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

Bank Branches, Domestic
Southern Bank, Poplar Bluff, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 5228 South Lindbergh Boulevard, [St. Louis,] Missouri.
- Returned, May 1, 2024
Relyance Bank, White Hall, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 100 West Carpenter Street, [Benton, Arkansas.]
- Approved, February 28, 2024
OakStar Bank, Springfield, Missouri -- to establish a branch at 605 West Aven Avenue, Nixa, Missouri.
- Approved, February 1, 2024
Arvest Bank, Fayetteville, Arkansas -- to establish a branch at 145 East Highway 76, Anderson, Missouri.
- Approved, January 5, 2024
Bank Holding Companies
Drew Bancshares, Inc., Monticello, Arkansas -- waiver of application to merge with Bradley Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire First State Bank of Warren, both of Warren, Arkansas, in connection with the merger of First State Bank of Warren with and into Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, Arkansas.
- Granted, May 14, 2024
LBT Bancshares, Inc., Litchfield, Illinois -- waiver of application to merge with Security Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Security National Bank, both of Witt, Illinois, in connection with the merger of Security National Bank with and into Bank & Trust Company, Litchfield, Illinois.
- Granted, April 29, 2024
Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc., Troy, Missouri -- to acquire additional voting shares of Kahoka State Bank, Kahoka, Missouri.
- Approved, March 7, 2024
Old National Bancorp, Evansville, Indiana -- to acquire CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire CapStar Bank, both of Nashville, Tennessee.
- Approved, February 20, 2024
Guaranty Capital Corporation, Belzoni, Mississippi -- to acquire through merger Lafayette Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Oxford University Bank, both of Oxford, Mississippi.
- Approved, January 16, 2024
Lincoln County Bancorp, Inc., Troy, Missouri -- to acquire voting shares of Kahoka State Bank, Kahoka, Missouri.
- Approved, January 5, 2024
Bank Mergers
Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, Arkansas -- to merge with First State Bank of Warren, Warren, Arkansas, and retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, May 14, 2024
Bank of Salem, Salem, Arkansas -- to merge with Security Bank, Stephens, Arkansas, and to retain the acquired facility as a branch.
- Approved, May 3, 2024
OakStar Bank, Springfield, Missouri -- to merge with Community First Bank, Kansas City, Kansas, and First Colorado National Bank, Paonia, Colorado, and to retain the acquired facilities as branches.
- Approved, March 29, 2024
Bank Premises
Connect Bank, Star City, Arkansas -- to increase its investment in bank premises.
- Approved, May 3, 2024
Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Van Buren, Arkansas -- to increase its investment in bank premises.
- Approved, April 11, 2024
Change In Bank Control
Citizens Bancorp of Hickman, Inc., Hickman, Kentucky -- Minor Child A and Minor Child B, Carla Campbell Coffey as custodian, all of Troy, Tennessee; to join the Coffey family control group, a group acting in concert, to retain voting shares of Citizens Bancorp of Hickman, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of The Citizens Bank, Hickman, Kentucky.
- Permitted, May 10, 2024
First Union Financial Corporation, Monticello, Arkansas -- Zach John Scott McClendon; the Zach John Scott McClendon Irrevocable Trust, Zach John Scott McClendon as trustee; Robin Ann McClendon; the Robin Ann McClendon Irrevocable Trust, Robin Ann McClendon as trustee; and the Zach McClendon, Jr. Trust, Zach McClendon, Jr. as trustee, all of Monticello, Arkansas; to establish a family control group and to retain voting shares of First Union Financial Corporation, and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Union Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, Arkansas.
- Permitted, May 2, 2024
Drew Bancshares, Inc., Monticello, Arkansas -- Bennie F. Ryburn III, Ray Morrison Ryburn, Marion B. Ryburn, and Halley A. Ryburn, all of Monticello, Arkansas; Angelia D. Ryburn, Wilmar, Arkansas; Margaret Anne Ryburn, Atlanta, Georgia; and Madison A. Ryburn, Dallas, Texas; to join the Ryburn Family Control Group, a group acting in concert, to retain voting shares of Drew Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Commercial Bank & Trust Company, Monticello, Arkansas.
- Permitted, April 5, 2024
Midwest Regional Bancorp, Inc., Festus, Missouri -- The Michael F. Bender Revocable Living Trust dated February 10, 2023, and The Diane M. Bender Revocable Living Trust dated February 10, 2023, Michael F. Bender and Diane M. Bender as co-trustees of both trusts, all of Farmington, Missouri, to retain voting shares of Midwest Regional Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Midwest Regional Bank, Clayton, Missouri.
- Permitted, April 1, 2024
St. Clair Bancshares, Inc., Saint Clair, Missouri -- the John W. Waller Revocable Trust, Paula J. Ray, trustee, both of Leasburg, Missouri, John T. Waller, Timothy S. Waller, and more, a group acting in concert, to retain voting shares of St. Clair Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Farmers and Merchants Bank of St. Clair, St. Clair, Missouri.
- Permitted, February 27, 2024
Cornerstone Bancshares, Inc., Lebanon, Missouri -- Christy Jones, Kevin Jones, and the Franklin D. & Donna L. Lewis Trust dated June 21, 2004, Franklin D. Lewis and Donna L. Lewis as co-trustees, all of Marshfield, Missouri, and more, as a group acting in concert, to retain voting shares of Cornerstone Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Heritage Bank of the Ozarks, Lebanon, Missouri.
- Permitted, February 13, 2024
Buffalo Bancshares, Inc., Buffalo, Oklahoma -- Rondal L. Wright Irrevocable Grantor Trust, R. Brent Wright, individually and as trustee, both of Glasgow, Kentucky, to acquire voting shares of Buffalo Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Bank of Buffalo, Buffalo, Kentucky.
- Returned, February 12, 2024
Midwest Regional Bancorp, Inc., Festus, Missouri -- Michael F. and Diane M. Bender, both of Farmington, Missouri, to retain voting shares of Midwest Regional Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Midwest Regional Bank, Clayton, Missouri.
- Returned, January 17, 2024

Last Update: May 23, 2024