MONTHLY BULLETIN
April 2008





BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
Filed w/FRB-Atlanta April 8, 2008

Application by Black Cat Financial Corp., Winnfield, Winn Parish, LA, to become a one‑bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company, Winnfield, Winn Parish, LA, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.

Effective April 21, 2008
First NBC Bank Holding Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, acquired 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.

Filed April 23, 2008

Application by Bank of Winnfield & Trust Company, Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana, to engage in a statutory share exchange with Black Cat Financial Corp., whereby Black Cat Financial Corp., will become a one‑bank holding company.

  
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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Filed April 9, 2008

Proposed merger of First Louisiana Bancshares, Inc. (a Louisiana corporation), with and into Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (a federally-chartered subsidiary holding company), both located in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, and immediately thereafter, to merge First Louisiana Bank (a State-chartered commercial bank), with and into Home Federal Savings and Loan Association (a Federally-chartered savings and loan association), both located in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  Home Federal Savings and Loan Association, domiciled in Shreveport, Louisiana, and to establish the existing offices of First Louisiana Bank as branches of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association.

 

Filed April 18, 2008

Application by First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, for consent to purchase certain assets and assume the liability to pay deposits in the Terrytown Louisiana branch of Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.

 

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BRANCHES

Effective February 27, 2008

Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, closed its CSB CAMERON BRANCH located at 495 Marshall Street, Cameron, Cameron Parish, LA, 70631.

 

Filed April 4, 2008

JOHNSTON STREET BRANCH, proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 2701 Johnston Street, Suite 101, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70503.

 

Approved April 10, 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 April 10, 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 April 10, 2008

CREOLE BRANCH proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at 4503 Creole Highway, Creole, Cameron Parish, LA, 70632.

 

Effective April 14, 2008

First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, opened its JONES CREEK OFFICE located at 5412 Jones Creek Road, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70817.

 

Approved April 30, 2008; Filed April 2, 2008

BASTROP BANKING CENTER, proposed by Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, to be located at 617 Madison Avenue, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, LA, 71220.

 

Approved April 30, 2008; Filed April 3, 2008

TRANSCONTINENTAL BRANCH, proposed by First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 4900 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

No Activity

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Approved April 11, 2008; Filed April 2, 2008

BASTROP LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, to be located at 617 East Madison Avenue, Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, LA, 71220.

 

Filed/Approved April 30, 2008

Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its CRESCENT BANK & TRUST BRIDGEVIEW LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 7345 West 100th Place, Suite 101, Bridgeview, Cook County, IL, 60455.

 

Filed/Approved April 30, 2008

Crescent Bank & Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its CRESCENT BANK & TRUST HUNTSVILLE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 555 Sparkman Drive, Suite 1201, Huntsville, Madison County, AL 35816

 

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SUBSIDIARIES

No Activity

 

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TRUST POWERS

No Activity

 

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OTHER

Final Approval April 18, 2008

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