Actions taken by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis under delegated authority

Bank Branches, Domestic
Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 3612 North Highway 7, Hot Springs Village.
- Approved, November 28, 2017
Community Financial Services Bank, Benton, Kentucky -- to establish a branch at 100 Dick Castleman Bypass, Mayfield.
- Approved, November 28, 2017
Old Missouri Bank, Springfield, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 318 West Mt. Vernon Boulevard, Mt. Vernon.
- Approved, November 21, 2017
Centennial Bank, Conway, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 13901 Narcoosee Road, Orlando, Florida.
- Approved, November 16, 2017
Citizens Bank, Hartford, Kentucky -- to establish a branch at 11 East Main Street, Hiseville.
- Approved, September 25, 2017
Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 999 East Heritage Parkway, Prairie Grove.
- Approved, September 1, 2017
First Bank, Creve Coeur, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 3108 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis.
- Approved, August 31, 2017
Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 2313 South Rouse Street, Pittsburg, Kansas.
- Approved, July 19, 2017
Teutopolis State Bank, Teutopolis, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 900 West Jefferson Avenue, Effingham.
- Approved, July 5, 2017
OakStar Bank, Springfield, Missouri -- to establish branches at 1313 North 2nd Street, Clinton, and 101 North Maple, Buffalo (two applications).
- Approved, June 6, 2017
The Bank of Fayette County, Piperton, Tennessee -- to establish a branch at Houston Levee Road, Ballard Property Outparcel C, Collierville.
- Approved, May 31, 2017
First Financial Bank, El Dorado, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 1501 North University Avenue, Little Rock.
- Approved, May 10, 2017
First Bank, Creve Coeur, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 26562 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, California.
- Approved, March 29, 2017
Diamond Bank, Murfreesboro, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 4820 Texas Boulevard, Texarkana, Texas.
- Approved, March 2, 2017
Midwest BankCentre, St. Louis, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 500 Chesterfield Center, Chesterfield.
- Approved, February 23, 2017
First Bank, Creve Coeur, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 3101 Zinfandel Drive, Rancho Cordova, California.
- Approved, February 1, 2017
Midland States Bank, Effingham, Illinois -- to establish a branch at 4321 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.
- Approved, February 1, 2017
Centennial Bank, Conway, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 26417 US Highway 19 North, Clearwater, Florida.
- Approved, January 25, 2017
Piggott State Bank, Piggott, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 400 North Main Street, Rector.
- Approved, January 11, 2017
Bank Holding Companies
Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc., Troy, Missouri -- to acquire, indirectly through NFB Acquisitions, Inc., Troy, shares of New Frontier Bancshares, Inc., St. Charles, and thereby indirectly acquire New Frontier Bank; and for NFB Acquisitions, Inc., to become a bank holding company by acquiring shares of New Frontier Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquiring New Frontier Bank, St. Charles.
- Approved, November 17, 2017
First Capital, Inc., Corydon, Indiana -- to become a bank holding company through the conversion of First Harrison Bank, Corydon, from a federal savings bank to a state-chartered commercial bank; and election to become a financial holding company.
- Approved, November 8, 2017
First Savings Financial Group, Inc., Clarksville, Indiana -- to acquire Dearmin Bancorp, Inc., Odon, and thereby indirectly acquire The First National Bank of Odon; and for First Savings Bank, Clarksville, to merge with The First National Bank of Odon, Odon, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, October 26, 2017
Paramount Financial Group, LLC, St. Louis, Missouri -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring Superior Bank, Hazelwood; and to acquire Paramount Bond & Mortgage Co., Inc., St. Louis, and thereby engage in mortgage activities.
- Approved, October 25, 2017
Banc Investors, LLC, Town and Country, Missouri -- to acquire additional shares of 1st Advantage Bancshares, Inc., St. Peters, and thereby indirectly retain control of 1st Advantage Bank.
- Approved, October 13, 2017
Ozarks Heritage Financial Group, Inc., Gainesville, Missouri, and Century Bancshares, Inc. -- to acquire Financial Enterprises, Inc., Clinton, and thereby indirectly acquire First National Bank of Clinton; and for Ozarks Heritage's subsidiary, Legacy Bank & Trust Company, Rogersville, to merge with First National Bank of Clinton, Clinton, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, August 30, 2017
Simmons First National Corporation, Pine Bluff, Arkansas -- to acquire through merger First Texas BHC, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, and thereby indirectly acquire Southwest Bank.
- Approved, August 25, 2017
Simmons First National Corporation, Pine Bluff, Arkansas -- to acquire through merger Southwest Bancorp, Inc., Stillwater, Oklahoma, and thereby indirectly acquire Bank SNB.
- Approved, August 25, 2017
Home BancShares, Inc., Conway, Arkansas -- to acquire Stonegate Bank, Pompano Beach, Florida, and for Home BancShares' subsidiary, Centennial Bank, Conway, to merge with Stonegate Bank and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, August 18, 2017
Farmers Bancorp, Inc., Blytheville, Arkansas -- to acquire Tennessee Bank & Trust (in organization), Nashville, Tennessee.
- Approved, June 30, 2017
M1 Bancshares, Inc., Macks Creek, Missouri -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring The Bank of Macks Creek, Macks Creek.
- Approved, May 25, 2017
First Bancshares, Inc., Mountain Grove, Missouri -- to acquire Stockmens Bank, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
- Approved, May 22, 2017
Connections Bancshares, Inc., Ashland, Missouri -- to acquire shares of Kirksville Bancorp, Inc., Kirksville, and thereby indirectly acquire American Trust Bank.
- Approved, May 15, 2017
American Pacific Bancorp, Inc., Harrisburg, Illinois -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring shares of Main Street Bancshares, Inc., Harrisburg, and thereby indirectly acquiring Grand Rivers Community Bank, Grand Chain.
- Withdrawn, April 20, 2017
Midland States Bancorp, Inc., Effingham, Illinois -- to acquire Centrue Financial Corporation, Ottawa, and thereby indirectly acquire Centrue Bank, Streator; and for Midland States Bank, Effingham, to merge with Centrue Bank and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, April 18, 2017
Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc., Poplar Bluff, Missouri -- to merge with Tammcorp, Inc., Tamms, Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire Capaha Bank, S.B.; and for Southern Bank, Poplar Bluff, to merge with Capaha Bank, S.B., Tamms, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, April 12, 2017
Miles Bancshares, Inc., Advance, Missouri -- to acquire shares of UBT Bancshares, Inc., Marysville, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire United Bank & Trust.
- Approved, April 4, 2017
Southern Bancorp, Inc., Arkadelphia, Arkansas -- to acquire Farmers Bank, Hamburg, and for Southern Bancorp Bank, Arkadelphia, to merge with Farmers Bank and to retain the acquired facility as a branch.
- Approved, April 3, 2017
First Security Bancorp, Searcy, Arkansas -- to increase its ownership in CrossFirst Holdings, LLC, Leawood, Kansas, and thereby increase its interest in CrossFirst Bank.
- Withdrawn, March 29, 2017
Cross County Bancshares, Inc., Wynne, Arkansas -- to acquire additional shares of Central Bank, Little Rock.
- Approved, March 28, 2017
Tyronza Bancshares, Inc., Marked Tree, Arkansas -- to indirectly acquire shares of Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc., Rogers, and thereby indirectly acquire Pinnacle Bank.
- Approved, March 14, 2017
Canada Bancshares, Inc., England, Arkansas -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring Bank of England, England.
- Approved, February 14, 2017
Legacy Bancshares, Inc., Springdale, Arkansas -- to become a bank holding company by acquiring Legacy National Bank, Springdale.
- Approved, February 14, 2017
MHBC Investments Limited Partnership I, LLLP, England, Arkansas -- to acquire shares of Canada Bancshares, Inc., England, and thereby indirectly retain control of Bank of England.
- Approved, February 14, 2017
Home BancShares, Inc., Conway, Arkansas -- to acquire Bank of Commerce, Sarasota, Florida.
- Approved, February 7, 2017
First National Bancorp, Inc., Green Forest, Arkansas -- to acquire shares of Legacy BancShares, Inc., Springdale, and thereby indirectly retain ownership in Legacy National Bank.
- Approved, January 5, 2017
Home BancShares, Inc., Conway, Arkansas -- to acquire through merger Giant Holdings, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and thereby indirectly acquire Landmark Bank, N.A.
- Approved, January 5, 2017
Bank Mergers
Simmons Bank, Pine Bluff, Arkansas -- to merge with First South Bank, Jackson, Tennessee, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, July 12, 2017
Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Missouri -- to merge with Bank Star One, Fulton.
- Approved, June 13, 2017
The Central Trust Bank, Jefferson City, Missouri -- to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of two branches of Bank Star One, Fulton, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, June 13, 2017
Monticello Banking Company, Monticello, Kentucky -- to merge with The Bank of Harlan, Harlan, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, March 15, 2017
Centennial Bank, Conway, Arkansas -- to merge with Bank of Commerce, Sarasota, Florida, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, February 7, 2017
Lindell Bank & Trust Company, St. Louis, Missouri -- to merge with First Illinois Bank, East St. Louis, Illinois, and to retain the acquired facility as a branch.
- Approved, January 12, 2017
Centennial Bank, Conway, Arkansas -- to merge with Landmark Bank, N.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, January 3, 2017
First State Bank and Trust Company, Inc., Caruthersville, Missouri -- to purchase certain assets and assume certain liabilities of the Dexter branch of Montgomery Bank, National Association, Sikeston.
- Approved, January 3, 2017
Change In Bank Control
BancStar, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri -- to retain control of BancStar, Inc., and its subsidiary, Bank Star, Pacific.
- Permitted, September 29, 2017
MNB Bancshares, Inc., Malvern, Arkansas -- to retain control of MNB Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, The Malvern National Bank, Malvern.
- Permitted, September 29, 2017
Paragon Financial Solutions, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee -- change in bank control of Paragon Financial Solutions, Inc., and its subsidiary, Paragon Bank, Memphis.
- Permitted, May 9, 2017
Century Bancshares, Inc., Gainesville, Missouri -- to retain control of Century Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiaries, Century Bank of the Ozarks, Gainesville, and Legacy Bank & Trust Company, Rogersville.
- Permitted, April 24, 2017
BCC Bancshares, Inc., Hardin, Illinois -- change in bank control of BCC Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, Bank of Calhoun County, Hardin.
- Permitted, April 21, 2017
First Bancshares, Inc., Mountain Grove, Missouri -- change in bank control of First Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, First Home Bank, Mountain Grove.
- Withdrawn, April 4, 2017
Stone Bancshares, Inc., Mountain View, Arkansas -- to retain control of Stone Bancshares, Inc., and its subsidiary, Stone Bank, Mountain View.
- Permitted, March 7, 2017
FNBC Bancorp, Inc., Ash Flat, Arkansas -- to retain control of FNBC Bancorp and its subsidiary, FNBC Bank, Ash Flat.
- Permitted, February 13, 2017
Magnolia Banking Corporation, Magnolia, Arkansas -- change in bank control of Magnolia Banking Corporation and its subsidiary, Farmers Bank & Trust Company, Magnolia.
- Permitted, February 10, 2017
Germantown Capital Corporation, Inc., Germantown, Tennessee -- change in bank control of Germantown Capital Corporation, Inc., and its subsidiary, First Capital Bank, Germantown.
- Permitted, January 9, 2017
Extensions Of Time
Miles Bancshares, Inc., Advance, Missouri -- extension to January 4, 2018, to acquire shares of UBT Bancshares, Inc., Marysville, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire United Bank & Trust.
- Granted, October 12, 2017
Centennial Bank, Conway, Arkansas -- extension to January 3, 2018, to establish a branch at 2400 Aggie Road, Jonesboro.
- Granted, October 5, 2017
Cross County Bancshares, Inc., Wynne, Arkansas -- extension to December 28, 2017, to acquire additional shares of Central Bank, Little Rock.
- Granted, October 2, 2017
The McGehee Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, McGehee, Arkansas -- extension to December 14, 2017, to acquire additional direct ownership of Southeast Financial Bankstock Corp., McGehee, and thereby increase its indirect control of McGehee Bank.
- Granted, August 29, 2017
Miles Bancshares, Inc., Advance, Missouri -- extension to October 4, 2017, to acquire shares of UBT Bancshares, Inc., Marysville, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire United Bank & Trust.
- Granted, August 2, 2017
Farmers Bancorp Inc., Blytheville, Arkansas -- extension to December 31, 2017, to acquire Tennessee Bank & Trust (in organization), Nashville, Tennessee.
- Granted, July 31, 2017
Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Blytheville, Arkansas -- extension to August 31, 2017, to establish a branch at 55 Park Street, Wilson.
- Granted, July 12, 2017
Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Van Buren, Arkansas -- extension to September 29, 2017, to establish a branch at 8828 Highway 59 North, Cedarville.
- Granted, July 11, 2017
Midland States Bank, Effingham, Illinois -- extension to October 18, 2017, to merge with Centrue Bank, Streator.
- Granted, July 6, 2017
Cross County Bancshares, Inc., Wynne, Arkansas -- extension to September 28, 2017, to acquire additional shares of Central Bank, Little Rock.
- Granted, June 20, 2017
M&P Community Bancshares, Inc. 401(k) Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Newport, Arkansas -- extension to September 28, 2017, to acquire additional shares of M&P Community Bancshares, Inc., Newport.
- Granted, June 14, 2017
The McGehee Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, McGehee, Arkansas -- extension to September 14, 2017, to acquire additional direct ownership of Southeast Financial Bankstock Corp., McGehee, and thereby increase its indirect control of McGehee Bank.
- Granted, May 25, 2017
Canada Bancshares, Inc., England, Arkansas -- extension to August 14, 2017, to become a bank holding company by acquiring Bank of England, England.
- Granted, May 15, 2017
Lonoke Bancshares, Inc., Lonoke, Arkansas -- extension to June 26, 2017, to indirectly acquire shares of Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc., Rogers, and thereby indirectly acquire Pinnacle Bank.
- Granted, March 16, 2017
Central Bank, Little Rock, Arkansas; and Central Acquisition Sub, Inc. (Acquisition Sub) -- extension to June 20, 2017, to become bank holding companies through the merger of Acquisition Sub with Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc., Rogers; simultaneous with the bank holding company merger, Pinnacle Bank will merge with and into Central Bank.
- Granted, March 13, 2017
The McGehee Bank Employee Stock Ownership Plan, McGehee, Arkansas -- extension to June 14, 2017, to acquire additional direct ownership of Southeast Financial Bankstock Corp., McGehee, and thereby increase its indirect control of McGehee Bank.
- Granted, March 9, 2017
M&P Community Bancshares, Inc., 401(k) Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Newport, Arkansas -- extension to June 28, 2017, to acquire additional shares of M&P Community Bancshares, Inc., Newport.
- Granted, March 6, 2017
Diamond Bank, Murfreesboro, Arkansas -- extension to June 2, 2017, to establish a branch at 2215 East Parkway, Russellville.
- Granted, March 3, 2017
Flora Bank & Trust, Flora, Illinois -- extension to July 12, 2017, to establish a branch at 1478 North Worthey Street, Flora.
- Granted, March 2, 2017
Membership
Community Financial Services Bank, Benton, Kentucky -- to become a member of the Federal Reserve System.
- Approved, August 30, 2017
The Paris National Bank, Paris, Missouri -- to retain membership in the Federal Reserve System on conversion to a state-chartered institution, TPNB Bank.
- Approved, January 12, 2017
Banks, State Member
First Bank, Creve Coeur, Missouri -- to make a public welfare investment.
- Approved, August 23, 2017
Financial Holding Companies
Stone Bancshares, Inc., Mountain View, Arkansas -- election to become a financial holding company.
- Effective, July 27, 2017

Last Update: December 7, 2017