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

MEDCO holds Annual meeting

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

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

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

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SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening

SouthStar Urgent Care Announces Opening of Bastrop Location 2100 East Madison Avenue Bastrop, LA 71220…

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Update on Bussey Brake Renovation Project

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries provides Update on Bussey Brake  Release Date: 02/19/2019 The…

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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

Drax Biomass partners with Care and Hope Ministry to provide relief to Morehouse Parish flood victim

February 6, 2019

Bastrop, La.—Drax Biomass, one of the largest employers in Morehouse Parish, today donated $10,000 to Bastrop-based Care and…

MEDCO Promotes Parish at Home Expo

February 6, 2019

The MEDCO booth at the 2016 Home Expo on the weekend of February 20 & 21 promoted homes…

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