Failed Bank Information for Louisa Community Bank, Louisa, KY
On Friday, October 25, 2019, Louisa Community Bank was closed by the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. The FDIC was named Receiver. No advance notice is given to the public when a financial institution is closed. Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation, Catlettsburg, KY acquired all deposit accounts and essentially all the assets.
At a Glance
Responses to common questions
Official press release
Report on assets and liabilities
Report on dividends paid
Beware of scams!
Please be advised you will not receive any email notification to claim, unlock or suspend your account or to provide any private information. Please be aware of any phishing scams to obtain information from you.
If you had a deposit account:
The full balance of all deposit accounts has been transferred to Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation.
You may continue to use your checks and ATM/Debit card. Direct deposits like paychecks and social security benefits will continue as usual. Please refer to the Banking Services section below for more details.
If you had a loan:
You should continue to make payments, including escrow payments, as usual; the terms of your loan will not change.
If you are making escrow payments and receive notification that any portion of your taxes or insurance was not paid, contact your loan officer.
If your loan is currently in process or you had a line of credit, contact your loan officer.
If you are owed money for a service or product provided:
You may be eligible to file a claim against Louisa Community Bank
If you have not been paid for services rendered prior to October 25, 2019, please refer to the Filing Claims section below.
Beware of scams!
Please be advised you will not receive any email notification to claim/unlock/suspend your account or to provide any private information. Please be aware of any phishing scams to obtain information from you.
ACQUIRING INSTITUTION: KENTUCKY FARMERS BANK CORPORATION
About Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation
All deposit accounts, including brokered deposits, have been transferred to Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation, Catlettsburg, KY ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately. The former Louisa Community Bank locations will reopen as a branch of Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation during regular business hours.
Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation for at least six months after the failure of Louisa Community Bank. Checks that were drawn on Louisa Community Bank that did not clear before the institution closed will be honored as long as there are sufficient funds in the account.
All interest accrued through Friday, October 25, 2019 will be paid at your same rate. Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation will be reviewing rates. You will be notified of any changes. You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans.
Contacting Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation
You can contact Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation:
Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation
Catlettsburg, KY 41129
Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation (www.kfb.bank)
Purchase & Assumption Agreement - PDF
Agreement between FDIC and the acquiring institution
Report on the bids to purchase the failed bank
As an All Deposits transaction, the total of all deposit accounts, including brokered deposits, has been assumed by Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation.
Automatic Payments/Bill Pay/Online Banking
These services will continue as usual. Your routing number and account number will remain the same until you are notified in writing by Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation.
ATM and Debit Cards
Your ATM/Debit card will continue to work as usual.
Your checks will be processed as usual. All outstanding checks will be paid against your available balance(s). Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation will contact you soon regarding any changes in the terms of your account. If you have a problem with a merchant refusing to accept your check, please contact your branch office.
All direct deposits, for example, social security checks, payroll, veterans' benefits, disability, unemployment or any payment you receive electronically will continue as usual.
Overdraft Lines of Credit
These lines have been transferred to Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation. Please contact Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation if you have additional questions regarding your accounts.
Safe Deposit Boxes
You may continue to access your safe deposit box during normal business hours. Any changes will be communicated by Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation.
Tax Reporting - 1098 and/or 1099
Kentucky Farmers Bank Corporation will be responsible for mailing your 1099 tax information. Your 1098 reporting will be done by the FDIC or the servicer of your loan. You will be notified of any changes in ownership or servicing of your loan.
If you or your company provided a service or product, leased space, furniture, or equipment to Louisa Community Bank prior to October 25, 2019 and have not been paid, you may have a claim against Louisa Community Bank.
All creditors having claims against Louisa Community Bank must submit their claims to the Receiver online or by mail:
FDIC as Receiver for Louisa Community Bank
Please note: There are time limits for filing a claim. Your claim must be filed on or before
Under federal law, failure to file a claim on or before the Claims Bar Date will result in disallowance of the claim by the Receiver. The disallowance will be final. 12 U.S.C. Section 1821(d)(5)(C).
NOTE TO CLASS CLAIMANTS: By law, the Receiver will not accept a claim filed on behalf of a proposed class of individuals or entities or a class of individuals or entities certified by a court. EACH individual or entity must file a separate claim with the Receiver.
Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
- General Unsecured Creditors
- Subordinated Debt
Shareholders have a claim against the receivership; however, they have the lowest priority of claim. You should contact an accountant and/or the IRS to discuss the exact requirements necessary to recognize the investment as a loss for tax purposes. The FDIC does not require stockholders to file a claim with the Receiver. However, we recommend that you keep our office informed of any address change, should we need to contact you in the future.
Questions About This Closing
Contact the FDIC Customer Service Department at (888) 206-4662.
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