SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PLETCHER RICHARD L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1102 NORTHWOOD DR

(Street)
NAPPANEE IN 46550

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
LAKELAND FINANCIAL CORP [ LKFN ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/14/2008
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 4,469.122 D
Common Stock 1,579.882 I By Spouse
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock (1) 10/25/2005 10/25/2005 Common Stock 110 110 D
Phantom Stock (1) 04/26/2005 04/26/2015 Common Stock 116 116 D
Phantom Stock (1) (2) (3) Common Stock 4,177 4,177 D
Phantom Stock (1) 07/12/2005 07/12/2015 Common Stock 544 544 D
Phantom Stock (1) 07/26/2005 07/26/2015 Common Stock 98 98 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/26/2005 01/26/2015 Common Stock 94 94 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/28/2003 01/28/2013 Common Stock 109.8 109.8 D
Phantom Stock $0 04/28/2003 04/28/2013 Common Stock 108.2 108.2 D
Phantom Stock $0 07/26/2004 07/26/2014 Common Stock 114 114 D
Phantom Stock $0 10/26/2004 10/26/2014 Common Stock 104 104 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/01/2003 01/01/2003 Common Stock 14,577.4 14,577.4 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/26/2004 01/26/2014 Common Stock 80 80 D
Phantom Stock $0 04/28/2004 04/28/2014 Common Stock 106 106 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/07/2003 01/07/2013 Common Stock 628.6 628.6 D
Phantom Stock $0 10/27/2003 10/27/2013 Common Stock 89 89 D
Phantom Stock $0 07/30/2003 07/30/2013 Common Stock 92 92 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/16/2004 01/16/2014 Common Stock 505 505 D
Phantom Stock $0 07/14/2004 07/14/2014 Common Stock 586 586 D
Phantom Stock $0 01/11/2005 01/11/2015 Common Stock 534 534 D
Phantom Stock $0 07/10/2003 07/10/2013 Common Stock 536 536 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $6.75 06/13/2005 06/13/2010 Common Stock 1,000 1,000 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $6.8125 01/09/2006 01/09/2011 Common Stock 2,000 2,000 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $7.5625 02/08/2005 02/08/2010 Common Stock 1,200 1,200 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $9.7188 02/09/2004 02/09/2009 Common Stock 1,150 1,150 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $17.185 12/09/2008 12/09/2013 Common Stock 1,000 1,000 D
Stock Options (Right to buy) $24.05 05/14/2008 A 1,000 12/07/2010 05/14/2018 Common Stock 1,000 $0 1,000(4) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Each phantom stock unit exersises into 1 share of Common Stock.
2. Phantom stock is exercisable after the directors' retirement as a Board member.
3. Phantom shares expire after the directors' retirement as a Board member.
4. On 12/13/07, options were incorrectly reported as granted on 12/11/07. Those options were not granted at that time and the reporting person was granted options on 5/14/08, which are reported on this Form 4.
Teresa A. Bartman, Attorney-in-Fact 05/16/2008
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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