.

 

Filed February 12, 2008

MANDEVILLE BUSINESS CREDIT OFFICE proposed by Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at #4 Sanctuary Boulevard, Floor 2, Suite 201, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70471.

 

Approved February 15, 2008

SCOTT BRANCH proposed by St. Martin Bank & Trust Company, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA, to be located at 800 Interstate 10 South Frontage Road, Scott, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70583.

 

Effective February 18, 2008

Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, opened its GAUSE BOULEVARD BRANCH located at 2037 Gause Boulevard, Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70461.

 

Filed February 21, 2008

LAKE CHARLES BANKING CENTER proposed by Business First Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located at 728 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70601.

 

Filed February 21, 2008

MANDEVILLE BRANCH proposed by Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 3916 Highway 22, Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70471.

 

Approved February 26, 2008; Filed February 8, 2008

LAFAYETTE BRANCH proposed by Farmers-Merchants Bank & Trust Company, Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, LA, to be located at 1507 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70506.

 

Filed/Approved February 27, 2008

Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, proposes to close its ELLERBE ROAD BANKING CENTER located at 9045 Ellerbe Road, Suite 101, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71106.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

Approved February 4, 2008

IBERIABANK, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its BASTROP BRANCH from 617 East Madison Avenue (a distance of approximately 1.25 miles) and its BASTROP MOTOR BRANCH from 2126 East Madison Avenue (a distance of .17 miles) to 1927 East Madison Avenue, all locations within Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, Louisiana, 71220, to be known as BASTROP BRANCH.

 

Filed February 12, 2008

Sabine State Bank and Trust Company, Many, Sabine Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its PINEVILLE BRANCH from 2250 Highway 28 East to 3524 Highway 28 East (a distance of approximately 1.6 miles), both locations within Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA, 71360.

 

February 18, 2008
Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, consolidated its SLIDELL BRANCH located at 300 Gause Boulevard [70460] with the GAUSE BOULEVARD BRANCH located at 2037 Gause Boulevard [70461] (a distance of approximately 2.68 miles), both locations within Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, LA
 

Effective February 22, 2008
Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its SLIDELL BRANCH from 663 Brownswitch Road, Suite 4 [70458] to 106A-13 Gause Boulevard, West [70460] (a distance of approximately 3.01 miles), both locations within Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, LA. [Originally filed with the address 160A-13 Gause Boulevard, West.]

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective August 24, 2007

First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, closed its FIRST BANK AND TRUST HOUMA PRODUCTION OFFICE located at Houma Atrium Building, 1340 West Tunnel Boulevard, Suite 300, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, 70360.

 

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SUBSIDIARIES

Effective January 7, 2008

Concordia Bank and Trust Company, Vidalia, Concordia Parish, LA, established a subsidiary, FIRST SERVICE CORPORATION, located at 904 Carter Street, Vidalia, Concordia Parish, LA, 71373.

 

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TRUST POWERS

No Activity

 

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OTHER

Conditional Approval January 11, 2008

Filed December 26, 2007

FIRST PRIVATE TRUST CORPORATION, a proposed “de novo” State-chartered private trust company, to be located at 1750 Clearview Parkway, Suite 200, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70001.  [Contact:  Michael E. Botnick, Attorney at Law, Gordon, Arata, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, L.L.P., 201 Saint Charles Avenue, 40th Floor, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70170-4000; Phone: (504) 582-1111.]

 

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Any questions should be directed to Pam Skelton

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