We realize there are many resources our web site viewers may seek about our community, so we have provided links to relevant web sites in this section.


Morehouse Parish Tax Assessor Property tax rates and assessment.

Morehouse Parish Sales & Use Tax Commission Sales and use tax rates.

Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office Parish certificates of occupancy and occupational licensing.

Morehouse Parish School Board Sales/use tax collections and public school information.

Morehouse Parish Police Jury Parish 7-member governing body.

City of Bastrop City of Bastrop web site including mayor, city council, permitting, and licensing

Louisiana Municipal Association List of mayor’s offices – Bastrop, Bonita, Collinston, Mer Rouge and Oak Ridge.


The Bastrop Daily Enterprise Read the latest news occurring in Morehouse Parish.

The Monroe News Star The metropolitan area newspaper


Bastrop-Morehouse Parish Chamber of Commerce The chamber provides information on events and recreation in the area.

North Louisiana Economic Partnership Non-profit economic development marketing organization promoting North Louisiana as a desirable and profitable business location.

Northeast Louisiana Economic Alliance 13-parish regional organization for northeast Louisiana.

Entergy Entergy Louisiana’s Economic Development Group outlines its programs and provides a buildings/sites database

Atmos Energy Gas supplier in the parish.

Louisiana Department of Economic Development The state department site provides information on incentive programs, loan programs, and data on locating in Louisiana.

Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association Louisiana’s premier organization of economic development professionals.

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Information on the permitting process provided to existing and local businesses.

Louisiana Workforce Commission Provides historical data on the labor activity in the area and workforce training

Governor’s Office Find out more about Louisiana’s governor and his policies.


Morehouse Parish School Board Data/information on the parish public school system.

Louisiana Department of Education Louisiana school accountability programs, directory of primary and secondary schools and more.

Louisiana Board of Regents State colleges and universities including enrollment, graduation, and other statistics.

Louisiana Community and Technical College System Overview and links to Louisiana’s community and technical colleges.



Morehouse Tourism Commission - Telephone: 318-281-3794

Bastrop Main Street City of Bastrop Main Street Program developed and maintains a truly revitalized downtown with businesses, shopping, farmer’s market and dining.

Louisiana Main to Main Annual November event throughout Louisiana, showcasing Main Street Communities, including Bastrop.

Recent News

Union Pacific RR awards $10,000 to MITA

Dorothy Ford, Treasurer and Glen Melton, President of Morehouse Innovation and Technology Alliance (MITA) of…

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John N John receives 2018 Economic Develpment Award

John N. John received the MEDCO 2018 Economic Development Award at the Annual October 16…

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Morehouse General Hospital Opens Hope Unit

Morehouse General Hospital held the Grand Opening for their new Hope Unit (Helping Older People Emotionally), psychiatric…

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Drax Biomass to move HQ to Monroe

the USA Today Network of Louisiana reports. The move will bring the company’s headquarters closer to…

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

Office: 318-283-4000

Fax: 318-283-0651


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…