MOREHOUSE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Morehouse Economic Development Corporation was founded by community stakeholders as a non-profit organization in 1984 to focus on diversification of area business. The organization serves the City of Bastrop, Villages of Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge, Oak Ridge and communities of Log Cabin and Beekman. The organization is proactive in strategic planning for developing the economy of the parish through marketing of area resources.
We can help grow your business. With our economic development offices located in the heart of Morehouse Parish, we are perfectly positioned to serve your needs, no matter what factors for site selection matter most to you:
For assistance with your business ideas, expansion or relocation of you business please contact us.
We are a parish on the rise, with new industry being built and companies taking advantage of the workforce as well as training available through Delta Community College's Bastrop Campus. Morehouse Parish is a great place to raise a family and grow a business. From the fishin' holes and hunting blinds to the 100 year old Courthouse, Morehouse Parish is a beautiful part of Northeast Louisiana.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- Billy Jordan, Chairman
- Robert “Bob” Green, Vice-Chairman
- Kathy Lenard, Secretary-Treasurer
- Nita Dunn, Assistant Secretary
- Kay King, CEO
Directors who represent specific business sectors are denoted by parentheses.
- Loe Dunn, Retired Educator/Consultant (Village of Collinston)
- Robert "Bob" Green, Retired Business/Manufacturing
- Odis S. Hill, Southern University (Agricultural Business)
- Kathy Lenard, Retired Angus Chemical
- Billy Jordan, Origin Bank
- Nita Dunn, Retired Business
- Glen Melton, Timber Industry
- Clarence Hawkins, Former Bastrop Mayor
- Debbie Roger, Business owner (Chamber of Commerce)
- Alex Rankin, Attorney, Registered Agent
- Mario Bershell, Business owner (City of Bastrop)
- Allen Spires, Farmer (Village of Mer Rouge)
- Justina Brown, Business owner
- Puddin Young, Real Estate - John Rea Realty (Village of Oak Ridge)