ABOUT MOREHOUSE EDC

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.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

OFFICERS
  • Billy Jordan, Chairman
  • Odis S. Hill, Vice-Chairman
  • Kathy Lenard, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Robert "Bob" Green, , Immediate Past-Chairman
  • Kay King, CEO

DIRECTORS

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
  • Christy Merriweather, Savannah Court
  • Alex Rankin, Attorney, Registered Agent
  • Jack Scoggins, Retired Business
  • Allen Spires, Farmer (Village of Mer Rouge)
  • Norene Smith, Retired Regional Director, Northeast Louisiana Technical College
  • Puddin Young, Real Estate - John Rea Realty (Village of Oak Ridge)

Recent News

Bussey Brake Improvments on Tract for 2018 Opening

By Scott Henderson  Improvements continue to be completed at Bussey Brake, a site officials hope…

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Two North Louisiana Communities Names Among Top Micropolitans

Two North Louisiana Communities Named Among Top Micropolitans Release by North Louisiana Economic Partnership Media Contract: …

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Drax Biomass, American Forest Foundation launch initiative

–Drax Biomass Inc. and the American Forest Foundation (AFF) today announced a multi-year project to invest in the…

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Ag Expo generates interest in Morehouse Parish

Morehouse Economic Development Corporation participated in the   2017 Ag Expo on January 13 & 14 this…

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INFORMATION

Capital One Bank Building
Suite A 101 South Franklin St.
Bastrop, Louisiana 71220

Office: 318-283-4000

Fax: 318-283-0651

morehouseedc@att.net

RECENT NEWS

MEDCO holds Annual meeting

September 30, 2020

The annual Morehouse Economic Development Corporation held it Annual Membership Meeting on September 30, 2020. CEO, Kay King…

Nikolle Dodaj of Roma Italian Bistro named Small Business of 2019 at Annual Luncheon

December 12, 2019

The Annual MEDCO Membership Luncheon was held on October 16th at the Snyder Museum and Creative Arts Center…

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