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

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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 website 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 April 4, 2005.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303:

1. Capital City Bank Group, Inc., Tallahassee, Florida; to merge with First Alachua Banking Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire First National Bank of Alachua, Alachua, Florida.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:

1. Community First Bancshares, Inc., Harrison, Arkansas; to acquire 20 percent of the voting shares of White River Bancshares Company, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and thereby indirectly acquire Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas (formerly First Bank of South Arkansas, Camden, Arkansas).

2. Home Bancshares, Inc., Conway, Arkansas; to acquire 20 percent of the voting shares of White River Bancshares Company, Fayetteville, Arkansas, and thereby indirectly acquire Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas (formerly First Bank of South Arkansas, Camden, Arkansas).

3. White River Bancshares Company, Fayetteville, Arkansas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Signature Bank of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas (formerly First Bank of South Arkansas, Camden, Arkansas).

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. BOTS, Inc., Topeka, Kansas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of VisionBank, Topeka, Kansas (in organization).

2. Young Partners, L.P., and Young Corporation, both of Chillicothe, Missouri, to indirectly acquire, and Citizens Bancshares Co., Chillicothe, Missouri, to directly acquire an additional 11.6 percent, for a total of 23.3 percent of the voting shares of First Community Bancshares, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire First Community Bank, Lee's Summit, Missouri.

3. Young Partners, L.P., and Young Corporation, both of Chillicothe, Missouri, to indirectly acquire, and Citizens Bancshares Co., Chillicothe, Missouri, to directly acquire an additional 2 percent, for a total of 6.95 percent of the voting shares of Clayco Banc Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of CSB Bank, both in Claycomo, Missouri.

D. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) Start Printed Page 11662101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579:

1. FNB Bancorp, South San Francisco, California; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Sequoia National Bank, San Francisco, California.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 3, 2005.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc. 05-4544 Filed 3-8-05; 8:45 am]

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