MONTHLY BULLETIN
August
2008





 

BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
Effective April 2, 2007

First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, engaged in a statutory share exchange with First NBC Bank Holding Company, whereby First NBC Bank Holding Company, became a one-bank holding company.

 

Effective April 2, 2007

First NBC Bank Holding Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, became a one-bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.


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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Withdrawn August 12, 2008

Proposed merger of First Community Holding Company, Hammond, LA, with and into First Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., Hammond, LA, and immediately thereafter, merge First Community Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, with and into First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  First Guaranty Bank, domiciled in Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, and to establish the existing offices of First Community Bank as branches of First Guaranty Bank.

 

Withdrawn August 26, 2008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.

 

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BRANCHES

Effective December 31, 2007

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

 

Effective January 22, 2008

United Community Bank, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, LA, opened its MAIN STREET BRANCH located at 6473 Highway 44, Suite 106, Gonzales, Ascension Parish, LA, 70737.

 

Effective February 5, 2008

Cross Keys Bank, St. Joseph, Tensas Parish, LA, opened its UNIVERSITY BRANCH located at 710 Highway 165 North, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71203.  [Originally filed with the name of Monroe Branch.]

 

Effective March 31, 2008

Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, closed its CSB WAL*MART #521 BRANCH located at 2500 Highway 171, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70601.

 

Effective March 31, 2008

Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, closed its CSB DOWNTOWN BRANCH located at 121 West Pujo Street, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70601.

 

Effective May 12, 2008

Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA, opened its PORT ALLEN BRANCH located at 1086 Lobdell Highway, Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70767.

 

Effective June 9, 2008

Bank of Ringgold, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, LA, opened its CYPRESS BRANCH located at 4898 Palmetto Road, Benton, Bossier Parish, LA, 71007.  [Originally filed with the address of the Northwest corner of Airline Drive and Kingston Road, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111, and with the name of Bossier City Branch.]

 

Effective July 7, 2008

First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its TRANSCONTINENTAL BRANCH located at 4900 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

Effective July 21, 2008

Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Springhill, Webster Parish, LA, opened its HAUGHTON BRANCH located at 401 West McKinley Avenue, Haughton, Bossier Parish, LA, 71037.

 

Filed August 4, 2008

BELLE CHASE HIGHWAY BRANCH, proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 2000 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70053.

 

Filed August 7, 2008

SIEGEN LANE BRANCH, proposed by First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at Lot E-1-B, Section 53, T-B-S, R-1-E (Siegen Lane), Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70810.

 

Approved August 11, 2008

HIGHWAY 171 BRANCH, proposed by Cameron State Bank, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, to be located at 1838 Highway 171 North, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, 70611.

 

Approved/Effective August 11, 2008

Stanford Trust Company, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, opened its NORTH CAROLINA TRUST OFFICE located at 628 Green Valley Road, Suite 300, Greensboro, Guilford County, NC, 27408.

 

Approved August 15, 2008

FRONT STREET BRANCH, proposed by Citizens Progressive Bank, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, LA, to be located at 3540 Front Street, Winnsboro, Franklin Parish, LA, 71295.

Effective August 15, 2008
Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, consolidated its MANDEVILLE BRANCH located at 3025 East Causeway Approach, with the NORTH CAUSEWAY BRANCH located at 1305 North Causeway Boulevard, both locations within Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70448.

Approved August 22, 2008; Filed August 6, 2008

HOUMA OFFICE, proposed by First American Bank and Trust, Vacherie, St. James Parish, LA, to be located at 1249 Saint Charles Street, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, 70360.

 

Effective August 25, 2008

Statewide Bank, Covington, St. Tammany Parish, LA, opened its ABITA SPRINGS BRANCH located at 70591 Highway 59, Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, LA, 70420.
 

Approved August 29, 2008; Filed August 11, 2008

AIRLINE BANKING CENTER, proposed by Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, to be located at 3300 Airline Drive, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Filed August 29, 2008

TRANSCONTINENTAL BRANCH, proposed by Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to be located at 5001 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

Effective July 28, 2008

First NBC Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, relocated its ELMWOOD BRANCH from 5359 Mounes Street, Suite E, Harahan, to 1105 South Clearview Parkway, Jefferson (a distance of 0.3 miles), both locations within Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, 70123.

 

Filed August 6, 2008

Community Trust Bank, Choudrant, Lincoln Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its FORSYTHE AVENUE BRANCH from 2221 Forsythe Avenue to 2400 Forsythe Avenue (a distance of 0.1 miles), both locations within Monroe, Ouachita Parish, LA, 71201, to be known as FORSYTHE BANKING CENTER.

 

Filed August 6, 2008

Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its HAMMOND BRANCH from 1805 Southwest Railroad Avenue, Suite C to 500 C M Fagan Drive, both locations within Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, 70403.

 

Approved August 8, 2008

Omni Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT BRANCH from 330 Carondelet Street to 334 Carondelet Street (a distance of approximately 150 feet), both locations within New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 70130.

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

No Activity

 

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SUBSIDIARIES

No Activity

 

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TRUST POWERS

No Activity

 

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OTHER

No Activity

 

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Any questions should be directed to Pam Skelton

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