History

Community Trust Bank History

Community Trust Bank has been committed to serving our community since 1912. We’ve helped people, small businesses, and large companies grow and prosper throughout Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi — and continue to do so through our strong focus on customer service. We’re proud to share a rich history with the communities we serve, and look forward to many more years of success. 

We've been supporting local communities for more than 100 years.

View some of Community Trust Bank’s historical highlights in the timeline below. 

1912


The Bank of Choudrant (Lincoln Parish, LA) opens its doors with a Capitalization of $10,000.

1987


Acquired Bank of Bernice (LA) in Union parish and changed name to Community Trust Bank. 

1991


Community Trust Bank becomes part of the newly formed Community Trust Financial Corporation holding company. 

1998


Community Trust Bank expands full services banking into Ouachita Parish (LA). 

2005


Community Trust Bank acquires First United Bank (Farmerville, LA), further deepening its dedication to Union Parish (LA). 

2008


Community Trust Bank continues to flourish with expansion into Morehouse Parish (Bastrop, LA). 

2008


Community Trust Bank rings in the New Year by becoming a billion dollar bank. 

2008 


Community Trust Financial Corporation creates Community Trust Bank of Texas, opening its first location in Dallas, TX. 

2009 


Community Trust Bank of Texas continues its expansion to Fort Worth and Plano.

2009 


Community Trust Bank continues its commitment to growth and prosperity by acquiring First Louisiana Bank (Shreveport-Bossier, LA). 

2010


Community Trust Bank entered into a merger agreement with Madison County Financial Corporation, the parent company of Madison County Bank (Madison, MS). 

2012


Community Trust Bank pledges to continue to serve its communities as it celebrates its 100th Anniversary. 

2013

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Community Trust Bank entered into the Houston Market in 2013.