[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 132 (Thursday, July 10, 2003)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41134-41135]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-17425]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, 
nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 
Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained 
from the National Information Center Web site at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 2, 2003.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Randall C. Sumner, Vice 
President) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. Cornerstone Bancshares, Inc., Lebanon, Missouri; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Heritage Bank of the Ozarks, Lebanon, Missouri, a de novo bank.
    2. Mercantile Bancorp, Inc., Quincy, Illinois; to acquire up to 
48.73 percent of the voting shares of Mid--America Bancorp, Inc., 
Leawood, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire Heartland Bank, 
Leawood, Kansas.
    3. Peoples Bancshares Corp., Boonville, Indiana; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the Peoples Trust & Savings 
Bank, Boonville, Indiana.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Richard M. Todd, Vice 
President and Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, 
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480-0291:
    1. Tomah Bancshares, Inc., Tomah, Wisconsin; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Wabeno 
Bancorporation, Inc., Venice, Florida, and thereby indirectly acquire 
voting shares of Timberwood Bank, Wabeno, Wisconsin.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (James Hunter, Assistant 
Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Coffeyville Bancorp, Inc., Coffeyville, Kansas; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of CSB 
Bancorp, Inc., Coffeyville, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire 
voting shares of Community State Bank, Coffeyville, Kansas.
    2. Lauritzen Corporation, Omaha, Nebraska; to acquire up to 28 
percent of the voting shares of First National of Nebraska, Inc., 
Omaha, Nebraska, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First 
National Bank of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, First National Bank &

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Trust Company of Columbus, Columbus, Nebraska, First National Bank, 
North Platte, Nebraska, First National Bank South Dakota, Yankton, 
South Dakota, Platte Valley State Bank & Trust Company, Kearney, 
Nebraska, Fremont National Bank & Trust Company, Fremont, Nebraska, 
First National Bank of Kansas, Overland Park, Kansas; First National of 
Colorado, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado, First National Bank, and 
thereby indirectly acquired shares of Fort Collins, Colorado; First 
National Bank of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, Union Colony Bank, 
Greeley, Colorado, First National of Illinois, Omaha, Nebraska, and 
Castle Bank N.A., Dekalb, Illinois.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 3, 2003.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 03-17425 Filed 7-9-03; 8:45 am]
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