Bastrop, La.—Drax Biomass, one of the largest employers in Morehouse Parish, today donated $10,000 to Bastrop-based Care and Hope Ministry to assist victims of the recent flooding. The funds will support Care and Hope Ministry’s ongoing relief efforts, which include providing shelter to displaced residents in the First Baptist Church’s gym, offering free clothes and household…

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The MEDCO booth at the 2016 Home Expo on the weekend of February 20 & 21 promoted homes and activities in Morehouse Parish at the popular regional event. The Northeast Louisiana Home Builders hosts the annual event at the Monroe Civic Center. Bob Green, Kay King, Kathy Lenard, Terry Moore Jack Scoggins and Puddin Young…

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Pictured, Loe Dunn, MEDCO Board Member, Bill Bryan, DG Foods and Kay King,  MEDCO CEO By Ashley Mott On Tuesday, the Morehouse Economic Development Corporation hosted its annual luncheon, an event which focused primarily on its stated theme “A Parish on the Rise.” “Morehouse Parish is an outstanding community with great people,” Chairman Leo Nelson said…

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Snyder Museum at 1620 East Madison in Bastrop will display Bayou Pixel Shooters Photography Club “Photographer’s Choice” exhibit which features a variety photographic art work. Open Tuesday-Friday from 9:00 to 4:00. Exhibit runs through end of August. for contact information and other events Visit: www.snydermuseum.com

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The new Dollar General Store in Mer Rouge celebrated its opening with a Bastrop/Morehouse Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting on Wednesday. The new store is located on Highway 165 immediately behind the Mer Rouge State Bank and boasts a full assortment of merchandise for residents — many of whom were shopping while the ribbon cutting…

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John N John, a Crowley based company, hosted a grand opening, a Morehouse EDC ribbon cutting and crawfish boil at its new terminal location on North Washington Street in Bastrop. The business is the first to establish a regional service center on property that was previously part of International Paper’s property. “After leasing for a…

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