MONTHLY BULLETIN
November 2008





 

BANK HOLDING COMPANIES
Effective October 31, 2008

Patterson Bancshares, Inc., Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, became a one‑bank holding company by acquiring control of 100% of the issued and outstanding stock of Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, pursuant to Section 3(a)(1) of the BHC Act of 1956, as amended.

 

Effective October 31, 2008 @ 5:00 p.m.

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, engaged in a statutory share exchange with Patterson Bancshares, Inc., whereby Patterson Bancshares, Inc., became a one‑bank holding company.


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BANKS/THRIFTS/CREDIT UNIONS

Filed October 7, 2008

Proposed Merger of Globe Bancorp, Inc., Metairie, LA, with and into First Trust Corporation, New Orleans, LA, and immediately thereafter, merge Globe Homestead Savings Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, with and into First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  First Bank and Trust, domiciled in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, and to establish the main and sole existing office of Globe Homestead Savings Bank as a branch of First Bank and Trust.

 

Filed November 5, 2008

Proposed Merger of Peoples Bank of Louisiana, Amite, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, with and into First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  First Bank and Trust, domiciled in New Orleans, LA.  Immediately thereafter, First Bank and Trust of Mississippi, Winona, Montgomery County, MS, proposes to merge with and into First Bank and Trust, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, under the Charter of and with the Title:  First Bank and Trust, domiciled in New Orleans, LA, and to establish the existing offices of both acquired institutions as branches of First Bank and Trust.

 

Approved November 10, 2008

Application by Hibernia Homestead Bank, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, to convert from a State‑Chartered Mutual Savings Bank to a State-Chartered Stock Savings Bank.

 

Approved November 12, 2008

Proposed Conversion of Guaranty Savings Bank, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, from a State‑Chartered Stock Savings and Loan Association to a Federally-Chartered Stock Savings Bank.

 

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BRANCHES

Effective October 15, 2007

The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, opened its OAK GROVE OFFICE located at 805 East Main Street, Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, LA, 71263.

 

Effective March 10, 2008

Community Bank of Louisiana, Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, LA, opened its BENTON ROAD OFFICE located at 4008 Benton Road, Bossier City, Bossier Parish, LA, 71111.

 

Effective March 10, 2008

Community Bank of Louisiana, Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, LA, opened its TRAVIS STREET OFFICE located at 400 Travis Street, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA, 71101.

 

Effective October 31, 2008

Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, opened its TRANSCONTINENTAL BRANCH located at 5001 Veterans Boulevard, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70006.

 

Withdrawn November 13, 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.

 

Approved November 25, 2008

ZACHARY BRANCH, proposed by American Gateway Bank, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, to be located on Church Street (LA Highway 64), Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA, 70791.

 

Approved November 26, 2008

MOBILE BRANCH, proposed by Red River Bank, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, to operate within Allen, Calcasieu, Grant, Lafayette, St. Landry, and Winn Parishes, LA.

 

Filed/Approved November 26, 2008

United Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, proposes to close its ELMWOOD BRANCH located at 5110 Jefferson Highway (within Wal*Mart Store #1353), Harahan, Jefferson Parish, LA, 70123.

 

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CHANGES OF LOCATION/CONSOLIDATIONS 

Approved November 5, 2008

South Lafourche Bank & Trust Company, Larose, Lafourche Parish, LA, proposes to relocate its GALLIANO OFFICE from 17020 West Main Street to 16582 West Main Street (a distance of 1.1 miles), both locations within Galliano, Lafourche Parish, LA, 70354.

 

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LOAN or TRUST PRODUCTION OFFICES

Effective August 15, 2007

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, opened its PATTERSON STATE BANK LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located in 1819 West Pinhook Road, Suite 111, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70508.  [Originally filed with the address of 1819 Pinhook Street and with the name PSB HOME LOANS  LOAN PRODUCTION OFFCE.]

 

Effective September 21, 2007

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, closed its PSB HOME LOANS‑LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 601 Eighth Street, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA, 70364.

 

Effective October 25, 2007

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

 

Effective June 11, 2008

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, opened its PSB HOME LOANS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1006 Surrey Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70501.

 

Effective September 27, 2008

Patterson State Bank, Patterson, St. Mary Parish, LA, closed its PSB HOME LOANS LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE located at 1006 Surrey Street, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA, 70501.

 

Closed Filed November 6, 2008

OAK GROVE LOAN PRODUCTION OFFICE proposed by The Richland State Bank, Rayville, Richland Parish, LA, to be located at 805 East Main Street, Oak Grove, West Carroll Parish, LA, 71263.

 

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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