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EX-10 - MONARCH CEMENT COexhibit10_3.htm
Washington, D.C. 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 31, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
P.O. BOX 1000,
HUMBOLDT, KANSAS  66748-0900
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (620) 473-2222

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01       Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 31, 2012, The Monarch Cement Company ("Company") entered into a new credit agreement dated December 31, 2012 with its current lender, BOKF, NA dba Bank of Oklahoma, which agreement amended and restated its existing credit agreement.
The new agreement provides for a secured credit commitment consisting of a $10.0 million advancing term loan maturing December 31, 2015, a $10.0 million term loan maturing December 31, 2017, and a $15.0 million revolving loan maturing December 31, 2015. Interest rates on the Company's advancing term loan and revolving loan are both variable and based on the the rate of interest regularly published by the Wall Street Journal and designated as the U.S. Prime Rate (hereto referred to as the WSJ prime rate) less 1.50% with a 1.50% interest rate minimum or floor. Interest rates on the Company's term loan are variable and based on the WSJ prime rate less 1.25% with a 1.75% interest rate minimum or floor.
The new agreement requires the Company to pledge its investment account, receivable accounts and inventory to BOKF, NA dba Bank of Oklahoma as collateral for the advancing term loan, the term loan and revolving loan. The Company is obligated to maintain at least $12.0 million in its pledged investment account. The agreement also contains a financial covenant requiring the Company, as of the end of any fiscal quarter, to maintain a minimum tangible net worth before other comprehensive income of $95.0 million and a minimum tangible net worth after other comprehensive income of $85.0 million. 
Prior to entering into the new agreement, as of December 31, 2012 the Company owed approximately $6.1 million on its then existing term loan and approximately $4.0 million on its then existing revolving line of credit.
The foregoing is a summary of certain material provisions of the new credit agreement and does not purport to be a complete summary of the agreement and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the document attached hereto.
Item 2.03       Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
    See the disclosures under Item 1.01, which are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01       Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits.
Credit agreement dated December 31, 2012 between BOKF, NA dba Bank of Oklahoma and The Monarch Cement Company and certain of its subsidiaries.
            Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: January 7, 2013
By:  /s/ Debra P. Roe                        
Debra P. Roe, CPA
Chief Financial Officer and
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
(principal financial officer and
principal accounting officer)